• Bullitt County makes progress in finding next superintendent

     Bullitt County Public Schools is making progress toward finding a new superintendent.  The Board of Education is in the process of establishing the superintendent screening committee. 

    Following the required procedures established in KRS 160.352, the following people will serve on the Bullitt County Public Schools’ superintendent screening committee:

    * Board Appointee: Darrell Coleman

    * Principal Representative: Troy Wood

    * Teacher Representative:  Lee Barger

    * Teacher Representative: Susan Vincentz

  • Fitness testing kids donated to Bullitt County schools

     Fostering the belief physical fitness is essential to a well-rounded education, over $15,000 in materials has been donated to Bullitt County Public Schools.

    PE educators from each facility picked up their Fitnessgram Testing Kits during September’s Teacher Planning Day.

  • Retired Teachers host activities

    The Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association observed a special statewide week in honor of all retired teachers on Oct. 16-20.

    A book drive was held and items collected at Old Mill Elementary on Thursday, Oct. 19. Also, on that day, a health and benefits fair was held at Bullitt Central.

    Community service chairperson Regina Jones delivered several boxes of school supplies to Lebanon Junction Elem.

  • Connector between 2 schools dies again

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A disconnection by the Bullitt County Public School Board will leave the Bullitt Alternative Center and Riverview Opportunities Center physically disconnected.

    A proposal to add a connector area between the two school buildings, both located behind Bullitt Central High School, did not pass as a result of a 2-2 tie vote, with board chair Debby Atherton and board member Randall Coleman against and Dolores Ashby and Lorraine McLaughlin in favor.  (Board member Diane Thompson was absent.)


     It was a wonderful day for a parade in downtown Shepherdsville as the annual Bullitt Central Homecoming parade drew one of the largest crowds in recent history.

    Gayle Korfhage, a Bullitt Central grad and retired Bullitt County principal, was honored as the grand marshal.

    There were a lot of people lining Buckman Street to watch the units and lots of candy to be collected.

    And the Cougars topped off the festivities with a victory over Nelson County on Friday night.

  • Shepherd now in charge of BCPS transportation

     The new face in charge of a fleet of school buses is Joe Shepherd.

    “I am very excited to be here at Bullitt County and take on the role as the Director of Transportation. I look forward to working with and meeting the people of the schools and communities we serve,” he said.

    Shepherd spent the past nine months as Transportation Director of Franklin County Schools. Prior to that, he was with Jefferson County Schools for approximately 20 years.

  • Federal government could forgive some student loans
  • BE’s Woods selected merit semifinalist

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Bullitt East High School senior Sean Woods has been named a 2017 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.

    The 17-year-old son of Rick and Krista Woods of Mount Washington is one of 16,000 semi-finalists across the nation and now pursues becoming a finalist and, ultimately, the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship.

    “I was excited to receive the letter,” Sean said. “I told my parents, starting with my Dad, and they were excited for me as well.”

  • Plans continue on renovation of Bullitt Lick Middle School

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The physical process of upgrading Bullitt Lick Middle School is underway.

    Principals at both Bullitt Lick and neighboring Shepherdsville Elementary warned families that the road between the campuses would now be closed to thru traffic, as construction is set to begin on the front of the BLMS facility.

    Cate Ward, representing Studio Kremer Associates, confirmed to the Bullitt County Public School Board that construction was underway.

  • Mystery Theatre

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Patrons at the latest Bullitt Lick Middle School Drama Club play couldn’t see how much fun they were going to have.

    The Drama Club’s dinner theater event presented “Invisomercial,” an interactive production by Kamrom Klitgaard featuring an informercial turned into a mystery.

    Following dinner provided by Jenni’s Kitchen of Hillview, the show began, with the villian disappearing thanks to an invisible spray.