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Today's News

  • Trial delayed against man who allegedly made threat

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who allegedly called in a bomb threat will now wait until the beginning of next year to go to trial.

  • Convicted felon sentenced for string of armed robberies

     A Louisville convicted felon was sentenced recently in U.S. District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to 481 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for the armed robbery of eleven area convenient stores and fast food restaurants in December, 2012, and January, 2013, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Guilty plea accepted in circuit court

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Father normally knows best.

  • Simple project crosses way into full-time hobby for pair

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--What started out as a simple favor has now became a eye-opening experience for Royce “Shorty” and Ethel Armstrong.

    Last year, Brother Billy (pastor at First Baptist Church Mount Washington) asked Shorty if he could make about 1,000 crosses to hand out on Easter Sunday.

    “He wanted everyone in the church to get one,” Shorty said.

  • Man reported missing, found in his garage Tuesday afternoon

    CLERMONT --  A man reported missing by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office several weeks ago was found dead Tuesday evening.

    Sheriffs units responded to Scott Newton's residence on Fountain Street  off Tanglewood Lane Tuesday evening.

    Capt. Mike Murdoch, public information officer with the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office,  confirmed that Scott Newton, 40, was discovered inside the garage of his residence.

    The Sheriff's Office received a call Tuesday evening before 5 p.m. that Newton was found at the residence.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 15, 2014

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 15, 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

  • 120 percent rate hike; Surcharge sought to pay off costs

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - A collapse of a private sewer treatment plant in March could come back to bite the 700 customers.

    Bullitt Utilities, which owns and operates the Hunters Hollow Treatment Plant, is seeking a surcharge which would add $32.19 per month to the current bills of its residential customers.

    Currently, customers are paying a flat sewer rate of $26.83. That amount would increase 120 percent to $59.02, if allowed by the state Public Service Commission.

  • Mount Washington has the right sign

     What is one thing most politicians will talk about in their campaigns?

    Beautification.

    What is the one thing that most often gets ignored once that politician is elected to office?

    Beautification.

    While we are not sure all the language in the Mount Washington proposal to ramp up expectations for signage is good, we applaud the effort.

    Drive through the community. What do you see? A lot of junk.

    As a newspaper, it is difficult to champion the cause in limiting outdoor advertising. We get that.

  • East wins two state cheer titles

     LEXINGTON - It was a banner day on Saturday for the Bullitt East cheerleading program as a pair of Charger teams brought home titles from the Kentucky High School Cheerleading State Championships held at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    It is the first KHSAA State Cheerleading Championships for Bullitt East, although, they do have one national title.

    First off on Saturday, Bullitt East won the All-Girl Small (based on the number of girls on the team) with a score of 271.1. That narrowly edged out runner-up LaRue County which had 269.1 points.

  • Oh what a week of hoops ahead

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Basketballs will be bouncing all over Kentucky later this week as the first weekend of ‘holiday’ basketball tournaments will be in full swing.

    The biggest of the events has the Bullitt East Chargers returning to play in the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Tournament, the top in-state tournament during the holidays. Play will start on Friday but the Chargers will not entry the fray until Saturday.