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Today's News

  • Adam Shepherd’s importance to county now lives on through newest marker

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The city’s namesake was given official credit for his importance to the area.

    Kentucky Historical Highway Marker 2494, honoring Adam Shepherd, was officially dedicated in the front lawn of the Bullitt County Courthouse.

    Local residents, officials, and a few of Shepherd’s descendants gathered for the formal unveiling ceremony, including former elected official Billy Roy Shepherd.

  • Hogan gathers supplies to help his Roby mates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Everyone likes to help students be prepared for the first day of school.

    One classmate went above and beyond to help as much as he could.

    Roby Elementary fifth grader Bryce Hogan, 10, sells candy bars and collects donations to help others. This year he helped 20 other Roby students with a donation of backpacks filled with supplies to the school’s Family Resource Center.

    The son of Jacqulyn and Mike Hogan, Bryce began his efforts two years ago, following an incident with his father.

  • Lady Eagles seek final push to regional peak

     HEBRON ESTATES – Four years, four 23rd District Tournament titles.

    Four seasons, four trips to the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament.

    Those are all great accomplishments, especially for a program that before the recent surge, had very little success in girls’ soccer. The recent past, including last season’s 15-6-2 record, has been good for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles, but they are looking for more in 2016.

  • Maryville Elementary closed for the week

      PIONEER VILLAGE - On the opening day of 2016, there were a few Bullitt County Public Schools students who didn't attend classes.

    Maryville Elementary principal Ruth Esterle announced to school families Tuesday evening that the school was declared not ready for students on Wednesday's opening day.

    According to Esterle, the school did not receive its Certificate of Occupancy after failing a plumbing pressure test.

  • District looks for ways to ensure kids attending proper school

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- During the recent discussions on redistricting of school boundaries, several concerned parents mentioned the fact that students some times attend where they do not belong.

    Simply stated, they are attending schools in boundaries in which they do not live.

    As the Bullitt County Public School Board opted to not tackle redistricting, which would have started in the 2017-18 school year, discussion was raised on what district officials could do to stop the improper attendance.

  • Chargers’ O’Brien ready to follow pipeline to Brescia

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – Brescia University in Owensboro has suddenly built a pipeline to the Bullitt East baseball program and no one was happier about that than senior Troy O’Brien who recently signed to play for the Bearcats.
        When all is said and done from the past season, when the Chargers won the Sixth Region title and advanced to the Final Four of the State Tournament, four of the team’s nine seniors will be playing for Brescia starting this fall.

  • BE to rely on big junior class

         MOUNT WASHINGTON – The past few seasons has not been as successful as some other seasons for the Bullitt East Chargers, but fueled by a junior class with 14 members, veteran head coach Mike Brangers is looking to continue an uptick started late last season.

  • Business gets closer to Fox Chase limits

        FOX CHASE - The city of Fox Chase is primarily a residential area located within Northern Bullitt County.
        However, with Preston Highway expanding a little closer to city limits, there is concern for potential business growth along the Preston corridor bordering the city limits.
        Rocky Comito, the Fox Chase representative on the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission, discussed the situation at the July city council meeting.

  • Dana Brown will lead Overdale Elem.

        HILLVIEW -- Dana Brown has been named Overdale Elementary School Principal following the departure of Adrienne Usher as the district Director of Elementary Education.
        “I am honored that the Overdale Elementary School community has chosen me to be their new principal,” Brown said. “I am also very excited about the journey we will take together to further the wonderful things already taking place there.”

  • Network Associates ready to help you

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - An area computer solutions company is ready to further its assistance in the Bullitt County Area.
        Network Advocates, based in Louisville, has officially joined the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.
        Locally owned, Network Advocates has provided 18 years of computer solutions for businesses, receiving an A+ grade from the Better Business Bureau.
        President Tom Troutman said the company’s goal was to provide secure IT for businesses big or small.