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Today's News

  • CEDAR GROVE DARE

      Fifth graders at Cedar Grove Elementary recently completed their DARE requirements and earned their diplomas.

    Shepherdsville officer David Smith again served as the DARE officer.

    Essay winners were Alyssa Pennington, Riley Newberry and Lilly Harper.

    The graduates were:

  • Major changes in vaccinations required for admittance into school for 2018-19

     Important immunization changes are outlined in 902 KAR 2:060 for 2018-2019 school year.  Please note the following changes in order for your child to attend school:   

    *Effective July 1, 2018:  ALL students in kindergarten through twelfth grade must show proof of having received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine to attend school.  

    These 2 shots must be given 6 months apart. Please DON’T DELAY in getting these started. 

  • New traffic signal activation on KY 61 in Bullitt County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announces activation of a new traffic signal at the intersection of KY 61 (Preston Highway) and the newly constructed Beech Grove Road Bypass in Bullitt County.

    The signal is currently on flash in an effort to make motorists aware of the new traffic conditions.

    The signal will be tested and timing adjusted this week.  Weather permitting, traffic engineers plan to change the signal from flash to normal operations the week of Dec. 18.

  • Wight-Meyer earns Commissioner’s Cup

     FRANKFORT — Some familiar names and a first-time winner rounded out the list of Commissioner’s Cup-winning wineries at the 2017 Kentucky Commonwealth Commercial Wine Competition.

  • School board approves plan to bump pay for substitutes

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It is a rare day in the Bullitt County Public School System has a substitute teacher for every classroom that has a vacancy.

    From illness to professional development training to personal issues, teachers do miss time in their classrooms.

    With 425 individuals certified to be substitute teachers, it would seem that there should be enough to fill the vacancies which occur.

    However, Jennifer Wooley, the director of human resources for the Bullitt County Public School System, says all the vacancies cannot be filled.

  • Probe leads to call to resign

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- During his first political campaign in 2016, Dan Johnson was asked by leadership in both political parties to step down for postings on his social media page.

    On Monday, both parties were again asking the 49th District state representative to step down immediately.

    The latest call for resignation comes on the heels of a report by reporters R.G. Dunlop and Jacob Ryan for the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting.

    The five-part report was released on Monday on the investigative reporting team’s website.

  • Temporary closure of KY 1020 in Bullitt County December 12-13

     Louisville, KY (Dec. 11, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has granted a permit to CSX railroad for the temporary closure of KY 1020 (Coral Ridge Road) in Bullitt County. This roadway will be closed for repairs at the railroad crossing near East Blue Lick Road (mile marker 1.6).

     

    Closure of Coral Ridge Road is scheduled from 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13. A signed detour will be in place to direct motorists.

     

  • Cougars run winning streak to three games

     SPRINGFIELD – In a game in which the two teams were never separated by more than five points, Bullitt Central had the scoring edge at the right time as they pulled out a 59-56 win on the road last Monday over Washington County.

    The victory was the third in as many games this season for the Cougars.

    “I was really excited after this game,” Bullitt Central head coach Jessie Curry said a few days later. “This was our first real tough road game and they had a student section that was on us pretty good. I was really proud of our kids.

  • Eastside ‘B’ remains as the top team in middle school play

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Jumping out to a 12-4 lead in the first quarter, the Eastside Eagles’ ‘B’ team cruised to a 44-28 win over the Hebron Panthers on Thursday in the final game of the Bullitt County Boys’ Middle School Basketball Tournament.

    Playing on their home floor, the Eastside squad wrapped up a perfect season against Bullitt County foes as they repeated as the ‘B’ Division titelist.

  • Raley nets 21 as Eagles hold off late Hebron rally

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Leading 38-21 a third of the way through the fourth quarter after holding Hebron to two points in the third quarter, the Eastside Eagles may have felt they could put the game on cruise control.