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Today's News

  • School arranges man’s dream of seeing his stepdaughter graduate

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—What could have easily been a time of sadness and grief for one Mount Washington family was turned into a time of gratefulness thanks to the local community.
        Mike Underwood was diagnosed with appendix cancer on Jan. 7, 2015.

  • Counselors will see bigger bump when school salaries increase

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Employees of the Bullitt County Public School District are slated to receive a small pay increase.
        That was released as part of the tentative budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
        Finance director Denise Smith outlined some of the highlights of the proposed budget, what will go into effect on July 1.
        The budget is just over $140 million.
        Of the general fund dollars, 79.5 percent goes to salaries and fringe benefits.

  • Budget talks focus on salaries

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Through the give and take of any budget process, members of Bullitt Fiscal Court seemed to reach accord on several key pay differences.
        Of course, the budget will not be approved until its second reading and vote, which is planned for June 21.
        Earlier this month, magistrates spent about an hour talking about differences of opinions on the proposed budget by Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.
        And most of those talks centered around pay differences.

  • 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.

  • Growing Cedar Grove area gets new primary care facility

     CEDAR GROVE --  With a growing residential and business community along Highway 480, it makes sense that services are coming to the area.

    In terms of medical services, KentuckyOne Health Primary Care opened its doors recently in the Cedar Grove Business Park.

    The facility is located in the shopping center at the entrance of the business park.

  • Sharpe, Breeden almost pull off upset

     LOUISVILLE – The Kentucky All-Stars haven’t had much luck beating their counterparts from Indiana recently, but with the help of Tyler Sharpe and Wayne Breeden, the 2016 squad made a strong run at their bigger counterparts on Sunday at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall.

  • East’s Maros, Salyer in All-State softball games

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A pair of Bullitt East softball standouts will participate this weekend in the Kentucky Prep Softball East/West All-Star Weekend at Georgetown College.

    Lady Charger seniors Shelby Maros, a centerfielder, and Emily Salyer, a second baseman, will be members of the West Senior All-Stars and will take part in two games on Saturday and one on Sunday. Maros has already signed to play at Southern Indiana University.

  • Interim work will keep us busy

     The 2016 legislative Session is finished! Now it’s time to continue to work here at home and to take care of some of the issues/projects that need to be done or are still pending.

    The construction for Highway 61 is moving along and the turning lane/light for Bell’s Mill is almost finished. The work on the turning lane/light by Pleasant Grove Elementary school should be started soon.

    State road signs are being put in place signal lights are being adjusted.

  • 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.