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Today's News

  • A groundbreaking experience . . .

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- A crowd gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday 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.

     

  • HOLIDAYS: AUGUST 2009

    HOLIDAYS: AUGUST 2009

    MONTH:

    American Adventures

    Black Business

    Cataract Awareness

    Catfish

    Children's Eye Health and Safety

    Children's Vision and Learning

    Get Ready for Kindergarten

    Happiness Happens

    Immunization Awareness

    Inventors'

    Motorsports Awareness

    Neurosurgery Outreach

    Panini

    Peach

    Psoriasis Awareness

    Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness

    Toddler

    What Will Be Your Legacy

    Win With Civility

  • COYLE'S CORNER

    Staff Artist Paul Coyle portrays a friendly reminder from the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority that the city cannot raise occupational taxes to help finance the new sewage treatment facility.

  • State may ask local entity to be owner of Big Valley facility

    PRYOR VALLEY -- After months of inaction, the Kentucky Division of Water claims that wheels are in motion in Frankfort to correct the dysfunctional Big Valley Mobile Home Park sewage treatment facility.

    The Division of Water -- which oversees privately licensed sewage treatment facilities like Big Valley -- has no record of any action taken to correct the problem by the state or anyone else between November 2008 and June 25, 2009.

  • Former NB student killed in car accident

    HEBRON ESTATES - On Friday evening, Robert Dale Reynolds was at the North Bullitt football game watching his former team 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 of injuries suffered in the accident at 3:57 p.m. on Saturday at University Hospital.

    Two friends remain in critical condition.

  • New coach? No problem. Lady Eagles thinking big

    HEBRON ESTATES - The players will be easily recognizable, but once again local soccer fans might have to look twice to see who is coaching the North Bullitt Lady Eagles this season.

  • Numbers up for local girls' golf

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A record number of girls will be participating this season golf at the three Bullitt County high schools.

    The numbers are so strong at North Bullitt that second year head coach Janna Johnson has 12 players, a number higher than the boys' team has this summer. That has never happened before.

  • Jason Wheatley Wins Bourbon City Summer Sizzler at Bluegrass Speedway

    Bardstown, KY -- August 22, 2009- It was the Bourbon City Summer Sizzler paying $3,500 to win for Modifieds on Saturday evening at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown, KY and Jason Wheatley of Loretto, KY would grab the richest payday of his career by scoring the win in the 35 lap Modified main event. Other feature winners for the evening included Shane Lafollette of Hodgenville, KY in Street Stocks and Robbie Settles of Bardstown, KY in WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman.

  • Brooks Hill Road to be closed for repairs through Friday

    BROOKS -- The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of KY 1526 (Brooks Hill Road) in Bullitt County for slide repairs.This roadway will be closed between Holsclaw Hill Road and Brooks School House Road (mile points 9.3 and 10.1) from 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 24th until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28th. Local access will be allowed, but not through traffic.

  • With just one senior, Lady Eagles are rebuilding

    HEBRON ESTATES - A year ago, North Bullitt volleyball coach Jeanette Pryor was the new kid on the block.

    The first-year head coach was thrust into a late opening at North Bullitt. She took over a veteran program with a lot of seniors. The new coach learned as much from them as they learned from her.

    Now, the roles are very much reversed. Pryor has experience on her side, but her team is young and inexperienced. Pryor is really doing all the teaching this summer.