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Today's News

  • Community invited to comment on possible Fort Knox cuts

     ELIZABETHTOWN - Fort Knox and Department of the Army headquarters officials will hold a Community Listening Session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The event, open to the public, is an opportunity for area leaders and citizens to comment on factors they believe Army leadership should consider when making decisions about force reductions and restructuring that could affect the greater Fort Knox area.

  • Fire district cuts contract; chief withdraws resignation

     In a loud, boisterous meeting, the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department Board of Trustees severed its contract with the fire corporation.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: JANUARY 2015

     The Bullitt County Publics Schools calendar of events for January 2015. For more information call 869-8000 or visit the BCPS website.

     

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    NEW YEAR’S DAY – Thursday – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

  • LJ students helping others

     It’s all about learning about giving.

    Lindy Meyer’s fifth-grade class is getting pretty good at helping the community.

    Earlier this school year, the students gathered canned goods and won a pizza party.

    Next, the Lebanon Junction Elementary students decided that after a discussion with Bruce Rucker of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, it would be a good idea to collect stuffed animals.

  • Local man enters guilty plea for not doing work

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A local contractor has entered a guilty plea for failing to complete work for which he had been paid.

    And similar cases in both Jefferson and Grayson counties will be settled with all charges running concurrently.

    Kevin Carter, 43, entered guilty pleas in Bullitt Circuit Court.

    In five separate indictments, Carter entered pleas with a total sentence of 10 years for the Bullitt County charges.

    The charges, which related to incidents in 2013, were for theft for failure to make required deposition.

  • HAPPY RETIREMENT

     Billie Sue Waters was honored as she nears her retirement from the Bullitt County Clerk’s office.

    Waters received a proclamation from Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts and Bullitt Fiscal Court on her 20 years of service.

    Starting in February 1994, Waters served under current clerk Kevin Mooney, as well as past clerks Nina Mooney and Nora Jean Howlett McCawley.

    She will officially retired on Dec. 31, 2014.

  • WARM BULLITT COUNTY helps families

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first annual Warm Bullitt County was a success in helping those less fortunate at Christmas.

    Organizer Caleanna Morley said 60 blankets were collected, along with gloves, hats and scarves.

    Donations were distributed to homeless families in the Bullitt County area, along with victims of house fires. Some of the items were also donated to Kosair Children’s Hospital and the Family Day Ministries Church in Shepherdsville.

  • Bullitt East squads claim KHSAA championships

     LEXINGTON - Head cheerleading coach Nate Fulghum said it was drive and focus that helped Bullitt East’s all small varsity and small coed team achieve victory.

    The teams recently competed at the state competition in Lexington and were named KHSAA State Champions in their divisions.

  • 2014 - A year filled with big events for local teams

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Never a dull moment.

    That was the sports scene in Bullitt County in 2014. At every turn and at every season, there seemed to be another big event.

    It’s not really important to rank the ‘bigness’ of the events as much as to enjoy that they happened. Then, to hope that they are all repeated and even built upon in coming years.

  • Fate of contract part of special meeting

     CLERMONT -- A special meeting Friday night will tackle the meatiest of issues involving the relationship between the Southeast Bullitt Fire Board of Trustees and the fire and rescue corporation.

    The meeting set for 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the main fire station on Highway 245 is open to the public.

    Five items are on the agenda and only those issues can be discussed.

    Dan Thibodeaux, a member of the board of trustees, said getting a mutual aid agreement between all fire departments is necessary.