Today's News

  • MW tax bills contain wrong phone number

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — Mayor Joetta Calhoun has a special plea for those citizens who just received their city tax bills: Please don’t call the phone number listed on the statements.

    Mount Washington residents began receiving their real and personal property tax bills last week and it became quickly apparent that the phone number listed on the bills was that of a private resident.

    Calhoun said at the city council meeting Monday evening that residents with questions should call 538-4216 and not the number on the bill.

  • Patriots complete three-peat in Pee Wee battle

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — It was a wild one in the Pee Wee championship game on Saturday.

    However, in the end, it was the Maryville Patriots who completed its three-peat.

    In fact, the 52-33 shootout win over the Mount Washington Colts capped off three consecutive undefeated seasons for the Patriots.

    On Saturday, it was literally a case of however had the ball last would probably be in a position to win.

    Nate Johnson, who had over 2,000 yards rushing on the season, finished in style with seven touchdowns and two extra point runs.

  • Old Fashion Fun in LJ

    It was a great weekend in Lebanon Junction for the Old Fashion Days.

    The parade, which featured floats including the Lebanon Junction Jaguars and the Bullitt County Rod and Gun Club, was just part of the day.

    Education students at Western Kentucky University helped the youngest visitors with games.

  • Elections bring out the best, worst in all

    By the time this hits the presses, the elections of 2008 will be concluded.

    At least, that is the hope.

    Sitting here nursing a bad back and trying to watch a few TV programs between the commercials, it gives reason for some non-partisan pause and reflection.

    Can it be true that there will be no elections in Kentucky in 2009? What will we do?

    Isn’t it great to see all the negative advertising you see in the media? And the candidates have to make some silly comment that they endorse the message.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of November 9

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of November 9:


    Jefferson County:

    I-65: Shoulder closures and delays possible in both directions between Fern Valley Road and the Kentucky/Indiana state line (mile points 128.3 and 137.3) due to traffic counter installation. Shoulder closures will occur weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

  • Pleasant Grove caps a banner unbeaten year in Little Bullitts

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — With eight shutouts in their first 10 games, Pleasant Grove Dolphin head coach Rick Dattilo felt pretty good about his team’s chances in the championship game of the Little Bullitts on Saturday.

    And when Michael Page scored from 30 yards out on the very first play from scrimmage, the coach felt even better.

    His Dolphins would complete an undefeated season with a 12-0 victory over the Old Mill Bengals.

    With 16 returning players, Dattilo was expecting a good season. He wasn’t disappointed.

  • Eagles find momentum in a romp over Dragons

    CRESTWOOD - Take a few of the turnovers and a couple of missed tackles, North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton will take Friday night’s victory over the South Oldham Dragons with a grain of satisfaction.

    But he also knows that his Eagles must play much better as it enters the post-season on Friday night against the Western Warriors.

    The Eagle starters struck quick and then got to sit back and watch some of the reserves get a lot of playing time in the 31-13 victory. With the loss, South Oldham finished a winless season.

  • Rodgers' big day gives Maryville 'A' crown

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Coach Tommy Hodge’s last game with the Maryville Patriots will go down as a victory as his team turned back Pleasant Grove 34-12 on Saturday in the ‘A’ Division Championship Game for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League.

    A pair of big plays in the first half set the stage for the Patriots winning for the 10th time in 11 games this fall.

  • North Bullitt faces mystery team in first round

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Which team will the North Bullitt Eagles face on Friday in the first-round of the Class 4-A play-offs?

    That is the question that Eagle head coach Brett Newton was asking himself all weekend as he watched film of the Western Warriors, the team that will visit North Bullitt on Friday for the 7:30 p.m. showdown.

    Needless to say, it has been a topsy-turvy season for the Warriors. On the field, coach Lavell Boyd’s team got off to a 4-1 start. That stretch included a 47-0 loss to Lexington Bryan Station, but also a 12-8 victory over Louisville Central.

  • Aggressive drivers beware on Interstate 65

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recent efforts by Kentucky State Police to crack down on aggressive drivers have proven successful.

    With assistance in grant funding from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), KSP announced its second grand face of the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign.

    KSP officials announced increased patrol efforts along Interstate 65 during a press conference at the Welcome Center in Bullitt County.