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Today's News

  • Summer works program benefits over 70 youth

    SHEPERDSVILLE) ee" T.J. Bradley was one of more than 70 Bullitt County young adults who gained valuable work experience and job skills in SummerWorks 2009.

    “Working in IT (information technology) this summer has given me great insight in the field,” said Bradley, 18, a Jefferson Community and Technical College student. “Now I know that I’ll enjoy working in IT as my career. The job also allowed me to save money for college.”

  • Few new candidate filings for 2010 race

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A few more names have been added to the list of candidates looking to seek elective office during the 2010 campaigns in Bullitt County.

    But none of the names are a surprise to those involved with the political system.

    The filing deadline in the Bullitt County Clerk’s office is on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m.

  • Troutman signs V-ball at IUS

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - In a family with one of the best known sports names in Bullitt County, Bullitt East senior Jade Troutman is the anomaly, one of the few females in a lineage dominated by males, both past and present.

  • Speak up now to voice opinions on alcohol sales issue

    Here is your chance to be heard on the sale of alcohol on Sundays.

    In Hillview, a committee has recommended that Sunday sales be allowed for restaurants and certain other establishments. There are requirements which must be met.

    The council will hear the recommendations of the committee at its next meeting, set for Monday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. Come out if you have an opinion.

    In Shepherdsville, registered voters in the city limits can give their opinion on the same topic. Voting machines will be set up on Dec. 3-4 at city hall.

  • Two girls face expulsions for pre-mediated attack at BCHS

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two females have been suspended and recommended for expulsion in what has been determined to be a premeditated attack Tuesday morning of a 14-year-old student during breakfast.

    And Bullitt Central High School officials are taking steps to educate students on how to handle similar situations in the future.

    School board attorney Eric Farris said that although staff members were at the scene within 16 seconds to break up the attack, the victim did receive a broken nose and bruised ribs from the encounter.

  • Roby honors past foundation as key to future

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The new Roby Elementary school building was built upon a strong foundation.

    During its 50-plus years of history the school continues to improve upon efforts made by former principals and teachers.

    The importance of that foundation was recognized during an official open house ceremony to showcase the new school facility.

    Roby’s first librarian, Louise Terry, received the highest honor during the ceremony, with Roby’s new media center named the Louise Terry Library.

  • Lebanon Junction, Shepherdsville to welcome holiday season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The downtown streets of Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction will welcome in the holiday season this weekend.

    While the various activities surrounding the Light Up ceremonies will differ, there is one thing in common - Santa Claus will be coming to town to meet all the good little boys and girls.

    Light Up Shepherdsville

    For the third straight year, the traditional Light Up Shepherdsville will be kicked off with the Christmas Night of Lights parade.

  • UPDATE: H1N1 vaccine clinic to be held at Paroquet Springs today

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County H1N1 vaccine clinics appear to be running smoothly and are scheduled to continue today.

  • Public immunization set for Dec. 3

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Health Department will provide novel H1N1 influenza vaccine Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4-8 p.m. at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This clinic will follow the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and administer vaccine to the following target groups:

    * Pregnant women

    * Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age

    * Health care and emergency medical services personnel

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