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Today's News

  • NO PD work on election day in Kentucky

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Teachers needing to get those professional development hours completed won’t have to worry about doing it during Thanksgiving break.
        The Bullitt County Public School Board voted unanimously to remove Nov.23 as a possible professional development day and move it to the end of the year, which would now be May 30.
        Board chairperson Debby Atherton said she wasn’t comfortable with making a PD day during the holiday break.

  • Community has until Nov. 7 to give opinions on 2017-18 calendar

        It’s that time of year to start thinking about the 2017-18 Bullitt County Public School calendar.
        The community has until 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, to respond to the online survey.
        The results, which will be on the district’s website by 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 7, will be used by the calendar committee to make a recommendation to the Bullitt County Public School Board.

  • Halloween in the Hallways

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—Bullitt East High had over 1,000 children visit their hallways for their annual Halloween in the Halls event.
        For $1 per child, participants traveled through themed halls to take pictures, play games and, of course, collect candy.
        Themes included the Nightmare Before Christmas, superheroes, video games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and pirates. Participants voted for the Finding Nemo theme as their favorite with Harry Potter as a close second.

  • North at home, BC and BE on the road

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school football play-offs locally will have a somewhat different look starting on Friday as the three area teams will be competing with teams from far outside of the Jefferson County zip codes for the first time in a number of years.
        Last year, no area team traveled any further from home than Fairdale and even in the second round North Bullitt only had to travel to Fern Creek.

  • Four local runners headed to State CC finals

        LOUISVILLE – Competing against some of the best runners in the state, a total of four Bullitt County competitors earned spots on Saturday at the Class 3-A, Region 3 Cross-Country Championships this coming Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
        While none of the three boys’ and three girls’ squads advanced to Lexington, something the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars had done last year, it was still a strong showing. All four runners advanced as individuals and all four are underclassmen.

  • Seven will battle for six positions open on Fox Chase City Council

        FOX CHASE -- Seven candidates will be on the ballot seeking the six seats available on the Fox Chase City Council.
        The general election will be on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
        Those running for the office include:

  • Bullitt awarded pre-school planning grant

        Bullitt County Public Schools has been awarded a Tier 1 Preschool Planning grant for $23,164.20 through the Kentucky Department of Education.
        The funds will allow the district preschool department to partner with childcare providers in providing school readiness training to increase students that are ‘ready’ for kindergarten (based on Brigance assessment data) when entering school.

  • Mount Washington gets variances to allow company to build new facility

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- With little community feedback, plans to build a new manufacturing factory in the Mount Washington Business Park received three needed variances.
        The Bullitt County Board of Adjustment approved variances for the reduction of parking spaces, for an encroachment into a setback and to reduce the actual size of the parking spaces.

  • Car Show helps Santa; signups begin

    The annual Shepherdsville Santa car show was recently held at the city park. Hundreds of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles showed up to help the Shepherdsville Police Department raise money for its annual Christmas giveaway of coats, toys and food. Signups will begin on Nov. 1 for anyone seeking assistance. You must sign up each year, no matter if you received assistance last year. Sign up at the Shepherdsville Police Department inside the city hall from 9-5 during the week. Donations of money and new toys are also accepted.

  • Local athletes shine during KTCCCA state championships

        LEXINGTON – A large number of Bullitt County runners took part on Oct. 22 in the Elementary and Middle school State Cross-Country Championships which were held at Masterson Station Park near Lexington.
        There were many runners from Mount Washington who during the season train together as part of the East Running Club. For this meet, they each represented their own schools, be it at the elementary or middle school level.