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Today's News

  • Brooks resident convinced that world will change Dec. 21, 2012

    BROOKS - John Kehne doesn’t exactly know why or how, but evidence convinces him that the world will change on Dec. 21, 2012.

    The Brooks resident has gone as far as creating his own Web site, www.december212012.com, currently the number one Google site devoted to the topic. Kehne boasted over five million hits per month from 63 countries.

    Kehne does not claim to predict the future in any fashion. He just feels there is enough evidence to believe that something significant will happen on that day.

  • MW council to get shot at vote on rezoning

    MOUNT WASHINGTON ee" The Mount Washington City Council will vote tonight on a controversial rezoning request involving land slated to become a new subdivision on Bleemel Lane

    Paragon Homes has requested to rezone a 19-acre tract on Bleemel Lane from agricultural to R-3 residential.

    Many surrounding homeowners believe the development would cause significant drainage and traffic problems.

    The council had its first reading of the ordinance Dec. 14 that could overturn the Bullitt County Planning Commission’s unfavorable recommendation to rezone the property.

  • Tips on Returns and Exchanges Before You Purchase an Item

    This holiday season, BBB wants to remind consumers to know their rights before making a purchase.

    “Each year BBB receives calls after the holidays from upset consumers who are stuck with items they can’t return,” says

    Reanna Smith-Hamblin, Communications Director for the BBB in Louisville. “Consumers should familiarize themselves with the seller’s return policy before making a purchase to prevent any confusion in the event the item they purchased needs to be returned.”

  • HOLIDAYS: DECEMBER 2009

    DECEMBER 2009

    MONTH:

    Bingo's Birthday

    Choose a Summer Camp

    Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness

    Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention

    Egg Nog

    Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness

    Safe Toys and Gifts

    Spiritual Literacy

    Stress-Free Family Holidays

    Tie

    Universal Human Rights

    Write a Business Plan

    Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS) (Dec. 8 - Feb. 10)

    Halcyon Days (Dec. 14-28)

  • Tractor found, man sought in theft case

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Law enforcement officials are looking for a man that they believed stole a large tractor over the past month.

    While the tractor has been recovered, the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department has a warrant outstanding for Eric Todd Adams.

    According to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department, a large farm tractor was reported stolen from the Allen property on Cedar Grove Road around Dec. 9-10.

    McGaha said the tractor was valued at $25,000-$30,000.

  • Fall Forest Fire Hazard Season Ends

    FRANKFORT - The fall forest fire hazard season officially ended Dec. 15, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Forestry continue to urge caution when conducting any kind of outdoor burning.  “Kentucky’s forests have weathered serious storms over the past few years and the increase in dead and fallen trees are of particular concern to fire suppression efforts,” said Leah MacSwords, director of the Division of Forestry.

  • Local agencies part of crackdown on drunken drivers

    December in the Bluegrass is filled with joyous occasions, family tradition and festive events celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve.  Many of these holiday gatherings will include the consumption of alcohol, lending way to the potential for impaired drivers on Kentucky roadways.

    Every year law enforcement officials make a plea to those who drink to stay off the roads.  While drunk driving is a horrible crime any day of the year, statistics show that the holiday season has the greatest incidence for crashes involving alcohol.

  • H1N1 flu shots open for public.

    Beginning January 5, 2010, novel H1N1 influenza vaccine will be available to the general public at the Bullitt County Health Department on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    These clinics will be open to all persons 6 months of age and older wanting H1N1 vaccination. 

    Please wear a short-sleeved shirt for your convenience.

    All children must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

    Legal guardians must have custody paperwork.

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: DECEMBER 2009

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events: December 2009

    HOLIDAYS:

    25: CHRISTMAS DAY - NO SCHOOL - BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS:

    1-18:

    MAP Testing Window

    1:

    Technology PD (NEW email system information) at Roby Elementary; 4-6pm

    North Area Flu Clinic for students at North Bullitt; 5-8pm

    2:

    Faculty Senate Meeting at Bullitt East; 1:30pm

    3: