Bullitt County http://wfpl.org en Bullitt County Passes Smoking Ban, Private Businesses Don't Have To Comply http://wfpl.org/post/bullitt-county-passes-smoking-ban-private-businesses-dont-have-comply <p>Smokers, including those using electronic smokeless cigarettes, can no longer light up on Bullitt County government property.</p><p>The county’s fiscal court approved a smoking ban Wednesday 4-1, with some residents saying the new measure doesn’t go far enough.</p><p>The ordinance says using tobacco products within "15 feet of any public entry or exit point." This includes the use of cigarettes, cigars, tobacco pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff and e-cigarettes.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:47:07 +0000 Devin Katayama 8264 at http://wfpl.org Bullitt County Passes Smoking Ban, Private Businesses Don't Have To Comply Uncle of Jessica Dishon Charged With Her 1999 Murder http://wfpl.org/post/uncle-jessica-dishon-charged-her-1999-murder <p>A Bullitt County grand jury has returned an indictment in the long-unsolved murder of a 17 year old Shepherdsville girl.</p><p>Jessica Dishon was last seen alive in the driveway of her family&rsquo;s home in September of 1999.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Her body was found just over two weeks later.</p><p>A neighbor was originally charged with her death, but his case ended in a mistrial and the charges were later dropped.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:05:57 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 7069 at http://wfpl.org Uncle of Jessica Dishon Charged With Her 1999 Murder The First Days of School: Building Community, Expectations, Connections http://wfpl.org/post/first-days-school-building-community-expectations-connections <p>Greenwood Elementary School teacher Sarah Hodges sits in one of her student’s desks. Her room is clean, organized and it smells like the new air freshener she just opened<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I ask her how</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;long it takes for everything to be messed up.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"About an hour," she says.</span></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:58:41 +0000 Devin Katayama 6521 at http://wfpl.org The First Days of School: Building Community, Expectations, Connections Bullitt County's 1912 Test for Eighth-Graders is Difficult http://wfpl.org/post/bullitt-countys-1912-test-eighth-graders-difficult <p>This image is making the rounds on the Internet this week. It's a test apparently given to eighth-graders in Bullitt&nbsp;County in 1912.</p><p>The gist of all the commentary can be summarized this way: "Some of these questions are really difficult to figure out."</p><p>The test was &nbsp;posted on the Bullitt County History website, which is a project of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society. Here's a section:</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 6474 at http://wfpl.org Bullitt County's 1912 Test for Eighth-Graders is Difficult