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Today's News

  • November colon awareness time

    If you are 50 years old or older, it’s time to be checked for colon cancer.

    "Screening and early detection can save lives,” said Kentucky Department for Public Health Commissioner Commissioner William D. Hacker, M.D. “If you are 50 or older or have a history of colon cancer in your family, get checked. It’s the best way to ensure your future health and well-being, avoid more serious complications and reduce the cost of health care.”

  • Two men find out doughnuts made to eat, not to perform in city’s park

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The city of Shepherdsville is developing the next phase of its park along the Salt River.

    Included in that phase will be ball fields and an amphitheatre.

    On Wednesday, Shepherdsville police caught and charged two men with vandalizing those areas.

    According to Capt. Ken Bernardi, police received a report of two vehicles driving recklessly through the grassy area of the park in the new phase.

  • Cyber Monday is right around the corner!

    This holiday season, everyone will be hunting for a bargain. The Better Business Bureau is warning online shoppers that some deals are just too good to be true.

    "Everyone will be looking for the best deals this year and scammers know that they can take advantage of that by using low prices to lure in victims," says Reanna Smith-Hamblin, Communications Director for the BBB.

    BBB offers the following advice to help make online shopping a safe and easy experience this holiday season:

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 2009

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - November 2009

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    HOLIDAYS

    11:

    VETERAN’S DAY (school is in session)

    26-27:

    THANKSGIVING – NO SCHOOL – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS

    4:

    Faculty Senate Meeting at Brooks Elementary; 1:30pm

    5:

    AGENDA ITEMS DUE BY NOON

    SBDM AGENDA MINUTES DUE

  • Light Up MW to return on Friday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — For the first time in several years the city will ring in the Christmas season with the Light Up Mount Washington Festival.

    The festival is planned for this Friday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the City Plaza Gazebo on Old Bardstown Road between the old Mount Washington Methodist Church and First Baptist Church of Mount Washington.

  • Bernheim grabs 'B' crown

    ZONETON -- The Bernheim Lady Bruins withstand a late rally and despite scoring just two points in the fourth quarter, they beat the Zoneton Lady Timberwolves 21-19 in the ‘B’ Division Championship of the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Tournament.

    The teams had split their two regular season meetings so both teams knew that this would be a tough battle.

  • Bleemel Lane housing proposal draws questions

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- County planners had questions about a Paragon Homes property rezoning request and it appears the same might be said of leaders in Mount Washington.

    After first placing the item on the table, members of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission voted unanimously to send an unfavorable recommendation to rezone 19 acres along Bleemel Lane from Agricultural to R-3 Residential.

    The Mount Washington City Council will have the final decision on the rezoning, which is set to be discussed at its Nov. 23 meeting.

  • Billings sees her stock grow in pro figure competitions

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt County native figures to be a hometown favorite in an upcoming fitness competition.

    Stephanie Billings will take the stage for the first time as a professional figure competitor during the 2009 KentuckyMuscle Bodybuilding, Figure, and Bikini Championship Finals in Louisville, presented by the International Federation of Body Building and Fitness (IBFF) and the National Physique Committee (NPC).

  • Hunters Hollow officials pleased with work done at stream walk

    HUNTERS HOLLOW -- Mayor Linda Parker announced during the October Hunters Hollow City Council that the recent north end Stream Walk clean-up was a successful event.

    Unfortunately, the city’s ditches still contained serious issues that plagued local drainage.

    The council had requested at past meetings that all Hunters Hollow residents should maintain areas near ditches along their own properties.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 23

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Nov. 23 (NOTE: There will be no lane closures in the work zones Wednesday, November 25th – Sunday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend).

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    UPDATE: 11/24/09