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Today's News

  • Business, health fairs combine into one big event

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - During trying economic times the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce offers its version of a two-for-one deal by combining two popular events.

    This year the annual Health Expo will run in conjunction with Showcase Bullitt County on Thursday, Sept. 24, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Chamber director Kristie Walls said combining the two events was not only feasible for participants but aided booth vendors as well.

  • Mother, son die in I-65 crossover wreck

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A crossover accident led to two fatalities on Interstate 65 Wednesday morning.

    According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Eric Hines, a maroon 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe was traveling southbound on I-65 around mile 120 when it crossed into northbound traffic.

    The Hyundai collided with a red 2000 Oldsmobile Alero traveling in the left northbound lane. The incident occurred about 9:45 a.m.

    The driver of the Alero, Ronald Gregory, 47, of Shepherdsville, and a passenger, Mildred Gregory, 74, of Shepherdsville, were pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Bernheim has plenty of September events that will certainly grow on you

    Saturday September 12:

    -Fall Plant Sale, 9am – 3pm; 8 – 9am member pre-sale

    -Garden Dreams, 10am – 3pm

    -Books @ Bernheim, 10 – 11am

    -Quitumbe Andean Ballet and Orchestra, 4:30 – 5:30pm

    -CONNECT, 5:55 – 9:55pm

    All events are free after Bernheim admission, donations welcome, memberships available.

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  • County must look closely at tax issue

    There is not one individual who would support a tax increase.

    At the same time, few would want to see their government services cut.

    Local government agencies are not as privileged as the federal government. Simply printing more money is not an option.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court members will have an opportunity on Sept. 1 to determine its real property tax rate.

    In just brief conversations on Tuesday, it appeared there might be a possibility that court members could support a slight increase in the rate.

  • Man indicted for theft at Sunnyside Baptist

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - An individual has been indicted in the recent break-in at a church in western Bullitt County.

    Jason C. Kays has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on allegations that he broke into Sunnyside Baptist Church on June 11, 2009.

    According to the indictment, Kays has been charged with burglary, theft by unlawful taking and being a persistent felony offender.

    In June, Kays allegedly broke into the church and took items valued at over $300.

    The crimes are Class D felonies punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

  • East looks for ‘mo’ heading into break

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Coming off the team’s worst performance of the season, Bullitt East has a chance to gain some much needed momentum on Friday as the team comes home to play Eastern.

    The game is important for gaining some confidence as the Chargers have an ‘open’ date next week on the schedule before playing three straight district games.

  • Homecoming to be big for the Eagles

    HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles will return home on Friday and will be celebrating homecoming as they play host to Lexington Tates Creek High School.

    This will be the first every meeting between the two schools in football. North Bullitt has played Lexington schools in the past including Lafayette last season. Already this season, Lafayette beat Tates Creek 34-19 so the two teams this Friday should be on a level plane.

  • North Bullitt community mourns death of two-sport star, Reynolds

    HEBRON ESTATES - On Friday evening, Robert Dale Reynolds was at the North Bullitt football game watching his alma mater compete against Doss in the season opener.

    Less than 12 hours later, he lost his life in a single-vehicle accident on Indiana 62 in Charlestown.

    Better known as R.D., Reynolds was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon at University Hospital from injuries suffered earlier that day.

    Two friends remain in serious condition.

    Cory B. Flint, 26, of Madison, Ind., and Brent Hamilton, 18, of Shepherdsville, were also taken to University Hospital.

  • Salem Speedway unofficial results: Sep. 12

    Unofficial Results: FIRST HARRISON BANK FAMILY FUN NIGHT

    Presented By The Salem Leader

    Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana

    September 12, 2009

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  • THE WAR: Second half power propels Cougars to victory

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Like two great heavyweights, Bullitt Central and Bullitt East kept throwing haymakers at each other on Friday in the 20th renewal of The War.

    In the end, a pair of long scoring drives in the second half proved to be the difference as the Cougars pulled out a 20-14 victory in a renewed rivalry that has suddenly sprung to the forefront of local football.