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Today's News

  • Local staff to present at technology conference

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Technology Integration Specialists with Bullitt County Public Schools will again present at a prestigious state conference.
        District TIS' Susan Jenkins, Christie Turbeville and Keith Barnes have the spotlight during portions of the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) Conference March 7-9, 2012 at the Galt House East in Louisville.

  • Booklet helps students get through college experience

    FRANKFORT - Kentucky students headed to college in the fall have a new resource to help them through their first year on campus.

    Surviving College, a guide to students’ first year, is now available free from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    The 36-page booklet includes the following sections:

    ·         Majors and class schedules;

    ·         Staying healthy and safe on campus;

  • Nichols Elementary can build with $5,000 grant from Lowe's

        NICHOLS - With $5,000 from Lowe's Toolbox for Education Program, expect the landscape around Nichols Elementary School to change dramatically.
        Thanks to Principal Sheri Hamilton and District Grant Writer Juliann Vachon, students and staff at the small western Bullitt County school are eager for spring to arrive so they can spruce up the grounds.

  • Hillview's early leaders are honored for courage and leadership skills

        HILLVIEW - When current elected officials think about the problems they have in running government agencies, a pair of Hillview veterans can still remember the battles waged over the years.
        From having a television reporter standing at the corner of Brooks Hill Road and Interstate 65 telling viewers that the lives of children could be at risk due to a rezoning request to sitting through a county rezoning case that lasted until the early morning hours, Richard Terry and Dale Russ have lived through it all.

  • Tuesday Semi-finals

        HIGHVIEW - You can't score if you don't shoot.
        The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars shot the ball plenty on Tuesday evening and they scored more than enough to turn back the Southern Trojans in the 23rd District basketball semifinals at Moore Traditional School.
        The 56-33 victory advanced the Lady Cougars to the championship game on Thursday and cinched a spot in this week's Sixth Region tournament.

  • Shepherdsville audit to show positive figures

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the world of accounting, the city of Shepherdsville will not show a loss when the 2010-11 audit is released on Monday evening.
        In reality, the city of Shepherdsville still has some work to do to get its financial house in order.
        Accountant Bob Ryan spoke with members of the Shepherdsville City Council on Thursday in advance of his presentation tonight of the audit.

  • Big rally, bigger win for Lady Eagle hoops

        OKOLONA - Rallying from 13 points down laste in the third quarter, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles grabbed the biggest win in the program's history on Thursday, beating Bullitt Central 48-39 in the championship game of the girls' 23th District Tournament at Moore High School.

  • Wednesday Semi-finals

        HIGHVIEW - There have been a lot of "firsts" this season for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.
    With a school-record 21 victories, Amber Courtney's team advanced to the regional tournament for the first time since 2004.
    The berth in the Sixth Region tournament this week was secured with a 62-37 semifinal victory over the host Moore Mustangs.
    North Bullitt would face Bullitt Central in the championship game Thursday with both advancing to regional play this week.

  • Third time charm for developers at 245/61

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Six months after the initial steps were taken, owners of nearly 140 acres of property off Highway 61 have finally won approval for a rezoning request.
        However, an appeal is almost certain on the decision made Thursday night by the Shepherdsville City Council.
        With a unanimous vote of 5-0, the council voted to approve a limited IG General Industrial zoning for property owned by Zoneton Developers, Debra Ann Shaw and the estate of Oma Lee Shaw.

  • Advice on how to be better prepared to take ACT exams

    FRANKFORT - On March 6, juniors attending Kentucky public high schools will take the ACT, a national college entrance exam. The ACT assesses students’ ability to perform college-level work. Scores may also qualify students for a bonus award through the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program.

    To do their best on the ACT, students should follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), which administers the KEES program: