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Today's News

  • Suit filed over abuse at school

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A teacher, as well as four administrators, have been named in a lawsuit filed by a 16-year-old student at Bullitt Central High School.

        The lawsuit filed against teacher Timothy Lands, principal Christy Coulter and assistant principals Andrew Pohlman, Willie Foster and Angela Moore, asks for unspecified damages.

        The civil lawsuit in Bullitt Circuit Court stems from an investigation leading to the suspension of Lands, a social studies teacher at the school.

  • Leaders must communicate with others to be effective

        Could the Bullitt County Parks pool next to Bullitt Central been repaired and open last summer?

        Maybe not.

        Having to make upgrades on its filtration system to meet federal safety standards and facing a large leak to fix, it may not have been possible to open the third of the county’s four pools.

  • Week honors public health environmentalists

        Every day, Bullitt County Environmental Health professionals (Registered Sanitarians) are on the job ensuring our Bullitt County is a safe place.

        This unique group of professionals help ensure the safety of restaurants, grocery stores, supermarkets, food production facilities, schools, hotels, motels, mobile home parks, public swimming pools, tattoo studios, and other health programs such as lead based paint, septic systems, radon, milk, water, quality assurance, animal rabies,  methamphetamine labs, and many more.

  • School to Watch: Mount Washington Middle earns prestigious honor

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – Only a hand full of Kentucky’s institutions of learning can call themselves Schools to Watch and they’re part of a select group of nationally recognized institutions all over the country.

        Four schools were named Kentucky Schools to Watch for 2010, and one of the them is in Bullitt County.

  • BE grad Hanley plays in NCAA tourney for Govs

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Two seasons, two trips to the NCAA Women’s National Championship Tournament.

        College basketball is working out just fine for former Bullitt East standout Whitney Hanley as she recently helped her Austin Peay Lady Governors’ to a second consecutive trip to the big show.

  • Defensive struggles hamper Eagles' first week

        HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt baseball skipper Brian Wise knew that his team would be inexperienced in terms of varsity play.

        And the first week of play this spring backed up those concerns.

        While seeing positives in each of the first five games, Wise admits that each contest has seen a different part of the Eagles’ play provide some disappointment.

        Facing two of the area’s top teams, the Eagles stumbled through week one with a 1-4 record.

  • Teacher indicted on felony charge

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt County Grand Jury panel has indicted a suspended Bullitt Central teacher on a charge of sexual abuse.

        Timothy Lands was indicted on a single Class D felony count of sexual abuse. The charge carries a possible prison sentence of 1-5 years.

        According to the indictment, Lands allegedly had sexual contact with a minor less than 18 years of age from October 2009 through January 2010.

  • 2010 KidsFest another HUGE success

        The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted its eighth annual KidsFest celebration at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre on Saturday.

        Over 100 exhibitors were present to greet the largest crowd in the event’s history. Over 4,000 people attended the event.

        From watching a magic show to meeting up with Clifford the Dog, the young and old alike had plenty of activities to do and see on Saturday.

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  • Dog tortured, reward being offered

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was called a brutal attack and animal organizations are offering a reward in the death of a local dog.

    The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is offering up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification and potential conviction of the responsible party.

    According to a report released by the Shamrock Foundation, a black/tan long-haired miniature dachshund named Limo was reported missing on March 1 by his owner, Jimmy Golden of Shepherdsville.