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  • New store has home supply items close to Bullitt homes

     Have you been looking for a new place to buy home supplies? Savvy Home Supply has expanded its business by opening a second location in Brooks, KY. Their new place is located on 106A Brooks Hill Rd, Brooks, KY 40169. “We opened this place this place spring,” said owner Jon Hobson. “I thought it would be a good place to expand our business and this is a bigger location for larger displays. The first location is 610A Hitts Ln, Louisville, KY.”

  • County looks at creating HR position

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Still gathering information, Bullitt Fiscal Court members are pondering the hiring of a human resources manager.

  • Condition of stream concerns city officials

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - It started as an environmental concern, then turned into a legal concern, but now is becoming a health concern.

    The Hunters Hollow City Council is worried that someone will become sick from the dirty water in the creek located within the city.

    The new concern comes from what city officials claim was a positive test by the city's storm water engineer, Jim Harned, for E-Coli in the stream.

  • Missing Ohio teen found safe in Bullitt

     BARDSTOWN---Three days after teen William Scheetz went missing from his home in Powell, Ohio, he was found yesterday in Mount Washington.

    "Safe and OK," were the words used by Bullitt County Sheriff's Office detective Scotty McGaha to describe the boy's condition.

  • Mount Washington prepares for festival

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It’s that time of year again. 

    The Mount Washington Family Fest will be Sept. 20-21 on Main Street.

    New this year, there will be inflatables for children to play on, said Bill Breeden, chairman for the Mount Washington Lions Club.  The club is sponsoring the event for the third year.

    Breeden said this is a special time for MW residents because it is also the last get together before winter sets in and it is something for  kids to enjoy.

    On Friday, activities begin at 4 p.m. and end at dusk.

  • Missing Ohio teen found

    Wednesday, Sept. 11, 3 p.m.

    BARDSTOWN--  Bullitt County Sheriff's Office Detective Scotty McGaha has confirmed that 17 year-old William Scheetz, who has been missing for two days now from Powell, Ohio, was found.

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    Wednesday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m.

    BARDSTOWN-- The search continues this morning for Ohio teen William Scheetz who went missing from his hometown of Powell, Ohio, Sept. 9.

  • AWANA at North Bullitt Christian

     HILLVIEW - North Bullitt Christian Church kicked off its 2013-14 AWANA Camp in blue ribbon fashion with a State Fair Night celebration.

    AWANA (Approved Workman Are Not Ashamed) is a weekly program created for children. Each event includes fun activities along with verse memorization to learn God's word.

    Children participate in overall youth activities and also separate into age groups for more specific lesson plans.

  • 911 Remembrance on Sunday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- September 11, 2001, is a date that sticks in everyone’s mind. 

    Most remember where they were that day or what they were doing when they heard the news about the terrorist attack at the World Trade Centers.

    Bullitt County will have its third annual Day of Remembrance a couple days after to remember those who lost their lives this Sunday.

    This year the ceremony will take place in Lebanon Junction.

  • Search begins off of Bardstown Road for Ohio boy missing since yesterday

    BARDSTOWN-- The Bullitt County Sheriff's Department has started to search for an Ohio teen off Bardstown Road after a hunter found his car last night down a hill. 

    Seventeen year-old William Scheetz has been missing from his hometown of Powell, Ohio, since yesterday. He is considered endangered because he has a history of depression and needs medication, said Bullitt County detective Scotty McGaha.

    The last possible color Scheetz was thought to be wearing was yellow.

    Helicopter and K-9 searches are being conducted to find him.

  • Road closures in Bullitt County for September 12

     The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of KY 44 and KY 61 in Bullitt County between Bullitt Lick Middle School and the Bullitt County Youth League Fields (mile points 11.8 and 14.3).

    This roadway will be closed on Thursday, September 12 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. for the Bullitt Central High School Homecoming parade.

    The parade will start on KY 44 and travel to KY 61.  The parade will then turn right onto KY 61 and travel to East Third Street.