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Today's News

  • JOM donation helps Bullitt TAPP

    The Bullitt County Public Schools TeenAgeParenting Program recently received a generous donation from a local company, JOM Pharmaceuticals.

    JOM is a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson. The donation included many items that the moms and moms-to-be can use for baby care.

    Barbara Plenge, director of TAPP, accepted the donation with gratitude. A goodie bag of care items was put together for each of the students.

  • Easter fun for all

    Throughout Bullitt County, the young and old, two-legged and four-legged were enjoying the Easter holiday.

    Seniors visited the Alternative Adult Day Care Center in Hillview to enjoy some Easter games.

    The HOPE for Pets hosted its second Easter Egg hunt for dogs. A large turnout came out on Friday to pariticpate in the annual event.

    The Cedar Grove Pre-school program held an Easter Egg Hunt on Friday. The youngsters hunted a little and then compared their take with someone else’s.

  • Lady Eagles did a lot of learning

        HEBRON ESTATES - Some basketball teams can win 20 games in a season and end up being disappointed at the end.

        Other teams can post win totals that require just one digit and end the season feeling like they accomplished something.

        Put the North Bullitt Lady Eagles in the second group.

  • Chargers, Eagles split early season track

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - There is still a long-way to go in the 2010 track season, but North Bullitt and Bullitt East met for the first time outdoors on Tuesday of last week with the two rivals splitting the boys’ and girls’ titles.

        This was an All-Comers Meet that also included Whitefield Academy. Bullitt Central was scheduled to compete, but had to cancel at the last minute.

  • Parks board to suggest YMCA manage pools

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - At the end of May, the three public swimming pools in Bullitt County are slated to open. And in its first meeting in over 13 years, the parks board made its first major decision.

        The three current board members voted unanimously to recommend on Tuesday that Bullitt Fiscal Court enter into a management agreement of the pools with the Bullitt County YMCA.

        The agreement would only be for the 2010 swimming season.

  • BE & BC share softball event

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt East and Bullitt Central will share a softball tournament this weekend when the High Five Bullitt County Softball invitational Tournament takes place at both schools.

  • Arrest made in MW scrap theft

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A tip from an area metal seller led to the arrest of a Bardstown man Wednesday afternoon.

        Mike A. Snodgrass, Jr., 41, was taken into custody by Mt. Washington Police at a Louisville scrap yard.

        MWPD Det. Buddy Stump said Snodgrass was detained after allegedly stealing $500 worth of scrap aluminum from a resident of Stout Lane.

  • Cougars rally in 8th to beat visiting Waggener

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A comeback from a 4-1 deficit midway through the fifth inning highlighted a second straight 1-1 week for the Bullitt Central baseball team to open the season.

        The big rally saw the Cougars move ahead of Waggener 6-4 only to have the game go into extra innings. Bullitt Central then run with a run in the bottom of the eighth. That win capped a week that also included a 12-8 loss at home to Bethlehem.

  • Committee asks for cuts to be made

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Finding enough money to address all the wants is difficult in good financial times.

        But to prepare a budget during a time of economic recession with a growing population, inflation and expenses outpacing revenues, Bullitt County Fiscal Court members have quite a task ahead them as the Judge/Executive’s office prepares a budget for the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year.

  • Subdivision plan meets with questions; decision tabled

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Subdivision plan approvals are made to be simple.

        However, the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission will often find reason to delay a decision pending some additional work.

        Such was the case recently for a 238-acre subdivision for the Korfhage Family Trust.

        Billy Frank Harned presented the 22-lot subdivision plan to the commission. The property would be off of Ridge Road.