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Today's News

  • School system discovers new ways to push kids to excel

     We guess that the great thing about America is that even when an idea appears too good to even discuss, we will be proven wrong.

    Bullitt County Public School officials seemed to have a good idea on the table Monday evening.

    The plan was to create an academy where the top middle school students would join together in a single facility to do what they love - study math and science.

    The Discovery School would be part of Hebron Middle. It would open in the fall of 2014.

    It would be a great thing.

  • Bernheim Forest to host Pop-Up Adventure Playground Day Thursday afternoon

     CLERMONT - Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest invites children and anyone interested in their development and well-being to the Pop-Up Adventure Playground Days on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Louisville’s Russell Lee Park (3701 Southern Avenue, Louisville) and Thursday, Feb. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Bernheim Forest in Clermont.

  • Eagles run winning run to 17 heading to tourney

     HEBRON ESTATES - Want to play with an up tempo and pressing defense? North Bullitt can do it.

    Need to slow down the game and control the number of possessions?

    The Eagles have proven they can do that, too.

    Do whatever it takes to win a basketball game?

    Coach Brian Courtney’s team has proven that it can do just that - for the past 17 games.

    Tying the school record with its 21st victory on Friday, North Bullitt rolls into the 23rd District tournament on a tremendous streak.

  • BC’s Saunders finishes 6th in 195-pound class

     LEXINGTON – The last name was the same but the first names changed for Bullitt Central on the podium over the weekend at the Kentucky High School Wrestling Championships at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    On Saturday, Cougar senior Mark Saunders was on the podium as the sixth place finisher in the 195-pound division. A year ago, it was his twin brother, Michael, who finished seventh at 182-pounds.

  • Kathy House named Zoneton Middle School principal

    The Zoneton Middle School principal’s office is the new home for Kathy House.

    In her time as an educator, House has served as a special needs teacher at the elementary and middle school levels, a literacy coach, and as an assistant principal in the Oldham County School System.

    “There is never a dull moment in middle school,” she said. “Students are going through a tremendous transformation during this time period.”

  • Two arrested, five meth labs found at apartment complex

     HILLVIEW - When members of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force were called to an apartment complex in northern Bullitt County, they probably didn’t expect to see what they found.

    First, the sheriff’s detectives went to a dumpster at the Brooks Run Apartments off Blue Lick Road.

    Upon inspection, the detectives found what appeared to be two meth labs, according to task force director Cpt. Mike Halbleib.

    Then, the detectives spoke with a female who resided at a unit on North Triangle Lane.

  • Man struck, killed while walking on Interstate 65

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man was struck and killed Monday evening on Interstate 65 just north of the Shepherdsville exit.

  • Taking vocabulary tests to a new height

     NICHOLS - When the older students at Nichols Elementary had a fun time during a learning event, the "word" got out.

    Nichols celebrated its second annual Vocabulary Day, originally created by 4th/5th grade instructor Amy Ferrell to make students think about word meanings by implying them into creative costumes.

    This time all students and staff members participated in the event, using words ranging from 'wet' and 'zany' to 'short-sighted' and 'miscellaneous'.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 24, 2014

    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 

  • Portman seeks chance to serve as mayor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Faith Portman is used to getting phone calls or visits from her constituents in the city of Shepherdsville.