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Today's News

  • Bernheim’s grand reopening of Visitor Center just part of fun

     CLERMONT – The summer has finally arrived and Bernheim’s June calendar is full of exciting events and activities, including the Visitor Center Grand Re-opening on Saturday, June 3, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

    Celebrate the Visitor Center’s recent renovations with great food, music and children’s activities. 

    As Kentucky’s first LEED® platinum certified building, the event will honor the past decade of the Visitor Center’s nature-inspired build that has helped teach thousands of visitors about sustainable design.

  • School district loses decades of experience as teachers retire

     The teaching profession is one where educators make a difference in the lives of students.

    For over a dozen teachers, the 2016-2017 school year was their swan song as they transition into retirement.

    Each retiree in attendance at the annual ceremony sponsored by the Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association and Bullitt County Public Schools was recognized for their contributions to education.

  • Fulton Co. contract supplier sentenced, fined for construction kickbacks

     PADUCAH –  A Fulton County, Kentucky, business owner and contract supplier was sentenced today, in United States District Court, before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell for his role in a conspiracy to defraud Fulton County citizens, through kickbacks and concealment of costs associated with work performed on the 2015 Fulton County Detention Center expansion, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Michael Homra, 80, was sentenced to serve two years of probation, ordered to pay a $10,000 fine, and pay $32,500 in restitution.

  • Pioneer Village officials look to lower speed at site of fatal crash

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Police Chief D.J. Reynolds announced that the Pioneer Village Police Department was now fully-staffed.

    That was good news to the Pioneer Village City Council, who looks to increase the department’s budget in its 2017-18 fiscal year budget.

    City attorney Mark Edison presented a first reading of the proposed budget ordinance, which included an increase of about $30,000 in funding appropriated to the department.

  • LJ residents have many questions over rezone request; vote June 5

     LEBANON JUNCTION — Confusion over what’s allowed in a B-1 Highway Business caused neighbors to speak out against a proposed change.

    A public hearing was held earlier this month on the rezoning of eight acres of land located at 11980 South Preston Highway in Lebanon Junction. 

    The request, made by owners Hudson & Hagan, LLC, proposed the property be rezoned from R-1 Residential to B-1 Highway Business.

    Attorney Mark Edison said the request was for only a small portion of the former Knobview Golf Course, which is now closed.

  • Memorial Day special time

      While Memorial Day weekend was a wonderful time for gathering with family and friends for picnics, pool parties, and parades, I hope the true meaning of the event was not forgotten. 

    Memorial Day is an annual reminder of the brave men and women who have put everything on the line so we may live in freedom in the greatest nation in the world. 

    Born out of a wish to honor those who fell in the Civil War, Memorial Day serves as a nationally-recognized holiday to honor all those who have died in service of the United States. 

  • May observes work of Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency

     The month of May has been declared National Community Action Month by Governor Bevin.   Community Action has a history that dates back to the Johnson presidency.   A significant amount of services are provided by Community Action in Bullitt County.   Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency has been serving low income families and senior citizens in Bullitt County since the 1970’s and in the early 80’s evolved into a Community Action Agency.   

    So, what is Community Action? 

  • Lady Chargers leave no doubt in rout of North

     HEBRON ESTATES – After losing in the first-round of the Sixth Region Tournament two of the past three seasons, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers left no doubt on Monday in the tourney opener as they rolled past North Bullitt 17-1.

    This was the first regional level meeting in fast-pitch softball between two Bullitt County teams, but the outcome this time was never in doubt. The Lady Chargers scored three times in the top of the first inning and then scored in six of the seven innings including seven runs in the top of the seventh.

  • Butler next for East on Wednesday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- After beating North Bullitt on Monday, the road will get a lot tougher for Bullitt East on Wednesday as they will face Butler in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Softbal Tournament at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Louisville’s Ulmer Stadium.

    Butler advanced to the showdown with a 2-1 victory on Monday over defending Sixth Region champion Holy Cross.

  • Eagles come up empty in loss to Fern Creek with 5-4 loss to Tigers

     HEBRON ESTATES – You never want a bad game to be your last game of a season.

    But, thanks to 11 walks and the lack of getting the big hit, the North Bullitt Eagles made a first-round exit in the Region Six baseball tournament on Monday.

    The Eagles fell 14-7 to the  visiting Fern Creek Tigers.

    “It’s tough,” veteran Eagle coach Brian Wise said after the game.

    Falling behind 8-0 after two innings proved too much for the home team to overcome.