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Today's News

  • Medical Reserve Corps prepared for emergencies

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--If disaster strikes the Bullitt County Medical Reserve Corps is there.

    In 2009, the organization helped distribute H1N1 vaccines in the county and continues to remain ready to this day, said local Medical Reserve Coordinator Don Renn.

    The group, made up of about 20 members, includes medical professionals such as nurses and pharmacists, but also lay people.

    Their mission—to promote healthly living and to be prepared for public health emergencies.

  • Raising awareness of domestic violence personal to NB student

    HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt High School student Morgyn Parrett mixed in a little purple with this year's Red Ribbon Week.

    While the red ribbon represents drug and alcohol awareness and prevention, the purple ribbon serves as a symbol of domestic violence awareness.

    Morgyn sold purple ribbons at lunch during Red Ribbon Week, with proceeds going to the Center for Women and Families Shepherdsville shelter house.

  • African-American place of learning moved

    It was a brisk fall evening that had turned into the early morning in Shepherdsville for a group of individuals who had come together for a common cause.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 27, 2014

    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.

  • Drivers BEWARE: Trick-or-Treaters may be nearby

     Local drivers beware! Ghosts and goblins may invade your driving space in search of their favorite treat and to play a trick or two. AAA reminds drivers to adjust their driving to accommodate these “spooktacular” creatures.

  • Sweet potatoes make for large harvest

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A woman living on the old family farm found an heirloom no one had ever seen there before.

    Wanda Crump grew an Early Triumph white heirloom sweet potato in her garden that weighed 9.25 pounds.

    “I think it looks like a funky pumpkin,” she said.

    Three more of the potatoes weighed in at a combined 7.75 pounds.

    Crump found the Early Triumph potatoes through a friend, Judy Johnson. According to Crump, Johnson’s mother, Nevil, grew the potatoes at her home in Pike County.

  • Eastside honored for behavior strategies

     Positive Behavior and Intervention Strategies (PBIS) implemented during the 2013-2014 school year have garnered Eastside Middle School state recognition.

    Kentucky Center for Instructional Discipline (KYCID) Director Mike Wafford dispatched Principal Troy Wood a congratulatory letter along with an emblem and a banner.

    Counselor Bryan Bates said earning the recognition in 2012-2013 as a School of Fidelity was special enough but this time is twice as nice.

  • Nine district schools earn PBIS honors

     Nine schools (six elementary and three middle) have been named Schools of Fidelity for their implementation of Positive Behavior and Intervention Strategies (PBIS) during the 2013-2014 school year.

    Brooks, Cedar Grove, Crossroads, Lebanon Junction, Overdale and Roby Elementary Schools along with Bernheim, Eastside and Hebron Middle Schools will receive a sticker as they have earned the honor before from the Kentucky Center for Instructional Discipline (KYCID).

    Schools attaining the honor for the first time earn a banner for display.

  • The play-offs have arrived with a bang for teams

      It was a longer than normal weekend for The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League as the teams played the final weekend of the regular season on Saturday. Then, on Sunday, the eighth and ninth place teams in the three younger age divisions played their ‘play-in’ games to get each division down to an eight-team bracket for the rest of the post-season which will start on Saturday.

    Championship Saturday will be on Nov. 8.

    The program with the bye in the three younger divisions on Saturday was the Maryville Patriots.

  • Chargers battle for second; BC faces difficult road trip

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A common phrase heard in the sports world is ‘win or go home’.

    For the Bullitt East Chargers when they play host to district rival Shelby County on Friday, it will be ‘win and stay home’. The winner of the final district match of the regular season will earn the number two spot in Class 5-A, District 4 and will play a home game in the first round of the play-offs.