Today's News

  • Career, college readiness is new big thing

    Our raison d'etre:  College and Career Readiness.

    It might seem funny using a French phrase in the title on a piece on college and career readiness, but the phrase means "reason or justification for existence." 

    That is just what college and career readiness is for our schools and district. 

    If we are not giving every student the opportunity and instilling the motivation to be prepared for the adult world, we are not doing our job. 

  • Inconsistency continues to the end for Cougars

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A season of missed chances and inconsistent play came to an end for the Bullitt Central Cougars on Friday as they dropped a 34-13 decision to Jeffersontown in the first-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.
        In the end, the Cougars could not contain Jeffersontown quarterback DeMichael Jackson who rushed for 235 yards on 30 carries. The senior scored all five of the Chargers' touchdowns.

  • Shepherdsville Fire Department Trick-or-Treat Night

    While many local children roamed the streets of Bullitt County on Halloween, others found plenty of fun at the Shepherdsville fire house, where more than 2,000 kids and their families gathered to trick-or-treat.


  • ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 7

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Nov. 7:


    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.


  • Eagles pull away late to drop stubborn Grayson

        HEBRON ESTATES - Survive and advance.
        Those were the words of assistant coach Brian Wise to the North Bullitt Eagles, who were assembled following Friday night's playoff opener against Grayson County.
        While it may not have been a classic, the district-winning Eagles will take the 27-7 victory over the Cougars. That victory will earn North Bullitt another home game in the Class 5-A Region Two on Friday night against Jeffersontown, a victor over Bullitt Central.

  • Chargers can't hold early advantage over Trojans

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A 74-yard touchdown run by Taylor McMillen on the third play of the game gave Bullitt East hope, but a pair of North Hardin touchdowns on each side of halftime spelled trouble for the Chargers Friday in the first-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

  • National siren test set for Wednesday

    WASHINGTON - On Wednesday Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. eastern standard time, the federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). 

    The test will last up to three and a half minutes. During this period, regularly scheduled television, radio, cable, and satellite shows will be interrupted as the system is being tested. 

  • LIHEAP Subsidy program to help low-income households in need of energy assistance

     SHEPERDSVILLE, KENTUCKY- Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Inc. will begin the "Subsidy" portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that provides heating assistance to eligible households on November 7th, 2011. 

    The significant cost of energy to heat homes leaves many households unable to fully meet heating bills or purchase sufficient bulk fuel to keep their families safe and warm. Your local Community Action Partnership (CAP) stands ready to help! 

  • District awarded hybrid diesel/electric school bus grant

     Bullitt County Public Schools has been awarded $311,945 in federal funds for the purchase of five hybrid diesel/electric school buses.

         The grant is a pair of firsts for the district.

         It is the first application proposal prepared by Grant Writer Juliann Vachon who joined the district in August and submitted the grant in September. She collaborated with District Transportation Director Ida Prather to create an award-winning proposal.

  • Fox Chase getting handle on how to handle meetings

     FOX CHASE - Following a raucous September meeting, the Fox Chase City Council met in front of another full room in October with similar results.

    Due to the amount of community discussion during the previous meeting, Mayor William Broughton began this month by addressing both council and audience. Despite his efforts, voices eventually raised throughout the room.