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  • Voyles brings new ideas, experience to BCPS food services

     After working for school food programs at the state level for several years, Angela Voyles decided now was the time to make the jump to the local level. 

    “I wanted to work with the programs I had been administrating for so many years,” Voyles said. 

    Voyles, who has worked in both Kentucky and Florida, was recently hired as the new director of School Food Services for Bullitt County Public Schools. 

    “I’m very excited and happy to be here,” she said. 

  • Two versions on table for redistricting in session

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With a lawsuit pending,lawmakers will return to Frankfort in August to see if they can devise boundaries for state districts which will pass judicial muster.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 12, 2013

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 12, 2013

    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, andmaintenance crews may 

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

  • Deputies train for difficult situation

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - It was pretty quiet afternoon at Eastside Middle School on Wednesday, until gunshots rang out in the building. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 5, 2013

     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. 

  • Lemme follows in father's footsteps as MW attorney

    A  copy of a signed photo of the famous boxer Cassius Clay, better known as Muhammad Ali, hangs in the attorney’s office.
    Matthew Lemme, remembers when that photo hung in his grandfather’s office, his dad’s and now it has come to his.
    The message reads: To Burlyn Pike a good lawyer.
    In 1963 Ali was passing through the county and received a traffic violation. Lemme’s grandfather, Burlyn, represented him in court.

  • Grant received to allow disposal of chemicals

    If you have lead-based paint in your garage that's been there for years or your neighbor has pesticides he doesn't know what to do with, you will soon.

    For the first time this fall, Bullitt County residents will have a day to dispose of hazardous waste, such as lead paint and pesticides, thanks to a grant.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Starting his seventh year at the helm of the Bullitt County Public School System, superintendent Keith Davis is once again eager to see over 13,000 students arrive on Wednesday morning.

         While pleased with the tremendous strides made academically during his tenure, Davis said the work would not stop until Bullitt County can boast the best school district in Kentucky.

         “We don’t want to be average,” said Davis. “We want to be excellent.”

  • First year of prescription drug bill shows some progress

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 25, 2013) – One year after landmark legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse took effect, Governor Steve Beshear credited the bill with closing non-compliant pain management clinics and reducing the number of prescriptions for heavily-abused controlled substances.
     
    Plus, for the first time in a decade, the number of deaths blamed on prescription overdoses has declined.
     

  • MW looks for ways to deal with eyesores

    It was a night of eyesores and zoning concerns at the Mount Washington City Council meeting Monday.
    Mayor Joetta Calhoun was not present so councilmember Brent Wheeler acted as pro tem mayor in her place.
    Wheeler told the council he thinks they need to take action regarding the property at 8804 Highway 44 E right across from Armstrong Lane.
     “We need to look into what we need to do about boarding the property up,” he said.