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Today's News

  • Honoring the First Responders

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce again hosted a luncheon to honor all the first responders in the county in observance of 9-11.

    Many agencies from throughout the county were present for the lunch and a presentation.

    A group picture was held outside the large draped flag.

    More photos can be found here.

  • Ellis resigns; vacancy to be filled

             SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A week after a Bullitt Circuit Judge ruled that the resignation in February by Scott Ellis from his position of mayor was invalid, another resignation letter has been written.
        And, now, the Shepherdsville City Council will have to decide if the members can agree upon a replacement or whether Gov. Matt Bevin will make that decision.

  • Fayette man charged with child sex exploitation

     LEXINGTON — On September 8, 2016, at approximately 7:53 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Lexington Police Department, arrested Darryl L. Reed, 50, on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer re: sex offenses.

  • Farm Bureau hosts youth contests

     The Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest on Saturday, Sept. 17.

    Contestants must be 15 years old but not have reached 19 years of age by Jan. 1, 2017.

    They must be a member of Bullitt County Farm Bureau and must submit a contest application, along with a certified copy of school grades for the past two years.

    The two areas of competition are a personal interview (behind closed doors) and a two-minute prepared speech related to agriculture or Farm Bureau (this is in front of the audience).

  • Road trip for Zoneton teachers

     Before the beginning of the school year, Zoneton Middle staff spent an afternoon to build community relations in the form of a scavenger hunt.

    Stops included Pioneer Village City Hall and Hillview City Hall.

  • NB’s Marion makes late choice to attend Midway

     HEBRON ESTATES – The end of his high school career was becoming a fond memory and the start of college was fast approaching.

    Still, three weeks into August and North Bullitt senior Noah Marion had yet to put his name on the dotted line. He pretty much knew where and what he wanted to do, but he had yet to make it official.

    Finally, after setting up a small gathering in the North Bullitt Media Center, Marion put pen to paper and signed to play baseball at Midway College in central Kentucky.

  • BC hopes to see the light in the shadows

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After all three local football teams played at home last Friday, all three will be on the road this week as the games are dwindling down to the start of district play on Sept. 23.

    For Bullitt Central, this is the ‘shadow’ portion of the Cougars’ schedule. Somehow, in scheduling three years ago for the past two seasons, Bullitt Central managed to schedule three non-district foes a week after one of their Bullitt County rivals played the same team.

  • Excellent Funds for Education Excellence

     Tom Chamberlain, owner of Lights Out Bar and Grill, offered the Bullitt County Foundation for Educational Excellence a percentage of the proceeds from his music festival in exchange for workers.

    The foundation gives grants to classroom teachers to purchase items that they cannot afford.

    Accepting the check are board members Lisa Lewis, LouAnn Moore and Linda Belcher (Dolores Ashby could not attend).

  • Bernheim Forest full of activities with Bug Fest, Plant Sale Sept. 17

     CLERMONT - Bernheim Forest will be abuzz with programs and events throughout September, including the annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 17.

    BugFest, Bernheim’s celebration of insects and their relatives, welcomes families to meet multi-legged creatures, go on insect safaris and taste chocolate-covered crickets. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite bugs for the Bug Parade and dance the buggy boogie.

    Fall Plant Sale

  • North Bullitt puts it all together to sweep BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Past indicators are no guarantee of future success.

    That was certainly the case on Thursday as 23rd District rivals North Bullitt and Bullitt Central met for the first time this season in front of a large ‘black-out’ crowd in the Lady Cougars’ Den.

    Bullitt Central came into the match with a 5-3 record and they had beaten some traditionally competitive teams in the area.