Today's News

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2018

     Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for March 2018!

  • DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME: Spring forward one hour

     This weekend is the first Daylight Saving Time weekend of the year.

  • Bullitt educators to speak at technology seminar

     The annual Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) features a variety of speakers including several district experts.

    In addition to the clinics, one library media specialist will accept a grant to advance further enhance technology for students.

    This year’s KySTE Conference is March 7-9 at the Galt House in Louisville. Technology Integration Specialists Keith Barnes, Danita Cobble, Amy Cuenca, Christie Turbeville and Susan Vincentz host several sessions:

  • Saying Goodbye

     The community lost a couple of giants recently.

    You couldn’t have a better name as sheriff than Shot Dooley.

    One of my first interviews was with Shot, who due to a change in the state Constitution, was allowed to run for re-election as sheriff.

    He would serve four terms and then go on  to serve on the Mount Washington City Council.

    He was one of those bigger than life kind of guys.

    His biggest fault was that he wanted to  help everyone  and didn’t want to disappoint anyone.

  • California service to pay $11 million for false claims allegations

    LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, acting on behalf of the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, the TRICARE Program, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) today announced a $10,635,615.90 settlement with Natera, Inc., to resolve claims that Natera improperly billed federal healthcare programs for Natera’s non-invasive prenatal test known as Panorama®. Natera has also agreed to pay an additional $756,183 to a number of state Medicaid programs.

  • Simpson Co. resident gets 20 years for Molotov cocktails

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, announced the sentencing, of a Simpson County, Kentucky resident, in United States District Court yesterday, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to twenty years in prison, without the possibility of parole, for making and possessing illegal firearms, commonly known as Molotov cocktails.

  • BE’s Messer to play football at Millikin University

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just call Bullitt East senior Josh Messer a trailblazer.

    When the Charger senior signed to play football at NCAA Division III Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, he became the first Bullitt East athlete to head to that school. In fact, the Big Blue did not list any football players from Kentucky on its 2017 roster.

    Actually, Messer did more of the recruiting. He signed up on an online recruiting site and was discovered by Big Blue coaches. They saw film of Messer and initiated contact.

  • KidsFest to bring fun for kids on Saturday

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s the biggest something-to-do for kids in Bullitt County, and this year there will be more to do than ever before!

    The 2018 KidsFest, presented by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, Kosair Charities and the Shriners of Bullitt County, takes place Saturday, Mar. 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Parquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This year’s event will be different than previous years, with more indoor and outdoor activities added for the kids.

  • House passes its version of the budget

     Last week, the Kentucky House of Representatives passed the two-year budget, aimed to set Kentucky on a robust path for the future, by a vote of 76-15. 

  • Busy times as budget tops discussions

     FRANKFORT -- After being sworn in last week, I am hard at work in Frankfort, filing two bills and co-sponsoring others that I feel will improve our county and Commonwealth. I also made sure we were represented on voting for the state budget.

    When Governor Bevin presented his proposal to the General Assembly in late January, it quickly became clear that his proposed cuts to education would be too much for our schools to handle.