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Today's News

  • Concerns raised over request for rezoning in downtown MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Several residents have expressed concern over a potential property rezoning at Bardstown Road and Highway 44.

        Some made their voices heard during the Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Commission’s April meeting.

  • Bernheim Forest to celebrate week devoted to children's books in May

    CLERMONT - Bernheim Research Forest and Arboretum celebrates National Children’s Book Week (May 10-14) with an expansion of titles and the inclusion of some rare books in the Visitor Center Nature Shop.

    Books target children up to nine years old and this expansion makes Bernheim’s Nature Shop one of the region’slargest sellers of children’sstorybooks, nature study and environmental stewardship titles.

  • BBB Warns Businesses About New Phishing Attack

    Better Business Bureau is warning business to beware of a new malicious e-mail that pretends to be from BBB about a complaint filed against the company.

     

    Several businesses in the Louisville area, and across the US - including law firms, advertising agencies and architecture firms - have reported receiving a suspicious e-mail from the address seatac@bbb.org with the subject line “BBB Complaint Case #” followed by a nine-digit number. BBB Accredited and non-Accredited businesses have been targeted.

     

  • YMCA collects donations of supplies for animal shelter

        CLERMONT - From fancy collars to baskets full of supplies, the Bullitt County Animal Shelter received a much-appreciated donation recently.

        Members of the Bullitt County YMCA, as well as its Tween Extreme Kids Club, collected items that were donated to the shelter.

        Dori McCalvin, a long-time supporter of the animal shelter and child care administrative assistant at the YMCA, said boxes were set out at the fitness facility in Shepherdsville for a month.

  • County has good marks in Kentucky

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In looking strictly at the numbers, Bullitt County is a pretty healthy community.

    In a recent release of County Health Rankings conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Bullitt Countians proved to be quite healthy when compared to their 119 cohorts in Kentucky.

    According to Dr. Swannie Jett, executive director of the Bullitt County Public Health Department, said he really wasn’t surprised at the final rankings.

  • Children's prayers to be heard at May 6 event

        The 59th annual Shepherdsville National Day of Prayer Event begins at noon on May 6, 2010, with the blowing of a Ram’s horn.

        On the first Thursday in May, this prayer event takes place at the Pavilion in the Shepherdsville West 1st Street Park by Salt River. 

        This 50-minute event accommodates those attending during their lunch hour. 

        Again this year, a child’s prayer will be prayed along with the area pastors.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Set for World of Outlaws Late Model Series Invasion May 8

        BARDSTOWN - There will be no racing on Saturday May 1 as Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will take this weekend off to ready things for the first-ever visit by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series to Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday May 8 for the 8th Annual My Old Kentucky Home Shootout event.

     

  • Early offense more than enough for BE over BC

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first intra-county game on their new field will not be something Bullitt Central baseball fans will want to remember.

        There was no joy for the Cougars on Thursday as they were down 10-0 before they ever came to the plate. By the time the game ended mercifully after five innings, Bullitt East had a dominating 17-1 victory.

        Bullitt Central has not beaten Bullitt East since 2004.

  • Managing Credit - Made Simpler offers tailored advice and easy-to-follow tips online for free

        April is Financial Literacy Month and Better Business Bureau and Capital One Financial Corp. have partnered to create a unique set of free resources to help consumers learn how to effectively manage credit.

  • County OKs deal for YMCA to run pools

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The three county swimming pools will take on a new management approach this summer.

        And they will take on a new appearance.

        Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved a management agreement with the YMCA of Greater Louisville to operate the pools through the end of this season.

        The agreement must still be approved on Thursday by the Bullitt County YMCA board.