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Today's News

  • Agencies work to catch bank robber

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • No sewer surcharge allowed on Hunters Hollow system

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - The pipeline to satisfaction for Hunters Hollow residents affected by a failed sewage treatment plant finally received some flow.

    City attorney Mark Edison informed the Hunters Hollow City Commission that bankruptcy trustee Robert Keats had been permitted by a federal bankruptcy judge to drop a surcharge case.

    Originally, Keats was seeking a ruling from Kentucky Public Service Commission that would lead to substantial rate increases to plant customers to pay for the failed plant. 

  • Hall selected principal of three facilities

     Shannon Hall is the new principal of the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home.

    He replaces BJ Ritter who departed to pursue other opportunities.

    “At this point, I am very overwhelmed but there is a great deal of support,” Hall said. “It was a nice feeling to come ‘home’ to Bullitt County.”

    This is Hall’s 16th year in education. He started as an ECE teacher with BCPS before transitioning to JCPS as a guidance counselor.

  • Donations continue to roll in for ‘Christmas miracle’ for Houston

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Christmas miracle is shaping up for Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston.

    Family Day Ministries, based in Shepherdsville, has been collecting items that will be distributed in time for the Christmas holiday.

    Pastor Mike Miller has connected with Trinity Lutheran Church, located near Downtown Houston, about 934 miles from FDM. Miller always contacts local ministry during a donation delivery, making certain the donations will make to those in the most need.

  • Business loses appeal; will remain closed

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — A longtime business in Mount Washington had its license revoked due to improper zoning.

    Located at 1475 N. Bardstown Road, Virginia McAllister has operated a performance automotive and off-road shop on her property for 60 years. She and her husband started the business and their grandson, Chris Lyle, began working in it at age 15.

    Now 42, Lyle took over the Alpha Omega business almost 10 years ago. The business license was in his name.