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Today's News

  • NB's Nichols to continue playing at St. Catherine

    HEBRON ESTATES – The move of St. Catharine University to a four-year school was just what North Bullitt senior Allison Nichols was looking for when it came to selecting a college.

    One visit to the campus in Springfield, Ky., was all it took for Nichols to decide it was the place for her, both athletically and academically.

    Recently in the North Bullitt library, she made it all official in front of family, coaches and St. Catharine head coach Paul Patton who has signed other Bullitt County soccer players in recent years.

  • Family tradition continues in Hillview as Burton selected to fill father's seat

    HILLVIEW — Serving the community runs in the bloodlines of many in the city of Hillview.

    Mayor Jim Eadens is the son of the late Bud Eadens, who served on the council for many years, was a police officer and helped start the Operation Santa program.

    Councilmember Kim Whitlock is the daughter of Dale Russ, another long-time councilman who retired and then came back for a short period to fill a vacant position.

    Prior to running for the council, Whitlock served as the city’s representative on the joint planning commission.

  • East's Stevens and Harrison shine at Mason-Dixon Meet

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Both Bullitt East and North Bullitt entered strong contingents in last weekend’s Class 2-A Mason-Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena in Louisville.

    The biggest indoor high school meet of the winter serves as the de-facto indoor state championships for the sport, although, the list of events is much different than an outdoor track meet in spring.

    On the girls’ side, Bullitt East finished eighth out of 28 teams that scored points. The lady Chargers had 20 points. North Bullitt collected two points in the girls’ meet.

  • Few voice opinions on MW rate hike

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — If Mount Washington residents are concerned about the sewage treatment plant upgrade or the proposed rate hikes planned for this year and next, few have let their voices be heard.

    Mayor Joetta Calhoun and city council members were surprised that only five residents attended last Wednesday’s public hearing created to answer questions and address concerns surrounding the $15 million sewer plant expansion.

  • Nichols returns to days of the Knight

    NICHOLS – The students at Nichols Elementary attempted to slay the dragon known as cancer.

    The school hosted a Renaissance Fair to raise money for the Bullitt County Relay for Life.

    For $5 students received pizza and drinks along with crafts and many fun Renaissance-related activities.

    Eevents included jousting, where students rode horses on wheels and aimed at other students with giant foam noodles.

    Kindergarten and first grade students participated in slaying an actual dragon, in piñata form.

  • Hoops Madness

    Mount Washington Elementary School students spent their Friday afternoon March 6 shooting Hoops for Hearts as part of an American Heart Association fundraiser.

    Students collected donations and tried their hand and making some baskets.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of March 22

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

     

     

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

     

     

    Jefferson County:

  • Unity shows it can overcome big obstacles

    HILLVIEW - The temperatures were cold and the snow was piled along the parking lot.

    But there was nothing but warmth inside Unity Baptist Church.

    Faced with more than its share of obstacles over the past year, pastor Rob Rodgers said the members have survived. And they have survived stronger than ever.

    Last December, all the church property was lost when fire destroyed its leased facility on Hillview Boulevard.

    That was just the first of many obstacles.

  • McIntosh ends retirement to take over as principal at Old Mill Elementary

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Les McIntosh has been known and respected as a quality educator for years in Bullitt County.

    Members of the Old Mill Elementary Site-Based Decision Making Council agreed with the reputation.

    McIntosh began serving as Old Mill interim principal July 1. At the school year’s midway point, the SBDM council voted to hire him on a permanent basis.

    The SBDM committee went through a first wave of applicants and interviews prior to re-posting the position opening.

  • LJ's Kassi Gilbert reigns supreme in the hierarchy of spellers in Bullitt County

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kassi Nicole Gilbert had made that trip on the stage before.

    But, this time, she was determined to do even better.

    After finishing fifth overall as a fourth-grader, the Lebanon Junction Elementary student showed her supremacy in winning the 2009 Bullitt County Spelling Bee.

    Matching the elementary and middle school winners, Gilbert and Nichols Elementary’s Sean Brady battled until the 14th round of words before a winner would be declared.