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Today's News

  • Deadline nears for Bullitt Co. Farm Bureau scholarships

     It is the time of year, HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS, to get scholarship applications to fill out for college opportunities.

    Bullitt County Farm Bureau gives 4 $2,000 scholarships.  The requirements are  

    *Have either a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale or a minimum score of 19 on the ACT

    *be the child of a Bullitt County Farm Bureau member and remain such while the scholarship is in force

    *finish high school within the year they apply for the scholarship.

  • Visitors amazed at ‘new’ school

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—The building may be new but the memories were still present during the Mount Washington Elementary Community Open House on Sunday.

    Former teachers, administration, students and neighbors made their way out to the newly renovated school to walk through the new hallways and remember how far the school has come.

    Major changes to the school includes the new hardwood floor gym with bleachers, an expanded cafeteria, a more secluded library and computer lab, an office suite and, most noticeable, four walls and a door for every classroom.

  • Court affirms unpaid suspension of animal control officer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Animal control officer Mark Williams will not get his pay which was lost during a recent four-day suspension.

    And he will not get the suspension itself reversed.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court met for just over an hour in closed session. They were there to hear Williams’ appeal of his four-day suspension for insubordination.

    The court voted 4-1, with magistrate Joe Rayhill in opposition, to affirm the suspension handed down by Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.

  • Man charged with sex crime

     HILLVIEW-- A northern Bullitt County man is now facing sec-related charges.

    On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Mark A. Raeber.

    Raeber, of Hillview, was charged with a crime related to the distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Accoring to a release by Les Williams, public information officer for the KSP, the agency’s Internet Crimes Against Children conducted an undercover investigation.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 29, 2017

    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.

     

    Bullitt County:

  • KSP charges Bullitt man with child sexual exploitation offenses

     HILLVIEW On January 26, 2017, at approximately 8:24 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Mark A. Raeber, 35, on a charge related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Raeber was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect uploading images of child sexual exploitation online.  

  • On Target

     At the recent Bullitt East Archery Tournament, it was three schools from the Shepherdsville area that won the team titles.

    In the elementary division, it was Cedar Grove that came home with the first place trophy after posting a score of 2947.

    It was Bernheim that won the middle school title at the Jan. 14 event with a final score of 3206. Bernheim’s Sara Macarthy was the top individual with a score of 286.

  • William Thomas Lee - a very prominent family

     William Thomas Lee’s parents were Orleans Lee and Mary Cundiff.  William’s father Orleans was born in 1826 in Belmont, Bullitt County, Kentucky. 

    He grew up in Bullitt County and married Mary Cundiff in 1826.  Mary Cundiff was born in 1828 in Bullitt County, Kentucky. 

    She was the daughter of John Brown Cundiff and Elizabeth Younger. 

    They had 10 children.  They were Amanda, John Henry, Mary Allis, Alice, Charles, William, Sarah, Orleans, Emma and Mary Lee.

  • RENAISSANCE in LEARNING

     CLERMONT – Bernheim Middle School is hosting a reformation of sorts for its students.

    The BMS Renaissance Rally is a school-wide celebration focusing on student success.

    “It is all about the culture and climate of our school and getting our students excited about being successful at school,” said BMS Youth Services Center coordinator Tara Davis.

    The event is similar to a school pep rally but with the emphasis on recognizing academic achievements and good character.

  • Physician convicted of unlawful distribution, fraud

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., today announced the conviction of a Louisville physician, in United States District Court, before Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., on multiple charges including unlawful distribution of controlled substances and health care fraud.