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  • Under Fire... Both parties call for Johnson to withdraw

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Republican Party officials are asking that Dan Johnson resign in his race for the 49th District state representative seat.

    However, the candidate, who was selected by the Bullitt County Republican Party to fill a vacancy, is not ready to back out.

    Johnson, who was selected out of four interested individuals to fill the spot vacated when Jennifer Stepp was declared ineligible to run, drew controversy from his Facebook postings.

  • Hogue battling back after her car was struck by drunken driver

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – On Feb. 6, 2016, Chelsea Hogue was a normal 23-year-old from Mount Washington. 

    She was in her third year at the University of Louisville, working hard to become a nurse. When not in class, she worked as a server at Smokey Bones restaurant.

    However, things changed for the 2011 Bullitt East graduate when she and a friend were struck by a drunk driver while driving home.

    The Wreck and the Rehab

  • Diabetes Walk success

        The 4th Annual Diabetes Awareness Walk in the Park was held in First Street Park on Saturday, September 17, 2016.
        Twenty people braved the rain and came out to vie for a first place medal in their age bracket and to help raise awareness of the rapid increase of diabetes in our county. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 2, 2016

     

  • First Farm to Table dinner deemed successful in MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Fresh food, electric music and a good cause brought together community members for a dinner to remember.
        The Bullitt County Farm Bureau Farm to Table Harvest Festival was the first of its kind for the area and, as expressed by several attendees during the night, hopefully won’t be the last.
        According to Jessica Sullivan, agency manager for the Bullitt County Farm Bureau office, 90 guests enjoyed a meal that was about as local as it could get.

  • Fall Festival Fun in Lebanon Junction

     The weather was beautiful, although a bit warm, for a fall festival.

    The Wall Street Park Lebanon Junction Festival drew big crowds on Friday and Saturday.

    The highlight of the annual event is the Saturday morning parade. Many lined the streets of downtown Lebanon Junction.

    The center of the festival was the Wall Street Park. Many activities were held on both days, including music from local entertainers.

  • Moore builds proper place to deposit American flags for their disposal

        SHEPHERDSVILLE—While many have American flags flying at their homes and businesses, they might not know where to take them once their time to fly is up.
        Boy Scout Troop 868’s Nicholas Moore decided to change that.
        Located at the American Legion Post 157 in Shepherdsville, the flag retirement box is meant to retire flags with the respect they deserve, Moore said.

  • Braedyn makes fast work of finding way to help in battle against diabetes

                HILLVIEW - At eight years old, Braedyn Luttrell has already driven a top speed of 58 MPG in his junior dragster.
        Braedyn faced a different kind of drag earlier this year, when he spent more than a week at Kosair Children’s Hospital, being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
        After a few months of education and effort, Braedyn is doing well. He will soon use his love of drag racing to help raise funds for Kosair and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 25, 2016

    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.

  • Pioneer Village brothers team up to provide help for homeless

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A pair of local brothers have decided to let others in need know they have their back.

    Brandon Elder and Shawn Mix have organized Backpacks Giving Back, an attempt to raise funds for the purchase of backpacks full of much-needed necessities for homeless individuals.

    “My brother and I talked about wanting to make a difference,” said Elder. “We’re just so blessed with material things.”