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Today's News

  • Scottish Rite honors top mason, citizen for 2009

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - They have both promoted their community for years.

    And both have been involved in making Bullitt County a better place to live and work.

    The Bullitt County Scottish Rite Club honored Elaine Wilson and James Ron Sexton for their contributions during the organization’s annual awards banquet.

    Rodney Burress, Scottish Rite trustee and newly-installed chaplain for the next year, said Wilson deeply deserved the honor as the Outstanding Citizen.

  • Roberts honored for his PR work for local schools

    John Roberts, public relations director and grant writer for the Bullitt County Public School System, recently earned state recognition.

    Roberts earned top honors from the Kentucky Schools Public Relations Association in the following categories:

    *External Publications - full color for Excellence Begins in the Classroom, first place

    *Photography for District Science Fair, first place

    *Photo Essays - Mock Accident at North Bullitt and Welcome to the 2008-09 School Year, two first-place awards

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Jan. 4

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Jan. 4:

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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.

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  • Now what will Shepherdsville do?

    Wow...now what do you do if you serve on the Shepherdsville City Council?

    You approved a totally unbinding advisory ballot to get the pulse of the community on the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday in places that serve at least 70 percent in food items.

    Everyone stated on more than one occasion that the turnout of the vote held on Dec. 3-4 meant nothing in terms of forcing the council to do anything.

    That point has been made very clear.

    But it begs to now ask the question - what do you do now?

  • Meers selected as recipient of Robert C. Byrd scholarship

    Joseph “Joey” Meers, son of Carolyn Meers of Bullitt County, has received the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. The scholarship will provide up to $1500 a year toward college expenses for a total of four years.

    After an emotionally difficult childhood and adolescence, Meers earned his GED (General Educational Development) credential in the JAG Program with Bullitt County Adult and Community Education in March 2009.

  • Ridley’s 33 not enough for gritty Eagles’ squad

    HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles got 65 points from three seniors, but it wasn’t enough on Friday as Fairdale picked up a key 24th District victory with a 79-71 decision over the green and gold.

    It was a sterling effort for the Eagles, especially in the fourth quarter as they scored 30 points and cut a double-digit margin down to six points with three minutes to play.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSED FRIDAY

    Bullitt County Public Schools will be closed Friday, January 8, due to inclement weather.

    All school activities including sporting events are also cancelled on Friday.

    For more information call your school or the BCPS Central Office, 869-8000

  • Transportation Cabinet road conditions update

    As snow continues to fall across the Louisville area, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in District 5 are busy treating the roads with salt and in some areas even plowing.

    Road conditions vary across the district from partly covered to mostly covered.

    Motorists should use caution and slow down as roadways will remain slick due to continued precipitation and extremely cold temperatures. State and contract forces will work around the clock to clear highways.

    Current conditions for Buliitt County are as follows:

    WEATHER - light snow

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSED

    Bullitt County Public Schools are closed Thursday, January 7, due to inclement weather.

    For more information call 869-8000.

  • Pastor says not enough done to get out voters

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - People hoping to raise some discussion on the merits of the Sunday alcohol sales in Shepherdsville may have been disappointed on Monday night.

    Those wishing to make comments either pro or con will have to wait until the second reading of an ordinance allowing the Sunday sales of alcohol.