Bullitt County, KY


Bullitt County Fair starts Monday

People can go to the Bullitt County Fair starting on Monday. Rides will operate Monday through Thursday from 5 to 11 p.m. and through midnight on Friday. Rides open at noon on Saturday. General admission is $10. A $15 ticket includes access to attractions, shows and rides. To learn more,...
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Former assistant principal charged

SHEPHERDSVILLE - A former assistant principal in the Bullitt County Public School System has formally been charged with inappropriate conduct with a student. Dr. Jeffrey Morning has been charged with unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities. According to Col....
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History museum opens doors to public looking for the past

SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt County History Museum is once again looking toward the future. The museum remained closed during the bulk of the coronavirus pandemic in the past year. However, the doors were reopened as of June 1, and the museum hosted a soft opening event featuring a display of...
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School budget to exceed $166 M

SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt County Public School System budget for the 2022 fiscal year will total over $166.6 million. That’s the figure Lisa Lewis, the district’s finance officer, recently supplied to members of the Bullitt County Public School Board. The board unanimously accepted the tentative budget. The working budget will...
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ROADSHOW for the week of June 13, 2021

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, striping, 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 on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district daily.
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Bucky Brooks, man once wrongfully accused of murdering Bullitt County teen, dies

BULLITT COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE) - A man once accused of murdering his teenage neighbor in Shepherdsville, Jessica Dishon, has died. David “Bucky” Brooks died Wednesday from cardiac issues, according to the Bullitt County coroner. Despite being charged with the murder of 17-year-old Jessica Dishon in 2001, Brooks was eventually cleared...
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Tennis attracts BE’s Weihe to Cumberlands

MOUNT WASHINGTON – The high school athletic recruiting process was a little different for Bullitt East senior Megan Weihe as she picked the school first and then contacted the tennis coach about joining his program. It all worked out despite some pandemic limitations in the recruiting process. Still, Weihe recently...
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Students selected to attend Governor’s Scholars

Several high school students have been selected 2021 Governor’s Scholars. Jillian McGauley of Bullitt Central High School (alternate). Haley Butler, Kaitlyn Defler, Madison Hurley, Emma Wright, Carter Keys, Mason Roach and Brandon Smith of Bullitt East High School. Elizabeth Rush of North Bullitt High School (alternate). Each Governor’s Scholar is...
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Man, with ties to schools, charged with sex offense involving minor

A Bardstown man who worked as an assistant principal in Bullitt County will be arraigned Wednesday on a sex-related charge involving a student there, and officials are taking a deeper look at his time with other schools. According to a news release from the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, the case...

Bullitt Co. Assistant Principal arrested after allegedly sending nude photos to underage student

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. — An assistant principal in Bullitt County has been arrested after allegedly trading nude photos with a student under the age of 18. According to a press release from Col. Marcus Laytham with the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office, an arrest warrant for Jeffrey Morning, the assistant principal at Riverview Opportunity Center, was issued on June 3.
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Former BCDC employees file lawsuit against jailer for inappropriate behavior, breaking policies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Bullitt County Detention Center is the target of a lawsuit that includes allegations against the facility’s jailer. Jailer Paul Watkins is facing a lawsuit filed by former BCDC employees claiming he acted inappropriately on several occasions, refused to follow jail policies, and wrongfully terminated them, thereby cutting off their health benefits.

Former Bullitt County assistant principal accused of sending nude photos to student

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. — A former assistant principal in Bullitt County is accused of exchanging nude photos with a student. Jeffery Morning, 35, who worked at Riverview Opportunity Center in Shepherdsville, was arrested Friday, June 4 at his home in Bardstown. According to court records, he sent pictures with his genitals...
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Former Bullitt County assistant principal charged after allegedly sending partially nude photo to student

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A former assistant principal in Bullitt County Public Schools has been accused of sending a partially nude photo of himself to a student. Jeffery Morning, who resigned from his job as assistant principal of the Riverview Opportunity Center effective May 13 after he was questioned by police, faces a charge of prohibited use of electronic communication systems to procure a minor.
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Asst. principal at Bullitt Co. school accused of sending nude photos of himself to student

An assistant principal at a Bullitt County school has been accused of sending a partially nude photo of himself to an underage student. Jeffery Morning, 35, of Bardstown, resigned his job as assistant principal at Riverview Opportunity Center after sending a photo of his genitals to a student on May 6. The photo appeared to have been taken inside the school. He sent the photo to the student via Snapchat.
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Building repairs needed; lease for drug court site terminated

SHEPHERDSVILLE – After years of leasing space from the city of Shepherdsville, it appears the Bullitt County drug court program will be looking for new space. With a lease expiring at the end of June, Shepherdsville City Council members voted unanimously to terminate the agreement. Public works director Tom LaFollette...