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Today's News

  • Central’s hitting still on the cold side

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the bad weather this winter, Bullitt Central baseball coach G.J. Moore was worried his team’s hitting would trail the pitching, at least early in the season.

    The worries turned out to be well founded as the Cougars struggled to make contact over the first 10 days of the season. The lack of offense led to a 1-4 start to the season.

  • Eagles start the baseball season 1-2

     HEBRON ESTATES - Forget the snow. Ignore the cool breeze. It’s time for baseball.

    The North Bullitt Eagles took the field on Tuesday in the first game of the season.

    After the opening win, the Eagles would finish the first week with a 1-2 record. But head coach Brian Wise is still very encouraged with his squad.

    In the opener, junior Jacob Kelly got all the support he would need in the first inning as the Eagles defeated Seneca 11-2.

  • MWMS re-designated as School to Watch

      Mount Washington Middle School became a Kentucky Schools to Watch® in 2010 which is an initiative launched by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform in 1999.

    In 2014, their application for Re-Designation was successful marking them as the only Bullitt County Public School with that status.

  • Bullitt Circuit Clerk to begin new program May 1

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County is scheduled to go live with the court system’s new Accounts Receivable program on May 1, 2014. There are currently 22 Kentucky counties using the AR program, according to Bullitt Circuit Clerk Paulitta Keith..

    What is AR?

  • Foundation helps victims of fire in Shepherdsville

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - When a local family lost its home in a fire, the community rallied in support, while the Red Cross assisted in initial support efforts.

    Members of the Shepherdsville Fire Department, who handled the fire, also wanted to help the family beyond the initial response.

    Thanks to research by the department, more funding was donated courtesy of the Firefighters Charitable Foundation, a non-profit agency based in New York that assists disaster victims.

  • Missing girl found

    At 8 p.m. tonight officials from the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office announced Cortney Mickey has turned herself in.

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    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a missing juvenile, Cortney G. Mickey, 13 years of age.

    Mickey was last seen in the company of her non-custodial mother Tonya Mickey. They may be in a 2005 Ford Focus 4door red in color with Kentucky tag 599-PBN.

    Anyone assisting in her disappearance could be charged with a crime.

  • FROZEN NEGOTIATIONS: State impasse stymies decision on snow days, graduation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - If parents across the Commonwealth were allowed to grade the papers of state legislators on the impasse over dealing with snow day relief, those marks may not be too good.

    On Monday, legislators announced that any bill to provide relief due to snow days had died.

    On Monday evening, members of the Bullitt County Public School Board were at a loss.

    At this stage, the problems are many and the answers are slim.

    One host parent to a foreign exchange student inquired whether graduation dates had been determined.

  • Fire chief pays funds back due to training shortage

     CLERMONT - A long-time fire chief will have to repay money provided by the state as incentive pay for training.

    The Kentucky Fire Commission Board in Versailles recently notified Julius Hatfield, the long-time chief of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department, that from January 2008 through December 2013 he did not meet the standards required to receive incentive pay.

    Hatfield must repay $18,600 to the state commission by April 6. He said that the issue has been settled and there would be no appeal.

  • Who is Spying on Whom at North Bullitt High?

     HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Drama Club presented “Spy School,” a comedy play by Don Zolidis.

    The story is based in 1961, featuring “a typical house, a typical high school, a typical CIA training facility.”

    The main character, Priscilla, a.k.a. Jane Doe (played by Ali Tilford), is taken from her regular home and family, trained by the CIA and then placed into a similar school, with a family of CIA agents in disguise at home.

    “Spy School” was produced by North Bullitt instructor Adam Elliott.

  • Bid to relocate Bowman Valley closer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the past three years, Tammy Ott and a small group of volunteers have been trying to do the “right thing.”

    The mission has been to relocate and preserve the Bowman Valley School House.

    Since 1916, the two-room schoolhouse educated African-American students until its closure in 1957 after the end of segregation.

    The dream is to have the last remaining known schoolhouse for African Americans to be relocated next to the Woodsdale one-room schoolhouse on Highway 44, next to the Bullitt County Board of Education.