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Today's News

  • Students advised to check KEES for accurate amount

     FRANKFORT — Kentucky high school students and 2014 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Families sought for exchange students

     Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand are seeking host families in and around Shepherdsville for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic school year.

    Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: AUGUST 2014

     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - August 2014:

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    4

    MANDATORY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY

    5

    OPENING DAY FOR TEACHERS

  • Nearby preserve gives you chance to meet some animals of the wild

      Walk on the Wild Side at Indiana Animal Preservation 

    It was a shared Facebook post that led our family to discover one of the best days of our summer vacation. 

    Wildlife In Need (WIN) is located in Clark County, Ind.

    WIN is home to hundreds of indigenous, exotic and endangered animals. The animals are very active and healthy. 

    They appear to be very happy and have an amazing bond with Tim Stark, the owner of WIN. 

  • Young soccer players get basic training at BE camp

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - With the World Cup Soccer Tournament filling TV screens earlier this summer, Bullitt East soccer coach Mike Brangers (right) conducted his annual camp at the school.

    For four nights, almost 50 young players were coached on the basics of the game including dribbling, passing and goal keeping as well as an obstacle course.

  • BC’s Humphrey to play basketball at Spalding

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Making the most of an open gym try-out late in the spring, Bullitt Central senior Zack Humphrey earned an invitation to join the program at Spalding University.

    As Humphrey recalled, it didn’t take much selling from Golden Eagle head coach Kevin Gray to get Humphrey to stay close to home for his college basketball.

    Of course, Humphrey didn’t mention to Gray that he was planning at attending the Louisville-area college if basketball was involved or not.

  • Coaching moves affect number of fall football foes

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – While Bullitt County had no major football coaching changes this season, and hasn’t for a number of years, some of this fall’s opponents had major changes at the top of their programs.

  • North Bullitt’s Logan Wyatt pledges to Louisville for 2016

     HEBRON ESTATES – On Wednesday, power-hitting North Bullitt third baseman Logan Wyatt tweeted out that he had committed to the University of Louisville and head coach Dan McDonnell.

    The announcement was confirmed by Eagle baseball coach Brian Wise the next day who said that the decision was an easy one for Wyatt who grew up a fan of the Cardinals. It was also a quick decision by Wyatt who had only visited with McDonnell the previous day. It was also his first official visit.

  • College student ID cards valuable

     FRANKFORT - If you’re headed to college this fall, you’ll most likely be issued a student ID card during orientation or registration.

    Most likely, your card will have your photo and student number on it. 

    Most colleges require students to carry their ID cards with them at all times while on campus. 

    Use it well, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) advises.

    Your ID card will often be your dorm room key and your debit card for on-campus meals and the bookstore.

  • Breakfast starts fund-raiser day for arts center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Arts Council is looking for a place to call their own.

    Beginning next month, the group will start having fundraisers to build an arts center.

    “It’s something we are all pretty excited about,” said Arts Council President Donna Burke.

    She said they are looking at a few pieces of land and have made up a tentative drawing of the building which will include an art gallery/gift shop and meeting/event rooms for the three divisions of the council.