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Today's News

  • Bid to extend contract shot down 3-2

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Keith Davis announced last month that he would retire from his duties at the end of the school year when his current contract ran out.

    A majority of school board members have now made that certain.

    The board voted 3-2 against a motion to offer Davis a new one-year contract that would go into effect when his current contract expires on June 30.

    Davis said in last month’s statement that he would not seek another term as superintendent once the current contract expired.

  • Tire disposal days return to Bullitt Co.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Need to get rid of some old tires?

    Bullitt County will again host a tire amnesty disposal event on Sept. 28-30.

    Tires can be disposed of at property at the corner of Highway 245 and Highway 61.

    Solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said over 35,000 tires were collected during the last event.

    Tires can be brought down from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 28-29. On Saturday, the hours will be from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Mount Washington native has right treats to win state fair blue ribbons for past 3 years

     LOUISVILLE—As a little girl, Jennifer Morgan remembers winning a Girl Scout sweets competition for her layered chocolate and vanilla gelatin mold.

    As an adult with a little girl of her own, Morgan is still winning sweets competitions but on a slightly larger scale.

    In the past three years, the Mount Washington native has earned two blue and one red ribbon for her cake entries at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Couple indicted for injuries of two-month-old

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A pair of individuals has been indicted for the alleged mistreatment of an infant.

    Brandon Allan Meyer and Amber Dawn Sickles were indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury recently.

    According to the indictment, Meyer, 24, of Shepherdsville, was charged with assault, which is a Class B felony that is punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    He allegedly engaged in behavior that placed an infant in grave risk of death between April 7, 2017, and June 1, 2017.

  • Meeting a Very Important Person

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Not everyone wants to run into a mad dog, but when you’re a former United States Marine, it’s considered quite an honor.

    Shepherdsville resident John Loudermilk attended the annual First Marine Division reunion in Norfolk, Va., where he had a special impromptu meet-and-greet with U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis.

    A fellow Marine veteran, Loudermilk took the opportunity to ay hello, mentioning his service with the 5th Marines during the Vietnam War.

  • Cougars pull away late for shut-out road win

     OKOLONA – For the third time in as many weeks, the Bullitt Central Cougars looked like a different team after halftime on Thursday as the maroon and gray rolled to three touchdowns after the break for a 27-0 win over Southern.

    It was the 10th straight victory for the Cougars over their northern neighbors.

    The win was the third straight to open the season for the Cougars heading into a ‘bye’ date before the team returns to action on Sept. 15 at home against North Oldham for the final tune-up before the team starts district play.

  • North gets (on-sides) kicked to the side by J-town

      JEFFERSONTOWN – Just call it the Perfect Storm before the real storm.

    Playing on Thursday night last week because of concerns for heavy rain on Friday, the North Bullitt Eagles went into Jefferson County to take on longtime rival Jeffersontown. It was a horrible compilation of miscues at just the wrong time as the green and gold dropped a surprising 40-25 decision to the Chargers.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 3, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • East exercises some past demons

     TAYLORSVILLE -- Mark Sander will tell you as a coach, he’s not worried about wins and losses. He is looking for his team to make progress each week.

    But, he also knows that high schools are worried about the scoreboard.

    That’s way Thursday night’s 56-8 victory over Spencer County was so important.

    There were a lot of high fives and smiles in Taylorsville as the Bullitt East Chargers improved its record to 1-2 on the young season.

  • Usher selected as district’s newest superintendent of student learning

     Current Director of Elementary Education Adrienne Usher has accepted the position of Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning following the retirement of Brenda Pirtle.

    “I am excited and humbled,” she said. “It is a true honor to be able to continue to lead and serve the staff, students and communities of Bullitt County in this new capacity. I look forward to continuing the great work and progress related to student learning that has allowed BCPS to shine as a leader in education.”