Today's News

  • MW still looking for way to deal with odor problems

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The stink continues.

    Mayor Barry Armstrong and city engineer Dave Derrick said they hope to have a solution soon that will cure the odor problem coming from the sewer treatment plant.

    At a recent meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, Armstrong said he and some members of his staff would be traveling to Georgetown, Ind., soon to view its system, which has been rid of odor (for three years).

    “We are dedicated to getting this resolved,” Armstrong said.

  • Shepherdsville police need help to solve death investigation

     The following is an official release from the Shepherdsville Police:

    On June 20, 2015, shortly before 2:00pm, officers responded to Interstate 65 southbound near the rest area located at the 113 mile marker. On arrival, officers found Aaron Jerrell, 45 years old of Tuscumbia, Alabama outside of his vehicle and had suffered from an apparent stab wound.

  • Farmers’ Market in Shepherdsville Saturday

     CEDAR GROVE - In the shadows of a thriving business park, located on what once was ample farmland, locals will again be able to acquire farm products.

    A new Shepherdsville Farmers’ Market has been established, located at 172 Buffalo Run Rd. off of Cedar Grove Rd. near the House of Quilts.

    The market will be available every third Saturday of the month through October, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • East’s Colvin ready to get bigger with Tigers

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes a college football recruiters’ best friend is a former teammate.

    That is exactly the case when it came to Campbellsville University getting the signature of Bullitt East running back Austin Colvin earlier this spring. Colvin got a positive report from former Bullitt East tight end Cruise Coulter who just finished his first season in the Tigers’ program (albeit a short season as Coulter spent much of the fall injured).

  • Furniture, variety store looks to be good fit for MW, Bullitt County

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Growth and a warm community have brought new store—F & B Furniture & Variety Store-- to Mount Washington.

    Owner Faith Roberts, of Bardstown, said she chose to have her store in Bullitt County because there was no store like it here and “thought it would be a good fit for the area.”

    “We didn’t want to go to Louisville and Mount Washington is up-and-coming, has a lot of potential for growth,” she said.

    Roberts said the whole community has been so welcoming since she opened May 5.

  • Grand Opening: Zounds

     Kevin Franke was joined by his wife, family, friends and members of the business and government community recently to cut the ribbon on his second Zounds of Louisville location.

    This site is located on Smyrna Parkway at the Gene Snyder Freeway.

    The store provides professional assistance for those experience hearing difficulties. The unique hearing aids developed by Zounds is available through over 200 locations coast-to-coast.

  • Food services employees honored for their work

     Every school day, school food service workers cook and bake nutritious meals for students.

    Recently, it was their turn to enjoy cake, cookies and punch during the first annual District School Food Service Awards.

  • East’s Fackler to Christendom for volleyball

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A year after emails started being exchanged between Johna Fackler’s family and Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, the Bullitt East senior recently cast her late to continue her volleyball career with the Crusaders.

    Fackler is the first to admit that she had never heard of the small school, but that it offered everything she was looking for in a college including the volleyball. That made the final decision easy to make.

  • KSP charges man with child porn possession, distribution

     On June 16, 2015, at 6:10 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post-4 Elizabethtown, arrested Joseph F. Sanchez JR., 41, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Man indicted on sex charge

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who was convicted of murder in 1983 is now back in trouble with the law.

    James Edward Rummage, 61, has been indicted on the charge of sexual abuse.

    But he is also charged with being a persistent felony offender for convictions in 1983 and 1976, including one for murder.

    According to the indictment, on March 17, 2015, Rummage allegedly had sexual contact with a female less than 12 years of age.

    That is a Class D felony, which is punishable by 1-5 years in prison.