Today's News

  • East's Duvall looks to expand track opportunities at Centre

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Already one of the best hurdlers in the area for the past few seasons, Bullitt East senior Jacob Duvall is thinking bigger with his future.
     During a camp last summer at Centre College in Danville, Duvall met and worked with former Olympic great Jackie Joyner-Kersey. Word then got back to Centre College track coach Lisa Owens who also watched Duvall work-out.
     Joyner-Kersey and Owens came to the same conclusion -- Duvall is athletic enough for the decathlon.

  • Committee has plan for county's future

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - Ask anyone involved with the Bullitt County Strategic Planning Task Force what the county needs to become a model community, more than likely you'll hear a one word answer: planning. 

  • Schools rally together to help tornado victims in two states

                From cash to clothing, Bullitt County Public Schools students are contributing to help victims of violent weather in Indiana and Kentucky.

                The Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) class decided not to do their out of state trip this summer and donate funds to those that suffered damage from the recent tornados.

  • Fox Chase escapes with no snow issue

                FOX CHASE - What once looked like a potential nightmare for the city of Fox Chase has so far turned out to be a nice saving of funds.

                The city of Pioneer Village ended a snow removal contract with Fox Chase earlier in the season, leaving officials scrambling for a contracted replacement.

                The search came down to two individuals, Jason Denner and Craig Stump.

  • Public health week honored in Kentucky

                FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to promote Public Health Week, an annual observance that focuses on a critical public health issue to raise awareness and help people live longer, healthier lives.

  • Marshall to address national college readiness issue

                Citing the "importance of the groundbreaking work taking place in Kentucky," Bullitt County Public School's Dave Marshall has been invited to present at the National ACT Workforce 2012 Conference in April in Chicago.

  • Lesson plans to have path to follow in schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If teachers are properly preparing lesson plans, members of the Bullitt County Public  School Board don't expect there to be a problem with a new policy implemented.
     After hearing some concerns about the proposed policy change, board members took no action in February.
     However, after hearing several teachers praise the importance of lesson plans and the lack of concern over the policy, board members voted 4-1, with Gary Wooldridge in opposition, to approve the proposal.

  • Mission won't change even without NCLB pressure

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Nothing will change in the classroom.
     The desire to make the Bullitt County Public School System the best in the state will not wane.
     But the dark cloud of meeting the federal No Child Left Behind mandate will no longer hang over the district or any other school system in the state of Kentucky.
     Kentucky was one of the states that recently received a waiver from meeting the federal mandates, which were set up to ensure that every child did have an opportunity to learn and be educated.

  • Rue La La will expand facility in city


     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An on-line private sale site is expanding its presence in Bullitt County.
     After spending the past two-plus years as a partner in distribution with GSI Commerce, Rue La La is taking over control of an entire warehouse facility in Shepherdsville and looks to expand its footprint.
     Steve Davis, president of the Boston-based Rue La La, said the company is excited to take over the entire distribution facility and the 175 employees who joined the family as of April 1.

  • ROADWORK: Week of April 9

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of April 9:


    KY 251 (Belmont Road):  Lane closures and delays possible between Belmont Farm Lane and KY 61 (mile points 0.0 and 3.0) due to roadway resurfacing.  Work is currently scheduled for weeknights from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. the following morning.