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Today's News

  • Bullitt East student part of summer math, science academy at MSU

     MOREHEAD - The initial class of Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics arrived Sunday, Aug. 9, on the campus of Morehead State University.

    The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics was designed to meet the unique educational needs of academically gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in the Commonwealth. 

    A college-level curriculum will allow students to finish high school while also completing up to two years of university coursework.

  • Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office to hold safety checkpoints through Sept. 7

     The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office will conduct traffic safety checkpoints through Sept. 7.

    During the checkpoints in Bullitt County, officers will be enforcing laws related to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, licensing of motor vehicles and operators, registration and insurance violations, seat belt and child restraint violations and motor vehicle equipment violations.

  • Former Louisville pastor charged with viewing child porn

     LOUISVILLE – The former pastor of a Louisville, Kentucky parish was charged by criminal complaint with knowingly accessing with intent to view images of child pornography during 2015, on two computers located in the office and rectory of St. Margaret Mary Parish, located at 7813 Shelbyville, Road in Louisville, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • School system to host hearing, vote on new tax rates this evening

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Public School Board will host a public hearing on Monday, Aug. 24, prior to its regular meeting.

    On the docket is a proposed rate increase on real property from 64.2 cents per $100 of assessed property to 66.2 cents.

    That would mean that on a $100,000 home, the tax would increase from $642 to $662.

    The new tax rate would generate $37.9 million in revenue for the district.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 23

     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.

  • Local folks help keep State Fair contests rolling

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Days before the Kentucky State Fair opens to the public, Shepherdsville residents Nina Bain and Dennis Shaffner were busy at work to display the antique and art competitive exhibits. 

    “Out of all the years, this is the happiest I’ve ever been,” Bain said. “I’m going to retire on a really high note.”

    Bain is the superintendent for the antique exhibit.

  • Miscues costly as Chargers fall in season opener

     MIDDLETOWN –Three turnovers and a pair of botched punt attempts that resulted in 60 yards of net losses were more than Bullitt East could overcome on Friday as the red and gold opened the 2015 season with a 28-14 loss to Eastern.

    While any loss is disappointing, veteran Charger head coach Darrell Vincent saw enough of a silver lining to believe that his team is headed in the right direction.

  • Defense rallies late to secure a Cougar victory

     STANFORD, KENTUCKY – Bullitt Central’s high-powered offense was just that on Friday in the season-opening game against Madison Southern, but it was the Cougars’ defense that stepped up at the end to secure a 35-27 victory over the Eagles.

    The game was played at Lincoln County High School as part of the Death Valley Bowl.

    Bullitt Central scored on its first four possessions and seemingly had the game in hand up 14-0 after one quarter and leading 35-21 heading into the fourth quarter.

  • North sets off fireworks in win over Woodford

     VERSAILLES -- Any coach can draw up the plays to make his or her team successful.

    But what does it take to go on the road and ruin the home team’s fireworks display on the opening night of the season?

    It takes a coaching staff with a team full of players who have heart, determination and fight.

    For Adam Billings, in his first game at the helm of the North Bullitt Eagles, he got all of that and a lot more.

    His team was singing the fight song in front of a stunned Woodford County fan base after an exciting 37-32 victory.

  • Injured party says settlement offers made to city

     HILLVIEW -- After considering one last-ditch settlement offer, the Hillview City Council moved forward Thursday by filing for protection through Chapter 9 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

    The council unanimously voted on Monday to file bankruptcy, according to the Aug. 19 issue of The Pioneer News.

    But less than 24 hours before a hearing was to be held in Bullitt Circuit Court, councilmembers were meeting once again.

    After meeting 30 minutes in executive session, no action was taken.