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  • State Fire Marshal Recommends Fire Prevention Tips For Thanksgiving

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 22, 2016) - The Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s office has released cooking fire prevention safety tips for Kentuckians during the holiday season.  Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  In 2013, U.S. firefighters responded to approximately 1,550 home fires on Thanksgiving Day, an increase of 230 percent from the average daily number. 

  • KSP investigating Nelson Co. Death

    The following press release was sent by the kentucky State Police Monday, November 21, 2016 at 10:25 a.m.:

  • Car stolen at gun point in MW

                MOUNT WASHINGTON—A car was stolen at gunpoint from a Mount Washington resident early Sunday morning.

                According to Det. Sgt. Dan Kelty, Mount Washington Police were dispatched to High Point Court at 12:49 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 for the robbery.

                The victim told the officers that her car had been taken at gunpoint.

  • Bullitt East band making sweet music

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— They may not make the top of the sports page every week, but marching band is its own sort of sport.
        “Marching band is unique because it’s not like any other sport,” Bullitt East band director Trevor Ervin said.
        In every other sport, there are regulations about who can be on the field, he explained. Football and soccer have 11 players on the field at a time, basketball has five on the court and baseball has nine on the field.

  • Jerry Summers presented highest honor from state’s travel industry

     Jerry Summers, Community Services Director for Jim Beam, has received the Mangeot – Oaken Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA). 

    The announcement was made during the Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference held in Lexington, Nov. 1-3. 

  • Community Thanksgiving service to benefit Fellowship of Concern

     The First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville would like to invite the community to the 50th annual Community Thanksgiving Service, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.

    Because the Fellowship of Concern is operated by volunteers, all the offerings received during the service will be used to benefit those in need in the community.

    The Rev. Adam Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, will bring the message.

  • Fund-raising dinner Friday to help with monument to honor Korean War veterans

     There will be a fund-raiser on Friday, Nov. 18, for the Korean War Memorial.

    It will be held at the Mount Washington Lions Club from 4-7 p.m.

    You can eat in or carry out. 

    There is be fish,  pork chops and hot dogs on the menu.

    The proceeds will help John R. “Robby” Smith on his Eagle Scout project.

    The member of Boy Scout Troop 100 in Mount Washington is looking to erect a 10-foot-by-10-foot memorial in honor of Korean War veterans.

  • Grassroots effort to help feed hungry at holidays

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—In the spirit of giving, Britney Wimsatt has set out on a mission to provide Thanksgiving dinner to many of the homeless students in Bullitt County.

    After a trip with the Bullitt County Leadership group through the Chamber of Commerce to the Bullitt County Board of Education, Wimsatt learned that the school system had identified 50 homeless children within the first two weeks of school.

  • Shepherdsville council will be blend of experience, rookies this January

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In one city there will be a mixture of new and old, while in others the lineup will remain basically the same.

    The votes were cast on Tuesday and several changes will be made on town boards when 2017 arrives.



    With a total of 15 candidates, including a write-in, voters got to select their top six candidates.

    The leading votegetter was Stacey Dawson Cline, who returns after serving eight years in the early 2000s, with 1,849 votes.

  • Bullitt GOP has TRUMP card

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Dan Johnson was always confident in winning his first run for public office.

    And he discounts the fact that Donald Trump had big coattails during Tuesday’s general election.

    In fact, he said until the final numbers were turned in across the nation, most Democrats thought it would be their day.

    But, Johnson would have the chance to give the biggest scream on Tuesday evening in the Bullitt County Annex.