Today's News

  • SPD seeks help in identifying Super 8 theft suspect

     On Friday, October 31, 2014, a white male subject approached the desk clerk of the Super 8 Motel and advised the clerk that someone had spilled water in the vending area. While the clerk was cleaning the spill up, the white male subject entered the clerk area and removed cash from the cash drawer.

    The suspect is described as a white male with dark colored hair and dark color short beard, approximately 5’9” – 6’ tall, wearing blue jeans, a blue Adidas jacket and gray and blue University of Kentucky ball cap.

  • BC student struck, injured by car

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt Central student was struck by a car while crossing Highway 44 East on the way to school Friday morning.


     The Bullitt County Public Schools Calendar of Events for November 2014. For more information contact your school or call the Frank R. Hatfield Administrative Center, 869-8000.






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  • Don't forget to "fall" back after Halloween: Daylight Savings this weekend

     Halloween weekend is now an hour longer thanks to Daylight Savings Time.

    Clocks will officially "fall back" Sunday morning, Nov. 2. at 2 a.m., which will officially become 1 a.m.

    The purpose of Daylight Savings is to maximize daylight hours during summer months, taking advantage of natural light and saving on electrical use during those months.

    The practice of daylight savings became official in the United States during World War I as an effort to conserve fuel. The plan was unpopular and abolished after the war ended.

  • Romine qualifies for world auctioneer event

     KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Andy White of Ashland, Ohio, proved his talent as a livestock auctioneer at the first of three qualifying events for the Livestock Marketing Association’s (LMA) World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC). 

    The qualifying event took place at Arcadia Stockyards, Arcadia, Fla., on Oct. 20.

  • Lawson, Wheeler seek Second District position

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - While neither have served in county government, both contenders for the seat of Second District magistrate are well-known in the community.

    And both have served on the Mount Washington City Council.

    Democratic nominee Brent Wheeler was unopposed in the spring and had a chance to watch as Gary Lawson survived the Republican primary to set up the November battle.

    The winner will take the seat currently held by Robert Hunt, who was defeated by Lawson in the spring.


  • Bullitt County Night at regional left BE standing

     HIGHVIEW – It was a historic night for Bullitt County sports on Wednesday as all three local soccer programs played in the semi-finals of the Girls’ Sixth Region Tournament at Mercy High School.

    While all three teams had made the regional tournament the year before, this was the first time all three won opening round games. In fact, it is the first time in any sport that all three Bullitt County schools have reached such a lofty spot in the post-season at the same time.

  • Cross-country post-season starts running on Saturday

     BARDSTOWN – In the final tune-up for all three programs before the Region 3 meet this Saturday, the area cross-country teams competed in the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference Meet at the Bluegrass Expo Center.

    The day belonged to Bullitt East as they won both the boys’ and the girls’ titles while in addition Lady Charger junior Sierra Poppell continued her strong season by winning the girls’ race by over a minute. Poppell has moved into the top-10 runners across the state in Class 3-A this season.

  • Final week of the regular season has everyone home

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With all the regular season district play out of the way, the three area football teams now know the path ahead of them in the Class 5-A play-offs.

    First, the teams get a chance to regroup and fix any late problems with one last regular season contest this week. What works out best is that all three teams will be at home for those games so they can celebrate Senior Night in style.

  • Grading is complicated

     The lasted round of assessment results have been reported.

    They are publicly available on the Kentucky Department of Education website and you can look at overall district scores as well as those of individual schools.

    You can look at data collected on students’ performance in all core curriculum areas.

    You can find program reviews related to writing, arts and humanities, practical living and career studies, and the primary program.