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Today's News

  • UPDATE: Fiscal Court to talk budget

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With a deadline of June 30, members of Bullitt Fiscal Court will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, to consider the final reading of the 2010-11 budget.

        A first reading was held in mid-May and the budget committee had met on a couple of occasions to discuss recommendations. To date, none of those recommendations had been voted upon or considered by the full body of fiscal court.

  • City street will bear name of place where Joe B. Hall started

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - As he posed for a picture with his former players, Joe B. Hall turned to the crowd.

        To win with these guys, “maybe I was a better coach than I thought I was,” Hall said referring to his slightly older, slightly grayer and slightly heavier ball players.

        But the joke was one of love...a love that filled the Shepherdsville City Hall on Friday as the former University of Kentucky basketball coach was honored.

  • Brooks students visit author via web-cam

        BROOKS - Author Judy Blume is famous among many elementary school students throughout the country.

        For one hour Brooks Elementary students had an opportunity to meet her.

        Brooks hosted an online webcam interview with Blume from her home in Key West, Florida.

        Teacher Bill Stangel was able to set up the interview on thanks to a chance email he sent to the author.

  • East's Stevens Honored Again

        For the second time this season, Bullitt East senior Jackie Stevens was the Kentucky High School Track and Field Coaches’ Association Field Athlete of the Week last week.

        Stevens is the defending Class AA State Champion in both the discus and shot put and is rated number one in both events this spring.

        She will sign with Western Kentucky later this week.

  • East squads have top district seeds

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Spring sports in the round.

        That will be the feeling this week as the 24th District Baseball and Softball Tournaments are contested at Bullitt Central. The action will start on Monday with games on the two fields just a few feet apart.

        Earlier this season, Bullitt Central hosted Bullitt East with both the baseball and softball games starting at the same time. Fans could pretty much keep an eye on both games from one seat.

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • Rates for sewer service could rise for some PV customers

        PIONEER VILLAGE - A new owner for a local treatment plant may result in higher rates, depending on the customer’s use.

        Bullitt County Sanitation will soon take over the plant used by Pioneer Village residents. The plant is currently owned by Jim Walser.

        City attorney Mark Edison said Walser wanted to get out of the business. With no real market to sell to, Walser agreed to terms with Bullitt County Sanitation.

  • BBB Hot Topics: May 2010

    BBB Hot Topics May 2010

    Flood Repairs - Property owners in need of repairs after the recent floods should carefully check out companies before hiring them. A home repair rip-off artist may overcharge, perform shoddy work, or skip town without finishing your job. BBB Tips: Deal with licensed and insured contractors only, take your time signing a contract, resist hiring a contractor who asks you to pay for the entire job up front, and check with the BBB to see if complaints have been filed against the contractor.

  • Bullitt County Memorial Day observances

    Courthouse

        On Monday, May 31, the annual Bullitt County Memorial Day observance will be held at the courthouse.

        The ceremony honoring military men and women will be held at 9:30 a.m. on the courthouse lawn.

        In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved inside the courthouse.

        Everyone is invited to attend.

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    Highland Memory Gardens

  • Bowles' one-hitter beats state's top team

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Battling through the program’s first four-game losing skid since 2007, the last team that the Bullitt East Chargers needed to see next would be Lexington Catholic, the state’s top-ranked team and the defending state champions.

        No problem. Senior pitcher Matt Bowles was masterful on Saturday, allowing just one hit in the final game of the ValuMarket Baseball Challenge. Still, the Chargers did not secure the win until the bottom of the eighth inning with a run on a bases loaded single by Josh Whitmer.