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Today's News

  • BREAKING NEWS: Shepherdsville woman killed by semi on I-65

    Shepherdsville– On August 26, 2010 at 10:17 PM the Kentucky State Police Elizabethtown Post was notified of a possible semi versus pedestrian accident near the 100 mile marker of Interstate 65 southbound.

        Upon arrival troopers located the remains of Marion C. Dickerson a 36 year old female of Shepherdsville.

  • Bullitt Cup will get a very early start on Saturday at BE

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt Cup Boys’ Soccer Tournament will return for a third season on Saturday at Bullitt East with a very early start.

        Plus, because Bullitt Central’s program is just getting up to speed, only Bullitt East and North Bullitt will take part this season.

        In the previous two editions of the Bullitt Cup, Bullitt East easily came out on top in round-robin play. The Chargers are 4-0.

  • BCPS Superintendent Evaluation

        The following pages were released as part of Keith Davis' annual performance review and evaluation by the Bullitt County Public School Board.

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    Superintendent Evaluation Forms Part 1: Performance Standards

    Part 1. Performance Standards

    Standard 1:  LEADERSHIP AND DISTRICT CULTURE

  • County energized with federal grant

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County facilities will be a bit more energy efficient thanks to a grant of nearly $300,000 from the federal government.

        Bryan Kirby, a grantwriter working for the county, presented Bullitt Fiscal Court members with the good news that the grant had been approved by the Department of Energy.

        The major benefactor of the grant will be the occupants of the Nina Mooney Courthouse Annex.

  • Man aquitted in sex-related case

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It took a jury around two hours to acquit Michael Wesley Toy of two counts of sexual abuse.

        Toy had been indicted last September and charged with two Class D felonies punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

        During his taped statement to Det. Mike Cook of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, Toy, 38, denied any touching of a female who was in the same bed but was under the age of 16.

  • Crossroads students get preview

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Transitioning from one grade to the next can be a difficult experience for any student, but when added to the prospect of having to attend a new school, with new teachers and new classmates, the

    experience can be downright scary.

       As the new school year swiftly approaches, hundreds of elementary students in Bullitt County’s east end will not be returning to the schools they attended last year.

  • Federal funding set aside for summer cooling assistance in Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that $4 million in federal funding will be made available beginning Monday, July 12, for summer cooling assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

        LIHEAP services are provided locally by the 23 Community Action Agencies through a partnership between the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) and Community Action Kentucky.

  • Time for talking is over; let's get Highway 44 fixed

        Breaking news....breaking news.

        There will be a community meeting on Thursday evening. The topic will be the new plans for improvements on Highway 44 between Mount Washington and Shepherdsville.

        Whatever the plans say, we're for it. Step the public hearing and move straight to go on the game board of life.

        While widening the entire stretch to four or five lanes would be grand the revenue just isn't available.

  • Pryor ready to take North girls to new heights

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For veteran North Bullitt volleyball coach Jeanette Pryor, the 2010 season presents talent, but a noticeable lack of experience.

        The Lady Eagles have just three seniors and one junior in the program. Of the 11 players that will be part of the varsity team at the start of the season, only six were filling those roles a year ago.

        The seniors have filled the leadership role well to this point.

  • Hogue, Wise participate in Governor's School of Arts

    LEXINGTON -- This summer the Kentucky Center hosted over 200 eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth in the heart of the Bluegrass, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) took place at Lexington’s Transylvania University from June 20- July 10.

    During their three-week stay, 224 student artists from 47 counties were immersed in a rigorous schedule of daily seminars, master-classes, lectures, hands-on workshops and field trips to regional arts attractions.