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Today's News

  • Developing budget first priority of legislators

    FRANKFORT ee" As you read this, the 2010 General Assembly Session has convened.

    It will be a 60-day session in which our first priority will be developing a budget under serious financial constraints.

    We will also be looking at pro-life legislation, legislative retirement reform, government transparency, allowing the people to decide on whether they would like to expand gambling, as well as other issues.

    It promises to be a busy session.

    We expect a budget shortfall of about $1 billion.

  • Perfect game, imperfect finish for Chargers

    LOUISVILLE - The final 16 seconds ruined what could have been a signature victory for the Bullitt East Chargers on Tuesday in an opening round game of the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University.

    Instead, it was bitter heartbreak for the Chargers as they watched Pleasure Ridge Park celebrate a 55-54 victory that saw the Panthers score eight points in the closing 16 seconds.

  • Mason selected as rodeo princess for state

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Old Mill Elementary School third grader Alyson Mason has been named royalty, but instead of a tiara and dress you will more likely find her in boots and blue jeans.

    Mason was recently named the 2009-2010 Kentucky Junior Rodeo Association Princess - a goal that the Mount Washington cowgirl has had for more than a year.

    As part of the being named princess, Mason had to compete in a contest, be interviewed and her involvement in various KJRA events was also considered.

  • BBB Lists Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs of 2009

    Better Business Bureau is releasing its list of the top 10 scams and ripoffs of 2009. Many scams sought to take advantage of people who were suffering under tough economic circumstances - like the unemployed. Additionally, the use of free-trial offers to lock consumers into recurring credit and debit card charges was widespread online.

  • Mount Washington rezoning may add new jobs at facility

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - An existing business may be adding to its operation and that could mean up to 10 new jobs in the community.

        Vittitow Basement Walls, already a tenant in the Mount Washington Business Park off Landis Lane, is seeking approval to rezone over 7 acres from light industrial to general industrial.

        Attorney John Wooldridge said the owners would like to add a small concrete plant to its facility.

  • East's return to Girls' LIT starts Wednesday

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the first time since 2005, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers will compete in the Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament starting on Wednesday of this week at Bellarmine University.

        This is the first year of a new agreement that allowed Bullitt East (North Bullitt and Bullitt Central opted out) to be considered amongst the regular pool of teams from the Sixth and Seventh Regions. Based on that, the Lady Chargers have the number four seed of teams from the Jefferson County area.

  • Lady Eagles too hot for Lady Vikings

    HEBRON ESTATES - After not playing for nearly a week because of the snow, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles got back into action on a positive note on Monday as they rolled past visiting Valley 63-30.

    The win was the third this season for the Lady Eagles and the first since before the holiday season began.

  • Village tries to overcome case of H0H0 virus in time for big day

    NORTH POLE - A drastic change in the local celebration of this year’s Christmas holiday may occur due to an overwhelming pandemic in the North Pole area.

    Over 80 percent of Christmas Village residents have been identified as carriers of the novel H0H0 Reindeer Flu virus.

    Santa Claus, gift-giver to millions and Christmas Village spokesperson, said he indeed suffered from a newer strand of the virus, known as H0H0H0.

    “I keep sneezing,” he said. “I’ve wiped my nose so red it looks like a cherry.”

  • Kids programs in January at Bernheim

    CLERMONT - Bernheim believes that increasing the amount of time children spend out of doors, year round, will help them learn more effectively, increase social skills, benefit from physical activity and generally have more fun!

    Bernheim has created a year-round program especially designed to get your child outside.  The ECO Kids (Every Child Outside) initiative is an important component of Bernheim’s mission of Connecting People with Nature, with enlightening and entertaining kid-friendly activities every month.

     

  • Christmas is the season to be jolly and a wiseacre

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It is two days before Christmas and not a creature is stirring, not even the Sports Editor.

    Which is pretty much par for the course according to Editor Tom Barr.

    “It doesn’t have to be a holiday for Farner to take a day off,” Barr has said often to anyone who would listen. “How can someone who gets paid to go to ball games need a day off?”

    Nobody ever said the Editor was subtle.