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Today's News

  • 'Farner Dreams' - the dreams continue

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - I have a dream. What we'll call 'Farner Dreams.'

    As was first discussed in last Wednesday's column, like any community, Bullitt County certainly has a wish list of items that would improve both our sports and recreation opportunities for all citizens.

  • Two enter guilty pleas in fraud case

    LOUISVILLE - A former director of a program that provided respite services has admitted in federal court that she defrauded two agencies of over $132,000.

    Sylvia Rednour and her daughter, Jennifer Roby, entered guilty pleas on Monday in U.S. District Court to charges of conspiracy, mail fraud and forgery.

    In separate plea agreements, the Mount Washington residents admitted that between November 1998 and November 30, 2007, they defrauded the respite care program operated by the American Red Cross through a contract with Seven Counties Services.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: JULY 2009

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - July 2009

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    HOLIDAYS

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    FOURTH OF JULY OBSERVED ee" BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS

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    AGENDA ITEMS DUE

    SBDM AGENDA AND MINUTES DUE

    SBDM Training (Intro. to School-Based Decision Making, Part I & II) at Shepherdsville Elementary from 8:30am-3:30pm

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  • Attorney General Conway issues fraud alert

    FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway warned consumers who have purchased classified ads in newspapers that they could be targeted by scam artists and should not give out personal information over the phone.

     

    “We’ve received complaints from a couple of classified advertisers that someone claiming to be from the newspaper is contacting them asking for credit-card information and Social Security numbers,” Conway said.

     

  • 2009 Blue Lick Baseball and Softball All-Stars

    Under-8 Baseball All-Stars:

    Players - Brooklyn Benefield, Christian Eastridge, Austin Geralds, Dalton Goldsmith, Cameron Keehn, Zach Klienhelter, Lukas Motley, Alexis Mouser, Christopher Perkins, Clay Phillips, Nickolas Vowels, Patrick Wells and Richard Zane Wolfe.

    Head coach - Richard Wolfe. Assistant coaches - Ashley Benefield and Rich Lesher.

  • Family fun fest before school begins

    MOUNT WASHINGTON " Kids not quite ready to surrender their break to the approaching school year will have at least one more chance to celebrate summer this Friday.

    Peoples Bank Mount Washington is sponsoring the Summer Kid-Fest starting at 4 p.m. on the business’ property at 201 N. Bardstown Road.

    The celebration will include an evening filled with fun and free attractions including slides, a bungee run, bouncers, a free movie, and an obstacle course. Children will also have the opportunity to receive a free back-pack, drinks, ice pops and more.

  • Pioneer Village will consider rezoning for property

    PIONEER VILLAGE - A zoning issue may lead to an amendment of the Pioneer Village city map.

    Dwayne Gibson recently requested a zoning change to an area of 1.02 acres located at 215 Windy Hill Road near Windstream.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher said the property was originally part of the Pope subdivision.

    City attorney Mark Edison said the property was zoned R-1 Residential with no restrictions. Gibson wants to rezone to B-2 Central Business.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of July 27

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of July 27:

     

    Bullitt County:

    KY 1526 (John Harper Highway): Temporarily closed between Hebron Lane and KY 61 to allow for pipe installation. This closure is scheduled from 5 p.m. Sunday, August 2, until 5 a.m. Monday, August 3. Local access will be allowed, but through traffic should follow the signed detour via Hebron Lane.

  • 2009 Mount Washington Baseball and Softball All-Stars

    Under-6 Baseball All-Stars:

    Players - Will Blandford, Slade Douthett, Logan Eschman, Conner Groves, Cameron hall, Dalton hatter, Chase Mitchell, Adam Moore, Zach Payton, T.J. Receveur, Zac Spalding, Haydon Smith, Trent Thompson.

    Head coach - Scott Douthett; Assistant coaches - Eric Moore, Mike Spalding and Junior Payton.

    First Game - No tourney schedule announced.

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    Under-7 Baseball All-Stars:

  • Celebrating Independence

    Residents of the Deer Run subdivision off Hebron Lane in Pioneer Village hosted their first annual July 4th parade through the neighborhood.

    About 100 people of all ages came out to celebrate the Fourth. The Zoneton Fire Department and the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department led the parade.