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Today's News

  • Bernheim Forest hosting several April activities

    Wicked Plants - Saturday, April 17, 8:30 a.m. ee" noon, Visitor Center

    Fee: Members $7, non-members $10; registration required

    Poisonous plants and wicked weeds are worth knowing! Join a Bernheim naturalist for an investigative ramble on the wild side of some less than lovable plants.

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    ECO KIDS: Third Saturday Adventures in Nature for Kids and Families ee" Spring Wildflowers - Saturday, April 17, 1:00 ee" 4:00 p.m., Visitor Center

    FREE

  • Little HANDS get recognition for family's work

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Though some parental knowledge and skill takes over, it never hurts to receive further assistance from experts - an extra set of hands.

    The Bullitt County Health Department features such assistance, free of charge, through the Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program.

    HANDS partners first-time parents with skilled mentors who offer a wide range of parental advice and assistance.

    The program begins as early as three months into the pregnancy, continuing until the child graduates at age two.

  • Board approves measures to allow more area businesses

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A couple of new businesses received needed approvals for the Mount Washington area.

        The Bullitt County Board of Adjustment approved a conditional-use permit to allow Twelve Oaks Development to operate a commercial garden center.

        Business owner Kenny Stout said the plan is to lease about six acres off the Mount Washington bypass to operate a commercial garden center.

        Stout’s Building Center operates on old Bardstown Road in downtown Mount Washington.

  • BC struggles minus Minyard

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A twinge in the arm of starting pitcher Seaera Minyard led to a long week for the Bullitt Central Lady Chargers as they dropped three games by lopsided scores.

        While the loss of a player as good as Minyard would hurt any team, playing without her affected other players more than it should have according to Lady Cougar head coach Buddy Gallemore.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Apr. 19

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Apr. 19:

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    Bullitt County:

    US 31EX: Lane closures and delays possible along entire route (mile point 0 to 2.4) for roadway resurfacing.

    KY 1494 (Beech Grove Road): Roadway is closed at the bridge over Long Lick Creek (mile point 5.5) for bridge replacement. Motorists should detour the area via KY 61.

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  • East's southern swing includes three victories

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The longest road trip of the season for the Bullitt East Chargers turned into a 3-1 spring break trip that head coach Jeff Bowles solved a few lingering ills for the red and gold.

        “We went 3-1 and it was a successful trip,” the coach said of his team’s annual trip to the ESPN Wide World of Sports facility at Walt Disney World. “The kids had a good time. The varsity won and the junior-varsity went 4-0. We got to practice a lot and played a lot of innings. It was a good trip.”

  • Court asked to stop moratorium on taking in roads

        CEDAR GROVE - Linda Wilson didn’t understand why Bullitt Fiscal Court members would not accept Big Country East off Lickskillet Road into its maintenance system.

        She was working with retired road department foreman Carroll Samuels to bring the street into compliance.

        However, along the way came an economic crunch for the county and fiscal court passed a moratorium on accepting any gravel roads into the maintenance system.

  • Little Flock celebrates 200 years of serving county

        PIONEER VILLAGE - This year marks the bicentennial celebration of Little Flock Baptist Church.

        Still one of the most vibrant community churches in Bullitt County, Little Flock plans to celebrate throughout the year with special events, the first scheduled for this weekend.

        Former Little Flock pastors and staff members have been invited back for weekend-long homecoming festivities.

  • Man indicted in rape case with 12-year-old girl

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man accused of having sexual relations with a female under 12 years of age has been indicted.

        The Bullitt County Grand Jury has indicted Randall G. Franks Jr., 29, on charges of rape in the first degree, two counts of rape and two counts sexual abuse.

        The most serious charge of rape in the first degree is a Class A felony punishable by 20 years to life in prison.

        Franks was arrested on Feb. 4.

  • MW council pleased with bids for plant

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - As a result of action taken by members of the Mount Washington City Council during their last regular meeting, the city is a step closer to getting two new construction projects underway.

        During the council’s recent meeting the council unanimously voted to award contracts for the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant and new sidewalks on Fairway Drive.