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Today's News

  • Local teachers earn national certification

     A total of eight local educators have earned certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards bringing grand total to 87 in Bullitt County Public Schools.

    More than 112,000 teachers across the United States have achieved Board certification.

    Eastside Middle School - Lisa Carli - Mathematics/Early Adolescence and Tina Contreras - Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood.

  • Roberts to lead state organization

     Melanie Roberts was sworn in as the president for 2018 of the Kentucky County Judge Executive Association. District judge Jennifer Porter swore Roberts into the positiion during a ceremony on Friday afternoon. 

     

    Roberts will preside over the association. She is the first woman to serve in this position, as well as being the first Bullitt Countian to earn the distinction.

  • Shepherdsville audit reveals repeat offenses

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Members of the current Shepherdsville City Council recently got a glimpse into concerns which came to light during a special audit of its financial books ending June 30, 2016.

    In January, the members were advised of the financial findings of a regular annual audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

    In both, concerns over at least a couple of issues were pointed out by separate auditing firms.

  • Deadline Tuesday to file for office; fields begin to fill

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If you want to get on the ballot for the the 2018 election, you better hurry.

    The fields continue to grow as the 4 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, Jan. 30, approaches.

     

    COUNTY RACES

    The top race on the ticket remains the quest for Bullitt County Judge/Executive.

    Incumbent Melanie Roberts is being challenged by Jerry Summers.

    On the Democratic ticket, Tony Thompson is the lone person to sign up.

  • Thurman allowed to file for office, keep job -- for now

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- George Thurman has been a deputy for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office since September 2004.

    He would like to be able to run for the sheriff’s position in the upcoming election.

    However, everywhere he’s turned, Thurman has been told that he could not run for office unless he resigns from the job that he loves.

    With the filing deadline just a few days away, Thurman filed a lawsuit in Bullitt Circuit Court against the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Merit Board.

  • Sacred Heart gets hot late to beat BE 60-49

     LOUISVILLE – The first half defense effort was nearly flawless, but it wasn’t good enough on Wednesday for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers in the second-round of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University.

  • East rolls past Ballard in opener

     LOUISVILLE – After playing two games the previous weekend to get the kinks out following a 21-day break between the games, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers showed there was no rust on Tuesday in the opening game of the 46th annual Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament as they jumped ahead of Ballard 25-8 early in the second quarter and then rolled to a 61-47 victory.

  • NB’s late rally comes up short against Fern Creek

     LOUISVILLE – It was just three weeks earlier that North Bullitt hung a 21-point defeat on visiting Fern Creek, but it might as well have been three years ago when the teams met again on Tuesday in the opening round of the 46th annual Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University.

    Forgetting what had gotten them the big win in the first game back from Florida, the Lady Eagles fell behind 12-1 six minutes into the game and despite a furious fourth quarter comeback, the green and gold came up short, falling 55-48.

  • Bullitt East suffers fourth straight narrow loss

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – For the fifth time in a little more than two weeks, the Bullitt East Chargers had a game come down to the final seconds on Thursday against visiting Sixth Region rival Pleasure Ridge Park.

    That streak of five straight games with decisions coming by fewer than four points started with a 66-64 win over the same PRP team in the opening round of the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of January 28, 2018

     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.