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Education

  • School tax hike approved 3-2

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Property owners in Bullitt County will be paying a little more in taxes this year.

  • EDA may be landlord of facility for college

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Discussions over the need for a post-secondary educational institution in Bullitt County has been on-going for years.

  • Why should education matter to our community?

     By the time you read this, school will have been back in session for several days.

  • Former local teacher indicted

     LOUISVILLE – A former teacher in the Bullitt County Public School System has been indicted on rape charges by the Jefferson County Grand Jury.

    Scott Quisenberry, 55, was indicted last week on second- and third-degree rape.

    A second grade teacher at Kerrick Elementary School in Jefferson County, Quisenberry was a teacher at Bullitt Lick Middle School at the time the alleged incident occurred.

    According to the indictment, Quisenberry allegedly had sexual intercourse with a minor younger than 14 years of age in 2009 through 2012.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL

     There were excited faces, sleepy faces, nervous faces and smiley faces, all of them ready to begin the first day of school in Bullitt County.

    BCPS began on Wednesday, Aug. 7, the official opening of the 2013-14 semester.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for photos from each school during opening week.

  • First year full of adjustments for partnership between JCTC, BAMS program

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Education, like life, is full of changes. And the key to success is learning how to adjust.

  • Elementary schools prepare for students

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the beginning of the school year just days away, there is plenty of activity in all the buildings.

    From getting classrooms ready for students on Aug. 7 to stocking the lunchrooms, it is crunch time.

    A look at some of the highlights for the elementary schools as they prepare to greet students next Wednesday.

     

    BROOKS ELEMENTARY

    The Brooks staff will see many changes this year as principal Cheri Lineweaver works toward replacing the vacancies.

  • Middle, high schools getting ready for full year of learning

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There will be plenty of changes happening at the middle and high schools in Bullitt County.

  • James W. Hardaway Scholarship

     Elizabeth Clardy, daughter of Jesse and Shannon Clardy, is the recipient of the James W. Hardaway Memorial Scholarship Fund.

    Hester Belle Hardaway, widow of James, left funds at The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County for a scholarship fund.

    Each year, a high school graduate in Bullitt County whose parent has an active checking account at the bank is selected for the scholarship.

    Bill Hardy, chairman of The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County, presented the check to Clardy.

  • Making Bullitt County Work Ready

     A committee of individuals in the community are working on a project to help Bullitt County apply for certification in the very prestigious state Work Ready program.

    The group, chaired by county judge Melanie Roberts and school superintendent Keith Davis, is working on the application process which assesses many aspects of the community.

    Certification in the program could give the county a major step forward in recruiting jobs and residents in the future.