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Today's News

  • Dooley reinstated to position after long, costly legal battle

      MOUNT WASHINGTON—After nearly six years, the question has finally been answered: Michael Dooley is the chief of the Mount Washington Fire Protection District.

    In the latest of executive session meetings to work out plans, a motion was approved to bring the matter to a conclusion after Dooley was improperly terminated in 2012.

    As of Oct. 2, Dooley officially returned to work as Mount Washington’s fire chief.

    “I’m just happy it’s all done,” he said.

  • Agencies work to catch bank robber

     SHEPHERDSVILLE --  A man who allegedly robbed a bank on Friday found out it was not his lucky day.

  • Beshear, BOAT outline plans of attack

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local team received a boost from a state official on its ongoing battle with the recent drug epidemic.

    The Bullitt Opioid Addiction Team (BOAT) welcomed Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear to speak with local officials about drug-related issues and the ongoing struggle to combat them.

    The event was hosted at the Bullitt County Detention Center, with various officials and concerned residents invited to share their concerns and suggestions.

  • Citizens seek Chapeze to be scenic byway

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A group working to protect the scenic value of the Chapeze Lane area got a shot in the arm from the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    And they hope to get the same level of support from Bullitt Fiscal Court. But that can’t happen until the court hosts a special  meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the courthouse.

    The public is invited to attend.

  • VIP: Middle, high students are very important partners

     Nearly 40 middle and high school students were recognized as Very Important Partners during a Youth Poster Campaign unveiling ceremony Sept. 19th at Bullitt Central High School.

    Each youth has pledged to resist peer pressure, stay away from dangerous substances and focus on academics/college and career readiness so they can lead productive, successful lives.

  • Bullitt Central FFA getting the year started

     The Bullitt Central High School FFA Chapter has begun the year with several activities.  

    One of the first activities we went to is the Ky. State Fair. We learned how the agricultural industry impacts our economy and visited many other agriculture booths. 

    We were also able to participate in Cedar Grove Elementary Back to School Bash.  Student set a booth consisting of baby chicks, rabbits, and display boards highlighting the agriculture industry.  

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 15, 2017

     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.

     

  • Setting Goals

     It was a Goal Setting Extravaganza at Mount Washington Elementary that featured guests from throughout the community and throughout the state.

    Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton celebrated her 100th school visit with a stop at the school. Hampton spoke to students about the importance of setting goals and how things like homework but not always be enjoyable but it’s always helpful.

  • Sewer surcharge request dismissed by PSC

         FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has denied an effort to impose a surcharge on customers of a failed Bullitt County sewer system in order to pay off debts of the bankrupt company that abandoned the utility.

    The proposed surcharge would have imposed a $17 monthly fee for a period of 20 years on the 700 customers formerly served by Bullitt Utilities.

  • Wooley wraps up conference as KASHRM president

     Kentucky Association of School Human Resources Managers (KASHRM) President and BCPS Director of Human Resources Jennifer Wooley wrapped up her second state conference in Lexington to glowing reviews.

    “It was all good,” she said. “Participants were overall pleased with the agenda topics and roundtable discussions.”

    One agenda item set months ago was spiking pension changes.

    “The pension speakers told us they had no idea this was going to be such a hot topic,” Wooley said.