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Today's News

  • Lady Chargers looking to climb higher up regional golf hierarchy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With all five players returning who played in last year’s regional tournament, the Bullitt East Lady Charger golf team is ready to move into the top half of the teams in Region 3 this fall.

         Still, the team has only one senior, Olivia Pruitt, so the future is bright for coach Andy Oder’s program. After reaching the state tournament in 2010 with a senior-laden team, Oder has been rebuilding the program.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Starting his seventh year at the helm of the Bullitt County Public School System, superintendent Keith Davis is once again eager to see over 13,000 students arrive on Wednesday morning.

         While pleased with the tremendous strides made academically during his tenure, Davis said the work would not stop until Bullitt County can boast the best school district in Kentucky.

         “We don’t want to be average,” said Davis. “We want to be excellent.”

  • First year of prescription drug bill shows some progress

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 25, 2013) – One year after landmark legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse took effect, Governor Steve Beshear credited the bill with closing non-compliant pain management clinics and reducing the number of prescriptions for heavily-abused controlled substances.
     
    Plus, for the first time in a decade, the number of deaths blamed on prescription overdoses has declined.
     

  • MW looks for ways to deal with eyesores

    It was a night of eyesores and zoning concerns at the Mount Washington City Council meeting Monday.
    Mayor Joetta Calhoun was not present so councilmember Brent Wheeler acted as pro tem mayor in her place.
    Wheeler told the council he thinks they need to take action regarding the property at 8804 Highway 44 E right across from Armstrong Lane.
     “We need to look into what we need to do about boarding the property up,” he said.

  • Chairman wants to get civil service in good shape

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tom Rosselli wants to do things the right way.
        The chairman of Shepherdsville's Civil Service committee has worked diligently in recent months to update and prepare city employee criteria.
        Addressing the city council, he appreciated their efforts while asking for permission to continue his pursuits with aid from an outside legal source.
        Rosselli referred to the council's upgrades as "honorable and noble" in regards to streamlining employment rules and regulations.

  • Skeens at helm at Crossroads

    Julie Skeens dreamed about doing many different jobs when she grew up, but one goal always remained the same for her-- she wanted to educate people in some way.
    After teaching at the high school level, working as a loan officer, serving as an instructional coach for the district and as a special education teacher, Skeens said her journey has been a long one, but necessary in order to get where she is today.
    “My love of education has caused me to study it and be hands-on with it,” she said.

  • Bullitt Athletics to take cheer to next level

     HILLVIEW – The learning atmosphere at Bullitt Athletics, a cheerleading gym that recently opened in Hillview, is what sets it apart from other gyms, co-owner Matt Napier said.

  • Elementary schools prepare for students

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the beginning of the school year just days away, there is plenty of activity in all the buildings.

    From getting classrooms ready for students on Aug. 7 to stocking the lunchrooms, it is crunch time.

    A look at some of the highlights for the elementary schools as they prepare to greet students next Wednesday.

     

    BROOKS ELEMENTARY

    The Brooks staff will see many changes this year as principal Cheri Lineweaver works toward replacing the vacancies.

  • Carter makes a splash with his cool Eagle Scout project

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – For 17-year-old Bullitt East graduate Jacob Carter, scouting is not all about the badges.

  • CASA benefit will be Summer’s Night Out

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It has been in different locations but its theme has always been the same.