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Today's News

  • Free concerts on Turf at this year’s state fair

     LOUISVILLE - The Turf Concert Series returns to the Kentucky State Fair for the third year and includes 11 concerts on the Cardinal Stadium field. All concerts are free with Kentucky State Fair gate admission.

    The 2015 Turf Concert Series features:

  • AG promotes safety, consumer protection at state fair

      FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his staff will raise awareness about cybersafety, consumer protection and prescription drug abuse at this year’s Kentucky State Fair, which runs from Aug. 20 to Aug. 30 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Tipton selected to House committees

     FRANKFORT - State Rep. James A. Tipton, R-Taylorsville (53rd District), has been named as a member of the House Standing Committees on Labor and Industry, and Local Government.

    Tipton will also retain his membership on the House Standing Committee on Agriculture and Small Business, giving him representation on three House committees.

    Tipton was informed of his new committee assignments by House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown.

  • Owners hope to bring local touch to new pharmacy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For John and Carolyn Knott, the thought of switching from a name-brand pharmacy to a locally owned, independent one was scary.

    “We were hesitant to change, but we support local,” Carolyn said. “We like that it is a family atmosphere.”

    That family environment is what B&B Pharmacy owners Ellen (Krajewski) Barger and Ashley Buckman were thinking when they decided to open Bullitt County’s only individually-owned pharmacy. 

  • Pioneer Village continues to grow through annexations

     PIONEER VILLAGE - The city of Pioneer Village has experienced a recent growth spurt.

    The city council approved two annexation ordinances during its July business meeting.

    The properties include a farm at the end of Lodie Lane owned by Michael and Karen Roby, as well as property along Highway 61 owned by Stephen and Frieda Joyce Stone.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher said a portion of the Roby property would experience some development.

  • Cost share funding now available through local conservation district

     The Bullitt County Conservation District is accepting for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program.

    Among the 18 practices eligible under the State Cost Share Program are agricultural waste utilization, agricultural waste control facilities, stream crossings, heavy use area protection, winter feeding area, pasture and hayland erosion control and rotational grazing system establishment.

  • Ruff takes over North Bullitt volleyball program

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles have had a lot of success on the volleyball court in recent seasons, having won four consecutive district titles as well as twice reaching the semi-finals of the regional tournament.

    However, the green and gold have not been as successful in the coaching department. The program has had three different coaches over the past four seasons.

  • Former Teamsters president guilty of embezzlement

      LOUISVILLE, KY – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the guilty plea of former Teamsters Local 783 President Jerry Thomas Vincent, Jr. to multiple charges of embezzling labor union funds  and criminal recordkeeping violations, before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell today in U.S. District Court.

  • Chargers ready to rely on strong interior line play

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Can interior line play carry a high school football team?

    Bullitt East head coach Darrell Vincent is certainly hoping that can be the case, at least early in the season, as the Chargers need to rebuild their ‘skilled’ positions.

    The good news is that the Chargers have the perfect offense, the split-back veer, to let the line carry the day. This won’t be the first time over the last 30 years that the highly successful program has had to lean on its line at some point in a season.

  • Dukes/Lawson combo will make BC pass happy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Change will certainly be evident when the Bullitt Central Cougars open the 2015 football season on Friday when the maroon and gray takes on Madison Southern in the Death Valley Bowl at Lincoln County High School.

    Gone is arguably the best senior class of the past 40 years, a group that played a big role in the program’s 9-3 record a year ago that included a Class 5-A district title along with a post-season win over Jeffersontown before the season ended with a 14-0 loss to Iroquois.