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Today's News

  • Raising dropout age debated

      FRANKFORT When it comes to high school dropouts in Kentucky, one number in particular stands out: 33.

    That’s how many students on average walked out of the classroom each and every school day in 2010, amounting to 6,200 students over the entire year.

  • Rep. Greer's legislative update

     We have reached the half way mark of the 2012 session and I believe the House of Representatives has much to show for our 30 days in Frankfort.

    Since January 3rd, we have been hard at work moving legislation through the committee process, working on budget issues within our subcommittees and meeting with constituents and stakeholders on issues of importance to Kentuckians,

  • Sen. Hornback's Frankfort report

      FRANKFORT – We have reached the half-way point of the 2012 General Assembly Session. There are daily committee meetings, policy briefings, visits from constituents, and meetings with various advocacy groups.

  • BE’s quick start too much for BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With a 22-3 lead five minutes into the game, the Bullitt East Chargers on Monday night flexed their considerable muscle and defeated Bullitt Central 88-61 before a large and boisterous crowd in the Cougars’ Den.

  • Handful of locals qualify for wrestling, swim state tourneys

     LOUISVILLE - It was a big weekend for Bullitt East senior Mason Turlington at the Region II Swimming Championships as he qualified for two events at the Kentucky State Swimming and Diving Championships next weekend in Louisville.

  • Overdale’s Toll one of 30 parents to graduate from leadership program

     LEXINGTON, KY – Overdale Elementary School parent, Jennifer Toll of Shepherdsville, was one of 30 parents from across Kentucky who graduated from the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

    An initiative of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, this program is designed and implemented in partnership with the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science and The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University.

  • Dooley honored for work

     Michael Dooley was honored by the members of the Bullitt County Fire Chiefs’ Association for his long-time work as a member of the Mount Washington Fire Department.

    Dooley was most recently chief of the department. His contract expired at the end of December 2011.

    Dooley received a trumpet from the association and he also received some kind comments from his former associates.

    Dooley thanked everyone and wished his successor luck.

  • School officials must think twice on ‘cleaning’ out custodial staff

     There is no question that the per pupil spending on youngsters in Bullitt County is below par.

  • Otaku Ball

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Area youth love a Valentine’s Day gathering.

  • Conference centre, tourism audit reveals top marks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those who sit on the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission had reason to smile during their last regular meeting when CPA Sandy Verbeck proclaimed the commission in excellent financial health.