• Major manufacturer commits big funds to equip local tech center

     LOUISVILLE -- Written on the memo line of a $120,000 check to the Bullitt County Area Technology Center is “to help students build their futures.”

    Thanks to GE Appliances, Amatrol and Technical Training Aids, that’s exactly what is going to happen.

    According to president and CEO of GE Appliances and Lighting Chip Blankenship, many companies are finding their biggest challenge is finding qualified applicants to fill the manufacturing operations demand in their ever-growing community.

  • Bernheim Middle believes threat is a hoax

      The following e-mail was sent out by Bernheim Middle School principal Troy Kolb at 3:57 on  Thurs. Oct. 29:


  • Contract ‘drug’ through court before OK

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Joe Rayhill feels that if one student is subject to drug testing, all students should have the same possibility of being testing.

    That would be if county taxpayers are used to fund the drug prevention program.

    The county’s funding of over $11,000 to the public school system was approved at the Oct. 6 meeting of Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    However, after Rayhill saw the contract to voted upon for the actual vendor, the magistrate had second thoughts.

  • Best of the Best: Beasley, Patton among best teachers in commonwealth

                FRANKFORT - Two of Bullitt County's finest instructors attended a gathering of the Commonwealth's best at the State Capitol Rotunda.

                Brooks Elementary's Gina Beasley and Bullitt Lick Middle's Meredith Patton were finalists in the 2016 State Teacher of the Year Award presented by Ashland, Inc.

  • Bullitt receives grants for agricultural-based programs

     FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $2,692,136 for 14 agricultural diversification and rural development programs across the Commonwealth during its October board meeting.

    Technical Assistance for Agribusinesses.

    The County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) offers 10 investment areas that give Kentucky agricultural producers the ability to increase net farm income, add value to their products and diversify their operation.

  • Students selected as VIPs as role models

     Proud family and friends gathered for the unveiling of the 2015 Very Important Partner (VIP) Youth Poster Campaign at Bullitt Central High School’s College and Career Center gymnasium on Thursday, Sept. 24th, 2015.

    The official unveiling was co-sponsored by Bullitt County Partners in Prevention.

    The youth poster campaign recognizes individuals who model a drug-free life. The youths are nominated, required to write an essay, go through an interview and vetting process, and then chosen for their example of drug-free choices.

  • Crossroads’ Dukes honored national for artistic work

     Crossroads Elementary School first grade student Kaleeanah Dukes has been named a National Finalist for her 2014 Constitution Day poster.

    Kaleeanah made the drawing of a pair of Eagles and the American Flag as a kindergarten youth. Her artwork can be found on the following website of national finalists – www.constitutionfacts.com.

    Library media specialist Kellie Weihe had every Crossroads Trailblazer participate in creating a Constitution Day poster in relation to texts and videos on this subject through library lessons.

  • Crisis Averted: No problems after two bomb threats at schools
  • Fire prevention goes to the dogs

        HILLVIEW - You can't teach an old dog new tricks, but an old dog can teach young students.

        Four Bullitt County elementary schools hosted a fire safety event provided by Koorsen Fire & Security of Indianapolis, in conjunction with the Zoneton Fire Department.

  • Wooley selected president of state HR managers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Jennifer Wooley has been elected President of the Kentucky Association of School Human Resource Managers (KASHRM).

    “I am humbled and look forward to growing it to provide more resources and trainings for HR folks across the state,” she said.

    Her primary duty will be organizing the annual state conference which is an opportunity for persons who work in human resources to learn from one another and to receive information from guest speakers.