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Today's News

  • Holbrook's senior project helps keep others warm

     Dakota Holbrook wants those receiving her hand-made knitted scarves to feel hope for a brighter future in addition to the warmth they provide during the cold.

    The 18 year-old daughter of Melanie and Tim Holbrook has knitted 30 scarves as part of a required senior project for North Bullitt High School.

    Inspired by a friend’s suggestion, Dakota is donating all of her scarves to Shepherd’s Shelter, an agency who advocates for the homeless in Bullitt County.

  • Over Five Years, District Energy Savings Exceeds $1.46 million

     Diligence at the district and school level has resulted in energy savings of $1.46 million over five years.

         The dollar figure was a key element in an Impact of Performance Contracting and Intelligent Services report by Kyle Johnson of Harshaw-Trane at the October Bullitt County Board of Education meeting.

         Johnson said an energy consumption analysis was performed for the period of January 2009-August 2013 for phases 1, 2 and 3.

  • Osborne honored by radio stations, credit union for having Class Act

    Recently, Old Mill Elementary third grade teacher Jodi Osborne was up to her elbows in applesauce with 75 third graders when she got the call.

    She had won Gen X Radio’s Teacher of the Month contest. One of her awards was a spa day at  Joseph’s Salon & Spa, Osborne jokingly asked the station if she could take her spa day now.

    On Friday she was recognized by the station and Class Act at school. In addition to the spa day, she also received $100 to purchase school supplies for her classroom and a pizza party for her class.

  • Boar's Nest opens great place for food, fun

     It had always been a dream of James Jewell, to own a western-themed restaurant. And on Friday, that became true.

    The Boar’s Nest, named after the bar in “The Dukes of Hazzard,” had its official ribbon cutting with the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Friday.

    It has been open for about a week now.

    Jewell said it was great to finally be open for business which he started building four and half years ago.

    “I want it to be a good place to come and wat and listen to country music,” he said.

  • Proposal made to get tracks in shape

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They listened.

  • After rebuilding, Cougars prepared to win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Following a rebuilding season that saw the team win just ten games, the Bullitt Central Cougars look to parlay a wealth of experience into another successful season this winter.

         It was just two years ago that coach Joe Pat Lee led the Cougars to a 21-9 record. That team lost all five starters, leading to the rebuilding season a year ago.

  • Briggs takes over NB squad at last minute

     HEBRON ESTATES – What started out as a relatively mundane coaching hire for the North Bullitt Eagles back in the summer, turned into something a lot bigger a few weeks ago when Dick Briggs was elevated to coach the boys’ varsity team this season.

         It was a whirlwind turn of events for Briggs who hasn’t been a high school head coach since the 1960s. Even then, that experience was in Indiana. This is Briggs’ first head coaching job in Kentucky.

  • Scouting for Food

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- More than 15,000 canned and boxed food items were collected during the Scouting for Food drive in the Mount Washington area alone. Those items are used by the MW Community Ministries to provide for those in need throughout the year.

  • New traffic pattern suiting Hebron Estates just fine

     HEBRON ESTATES -- One of the routine concerns in a city which has two schools which use East Hebron Lane is speeding.

  • Beware of the 12 scams of Christmas this holiday season

     Better Business Bureau is warning about these common holiday scams and frauds: