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Today's News

  • Public hearing on bus routes postponed to Jan. 28

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Looking for a way to get to Jefferson County but don't have transportation?

    Need to get to the airport but don't necessarily want to drive your car and pay parking all week during your trip?

    There might be a solution for some of your transportation concerns.

    A public hearing will be held on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at Paroqyet Springs Conference Centre.

    (The hearing was originally set for Jan. 12; however, a public notice was omitted by The Pioneer News and the hearing has been rescheduled.)

  • BC, BE grab wins at Girls' Bullitt County Challenge

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Trailing by three points with just 1:15 remaining in the highlight game of the 2010 Bullitt County Challenge, Bullitt Central head coach Bryan Bates had just one option - call for a five-point play.

        The coach didn’t exactly draw it up that way of course. But the rare play was the turning point on Saturday as the Cougars rallied with the final eight points of the game to beat the Lady Hawks 53-47.

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: HOT TOPICS, JANUARY 2010

    HOT TOPICS: January 2010

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Jan. 25

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Jan. 25:

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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.  

     

    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.

  • Amanda's holiday creations results in spot in Southern Living's edition

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — Local florist Amanda Stephens Heck loves to use her talents to bring joy to others, especially during the holidays.

    That is why she happily agreed to participate in the 33rd annual Old Louisville Holiday House Tour’s exterior design competition. She said it was a fun project and good exposure for her Mount Washington floral business, Amanda’s Creations.

    “I knew the talent that was involved and I didn’t think I had a chance,” Heck said.

  • Schools not stuck on one type of way to raise funds for Haitian relief

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The students and staff at Shepherdsville Elementary are collecting peanut butter for the Haitian earthquake relief efforts.

        Shepherdsville Family Resource Center coordinator Traci Gould said high protein and non-perishable food items were suggested by Waves of Mercy, a Kentucky-based ministry that assists Haitian orphanages. The ministry said peanut butter was an ideal choice.

        Classrooms will challenge one another in a friendly competition for the most jars collected.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: JANUARY 2010

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events January 2010

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    HOLIDAYS

    1:

    NEW YEAR’S DAY - NO SCHOOL - BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

     

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    MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY - NO SCHOOL - BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    4:

    BACK TO SCHOOL

     

    7:

    AGENDA ITEMS DUE BY NOON

    SBDM AGENDA AND MINUTES DUE

     

    13:

  • Walls in jailer's race to aid community

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - When incumbent jailer Danny Fackler decided he would retire at year’s end and not run for re-election, some candidates saw it as an opportunity.

    Doug Walls was one of those candidates.

    Although he was considering a run for the office of sheriff, Walls said he had many calls encouraging him to re-think his position.

    And he did.

    Walls, 51, said his goal all along was to serve the community and the jailer’s position is an important one in the county.

  • BEHS band hits high notes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON " The Bullitt East Marching Band made history during an uncertain time this year.

    The band was the smallest on record with 37 participants and had to adjust to being led by a new director, Jonah Sawyers.

    Maybe it was that the students felt like underdogs, or perhaps it was the enthusiasm of a new, young director, but the BEHS Marching Chargers made it to the state semi-final competition Nov. 7 for the first time in Bullitt East’s history.

  • First quarterly night-time forum set for county

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - If you have a question for county leaders and just can’t attend a regular fiscal court meeting, your opportunity is awaiting.

        Instead of scheduling regular meetings for nighttime hours, Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to have a quarterly gathering of elected officials.

        And department heads could also be present to answer questions.