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Today's News

  • Gradual gains made in graduation rates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the latest graduation rate figures for Bullitt County put the district behind state averages, superintendent Keith Davis isn't overly concerned.

    The data, which calculates the graduation rate for the Class of 2011, shows that two schools are well below the state average but Davis is convinced several factors play a part in the numbers.

  • Cases settled in Bullitt Circuit Court

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following cases were recently resolved in Bullitt Circuit Court:

    *Casey Warren and Curtis E. Pack Jr. entered guilty pleas.

    Both were charged with complicity to manufacture methamphetamine and three counts of endangerment to the welfare of a child.

    Under the plea agreement reached with prosecutor Nick Raley, all charges would be run concurrently for a total of 10 years.

  • Civil Service... Fate remains under review

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - City leaders are looking for suggestions before they decide whether to scrap the civil service ordinance or simply amend it.

    But that decision to ask city attorney Joseph Wantland and civil service board counsel Walter Sholar to give them suggestions did not come without a lot of discussion Monday night.

  • Chargers cannot hold 27-7 lead, fall to rival Jeffersontown 28-27

          JEFFERSONTOWN - Ahead 27-7 when quarterback Anthony Doran and sophomore tight end Trent Meredith combined on a 47-yard touchdown pass with 4:14 remaining in the third quarter wasn't enough on Friday as the Jeffersontown Chargers rallied late to steal a 28-27 victory from Bullitt East.

  • Big pass play sinks Cougars' upset plans

          GLASGOW - The Bullitt Central Cougars hit the road Friday night and the road hit back as the maroon and gray dropped a 28-7 decision to the Glasgow Scotties.

         The game was deadlocked until midway through the third quarter when Glasgow quarterback Ryan Hinkley found a breakdown in the Bullitt Central secondary. The pass was on the money to wide receiver Garry Settles for a 32-yard touchdown.

         That score put the Scotties up 13-7 and they never looked back.

  • Late surge, penalties fuel Eagle victory

          OKOLONA - By looking at the final score, it appeared the North Bullitt Eagles had an easy time Friday evening against the Southern Trojans.

         However, there were some uncomfortable moments for the Eagles before putting away a penalty-prone host 36-13.

         North Bullitt claimed its second straight victory of the season and, while not overjoyed, head coach Brett Newton saw bits and pieces of his young squad coming together.

  • Pioneer Village enforcing safety rule dealing with fences around pools

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Mayor Gary Hatcher, the City Council and the police department are all serious about safety in Pioneer Village.

    Hatcher and police chief D.J. Reynolds were visiting residences to enforce the city's pool ordinance.

    The mayor and police are active in keeping everyone safe from accidental situations, especially children, in light of recent drowning reports in the area.

    The ordinance requires fences around all pools and locks on gates.

  • Shepherdsville man surrenders after four hour police situation

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local man was arrested four hours after a domestic violence call turned into a police standoff.

         According to Sgt. Michael O'Donnell, public information officer for the Shepherdsville Police Department, law enforcement officials were called to the home of Harry Marshall Bryant Jr. in the 1300 block of West Blue Lick Road in Shepherdsville.    

  • Grand jury indictments individuals on drug-related charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals have been indicted for felony drug-related charges over the past two sessions of the Bullitt Circuit Grand Jury:

  • Mt. Washington officials look to plan for the future

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Mount Washington officials may not have a crystal ball to foresee the future, but with proper planning they're hoping to set the city on a path of long-term prosperity. 

    During their last regular meeting, city council members heard from Kentucky League of Cities Community Development Advisor Bobbie Bryant about what her organization could do to help city officials plan for Mount Washington's future.