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Today's News

  • A Night at the Chamber

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual awards dinner. Several members were honored during the event.

  • Mount Washington bites bullet, increases tax

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After two meetings and a public hearing, the Mount Washington City Council recently voted to raise its real and personal property tax rate for the 2011 tax year.

    During a public hearing held just before the council’s Monday, Oct. 24 regular meeting, members voted 4-2 in favor of raising the rate to 11.4 cents on each $100 of assessed valuation of all real and personal property within the city.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

        The results of the November 8, 2011, general election in Bullitt County.

    Bullitt County clerk Kevin Mooney estimated a 27 percent voter turnout.

     

    GOVERNOR and LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:

    Steven Beshear, Jerry Abramson (DEM) - 7,370

    David Williams, Richie Farmer (REP) - 3,092

    Gatewood Galbraith, Dea Riley (IND) - 781

     

    SECRETARY of STATE:

    Alison Lundergan Grimes (DEM) - 8,088

    Bill Johnson (REP) - 5,495

     

  • Waste Not...Want Not: Hotline to allow public to report school waste

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Bullitt County Public School Board members hosted a public hearing on a tax increase a couple of months ago, there were several concerned citizens who spoke.
        One of their biggest concerns on the tax increase was not necessarily the quality of education being received.
        Instead, it was areas where they felt waste were occurring.

  • Salt River sponsors Honor Flight trip to Washington for veterans

    LOUISVILLE - Hundreds of flag-waving family, friends, and Americans packed the terminal at Louisville International Airport Oct. 23 to welcome home veterans returning from a trip to Washington, D.C.

    Twenty-nine veterans, ranging in age from 85 to 92, went on a one-day trip that was sponsored by Salt River Electric, Kentucky's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, and the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network. While in Washington, D.C. the veterans visited the World War II Memorial.

  • Jackson is Mr. Elusive for Jeffersontown

         SHEPHERDSVILLE - North Bullitt's post-season will get infinitely tougher on Friday when the Eagles play host to Jeffersontown in the second-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

  • East boys' team returning to state

         SHELBYVILLE - The cross-country rivalry between Bullitt East and North Bullitt in recent years has become a healthy one with each team pushing the other to ever better finishes.

  • Second has been charged for injuries of toddler

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A second person is now facing charges in the alleged abuse of a 2-year-old boy.

  • BC girls earn third straight trip to state

         SHEPHERDSVILLE - For a squad that pretty much was dead in the water five years ago, the Bullitt Central girls' cross-country program has made a strong recovery from the brink.

  • Career, college readiness is new big thing

    Our raison d'etre:  College and Career Readiness.

    It might seem funny using a French phrase in the title on a piece on college and career readiness, but the phrase means "reason or justification for existence." 

    That is just what college and career readiness is for our schools and district. 

    If we are not giving every student the opportunity and instilling the motivation to be prepared for the adult world, we are not doing our job.