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  • District's attendance rises to 55th highest in Kentucky

    Student attendance for the 2013-2014 school year averaged an all-time high of 95.46% ranking the district 55th out of 173 Kentucky school districts.

    However, school officials will not rest even when student attendance ranks Number 1.

  • Labor Day precautions for boaters

     FRANKFORT – The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the holiday weekend, squeezing the last bit of fun out of what many consider the last weekend of summer.

    Boaters who plan to hit the water should keep in mind some important considerations before they launch their motor boat, canoe or kayak over the holiday weekend and the upcoming fall fishing season.

  • Pioneer Village finds way to make holiday work more acceptable to police officers

    PIONEER VILLAGE -- With police officers working 12-hour shifts, what happens when their day falls on a holiday?

  • Distraction may have led to fatal accident

    CLERMONT--A Nelson County woman died Thursday evening when she turned into the path of an oncoming truck on Highway 245 at the entrance to the Jim Beam Distillery.

    Bullitt County coroner David Billings identified the victim as Samantha Greenwell, 29, of Bardstown.

    The wreck occurred around 5:24 p.m. and Highway 245 was closed to traffic until 10 p.m. with an accident reconstruction team, which includes the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office and Shepherdsville Police Department, investigated.

  • McConnell, Grimes discuss issues with KY. Farm Bureau

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with U.S. Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry, farm families and rural communities.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 25, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Hillview will look at closing time for alcohol

     HILLVIEW -- It's a start but Ricky Thompson isn't quite ready to give up the fight.

  • Two students injured as bus struck on 1020

    BROOKS--Two students were taken to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South on Friday afternoon after their bus was struck.

    According to superintendent Keith Davis, who went to the hospital with the children, the injuries did not appear to be serious.

    Around 35 students were on a bus stopped at a railroad crossing on Highway 1020 near Solite.

    The bus was struck by a small van, in which the driver may have been distracted.

    The students, who were from Brooks Elementary, were loaded into another bus and taken home.

  • Hardy, McDaniel 'Rite' choices to be honored

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was just a little "roast" in the dinner served to members and friends of the Bullitt County Scottish Rite.

  • New Taco Bell gets needed variances

    HILLVIEW -- Another dining choice will be entering the Bullitt County market.