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Today's News

  • Harris still has cake decorating touch at age 91

    An Elmcroft resident got a special “treat” Tuesday afternoon at Sweet Sprinkles Bakery in Mount Washington.

    Ninety-one year old Mary Harris got to relive a favorite hobby of hers—decorating cakes.

    “I haven’t done this for 40 years,” she said. “I used to work for a T-shirt factory and made cakes for girls and their daughters.”

    Harris said her favorite cakes to make are wedding cakes, “I’m not sure how they’re making wedding cakes now,” she said.

  • Graduation ceremonies on June 6

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Barring any weather emergency, you can start making your high school graduation plans.
        With the final day of school now set for June 3, the Bullitt County Public School Board has set its commencement dates.
        According to Greg Schultz, assistant superintendent for student learning, all three high schools will return once again to Broadbent Arena.
        The graduation date will be on Saturday, June 6.

  • Mount Washington will add several eateries to its business landscape

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Open your wallets Mount Washington and come hungry.

    Most topics that grace the agenda of the Mount Washington city council meetings involve sewer issues, annexation, abandoned buildings and taxes.

    Residents have been asking for a number of years for some more variety in food and retail in the city and very soon that wish is coming true.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 1 2015

    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

  • Pleasant Grove earns top prize in state STLP contest

     Pleasant Grove Elementary School Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) students earned First Place – Elementary Division in Cinemania Kentucky Tourism during STLP State Championships last month at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    They were among 50 students from nine Bullitt County Public Schools participating in the event.

  • May begins with I-65 construction in Hardin County

       I-65 repair work will require lane closures in northern Hardin County over the next two weeks.

    Northbound will be affected beginning Sunday night, May 3rd .  The inside and center lanes will be closed at 7pm (reduced to one lane) as contract crews begin concrete repairs between Mile Points 102 and 104, near the Hardin-Bullitt County line.  Motorists should reduce speed and be prepared for slow/stopped traffic upon approach to the work zone.  Delays are likely during peak volume hours.

  • Nominations taken for Southeast Fire election for property owners

     The Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District will hold an election for property owner trustee on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    It will be held at the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department station located on Highway 245 near Bernheim Forest.

    Any interested person may contact Dan Thibodeaux of the election committee by calling 502-609-0729 to obtain a form for nomination for elected trustee.

    This nomination form must be completed and returned to the Election Committee before May 20, 2015.

  • Hillview makes counter-offer on suit

     HILLVIEW -- Seeking to end the lawsuit and judgment against the city, Hillview officials unanimously voted Monday to extend a counter-offer.

    The city owns around $14 million to Truck America after losing a jury trial and subsequent appeals.

    The lawsuit revolved around the purchase of property by Truck America from the city of Hillview and the damages incurred when the transfer of 40 acres off Ferguson Lane did not occur.

    Recently, the city sent a check for $65,300 to the plaintiffs as a sign of good faith.

  • County to pick up jobs due to fire in Louisville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The effort over the past year to get plant managers more involved in communicating with each other has been very successful.

    Now, they will have an opportunity to meet some of their elected county officials.

    John Snider, director of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority, told members of the board that the plant managers had been meeting on a regular basis and those gatherings had been valuable.

  • Church welcomes bikers on road to Jesus Christ

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - If Jesus were living among us today, would He ride a Harley-Davidson?

    Lou Imbrogno and Wayne Miller think so, and they are convinced that Jesus would participate with them in their church services.

    Rushing Wind Ministries, a biker-friendly church organization originally founded in Oceanside, Calif., now has 25 chapters throughout the United States, including one in Bullitt County.