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Today's News

  • MW contingency fund raises council concern

    MOUNT WASHINGTON ee" City Council members are set to vote on a $9.65 million budget this evening, but it’s unclear if council members will agree on one proposed line item.

    On paper, the city’s three budgets, including the general fund, water and sewer fund and the restricted fund are balanced and the city appears to be financially stable.

    No lay-offs are predicted for the upcoming fiscal year and city employees are receiving 2 percent raises.

  • Crosswalk prepares for its biggest stage yet at Ichthus

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In Scripture the story is told about Jesus and a walk to a crucifixion bearing a cross.

    For members of a local Christian musical group, they’ve experienced their own walks and own crosses to bear.

    Crosswalk, a Christian Rock band of local residents, now sees its biggest moments ahead, securing a spot in the Ichthus Festival, one of the longest-running and largest Christian music events in the country.

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  • Flu causes need to review family plan

    As health experts across the world seek to get more information and a better understanding of the scope and severity of the swine flu outbreak, this is a good time for families, businesses, and organizations to review and update their preparedness plans.

    One of the key components of any plan is the use of techniques to avoid becoming infected.

  • 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.