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Today's News

  • BC's Williamson headed to Campbellsville for football

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Family is important to Bullitt Central senior Shane Williamson.

        That is why on the Friday before spring break, Williamson opted to sign the official papers to play football at Campbellsville University next season in a hospital at the bedside of his great grandfather - F.G. Jones.

        “I just want to thank my family for being behind me and pushing me,” the 17-year old son of Pam and Joey Williamson said before the more formal ceremony in the Bullitt Central library last week.

  • In honor of SSG Gary Lee Woods Jr.

        It was the kind of beautiful day a hero deserved. Family and friends gathered at Cedar Grove Cemetery to commemorate the anniversary of the day SSG Gary Lee Woods, Jr., was killed in Iraq.

        The Bullitt County native was serving with the Delta Company of the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, deployed to Mosul as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom on Apr. 10, 2009.

  • Honoring Betty Marshall

    Betty Marshall, the family resource coordinator for Overdale and Maryville Elementary schools, was recently honored for winning the Harry J. Cowherd Award.

    The award is given to the top FRC facilities in Kentucky. Michael Denny, state director of family resource centers, and Tammy Gay, regional program manager, were among the dignitaries who attended a special celebration at Overdale Elementary.

    Others at the special ceremony included Bullitt County Judge Melanie Roberts and Terry Price, director of elementary education for Bullitt County.

  • Lady Cougars rip Fairdale

        FAIRDALE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars had just one game last week, but they made the most of it, beating district rival Fairdale 12-0.

        The maroon and gray had only a 2-1 lead after three innings, but blew the game open with eight runs in the fourth inning. Two more runs in the top of the fifth inning accounted for the final score in a contest stopped after Fairdale batted in the bottom of the fifth.

  • Absentee ballots available

        Voters across Kentucky have begun casting ballots for this year’s election.  While not all Kentuckians can head to the polls before Election Day, Kentucky law does provide opportunities for some voters to cast absentee ballots before the May 18, 2010 election.

  • Do your duty... go out and vote

        The time has almost arrived.

        The last signs have been posted. The commercials and advertisements are coming to an end.

        The time has come to quite complaining and start taking action.

        Election day is on Tuesday, May 18. That’s from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Plenty of time to cast a ballot.

        In Bullitt County, there are many important races on the ballot. In fact, every race is important.

  • Lebanon Junction plans for future emergencies

        LEBANON JUNCTION - In an effort to better prepare for emergency situations, Lebanon Junction has taken action to establish tornado shelters in the city, and purchase safety equipment for those working in potentially dangerous confined spaces.

        The Lebanon Junction city council recently allotted $10,000 to be used for a confined space kit, which includes harnesses, air monitoring equipment, helmets, rope and other gear.

  • Alternative programs to offer more options

        SHEPHEDSVILLE - The plans are far from complete but there will be a change in the alternative programs offered to Bullitt County students this fall.

        And there are plans to offer more opportunities for those who are gifted, especially in the areas of math and science.

        The Bullitt County School Board unanimously approved a sweeping series of changes that could ultimately allow more students to be part of an alternative program.

  • Ten battle for six Democratic council slots

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A total of 14 candidates filed for the six seats on the Shepherdsville City Council.

        However, the four Republican hopeful will have the chance to sit back and watch 10 Democrats battle for the six party nominations in May.

        In November, the six surviving Democrats and the four Republicans will do battle.

  • Tourist commission to change meeting

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Starting in June, the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission will meet at a different time.

        In order to give directors more time to get financial records prepared for the previous month, commissioners agreed to meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.

        The meetings are held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre and are open to the public.

        The commission continued to look at items to upgrade the current facility.