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Today's News

  • Bullitt County receives funds to help with emergency food, shelter

    Bullitt County has been chosen to receive $30,219.00 to supplement Emergency Food and Shelter programs in the county. These funds have been made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

  • Pool fees to increase July 1; study continues

    PIONEER VILLAGE - Whatever pools remain open after June 30, there will be a higher cost of admission to those who use the facilities.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court accepted the recommendation of parks director Kendall Grant to slightly increase fees for the county's swimming pools.

    To date, only the Maryville pool has been opened with the necessary repairs to meet the federal Virginia Graeme Baker safety bill.

    Grant recommended the admission fee rise from $3 to $3.50 and that the coupon books go from $15 to $20 for 10 tickets.

  • Rasner makes bid for county judge

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County needs a leader who can build relationships. Depp Rasner feels he is the person who can best fill that role.

    After looking at a possible run for the past year, Rasner has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination as the next Bullitt County Judge/Executive.

    Rasner, who has spent all but the first six months of his life in the county, should be familiar with the county judge’s office as he served eight months as deputy judge.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of June 22

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of June 22:

    Bullitt County:

  • Bernheim Celebrates National Pollinator Week

    Bernheim Celebrates National Pollinator Week

    Bernheim will close out the celebration of National Pollinators week with a Butterfly hike from 11:00am – noon on Saturday June 27th. (Please register in advance by calling (502) 955-8512.)

    By proclamation, Governor Steven L. Beshear recognizes June 22-28, 2009 as Pollinator Week in the state of Kentucky.

    For more information on what you can do to promote pollinators visit www.pollinator.org/pollinator_week_2009.htm#ky.

  • Salem Speedway: June 27 event info

    SALEM, Ind. – Chuck Barnes Jr. of Louisville is set to return to Salem Speedway on Saturday night, June 27th, when the CRA Super Series Late Models visit the super-fast oval for the Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100.

     

    The former CRA Super Series champion, who won a 100-lap CRA Late Model race at Salem last season, will be climbing behind the wheel of the familiar blue and white, No. 55, Barnes Auto Service Chevrolet for his first start of the year.

     

  • Police looking for robbery suspect

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department has issued an email alert in regards to a robbery suspect.

    SPD warns to be on the lookout for an unidentified black male wanted for fast food restaurant robberies in Kentucky and Tennessee.

    Anyone with any information on the subject should contact Det. Greg Claywell of the Bowling Green Police Department, (270) 393-4507 or greg.claywell@bgky.org, or contact the Shepherdsville Police Department, 921-1000.

  • Sewer project balloons city's budget to over $36 million

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite revenue being about $500,000 short of anticipated, Shepherdsville city officials will have a balanced budget to vote upon at their June 22 meeting.

    And thanks to the special sewer project and roadwork on Cedar Grove, the overall budget will exceed $36 million.

    In looking at the revenue figures, the general fund expects an increase of $394,375 for a total of $5.6 million.

  • Football-Baseball mix well at BE

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - It has been a wonderful book-end athletic season at Bullitt East.

    In the fall, the football team bounced back from a 1-3 start to reach the Class 4-A State Championship game. It was a little bit of a surprise and then others were more surprised when the Chargers gave Bell County all they could handle in the final game before falling 15-13 on the final play of the game.

  • BE's Bozarth signs to join brother at Centre College

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - When it came down to a final decision on a college, Bullitt East senior Michael Bozarth decided to follow the family bloodline and attend Centre College.

    In the fall, Bozarth will join his older brother, James, on the Colonels football team. The two will both play on the defensive side of the ball.

    “It was the right spot for me,” Michael said after finishing up with the final paperwork to send back to the school. “It’s a great education and they had a good financial package. It just feels right.”