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Today's News

  • Scoreboard donation for Roby Elementary

     Jim and Pam White of USA Portable Building had family members join them in the presentation of a new electronic scoreboard for the Roby Elementary gym. 

    Principal Gayle Korfhage said the donation will be very useful - from use in the PE classes to games played in the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation basketball program.

    USA Portable Buildings is a local company owned by the Whites. The owners have sales locations throughout the state and region.

  • Make safe boating part of your July 4 holiday weekend plans

     FRANKFORT, Ky. – With the Fourth of July falling on a Friday this year, Kentucky’s lakes and rivers will be teeming with boaters enjoying the long holiday weekend.

    Officials with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources want it to be a fun and safe experience for everyone.

  • AG announces child porn arrest

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway today announced that a Boyle County man has been arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography.

    Mark Morris, 52, was arrested at his Danville home by General Conway’s Cybercrimes Unit on June 25. He was charged with one count of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and two counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

  • Robertson quickly fell in love with Overdale, Bullitt County

     HILLVIEW - Pam Robertson fell in love with Overdale Elementary, and the Bullitt County Public School system, six years ago when she was selected Overdale’s principal.

    After a successful run, including implementation of new programs and helping Overdale move into its current facility, Robertson will retire at the end of the 2013-14 semester.

    Robertson cited family as her number one reason, with grandchildren, aging parents and an ailing sister that need more of her time. She also hopes to volunteer more with church missions and Bible studies.

  • Byerly selected state volunteer of year for retired teachers

      Those who enter a career in teaching certainly do not do so for the money. 

    For most, it’s an answer to a humanitarian calling to serve and lead, a calling that persists well into retirement. 

    Bullitt County has a retired teacher who exemplifies that notion.  Teresa Byerly, a member of the Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association, recently won the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association Volunteer of the Year Award for her tireless efforts in prevention and promotion of awareness of domestic violence. 

  • County must have method to ways they contribute to organizations

     County government is not an endless coffer to fund worthy organizations.

    But that doesn’t mean there might not be a way to properly, and fairly, distribute funds.

    The past two county attorneys have been very clear in their interpretation of the law - tax dollars can not simply be given out to groups as a donation.

    Any such appropriation of funds must be accompanied by a contract or agreement stating what services of value will be provided to the county in exchange for the contribution.

  • Eagles’ Exton taking fast ball to Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Josh Exton has enjoyed his time being an Eagle, both playing football and baseball.

    So, he decided to stay an Eagle, agreeing to a promotion to a Golden Eagle as he will be playing baseball starting in the fall at Spalding University in Louisville.

    Deciding on a college was just part of the process for Exton. First, he had to decide which sport he wanted to play at the next level. He admitted to preferring football, but he came to the realization that his talents were better suited for baseball.

  • AG indicts online computer store owner

    Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Consumer Protection today announced that the owner of an online computer and electronics store has been indicted on four counts of theft by deception less than $10,000, three counts of theft by deception less than $500, and a persistent felony offender charge.

    A Russell County grand jury returned the indictment on 32-year-old Jonas L. Snow Monday morning.

  • Indiana man pleads guilty in exploitation case

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway and Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tom Wine today announced that an Indiana man has pleaded guilty to 20 felony counts related to the selling of pre-need caskets, grave markers, and burial vaults to multiple Jefferson County residents.

  • College, board trying to get on same page for facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - You can’t have a winning team if everyone is not on the same game plan.

    For members of the Bullitt County Education Foundation and officials with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, the time to regroup and discuss the local situation will come on Friday.

    A recent meeting of the local education foundation, which is taking steps to generate a way to build a community college campus, turned a bit acrimonious.