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  • 911 Remembrance on Sunday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- September 11, 2001, is a date that sticks in everyone’s mind. 

    Most remember where they were that day or what they were doing when they heard the news about the terrorist attack at the World Trade Centers.

    Bullitt County will have its third annual Day of Remembrance a couple days after to remember those who lost their lives this Sunday.

    This year the ceremony will take place in Lebanon Junction.

  • Search begins off of Bardstown Road for Ohio boy missing since yesterday

    BARDSTOWN-- The Bullitt County Sheriff's Department has started to search for an Ohio teen off Bardstown Road after a hunter found his car last night down a hill. 

    Seventeen year-old William Scheetz has been missing from his hometown of Powell, Ohio, since yesterday. He is considered endangered because he has a history of depression and needs medication, said Bullitt County detective Scotty McGaha.

    The last possible color Scheetz was thought to be wearing was yellow.

    Helicopter and K-9 searches are being conducted to find him.

  • Road closures in Bullitt County for September 12

     The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of KY 44 and KY 61 in Bullitt County between Bullitt Lick Middle School and the Bullitt County Youth League Fields (mile points 11.8 and 14.3).

    This roadway will be closed on Thursday, September 12 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. for the Bullitt Central High School Homecoming parade.

    The parade will start on KY 44 and travel to KY 61.  The parade will then turn right onto KY 61 and travel to East Third Street.

  • 9/11 Not Forgotten

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County's down-home charm and sturdy patriotism have helped lay a foundation for a new 9/11 memorial.

    The American Fallen Warriors Memorial Foundation (AFWMF) Gold Star 11 Tour stopped at Shepherdsville City Park on its way to a new memorial site in Kansas City.

    The tour featured anchor stones from the World Trade Center slurry wall that are being transported as part of the new memorial.

  • New MW plant causing stink for some residents

     The new sewer treatment plant is causing quite a stink for some residents of Mount Washington.

    At the last city council meeting Aug. 25 resident Marshall McKinley, who lives on Becky McKinley Avenue, addressed the council about the issue.

    “I’ve been in the same house for 35 years,” he said. “Since the revamp of the sewer plant there’s evenings we just can’t go outside.”

    McKinley told the council he understands that the city’s growing, but he said something needs to be done to resolve the stench.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 9, 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. 

  • Shepherdsville again met with zoning question

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For a second straight meeting, a packed room listened as the Shepherdsville City Council discussed legalities of a potential rezoning in the Settlers Gap neighborhood near Bullitt Central High School.

    Cutting to the chase, the council agreed to send the issue to Bullitt County Planning and Zoning, along with a letter to the Bullitt County Attorney’s office to search for any legal descriptions of the property in question.

  • Little Flock will have a lot of wild activities this week

     Even though summer is coming to an end, there’s lots more fun to be had at Adventure Weekend at Little Flock Baptist Church.

    The church is located at 5515 N Preston Hwy in Shepherdsville.

    A lot of the events will feature well-known speaker Jay Lowder who puts on these adventure weekends across the country, said Mark Vincent, who is the director of Adventure Weekend.

  • Ellis Foundation to benefit from MW BBQ festival

     Very soon the Mount Washington community will be coming together for a day of fun lickin’ fun, but also to benefit a good cause.

  • Eastside Middle School featured on NBC Sept. 9

     Some Eastside Middle School 8th graders are getting a chance to be on national TV.