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Today's News

  • Elementary students may be first to start day

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could elementary students be the first to start classes each day next fall?
        That is a possibility and a proposal that is getting some positive support from a committee asked to study the start times in Bullitt County.
        The committee, which will meet again on Monday, March 16, at 4 p.m., has been researching the dozens of possibilities since the beginning of the year.
        Every few years, the request is made to determine if the current format of class scheduling is appropriate.

  • Former U of L exec gets 63 months for fraud, embezzlement

     A former University of Louisville accountant, promoted to Executive Director of the Department of Family & Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine (DFGM) was sentenced today, in U.S. District Court, by Senior District Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to 63 months in prison and ordered to pay $2,810,201.53 in restitution for tax fraud and embezzling funds tied to University of Louisville medical groups, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Old Mill, Mt. Washington students create prosthetic device for area student

    Employing a combination of basic materials and advanced technology, Mt. Washington and Old Mill Elementary School fourth and fifth grade students created a prosthetic device for a student whose left arm ends at the elbow joint.

                (Parents of the student requested the youth recipient and school not be identified).

  • Council considers shifting meeting nights

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - For many years the Shepherdsville City Council has met regularly on the second and fourth Monday of every month.

                Council member Dana Bischoff-James suggested the city move the date.

                James suggested considering a new day and meeting time, offering a potential move to Tuesdays and an earlier start of 6 p.m., rather than the current 6:30.

  • UK students give county six paths to follow for greenways

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Seeking some suggestions on how Bullitt County might establish a formal trail program, a pair of volunteers found help from the University of Kentucky.
        Residents Bill Duffy and Steve Froelicher had expressed an interest and had developed a possible route to link the Floyds Fork area to Bernheim Forest.
        Last spring, Bullitt Fiscal Court approved an expenditure of $15,000 for Dr. Jayoung Koo, a professor of landscape design and architecture at UK, to help develop some possibilities.

  • Former Health PMO owner headed to prison for money laundering, drug distribution

     The former owner of Health PMO was sentenced to time served, of 45 months in prison, and ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution, by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson, III in U.S. Federal Court today, for conspiring to illegally distribute and dispense controlled substances, wire fraud, and conspiring to commit money laundering, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Robinson, Carver work to raise awareness, funding

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Some say running is a way of life.

    But for one pair of Bullitt County residents, it's a way to raise awareness.

    In April, Paige Robinson and Jeff Carver will participate in the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon. Robinson, a math teacher at Bullitt East High School, will run the marathon. Mount Washington resident Jeff Carver will bike the half marathon. They will raise money for the Frazier Rehab Institute Ironman Housing Fund.

  • Vincentz elected vice president of state technology organization

    Bullitt County Public Schools Technology Integration Specialist Susan Vincentz was elected Vice President of the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) at its annual conference in Louisville earlier this month.

                She will assume her new leadership duties July 1st.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 23, 2015

    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.

     

  • Lady Chargers break quickly from the gate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Heading into the first major softball tournament of the season on Friday when they played in Elizabethtown at the Big M Chevrolet Classic, Bullitt East head coach Ricky Hoffman didn’t really know what to expect.

    Six games later and with the only two losses being by one run, including a 3-2 loss to the number one ranked team in the state, Hoffman was all smiles when the team got back to Mount Washington.