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Today's News

  • North opens with Doss on Thursday

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles have seen a lot of Doss running back Tyrone Mack over the last two years. Most of the time they want to forget what he has done.

        The Eagles, with high expectations for this season, will open the 2010 campaign on Thursday against one of the toughest teams on their schedule. Doss was only 5-7 a year ago but they beat North Bullitt 13-0 in last season’s first game. The Dragons are picked second to state runner-up John Hardin in Class 5-A, district three.

  • Enrollment numbers lag behind 2009 as school year begins

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a smooth opening as the Bullitt County School District welcomed its newest elementary - Crossroads - to the fold.

        But enrollment for the 2010-11 school year is lagging slightly behind the third-day totals from a year ago.

        According to numbers released by the Bullitt County Public School System, 12,419 were in attendance on Friday, compared to a total of 12,571 in 2009-10.

        Redistricting this year has equalized most of the schools.

  • BBB Tips: Back-to-School Basics

        The summer is winding down, and soon students will be headed back to school! Chances are, you still have some major “back-to-school shopping” to do. Whether your child is headed to high school or college, the Better Business Bureau has some Back-to-School basics.

     

        When shopping for anything from new attire to electronic items, BBB has these tips to help you be a savvy back-to-school shopper:

     

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • This Week in Sports...

    VOLLEYBALL

    Wednesday, August 11:

    **Spencer County at Bullitt Central. 5:30 p.m.

    **North Bullitt at Southern. 5:30 p.m.

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    Thursday, August 12:

    **Iroquois at Bullitt Central. 5:30 p.m.

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    BOYS’ GOLF

    Tuesday, August 10:

    **Bullitt East vs. Bardstown at Woodlawn Springs GC. 4:30 p.m.

    **Bethlehem vs. North Bullitt at Heritage Hill Golf Course. 4:30 p.m.

  • Police investigate Shepherdsville shooting

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Law enforcement officials are investigating what led to a shooting on Friday evening in Shepherdsville.

        According to Capt. Ken Bernardi of the Shepherdsville Police Department, a male victim was found shot in a parking lot of the Northside Apartments at around 8:32 p.m. on Friday.

        The apartment complex is just north of the Shepherdsville Post Office on Buckman Street.

  • Thanks, Kendall

        Bullitt County government recently lost a very valuable member of its team.

        Having served under three different county judge/executives, Kendall Grant recently resigned as director of the parks and recreation department.

        Grant had a keen interest, especially in youth sports, throughout the county.

        Over the past few years, Kendall battled through some very serious medical issues. In the end, he decided that it was best to take the time to get better physically.

  • Leaders needed meeting to decide to reduce debt

    It’s a small world after all.

    Never has this statement been more true than it is today as technology continues to advance, moving us closer and closer to one another.

    Innovation has allowed us the capability to hold conversations with people on the other side of the planet in the blink of an eye and just as instantaneously, billions of dollars can be transferred from the U.S. to Germany, Thailand, Australia, anywhere in the world, all with the simple click of a button.

  • Assessment scores look good; NCLB standards still rising

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The scores are getting better but the bar is growing taller.

        Bullitt County Public School officials are happy with some trends they are seeing in recent MAP assessments and the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills.

        But Greg Schultz, assistant superintendent for student learning, warned school board leaders that the number of schools failing to meet the federal No Child Left Behind standards could grow.

  • Ready or not... public schools will open doors Wednesday

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With two new school facilities ready to open their doors, a number of schools still undergoing major renovations and temperatures hovering around the 100 mark, it’s time for students to return to classes.

        The Bullitt County Public School System will open the new year on Wednesday, Aug. 11.

        A quick look at some of the changes planned at each of the facilities:

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