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    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Starting his seventh year at the helm of the Bullitt County Public School System, superintendent Keith Davis is once again eager to see over 13,000 students arrive on Wednesday morning.

         While pleased with the tremendous strides made academically during his tenure, Davis said the work would not stop until Bullitt County can boast the best school district in Kentucky.

         “We don’t want to be average,” said Davis. “We want to be excellent.”

  • First year of prescription drug bill shows some progress

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 25, 2013) – One year after landmark legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse took effect, Governor Steve Beshear credited the bill with closing non-compliant pain management clinics and reducing the number of prescriptions for heavily-abused controlled substances.
    Plus, for the first time in a decade, the number of deaths blamed on prescription overdoses has declined.

  • MW looks for ways to deal with eyesores

    It was a night of eyesores and zoning concerns at the Mount Washington City Council meeting Monday.
    Mayor Joetta Calhoun was not present so councilmember Brent Wheeler acted as pro tem mayor in her place.
    Wheeler told the council he thinks they need to take action regarding the property at 8804 Highway 44 E right across from Armstrong Lane.
     “We need to look into what we need to do about boarding the property up,” he said.

  • Chairman wants to get civil service in good shape

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tom Rosselli wants to do things the right way.
        The chairman of Shepherdsville's Civil Service committee has worked diligently in recent months to update and prepare city employee criteria.
        Addressing the city council, he appreciated their efforts while asking for permission to continue his pursuits with aid from an outside legal source.
        Rosselli referred to the council's upgrades as "honorable and noble" in regards to streamlining employment rules and regulations.

  • Skeens at helm at Crossroads

    Julie Skeens dreamed about doing many different jobs when she grew up, but one goal always remained the same for her-- she wanted to educate people in some way.
    After teaching at the high school level, working as a loan officer, serving as an instructional coach for the district and as a special education teacher, Skeens said her journey has been a long one, but necessary in order to get where she is today.
    “My love of education has caused me to study it and be hands-on with it,” she said.

  • CASA benefit will be Summer’s Night Out

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It has been in different locations but its theme has always been the same.

  • Shepherdsville City Fair: Organizers already looking to 2014 event

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - After a successful first year, organizer Tony Thompson said the Shepherdsville City Fair plans to return next summer.

  • HeartSafe: County meets criteria to earn designation as safe community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Keeping Bullitt County residents healthy is important to local officials and efforts to improve cardiovascular health in the county were recently recognized.  

  • BE students love Governor's Arts experience

     Summer. Typcially filled with pool, bonfires and festivals. However, two Bullitt County teens were given the experience of a lifetime this summer. They had a different destination: college.


     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Kevin Grove remembers working on a very early project in northern Bullitt County over 12 years ago.