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Today's News

  • Pools are open

    Members of the YMCA Board, the Parks Board and county government took part in the official grand reopening of the Bullitt Central pool.

    The pools at Bullitt Central, Maryville Elementary and Mount Washington Middle are open 7 days a week from Noon until 6 p.m. under the management of the YMCA.

  • PV selects new rep; P&Z will need new chairman

    PIONEER VILLAGE - When the county’s joint planning agency meets on Thursday, there will be a new voice.

    Pioneer Village voted to select another representative.

    That means the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission will have to select a new chairperson.

    Resident John Miller, a local builder, was voted in as the representative during Pioneer Village’s June council meeting.

  • BE's Emberton to continue soccer with Tigers

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A later bloomer when it came to soccer, the thought of playing at the next level was not something that Bullitt East defender Alex Emberton grew up envisioning.

        In fact, there was a time during his sophomore season in which Emberton stepped away from the game for a time. That seemed to reenergize his batteries and since that time he has been a mainstay in the Bullitt East program. He was a solid defender for the program this past season, the first time the Chargers had been ranked among the top-25 teams in the state.

  • Parks board has mission, vision for future

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Before the Bullitt County Parks Board can move forward, it must decide where it wants to go.

        But with its mission and vision in place, board members are ready to ask for a serious commitment from Bullitt Fiscal Court.

        At a special meeting Monday, board members approved the mission statement of the parks department.

  • BC's Griffin to Georgetown

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central basketball coach Joe Pat Lee says that Nathan Griffin knew more about the sport than any other student-athlete in the Cougar program last winter.

    But Griffin didn’t score a single point for the maroon and gray on the court. Instead, he served as what basically was the role of volunteer assistant coach/manager for the Cougars. The service and dedication paid off this spring when Griffin received a financial aide package to become a basketball manager at Georgetown College under long-tome head coach ‘Happy’ Osborne.

  • Clark does county proud during reign

    The title of Miss Bullitt County Fair is something some young ladies will seek a number of years.

    In your home county, it is a prestigious title for those who seek the pageant sash and tiara.

    For Kindra Clark, the Mount Washington resident has taken the time and done wonderful things in her year with the crown. Capturing the Miss Kentucky USA title allowed her to compete nationally.

  • Shepherdsville approves budget with pay hikes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The budget will be balanced and employees in Shepherdsville will receive a 3 percent pay increase.

        The Shepherdsville City Council approved the general fund and water and sewer budgets just in time for the beginning of a new fiscal year on July 1.

        The general fund budget will exceed $11.2 million for the year but councilmembers had several comments and concerns.

  • Support group forms to help those widowed

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The people of Schmid Funeral Home realize how difficult it can be to lose a loved one. With that in mind they’ve created an opportunity for widows and widowers to share each other’s company and support.

    Sixteen people recently gathered at Kettle Creek restaurant for the kickoff of Friends Helping Friends.

    One of them was state Rep. Linda Belcher.

  • Cougar & Lady Cougar Hoops Camps

    It was wall-to-wall basketball at Bullitt Central recently as both the Bullitt Central Cougar and Lady Cougar Hoops Camps were conducted at the school.

    Cougar head coach Joe Pat Lee had 125 boys participating in the morning camp while Lady Cougar mentor Bryan Bates had nearly 80 girls participating in the afternoon session of his annual event.

  • Bus road-e-o hosted by county

    Bus drivers from school districts throughout the state recently gathered in Bullitt County to participate in statewide bus rodeo driving competition.

    The drivers enjoyed a night of driving the go-carts at Kart Kountry on a Thursday and then competed on Friday behind the bus garage next to Roby Elementary School.

       

    Some of the contests included driving along the cones and seeing how close the bus could come to the stop line.