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Today's News

  • Student role models land on posters for others to learn from

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Fourteen local students were recognized for their commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through the Bullitt County Public Schools’ VIP Youth Poster Campaign, sponsored by the Bullitt County Partners in Prevention (PIP) program.

    The event is organized by the BCPS Safe and Drug-Free Schools program. Students become the focus of posters sharing their stance against implementing harmful substances into their lives.

  • East plays better, but loses heartbreaker

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - It wasn’t a win on Friday, but the Bullitt East Chargers have a lot of good things to build on heading into their ‘open’ date this week after dropping a 27-25 decision to Class 6-A power Eastern High School.

    Bullitt East led 13-0 at halftime and, after falling behind 14-13 early in the fourth quarter, rallied for a 19-14 lead. After Eastern scored twice more, Bullitt East marched the length of the field before scoring with 14 seconds remaining to pull within 27-25.

  • Veterans now eligible for services provided by alternative health care

    HILLVIEW -- The Alternative Adult Day Health Care Center is just what its name suggests: an alternative health care center assisting adults.

    The center provides a daytime assisted living program for special needs clients and families that would otherwise need to seek long-term or 24-hour care.

    Thanks to a new Veterans Affairs initiative, local veterans could attend the facility free of charge.

    Alternative Adult Day Health Care Center was approved as part of the Veterans Benefits program through the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • Groundbreaking experience...

    A crowd gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the new branch library in Lebanon Junction.

    Library director Randy Matlow and county judge Melanie Roberts were among the guest speakers.

    When completed in early 2010, the library will be the second largest in the county’s system.

    The new library will be located on Highway 61 near Lebanon Junction Elementary and the building will be fashioned after a train station in honor of the city’s rich railroad history.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Oct. 5

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of October 5:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 61: Roadway will be reduced to one lane between John Harper Highway and Cardinal Avenue (mile points 19.4 and 20.1) for pipe installation. Flagging operations will be used to control traffic from 9 p.m. Thursday, October 8th, until 6 a.m. Friday, October 9th, and delays are probable. This work is part of the construction project to widen this roadway from 2 lanes to 4 lanes.

  • Rice proves fitness, will power as he completes first Ironman

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Michael Rice’s newest title was hard to achieve but is impossible to take away: He is now a triathlete.

    Rice recently completed his first full triathlon competition in the Ford Ironman Louisville contest.

    A full triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bicycle ride and a full 26.2-mile marathon run.

    Rice completed the three events in a time of 13 hours and 37 minutes, an average time in a competition where just finishing is considered a success.

  • Morris honored for his work in U.S. Navy after tour with agency

    WASHINGTON, DC - CDR ODASN Gary Morris was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the United States Navy after completing a tour with the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) staff.

    Morris is a Mount Washington native and a Bullitt East graduate. He accepted a direct commission to the United States Navy after graduating from Murray State University in 1991.

    Morris previously worked aboard the USS George Washington, a nuclear-powered Navy super carrier, in the ship’s repair facility.

  • Central rallies past North in three

    HEBRON ESTATES - Scoring the first nine points of the second game, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars reversed a first game loss to the North Bullitt Lady Eagles, forging ahead and winning 23-25, 25-9, 25-19 Tuesday in local volleyball action.

    The win was the second this season for Bullitt Central over their county rivals and put them into the third slot in the district seeding standings. The Lady Cougars will now open district play against the loser of this week’s match between Bullitt East and Spencer County in Mount Washington.

  • Cougars blow-out Dragons in second half

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a tale of two halves on Friday for the Bullitt Central Cougars as they rolled past visiting Doss 41-24, outscoring the Dragons 23-0 after halftime.

    Simply put, the Cougars took out some frustration on Doss after the intermission.

    There wasn’t a person on the east side of George Valentine Stadium on Friday that felt that Bullitt Central should have been behind at halftime by a 24-18 count. A bizarre set of events had allowed the Dragons to score the last eight points of the half after the clock had ticked to :00.

  • C-Span takes civics on road

    HEBRON ESTATES - Students at North Bullitt High School received a unique civics lesson Wednesday while sitting on a fancy bus.

    The C-Span bus made a stop at North Bullitt and Jennifer Curran had an opportunity to make students a little more familiar with what the cable network provides.

    Calling C-Span “not better...it’s just different,” Curran quizzed the students on what they knew about the cable network and what made it different from the commercial stations.