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Today's News

  • Jones takes over BC wrestling squad

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It will be a new phase for the Bullitt Central wrestling program this fall as David Jones takes over the program, becoming the third Cougar coach for the program.

    Bullitt Central has had recent success in wrestling including a third-place finish in the state tournament last year by senior Jeremiah Walls, his second third-place finish in as many years, and a sixth-place award for senior Akeem Bennett.

  • IRS Reminds Car Shoppers about 2009 Tax Break

    The Internal Revenue Service today reminds individual taxpayers who are considering buying a new car that they have until Dec. 31 to take advantage of a tax break that may not be around in 2010.

    Taxpayers who buy a qualifying new motor vehicle this year after Feb. 16 can deduct the state or local sales or excise taxes they paid on the first $49,500 of the purchase price. Qualifying motor vehicles include new passenger automobiles, light trucks, motorcycles, and motor homes.

  • Halloween at the Shelter

    The Furry Friends, a group of volunteers who support the Bullitt County Animal Shelter, hosted a special Halloween event.

    Families were invited to come out and tour the shelter.

    The trick or treaters were greeted by volunteers, including Delsey Williams, who posed with some of the guests.

    Anyone wishing to help support the animal shelter should contact the Furry Friends, who meet on the first Thursday of each month at the shelter.

  • High school students can get credit hours

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - After having just seven high school seniors in the partnership college credit program with Jefferson Community and Technical College, the participation could only grow.

    This fall, 30 students, with representation from all three high schools, are earning up to 12 college credit hours while they are still attending their regular school.

    But, in addition, the Pioneers of the Next Generation are making sure the program grows and the number of Bullitt Countians attending college increase.

  • French selected new drug task force director

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Sheriff's Det. Sgt. Blaine French thought he was retiring from law enforcement several years ago, but you can still find him sniffing out leads and trying to solve cases.

  • December time to start plans for your next growing season

    LEXINGTON - After the harvest season, November is usually the time we celebrate and give thanks. It is also time for producers and landowners to consider planning for the next growing season.

    Each fiscal year, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) sets dates for program application ranking. Although dates may vary from one program to another, landowners may sign-up at any time for all conservation programs.

  • Don’t Fall Prey to Identity Thieves over the Holidays

    Identity theft claimed 10 million victims in 2008, a 22 percent increase over 2007, according to a report from Javelin Strategy and Research.

    BBB warns that the holiday season provides many new opportunities for identity thieves to steal your information. BBB recommends taking the following steps to fight identity theft this holiday season: 

     

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  • Up at halftime, Lady Eagles' offense then falters

    HEBRON ESTATES - Scoring the last nine points of the first half, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles put themselves in position for a huge win over Fairdale in the 24th District race.

    Unfortunately, that was the highlight of the evening for the green and gold. The young Lady Eagles lost their way offensively in the second half, scoring just seven points against the Lady Bulldogs and lost 44-32.

  • Brooks resident convinced that world will change Dec. 21, 2012

    BROOKS - John Kehne doesn’t exactly know why or how, but evidence convinces him that the world will change on Dec. 21, 2012.

    The Brooks resident has gone as far as creating his own Web site, www.december212012.com, currently the number one Google site devoted to the topic. Kehne boasted over five million hits per month from 63 countries.

    Kehne does not claim to predict the future in any fashion. He just feels there is enough evidence to believe that something significant will happen on that day.

  • MW council to get shot at vote on rezoning

    MOUNT WASHINGTON ee" The Mount Washington City Council will vote tonight on a controversial rezoning request involving land slated to become a new subdivision on Bleemel Lane

    Paragon Homes has requested to rezone a 19-acre tract on Bleemel Lane from agricultural to R-3 residential.

    Many surrounding homeowners believe the development would cause significant drainage and traffic problems.

    The council had its first reading of the ordinance Dec. 14 that could overturn the Bullitt County Planning Commission’s unfavorable recommendation to rezone the property.