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Today's News

  • No seniors? No problem for Lady Cougars

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Veteran Bullitt Central softball coach Buddy Gallemore will be the first to agree with you when you point out just how young his 2010 Lady Cougars are.

        In the very next breath, Gallemore will tell you that his team won’t use that as an excuse this year. He will also remind you that a players’ class at Bullitt Central isn’t exclusive to their experience level.

  • Belcher's bill on teen suicide signed into law by governor

        FRANKFORT - Public middle and high schools will now be required to distribute suicide prevention materials by Sept. 1 of each year, thanks to legislation sponsored by Rep. Linda Belcher, (D-Shepherdsville).

        House Bill 51 was signed into law by Gov. Beshear this week.

        House Bill 51 also requires the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to provide suicide prevention information on its Web site by Aug. 1 of this year.

  • BC's Bennett finds a good fit at smaller Pikeville

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - When some bigger schools went in other directions, Bullitt Central football standout Jeremaie Bennett found the perfect fit at Pikeville College in eastern Kentucky.

  • Hillview looks to annex new Brooks school

        HILLVIEW - Employees at Brooks Elementary hoping to avoid paying an occupational tax when the new school opened in August shouldn’t be spending that anticipated windfall just yet.

        While the city of Shepherdsville received a request to stop its deannexation measures along Highway 1020, the city of Hillview apparently has a way to reach the new school.

        Currently, employees at Brooks Elementary are paying a 1.5 percent occupational tax to the city of Hillview.

  • Crooked shooting kept BC from having more success

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the spring of 2010, the past basketball season at Bullitt Central could easily be labeled ‘The Team that Couldn’t Shoot Straight.’

        In the spring of 2012, the most recent season might just be recalled as the foundation being laid for a rebuilt program.

        Cougar head coach Joe Pat Lee can look at both situations and smile.

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: HOT TOPICS MARCH 2010

    BBB Hot Topics - March 2010

     

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  • Longtime fixture in Lebanon Junction community dies

        LEBANON JUNCTION - A fixture in the Lebanon Junction community for years passed away on Tuesday, March 23.

        Margaret Marie Norris, 80, died at Parkway Rehab and Nursing Center in Louisville.

        The former Margaret Marie Boone was honored for her work both in the military and in her community.

        The native of New Hope, Ky., was an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict. Her commitment to the military and its veterans continued after leaving the active service.

  • School board members learn about various parts of education system

        Increasing quality teacher instruction. Lessons from single gender classrooms. Protecting students from cyber bullying. Legal issues involving high school athletics. Student input on school boards. Eliminating achievement gaps. Trimming budgets while moving learning forward.

  • Healthy Hearts Wear RED

        Paroquet Springs Conference Centre hosted to the third annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon, also sponsored by Bullitt County Homemakers and the Bullitt County Health Department.

        Along with lunch, patrons glimpsed Body Recall and Tai-Chi exercise demonstrations by the Health Department and fashion shows courtesy of Cato's.

        Guest speakers included Carolyn Davis discussing "Living with Heart Disease" and "The Importance of Chocolate" presented by Debbie Lentz, RD, MS, LD.

  • Time right to look at 'alternatives' in school year

        With so many innovative things happening in education, one item that really hasn’t been altered in years is the calendar.

        No matter what calendar is finally agreed upon, there will be those who are unhappy.

        As the push to get more instructional days into the calendar before state testing is done in the spring, maybe it is time to at least start discussions on some type of alternative calendar.