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Today's News

  • MW squad finishes third in 60-team event

          KINGS ISLAND - Mission Accomplished!

         It wasn't a national title, but the Bullitt East 7th-grade Girls' Basketball Team posted a 7-1 record and brought home the third place trophy two weeks ago in the AAU National 7th-Grade Division II Tournament in Kings Mill, Ohio.

         It was just two years ago that the same core group of girls finished ninth in the 5th-grade tournament in Florida.

  • Smith selected as director of secondary education

      The new director of secondary education for Bullitt County Public Schools is Robb Smith who is closing out a seven year run as North Oldham Middle School Principal. 

  • Middle, high schools ready for year of learning

     There have been years of construction, new buildings and building additions.

  • Economic development, tourist key to overall county plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the Bullitt County Strategic Planning Task Force's effort to build upon the county's success in attracting new industry and visitors, the organization's economic development and tourism committee plays a pivotal role.

    As executive director of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, committee chairwoman Freida Howe said proper planning is important for the county's future. 

  • Rezoning for expanded quarry fires up residents

          HILLVIEW - The Rogers Group is hoping to expand its limestone quarry operations to 300 acres currently known as the Bates Farm.

         A large number of residents in the area do not want to see the problems they've endured for 40 years to get any greater.

         The two sides met on Tuesday night as the Hillview City Council must decide whether it would rezone 301 acres from Agricultural and Stream Reserve to EP Earth Products.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: AUGUST 2012

     A list of Bullitt County Public Schools events for the month of August 2012. For more information call 869-8000.

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    1-2

    TRAINING DAYS FOR FACULTY & STAFF – MANDATORY WORK DAYS

    7

    OPENING DAY FOR TEACHERS

  • 53rd Annual Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial Sprint Classic Set For Saturday at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, Ind. – One of the longest running memorial sprint car races in the nation is set to unfold on Saturday night, August 11th at Salem Speedway, as the Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series returns to the historic high banks for the 53rd annual Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial.

  • Unofficial Results: Short-Track Sun Fun Festival at Salem Speedway

     Unofficial Results: Short-Track Sun Fun Festival - Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana, August 5, 2012:

    O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks

    Fast Qualifier: Travis Rogers, 17.865

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1.Brandon Smith, 2. Ethan Dunn, 3. Greg Smith, 4. Brian Ferguson, 5. C.J. Revan, 6. Eric Hester.

    Second Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Travis Rogers, 2. Ken Sumner, 3. Travis Rogers, 4. Billy McDonal, 5. Justin Davis.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Aug. 6

     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.

  • TEACHERS... Welcome to Bullitt County

     Each year, the Bullitt County Public School System hosts a day-long introduction to teachers who will be new to the district in the fall.

    A long line of guest speakers addressed the teachers on Monday at Overdale Elementary.

    Superintendent Keith Davis also had an opportunity to speak with the newest instructors.

    The new school year will begin for students on Wednesday, Aug. 8.