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Today's News

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • Stiles will take patriotism to West Point Academy

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Zac Stiles was only a student attending Mount Washington Middle when terrorists struck the World Trade Center in 2001, but the tragedy had a major impact on him.

    Seeing the events of Sept. 11 unfold on television, Stiles gained a profound sense of patriotism and with that a desire to serve his country in the United States armed forces.

    “I felt there was a call there for me,” Stiles said.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of July 12

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of July 12:

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  • BE's Noe picks kicking footballs

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - There is nothing wrong with a little self-promotion when it comes to the college recruiting game.

    Of that, Bullitt East senior Caleb Noe has plenty.

    That is perhaps most needed in the world of football kickers. Most colleges don’t sign high school seniors for that post. Instead, they look for a player to walk-on and to earn his keep.

    Noe didn’t have a problem with that thinking. This spring he agreed to attend Central Arkansas University, an NCAA Division I program, as a walk-on. He can earn that scholarship in year two.

  • Resident displays pride in military

        BELLS MILL - A&I Heating and Air Conditioning owner Kay Isabel is known for her elaborate holiday displays in front of the shop on Bells Mill Road.

        Her latest involves hand-made life-sized soldiers holding American flags in honor of the Independence Day holiday.

        Isabel created the soldiers herself, four in total. Each soldier represents a different military branch.

  • Energizing performance: Bullitt Lick energy tips earns group national recognition

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local school group has earned a national award for its energy conservation and education.

        The Bullitt Lick Middle School NEED Team (Natural Energy Education Development) received the 2010 Junior Level School of the Year award from The NEED Project, an organization promoting an energy conscious and educated society.

  • Crusade Cruisin'

    The Lebanon Junction Fire Department and the Old Fashion Day Committee hosted events recently downtown to raise money for the Crusade for Children.

    The highlight of the event was a custom car show contest at the town square.

    LJFD volunteers served up food and drinks for the participants with proceeds donated to the Crusade.

    Car show judge Kimberly Shumaker received a donation from Lebanon Junction resident Bob Hartlage of 1,500 pennies.

  • Motor Mania at the 2010 Bullitt Co. Fair

    If it had a motor you could probably have raced it, pulled it or crashed it at the 2010 Bullitt County Fair.

    It didn’t make any difference if it had two or four wheels.The annual summer spectacular had action every night in the lower arena.

    The action started with figure-8 races on the first night and continued with a GardenTractor Pull, a Truck Pull, the ATV & Motorcycle Dirt Drag to the Demo Derby on Friday.

    The final motor event was on Saturday night with Mud Racing.

  • Former Parks director Kendall Grant dies at 44

        PLEASANT GROVE - Kendall Scott Grant, long-time director of the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation Department, died on Saturday, July 10, 2010.

        The Bullitt County native had been fighting a lengthy battle with cancer and two months ago resigned as parks director, a position he held since 1996.

        Grant earned his bachelor's degree with a special concentration in sports administration. He also enjoyed coaching youth sports teams.

  • Hockenbury inks for Spalding

    HEBRON ESTATES - Wearing yellow cleats during the high school season may have paid big dividends for North Bullitt Lady Eagle senior Kaleigh Hockenbury.

    The flashy shoes attracted the attention of Spalding head coach Kevin Cromwell when he came out to watch Hockenbury and her teammates in a game against Male last fall. The coach stayed in contact with the senior and recently Hockenbury signed all the necessary papers to play the sport at Spalding for the next four years.