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Today's News

  • 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:

  • Fixing problem might cost city over $100,000

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - To cure a problem left behind by a developer might cost the city of Shepherdsville up to $100,000.
        Residents have complained for several years about the drainage issues left behind in Shawnee Acres off Highway 44 East near KOA Kampground.
        QK4 engineer Rob Campbell said that projections show that 750 cubic yards of dirt needed to be removed from an existing retention basin.
        And 220 feet of 36-inch drainage pipe needed to be installed.

  • Fiscal Court adds money to county attorney's coffer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Fiscal Court has agreed to provide additional financial assistance to the county attorney's office.
        County attorney Monica Robinson made a formal written request to court members early in February. In the report, she made a request for $108,000 to allow her to meet obligations through June 30.
        The only question that arose from Bullitt Fiscal Court members came from magistrate Joe Laswell.

  • Butler praises House fight against human trafficking

     FRANKFORT - We’ve long said our first priority in policymaking is to ensure the welfare of our “most vulnerable” - our children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities, specifically. This week, we moved forward in adding Kentucky’s increasing number of human-trafficking victims to that priority list.

  • Greer discusses educational bills

     As lawmakers we strive to find new ways to help Kentucky’s future - our children. This week we saw a number of bills successfully advance through the legislative process that would help educate and protect our children.

  • BBB Fake Emails Continue to Pile Up

     Businesses and consumers across the country have been hit by an on-going email scam that appears to be from the Better Business Bureau. The fake emails started in November, and have changed forms a number of times. Most of them include a virus – if the recipient clicks on a link. 

    BBB Louisville was alerted by an Accredited Business today about the latest version, which accused the business of illegal activities: 

    From: Better Business Bureau 

    Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 7:08 AM 

  • Bullitt East FBLA earns state health grant funds

     FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and its partners have selected 41 high schools to receive grants to develop or improve the nutritional, physical activity or tobacco prevention policies at their schools. 

  • Dozen individuals indicted on drug-related charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A dozen individuals were recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on drug-related charges.

  • BC’s Staples taking net skills to Pikeville College

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - One of the most athletic players to compete in the sport in recent years in the area, Bullitt Central senior Chelsea Staples recently signed to continue her volleyball career at Pikeville College in eastern Kentucky.

  • Warm winter helps save salt in Pioneer Village

      PIONEER VILLAGE - The warm winter weather has been good new for the Pioneer Village city council.