Today's News

  • Past due trash bills causing stink in Shep.

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The figure is over $156,000 and counting.
        That is the amount of unpaid garbage collection bills due in the city of Shepherdsville.
        This is not a new discussion but the question which remains is who is responsible for making sure Eco-Tech receives its money.
        While city attorney Joseph Wantland said the “city doesn’t owe anything,” that was not tone taken by Eco-Tech president Robert Lee.

  • The Pet Page: Hillview Animal Hospital

        When an opportunity came about to share her love for animals with her own medical practice, Dr. Melissa Hendricks gladly took hold of the reins.
        Hendricks began working at the Hillview Animal Hospital and Clinic with Dr. B.J. Cash as a technician, before going to Tuskegee University in Alabama for her veterinary degree.
        In 2006, Hendricks was working for another doctor when she received a call from Cash telling her he was selling the practice and wondered if she would be interested in taking it over.

  • Eastside 1,600 relay team finishes second at state

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – A small contingent of local runners from three area middle schools competed last month in the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association State Track Championships at the University of Louisville.
        This was a huge meet with over 100 schools from across the state taking part. Only the top eight finishers in each event scored team points, but still, 51 girls’ teams and 54 boys’ teams ended up scoring at least one point in the event.

  • McCormick taking basketball skills to Asbury College

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Blaise McCormick, who played four years at Portland Christian in Jefferson County, has signed to play his college basketball at Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky.
        McCormick, the son of Theresa and Steve McCormick, lives in Mount Washington, but has always attended private schools in Jefferson County.
        In his four years at Portland Christian, McCormick played under head coach Joe Meredith.

  • Virginia Beach great destination

        Each summer we try to do a big road trip to some place new.
        This summer we chose Virginia Beach. Virginia Beach is as good as it gets without going to the West Coast and it’s a lot closer (only about 10.5 hrs).

  • Bullitt Central FFA has fun but busy summer

        The FFA State Convention was three fun and compelling days for FFA members all across Kentucky to meet and greet other chapters.
        The members had a blast going to a dance and a concert by Jericho Woods; but during all the excitement, they took workshops and listened to sessions that would benefit them for their future careers and lives.
        The workshops ranged in topics from how to write a resume and building community development.

  • Both local U-12 baseball teams advance to state

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – The first Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken All-Star Tournaments were the U-12 events and both of the Bullitt County teams, the Blue Lick Optimist All-Stars and the Mount Washington All-Stars advanced out of their respective district tournaments and will compete in this week’s West Kentucky State Tournament hosted by the Germantown Youth League.
    Blue Lick All-Stars

  • Events in MW will result in calls to residents

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Mount Washington residents will now receive personal phone calls when something happens in the city. Well, sort of.
        Last month, the city launched its REACH ALERT partnership, which calls citizens’ phones when directed to by city officials.
        According to the city, the REACH ALERT system can be used to inform citizens of water main breaks, boil water advisories, bad weather, to name a few.

  • Shepherdsville Man Arrested for Seeking Sex with Minor

    FRANKFORT, KY. (July 6, 2016) – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Cyber Crimes Unit today announced a Shepherdsville man has been arrested for seeking sex with a minor.


    Jonathen Howerton, 24, of Shepherdsville, was arrested July 5 and charged with prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor for sex, a Class D felony.

  • Mt. Washington U-8 Stars nab state softball title

        FERN CREEK-- Not even a one-hour rain delay could keep the Under-8 Mount Washington All-Stars from roaring out of the loser's bracket on Sunday to capture the Kentucky Babe Ruth State Softball title at Fern Creek Park.