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Today's News

  • Deatsville Road to be resurfaced in state’s program

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two projects have been recommended for the state’s annual rural secondary road program in Bullitt County.
        One will be to shore up an area next to a bridge.
        The other will be to resurface nearly six miles on Deatsville Road.
        Matt Bullock, chief engineer for District 5 of the state transportation cabinet, brought the good news to county officials recently.

  • KSP Charges Nelson Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

     BARDSTOWN - On June 16, 2016, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested Brenton T. Byrd, 36, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 19, 2016

     

  • ACT scores for 2016 hit record

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A key indicator of educational excellence has been the results of annual ACT exams for high school juniors.

    After years of trying, students made substantial gains at all three high schools.

    Bullitt County Public School superintendent literally got the latest numbers for the junior class which took the exams earlier this spring.

    And there were plenty of smiles to go around as results were announced at Monday’s school board meeting.

  • Swimming repairs get new twist; opening of BC pool not likely

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The chances of children swimming in the Bullitt Central pool continue to get more slim by the meeting.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court did not accept any of the three bids from companies seeking to make repairs on the pool, which was not allowed to reopen this summer by state inspectors.

    However, one of the bidders who was in attendance Tuesday night will have the opportunity to present plans to the state on repairs which are needed.

  • Hearing set on complaint over Stepp’s ballot status

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Whether Jennifer Stepp should be removed as the Republican nominee for the 49th District House of Representatives seat will not be known until at least early July.

    A hearing will be held on July 8 at 8:30 a.m. to discuss motions relating to the removal of Stepp.

    In late May, attorney Rebecca Grady Jennings filed a lawsuit on behalf of Paul Watkins.

    That suit contends that one of the two individuals who signed the nomination papers for Stepp did not live in the 49th District.

  • Buddy Keith scholarship presented to Bullitt Central students to honor ‘great man’

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Anyone who met Roger “Buddy” Keith knew that he was a great man, said Keith’s boss Brian Eschman. 

    In honor of that great man, Eschman and Keith’s loved ones gave out the first annual memorial scholarship to two Bullitt Central seniors, Cody Lane Akridge and Syhanne Huff.

  • Bramlage-Schomburg to lead secondary education

     North Bullitt High School bids adieu to administrator Rachelle Bramlage-Schomburg as she becomes district Director or Secondary Education.

    She succeeds Brenda Pirtle who was promoted to Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning.

  • Open Records celebrates 40 years of open government

     Government watchdogs are celebrating this month the 40th anniversary of the Kentucky Open Records Act. It has withstood the test of time as an indispensable tool for a variety of individuals and interest groups seeking to hold public officials accountable.

  • Sheriff changes mind; will run for third term

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- David Greenwell would have been content to close out his law enforcement career when his term ends in two years.
        At the age of 58, he would be ready for retirement.
        In fact, the two-term sheriff had been very clear in telling everyone that he would not run for that office in 2018.
        Well, never say never.
        Greenwell announced last week that he would indeed run for a third term as Bullitt County sheriff.