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Today's News

  • Enjoy a gentle ride down Salt River on a tube

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What a nice way to spend a summer afternoon.

    While the sun may be blazing, a nice trip down the tree-shaded river in a tube might provide that perfect way to relax.

    For years, people have looked at the Salt River and discussed ways to make it more of a recreational attraction.

    There are those who will do a little fishing and others will jump in a kayak or a canoe.

    Now, there is another way to utilize the resources of the Salt River.

  • More changes made to circuit clerk’s office

     More changes have been made at the Clerk’s office in an effort to serve you better. 

    For years the Clerk’s office has been the “middle man” for Bullitt Countians scheduling road tests.  As many of you are aware, the state police actually administer the permit tests and the road tests. 

  • Short season, long effort for local swim team

     HILLVIEW – In Kentucky, the summer swim season is never long enough.

    However, this summer, with the end of the school year pushed back into second week of June, the summer swim season for the Dolphins Swim Team was really short in 2014. Veteran team coach Kathy Abell had her swimmers for only five total weeks this summer compared to as many as eight or nine weeks in the past.

  • Grant sought to improve safety for law enforcement

     HILLVIEW - The problem has been present for years.

    But emergency responders found ways to compensate.

    However, that never reduced the dangers of responders being inside a building and not being able to communicate effectively.

    When the city of Hillview came up with a possible solution, a funding source may now be available to make it happen.

    For the past year, discussions have been held between city officials and county emergency management services officials on a way to improve the radio communications.

  • Sleeping Beauty to be county’s first summer musical

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools hopes to awaken the sleeping beauties within its students by offering a new theatrical initiative.

    A summer musical version of “Sleeping Beauty” will be presented Thursday through Saturday at the Bullitt Central auditorium by the BCPS Summer Musical Organization.

    The musical presents a cast and crew of up to 25 BCPS students representing the three area high schools and four middle schools.

  • District still looks to fill full-time, sub bus driving jobs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Looking to step into a job where you are off when school is not in session?

    How about a job where you have the satisfaction of knowing you play a role in the educational success of a school district?

    And the job may even allow you to participate in some of the school field trips.

    Full-time positions are now available for those wanting to become bus drivers in the Bullitt County Public School System.

    According to transportation director Staci Goedde, six full-time positions were open as of last week. 

  • Father, son knocking down pins in national bowling competition

     HILLVIEW - They both enjoy knocking them down and getting the most pins.

    One of them is a wrestler, the other a bowler.

    The Eric Dezarn team, senior and junior, make for a powerful twosome, one that will compete against other parents and children at the International Family Tournament presented by the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA).

    Eric S., the son, will attend seventh grade at Zoneton Middle School. However, he is already a member of the North Bullitt bowling team.

  • Musical skills to be on display

     Sometimes you just have to take a chance.

    Over the past few years, the Bullitt County Public School System has not been afraid to try new things.

    This summer, knowing that the district is full of very talented youngsters who are interested in the performing arts, the district tried a new program.

    The goal of this program was to produce a summer musical for the public to see.

    The work of staff and students will be put on display this week as Sleeping Beauty will be performed at the Bullitt Central auditorium.

  • Improved radio communication must occur as soon as possible

      It is a scary story to hear.

    Police officers and firefighters talk about the inability at times to communicate with each other or with central dispatch.

    Over the course of the past year, the major complaint has come from those first responders in northern Bullitt County.

    It seems that if officers or firefighters are inside buildings, such as schools, radio transmission with the outside world is spotty, at best.

    This is disturbing.

    More importantly, it could be fatal.

  • Big swing eliminates Blue Lick in state tourney

     OKOLONA - With one swing of the bat, the season ended for the Blue Lick 16-18 All-Stars.

    In the top of the fifth inning, Ben Parker hit a long two-run homer to propel Okolona over Blue Lick 5-3 in the quarterfinals of the state Babe Ruth baseball tournament.

    The host Okolona team would go on to win the state title and advance to the Ohio Valley regional tournament later this week in Wisconsin.