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Today's News

  • Landowners invited to apply for their participation in wildlife initiative plan

     Do you own a farm or tract of land with open fields? 

    Are you sick of spending money on gas to bush hog or mow?

    Would you like to see your wildlife numbers increase? 

    If so, have you considered letting a biologist help you improve wildlife habitat?

    If you enjoy outdoor recreation such as hunting, bird watching, or wildlife viewing, improving wildlife habitat can enhance your wildlife experience! 

    Biologists are eager to prepare a conservation plan for your farm!

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2013

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s January 2013 Hot Topics!

    1.    Be a Smart Consumer in 2013! Do your research on businesses and charities by going to www.bbb.org. Keep your computer safe by installing anti-virus software. Get everything in writing. Do not just take someone’s word for it. Never wire money to someone you do not know. Last, protect yourself from scam artists by limiting the information you share on social media pages.

  • BBB Encourages Consumers to be Safe in 2013

     BBB is encouraging consumers to be smarter, safer consumers in 2013. By following these 10 simple New Year’s resolutions, consumers will be prepared to combat scammers and protect themselves from fraud:

    1. Do your research. Whether it’s a business you want to hire or product you want to buy, take time to do your research. Check a company’s BBB Business Review at www.bbb.org. For product information, go to the Consumer Product Safety Commission

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: JANUARY 2013

     A list of Bullitt County Schools scheduled events for January 2013. For more information call 869-8000.

    HOLIDAYS

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    NEW YEAR’S DAY – TUESDAY – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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  • Grand jury hands down indictments in drug-related cases in Bullitt Co.

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals were recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury for felony drug-related charges:

         *William Hendrix III and Lisa Grimes - complicity to manufacture methamphetamine.

         On May 17, 2012, the two allegedly had chemicals or equipment needed to manufacture meth.

         In addition, Hendrix was indicted for being a persistent felon, which could enhance any penalty.

  • Individuals indicted for criminal allegations

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Indictments were recently handed down by the Bullitt County Grand Jury:

         *Troy Bateman - charged with possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

         According to the indictment, Bateman had sexual matter in his possession between July 25, 2012, and Oct. 10, 2012.

         The crime is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

  • Ethics code overhauled; board out, may be back

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Board of Ethics could be made up of the same three individuals. Or, then again, there could be new board members.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court voted unanimously to approve a new code of ethics ordinance.

         But, because of that, the court members will have to go through the appointment of a new board, which is similar to what was discussed when the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority ordinance was proposed.

  • Hog meets log in family’s new restaurant off Cedar Grove Road

     CEDAR GROVE - Since the dawn of time, man has employed the art of smoking to enhance the flavor of meat. 

    And while the time honored craft has become all but obsolete as cooking methods have evolved, Bullitt Countians have ready access to the unique flavor of genuine wood-smoked barbeque, thanks to Charles Ray. 

    Ray, who has spent nearly a decade perfecting his smoking techniques catering numerous events, now has his own restaurant off Cedar Grove Road. 

  • Like fine wine, past year good for businesses

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Those who question Bullitt County's self-proclaimed status as Kentucky's wine capital may think twice when they learn how the county's infant wine industry is taking on the world.

    Though Bullitt County's first commercial winery didn't open until 2007, the county's now four wineries have since become a force to be reckoned with, overshadowing even the most well established wineries in international competition. 

  • Old Mill students get to see how life was years, years ago

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Old Mill Elementary fifth graders recently experienced life in colonial America without ever leaving their classrooms or the 21st century.

    Rather than organize a field trip or experiment with time travel, fifth grade social studies teacher Leslie Biglari opted to bring the 17th and 18th centuries to Old Mill and she called it Colonial Day.