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Today's News

  • Owner to bring unique taste, style to MW eatery

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--A new restaurant is coming to Mount Washington. One that owner Ron May hopes will bring a “unique” flavor to the region.

    Bullitt’s Pizza Restaurant and Pub is set for a grand opening the beginning of August. It will be located in the old Kettle Creek building along with two other businesses, he said.

    A fairly new resident to the county, May said he wanted to “bring a high-quality of pizza” to Bullitt County by using top-grade fresh ingredients, but without the high price.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 21, 2014

    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.

  • What is the future of the Clermont Post Office?

     CLERMONT - Neither snow nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night, holds back the work of the Postal Service.

    What an act of God can't stop, an act of Congress can apparently slow down.

    The Clermont Post Office appears destined for major changes, including a cutback in operating hours and a loss of its postmaster position.

    USPS announced in 2012 that its strategy was to keep smaller post offices in business while achieving significant overall cost savings to achieve sustained financial stability.

  • Local golfers excel this summer

    LOUISVILLE – The summer golf circuit, the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour conducted by the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation, came to positive finish last week for a number of local athletes.

         At the Tour Championship on Monday and Tuesday at Big Spring Country Club in Louisville, Mount Washington’s Ethan Breeden finished second with a 152 total, finishing just four strokes off the pace of winner Oliver Whatley of Louisville in the 15-16 boys’ division.

  • Tinnell joins Ellis, Portman in mayor's race

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Sherman Tinnell had a list of things he wanted to see accomplished.

  • Music on Main canceled Friday in Mount Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The Music on Main event scheduled for Friday night has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict.

    The series is held every third Friday of the month at the fountain. The next one will be Aug. 15.

  • Daycare owner/operator charged with fraud

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. –David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, announced today the indictment of a Louisville daycare owner on charges of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and money laundering.

    Lottie Carisa Burgos, the owner and operator of ABC Village Daycare, was charged in a 20-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury on July 16, 2014.  Burgos made an initial appearance in federal court today following her arrest.

  • Kindergarten students at LJES experience growing lessons in the garden

     Kindergarten students in Rita Taulbee’s class at Lebanon Junction Elementary School started two outdoor gardens during 2013-2014 school year.

    “They have a salad garden which contains tomatoes, lettuce, chard, carrots, onions, and radishes…everything you would find in a salad,” Taulbee explained.

    With assistance from the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service, students used unique ways to get seeds to germinate before transplanting them.

  • Refinancing of bonds to save school district $2.9 million over time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the funding cuts from federal and state agencies, Bullitt County school officials are always looking for additional revenue.

    One avenue in past years has been the refinancing of previous bond issues for construction projects.

    Recently, the Bullitt County Public School Board, through its finance corporation, had an opportunity to save money.

    The 2009 Build America bond issue, which was used to build schools, renovate others and provide energy savings projects, will be refinanced.

  • Bullitt County certified as Storm-Ready community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -  Forget about Tornado Alley.

    During a stretch of time in the mid-1990s through the mid-2000s, Bullitt County was becoming the poster child for disasters.

    It ranged from snow storms to blizzards to floods to wind storms to tornados.

    Throw in a train derailment or two and Bullitt County was the mecca of disaster.

    Over the course of that time, Bullitt County emergency responders have learned a lot.