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  • Boy's hard work gives HOPE for those in need of little extra help

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It wasn't quite $100,000, but a young Bullitt Countian brought in quite a pay day for a local organization.

    The Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) program was established to assist those in need throughout Bullitt County.

    The group hosted a picnic social community event at First Street Park in Shepherdsville. About 60 people attended for a free meal and learned more about the agency.

  • Beavers eager to be leader of BC Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central High School searched for a full year to fill the principal vacancy. They have decided it to leave it to Beavers.

    Jim Beavers was named the new BCHS principal by the site-based decision making council.

    Beavers, a Bardstown native, will replace interim principal Andrew Pohlman, who will remain at the school.

    Bringing an educational and military background, Beavers said both helped him become familiar over time with the Bullitt County area.

  • Third time charm for Erica Holder

      BERNHEIM - The third time really was a charm for Erica Holder on Monday night as she was crowned the 2015 Miss Bullitt County Fair on the opening night of the week long festival.

    Competing in the summer event each of the two previous years, Holder gained experience and maturity that she carried into play against four other competitors, impressing the four judges to earn the crown from 2014 Miss Bullitt County Fair Joanna Whitener.

  • Boyle excited at chance to lead school

      BROOKS - A long-time local instructional coach will have an opportunity to oversee all the instruction at Brooks Elementary.

    Melissa Boyle was selected by the Brooks Site-Based Decision Making Council as the school's newest principal, replacing Cheri Lineweaver.

    Boyle has spent her entire career in Bullitt County Public Schools as an instructional coach for Pleasant Grove and Cedar Grove Elementaries.

  • Lineweaver retires but looking for next mission

      BROOKS - The revolving door on the principal's office at Brooks Elementary has since been removed.

    Following a stretch of news principals each year for four years, Cheri Lineweaver brought stability to the position.

    In six years with the school she has overseen many changes, most notably to the new Brooks campus, which resulted in a larger student base.

    WIth the school stabilized, Lineweaver devised to refocus on her personal life, announcing her retirement at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

  • Knipp likes Bullitt County’s education system

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Following the retirement of a veteran educator and native Bullitt Countian, Roby Elementary welcomes a community newcomer who wanted to become a part of the county’s quality reputation.

    Brittany Knipp, a Louisville native, moved to the area with her family so her children could attend Bullitt County Public Schools.

    She now finds herself fully involved as Roby’s new principal, selected by the school’s Site-Based Decision Making Council.

  • Bibelhauser, Usher selected for leadership institute

     School Administrators Adrienne Usher and Angela Bibelhauser have been selected to participate in this summer’s Leadership Institute for School Principals.

    Usher who just completed first year as Overdale Elementary School principal, will attend training June 16-18 in Greensboro, N.C.

    Bibelhauser also just finished her first year leading the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home, although she has been assistant principal at the facilities.

  • Korfhage ending with 31 years in education

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby Elementary is known as the traditional school of the Shepherdsville area, remaining in existence longer than the other current schools.

    A major portion of its long history is Bullitt County’s longest-tenured principal at one school, Gayle Korfhage, who is stepping down at the end of the school year.

    Korfhage will retire with 18 years in at Roby, 13 as principal, and a total of 31 years in education.

  • BC’s Williamson grabs international contest recognition

     Bullitt Central High School junior Jakob Williamson was awarded a $1,500 Web Innovator Award from GoDaddy.com at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in May in Pittsburgh, PA.

    Among 1,702 participants from 78 different countries, Jakob is the first student from Bullitt County to win an award at ISEF.

  • Forgey selected as first from BCHS to attend Gatton

    Bullitt Central High School sophomore Caity Forgey is one of 60 students selected to attend the prestigious Carol Martin Gatton Math and Science Academy at Western Kentucky University.

                “Surprised, then excited, and it’s all still sinking in,” Caity said. She is the first Bullitt Central student accepted into the academy and it quite proud of that accomplishment.