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Today's News

  • City must be proactive in dealing with major loss

     The Hillview City Council was supposed to meet last night in executive session.

  • Courthouses to close, court services to shut down statewide Sept. 4

     FRANKFORT – Courthouses will be closed statewide and all court services will be unavailable Tuesday, Sept. 4, as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shuts down for the second of three furlough days in 2012. The court system also will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, to observe the Labor Day holiday.

    This will be the first time since Kentucky’s modern court system was formed in 1976 that the Judicial Branch must close courthouse doors to balance its budget.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Aug. 27

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Aug. 27:

    Bullitt County:

  • School to be part of NBC series on making a difference

     UPDATE - SEPTEMBER 12: Bullitt County Publics Schools announced that the Maryville Elementary Watch D.O.G.S. will be featured on tonight's broadcast of The NBC News with Brian Williams.

    The show will air at 6:30 p.m. on NBC, via WAVE 3 Television in the Louisville area.

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    PIONEER VILLAGE - National watchdogs are keeping an eye on Maryville Elementary.

  • Gradual gains made in graduation rates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the latest graduation rate figures for Bullitt County put the district behind state averages, superintendent Keith Davis isn't overly concerned.

    The data, which calculates the graduation rate for the Class of 2011, shows that two schools are well below the state average but Davis is convinced several factors play a part in the numbers.

  • Cases settled in Bullitt Circuit Court

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following cases were recently resolved in Bullitt Circuit Court:

    *Casey Warren and Curtis E. Pack Jr. entered guilty pleas.

    Both were charged with complicity to manufacture methamphetamine and three counts of endangerment to the welfare of a child.

    Under the plea agreement reached with prosecutor Nick Raley, all charges would be run concurrently for a total of 10 years.

  • Civil Service... Fate remains under review

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - City leaders are looking for suggestions before they decide whether to scrap the civil service ordinance or simply amend it.

    But that decision to ask city attorney Joseph Wantland and civil service board counsel Walter Sholar to give them suggestions did not come without a lot of discussion Monday night.

  • Chargers cannot hold 27-7 lead, fall to rival Jeffersontown 28-27

          JEFFERSONTOWN - Ahead 27-7 when quarterback Anthony Doran and sophomore tight end Trent Meredith combined on a 47-yard touchdown pass with 4:14 remaining in the third quarter wasn't enough on Friday as the Jeffersontown Chargers rallied late to steal a 28-27 victory from Bullitt East.

  • Big pass play sinks Cougars' upset plans

          GLASGOW - The Bullitt Central Cougars hit the road Friday night and the road hit back as the maroon and gray dropped a 28-7 decision to the Glasgow Scotties.

         The game was deadlocked until midway through the third quarter when Glasgow quarterback Ryan Hinkley found a breakdown in the Bullitt Central secondary. The pass was on the money to wide receiver Garry Settles for a 32-yard touchdown.

         That score put the Scotties up 13-7 and they never looked back.

  • Late surge, penalties fuel Eagle victory

          OKOLONA - By looking at the final score, it appeared the North Bullitt Eagles had an easy time Friday evening against the Southern Trojans.

         However, there were some uncomfortable moments for the Eagles before putting away a penalty-prone host 36-13.

         North Bullitt claimed its second straight victory of the season and, while not overjoyed, head coach Brett Newton saw bits and pieces of his young squad coming together.