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Today's News

  • Valentine Gala tickets, package chances on sale available

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The 12th annual Valentine Gala, a fund-raiser for the Bullitt-Spencer County service center of the American Red Cross, will return on Saturday, Feb. 13.

        The annual event will again be held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

        The theme for the night is An Evening Celebrating Our Armed Forces. The Wulfe Pack will provide music from 9 p.m. until midnight.

  • Lease approval helps keep radio communications

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - An updated tower lease agreement will help Bullitt County Disaster and Emergency Services maintain radio stability in the county’s southern end.

        Bullitt Fiscal Court approved an updated tower lease agreement with W&B Broadcasting, Inc. The company owns WAKY Radio, formerly known as Cool 103.5.

        DES coordinator Mike Phillips said an original lease agreement took place in 2003, allowing the county to place an emergency radio tower next to a radio tower located off of Collings Hill Road.

  • Cougars pick up seventh win; Girls still struggling

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It has been a struggle at times this season for the Bullitt Central Cougars, but the team has already scraped together three more wins than all of last season with a month still remaining in the regular season.

  • Chargers stay hot in beating Spencer

    TAYLORSVILLE - Playing for the fourth time in six days, the Bullitt East Chargers went into one of the most hostile environments and came away with a win on Saturday as they beat Spencer County 80-63.

    For many years, Bullitt East made the short trip to Taylorsville at least once every season when the two rivals were both in the old 29th District. That changed five years ago and now the teams meet only once each season, rotating home games.

    This contest was originally set for Jan. 9, but was postponed because of snow.

  • Bullitt East starts wrestling program

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt County’s newest high school athletic program will take to the mats tonight when Bullitt East competes in a wrestling match for the first time.

        That meet will happen at North Oldham High School starting at 6:30 p.m. and will also include competition from Central Hardin and DeSales.

  • Spainhour wants state to 'do better'

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s a matter that government can do better; it’s a matter that government must do better.

        With that in mind, John Spainhour has jumped into the ring as a candidate for the 20th District state senate seat. The position is open at year’s end as incumbent Gary Tapp opted to not run for re-election.

        While the attorney from Shepherdsville has never officially run for political office, he has plenty of campaign experience.

  • Bernheim hosts Valentine's dinner

    Valentine’s Dinner with Your Sweetheart: An Evening Among the Stars

    Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14

    7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    Visitor Center

        Members, $120.00 per couple; Non-members, $150.00 per couple

    Reservation and payment deadline, Monday, February 8: (502) 955-8512

        Plan now for a romantic dinner with your special someone and enjoy a magical evening in Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest’s enchanting Visitor Center.

  • Lee's big regional propels her to state

        HEBRON ESTATES - A pair of top-five finishes by North Bullitt junior Caroline Lee highlighted a strong showing by the young Bullitt County swimming program.

        The top finishes by Lee qualified her for this week’s Kentucky State Swimming and Diving Championships where she will once again compete at the Ralph Wright Natatorium on the University of Louisville campus.

  • Family has goal of raising $1 million for son’s selection to clinic study

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The family is not going to walk down that funeral aisle again with one of their children without another fight.

        Miranda and Neil Goranflo continue to work toward finding a cure for Carter, their four-year-old boy, who suffers from Late Infantile Batten Disease, a genetic disorder with no known cure.

        The family’s daughter, Hailey, died from the rare disease Jan. 17 at the age of 7.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Feb. 8

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Feb. 8:

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    BULLITT COUNTY:

    KY 61: Construction delays are possible between John Harper Highway and Cardinal Avenue (mile points 19.4 and 20.1) for roadway widening.