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Today's News

  • Big work still in progress at Bullitt Central

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County’s first, and oldest, high school facility is in the process of a facelift worth bragging about.

    Construction is underway for a new campus building and other various improvements that will almost double the school’s building size.

    Bullitt East and North Bullitt have already received new college and career centers. Like Bullitt Central, each has a multi-purpose area and flexible classrooms.

    In addition to the similar upgrades, Bullitt Central also received a major renovation.

  • Ramp closure from I-65 South to KY 480 Sept. 19-22

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 65 to KY 480 at Shepherdsville (Exit 116) will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.  This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, September 22.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via southbound I-65 to westbound KY 44 (Exit 117), then turn left onto southbound KY 61 and follow to KY 480.

  • City celebrates paying off tornado debt, 40th anniversary

    PIONEER VILLAGE - It's a celebration for a community of friends without boundaries.

    That new motto, along with a new flag, are part of the Pioneer Village 40th anniversary celebration scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at Becknell Hall.

    City officials invite all residents to celebrate the free event, which will include the retirement of the city's tornado debt, paid off in full as of June 2014.

    The city has been paying off the debt since 1996, when the area was heavily damaged by a tornado, the most significant event in its 40-year history.

  • Bullitt to host conference on technology

    Reserve your seat today or you will miss Where Ideas Take F.L.I.G.H.T.

    The Bullitt County Public School/OVEC Institute is a free event scheduled for Saturday, September 20th from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (with lunch on own and door prizes at the end of the day).

    District Technology Integration Specialist Christie Turbeville said anything an individual would possibly want to learn about technology and teaching will be available from a host of presenters.

  • Forum next Tuesday to look at pros, cons of newest debate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -  It’s legal in two states, medically legal in another 23, considered less harmful than other illegal narcotics, and some believe it’s safe enough for legal use.

    Kentucky is among the states now discussing marijuana legalization. That’s why Bullitt County Partners in Prevention (PIP) is hosting a public forum to address issues and concerns.

    “Marijuana: Legalize It?” will take place Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6 p.m. at the Shepherdsville Government Center.

  • Church bookkeeper charged with embezzling funds

     LOUISVILLE - The former bookkeeper at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Church and School was charged today, by federal grand jury, with embezzling $83,191 in funds from the Louisville parish by means of wire fraud announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Parents can learn more about children’s meals at school thanks to new software

     Parents can learn everything about their child’s breakfast and lunch at school thanks to the new Nutrislice link available at www.bullittschools.org.

    On the website, look for School Meal Menus in Nutrislice on the For Parents, For Staff and BCPS Community pages.

    District School Food Services Manager Angela Voyles said Program Assistant Becky Willoughby invested quite a bit of time downloading information.

    “There is a lot of information for the public thanks to Becky’s efforts,” she said.

  • Former Ft. Knox energy program manager faces additional fraud charges

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A former Fort Knox Energy Program Manager was charged in a second superseding indictment today with devising multiple wire fraud schemes to defraud the United States and violating criminal conflict of interest laws, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Academies will allow more areas of expertise in learning

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- With the year started new beginnings.

    By next year, all Bullitt County high schools will be fully implementing career academies or “pathways” that will give students the opportunity to gain background in fields of study they might show interest in as well as possibly obtain certifications.

    Superintendent Keith Davis said the new programs will help students be better prepared for their future.

  • College, career programs have endless possibilities in county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The more she is on the job, the more excited Christy Coulter is about the possibilities of the college and career readiness program in Bullitt County.

    The push of students to attend college has been a longstanding mission of the education system.

    The need for a trained workforce in a diverse pathway of careers is new on the horizon.

    And, it is that newness of the career part of the equation that excites Coulter.