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Today's News

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Oct. 12

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

    Bullitt County:

  • City looks at election on liquor issue

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Several months ago, councilman Scott Ellis proposed having an election for city residents to vote on whether they would support alcohol sales on Sunday.

    Since that time, nothing has been discussed but councilman Alan Wetzel said it was time to move forward.

    Wetzel said he has had several calls in the past few weeks asking why the city had not done anything. On Monday, he said it was time the public had an opportunity to vote on the issue.

  • Brooks Run stream walk set for Saturday

    HILLVIEW - Once again this year, the five northern Bullitt County municipalities and various groups in the community will help to clean up the area.

    The Brooks Run Stream Walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning at 8 a.m.

    Volunteers are invited to meet at the old Winn Dixie parking lot in Tanyard Springs.

    They will be assigned areas, including those along Brooks Run, to clean up.

    The community cleanup will conclude at Noon with lunch to be provided for participants.

  • District outranks rivalry in Friday’s meeting

    HEBRON ESTATES - You would have to think that nothing that happens on Friday night in the 30th meeting between North Bullitt and Bullitt East on the football field will surprise anyone.

    Amazingly, this will be the fifth meeting over the past three seasons between the rivals. Only Trinity and St. Xavier have battled each other as many times over the same time span.

  • BULLITT COUNTY SPORTS: Oct. 14

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - It was an exciting night of fall sports at Bullitt East High School on Tuesday.

    Inside, the Bullitt East volleyball team won its sixth straight 29th District title by defeating Spencer County 25-17, 25-19.

    Both teams will advance to next week's regional tournament in either Shelby County or Anderson County.

    Outside, the Ninth District boys' soccer semifinals matched Bullitt East versus Nelson County.

  • BC seeking to find itself after losing first one

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Who did Bullitt Central play last week?

    Who do they play this week?

    Cougar head coach Danny Leasor really doesn’t care at this point.

    Coming off the embarrassing 42-7 loss to Anderson County last week, Leasor doesn’t want his team looking backward. In fact, the team wasn’t even going to look at film earlier this week on Friday’s first loss of the season.

  • No injuries in school bus accident

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - No students were injured when a car made contact with a bus on N. Buckman Street.

    According to Shepherdsville Police Ofc. George Jetter, Bullitt County Public Schools bus 0412 was headed southbound on N. Buckman. A white Ford Mercury was turning left off of Adam Shepherd Parkway.

    The Mercury made contact near the rear left tire of the bus. The car received damage to it's front right bumper and right side rearview mirror. The accident occurred about 2:30 p.m.

  • Public invited to help honored teacher with medical expenses

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Every day of teaching school can be a struggle for every teacher, even the ones who truly love their job.

    For Christa Altman, teaching with cystic fibrosis was its own challenge.

    The former St. Aloysius instructor will be the guest of honor at an event hosted by her former school in hopes of raising much-needed funding for a future lung transplant.

    According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the chronic disease primarily affects the lungs and digestive system, causing infections and disrupting food absorption.

  • Colorfest activities set for Bernheim this weekend

    CLERMONT ee" A jubilant pack of scarecrows, great local music, hayrides, pumpkin painting and other fall fun will all be a part of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest’s ColorFest 2009.

    The annual family festival is scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday. It is the forest’s largest yearly event and attracts thousands from Bullitt, Nelson, Spencer, Hardin and Jefferson Counties.

    A new festival highlight that will appeal to the local crowd is the Bullitt County Art Council’s Bullitt County Vocalist of the Year Finalist Contest.

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