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Today's News

  • Survey gives Mount Washington, others high marks for place to raise families

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--School’s been over for about a month now, but one Bullitt County city just received some high marks.

    Mount Washington was recently listed third on the 2015 Niche Rankings survey for the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in the Louisville Metro Area.”

    Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong said he’s “pleased and proud to be number three,” but they hope to reach even higher.

  • Culvert may keep old Preston from reopening

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two roads remain closed and there is no indication when the third phase of the  Highway 61 project will begin.
        According to Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the state transportation cabinet's District Five, there has not been a decision made on whether to permanently close old Preston Highway just south of Hebron Lane.
        Currently, the road is closed due to a collapsed culvert.

  • Woman charged in stabbing death of Ala. man

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - An arrest was made in the stabbing death of Alabama resident Aaron Jewell at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center on Saturday, June 20.

    Nicole Rae Skyberg, 26, was arrested by Shepherdsville Police Wednesday evening and charged with murder.

    SPD spokesperson Capt. Ken Bernardi said Skyberg, a California resident, was the passenger in Jewell's truck that was questioned by detectives at the scene.

    "She was a person of interest from the beginning of the investigation," he said.

  • Living the Dream

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Tyler Kahl recently celebrated a pretty important milestone when he graduated from Bullitt East High School.

    But he also got to fulfill a lifelong dream.

    On a recent Monday morning, Southeast Bullitt Fire Chief Eric Butler and his crew got to fulfill one of Tyler's biggest dreams-- to ride in a fire truck.

    Wearing his yellow fireman's hat, Kahl was in the front seat and got to sound the siren on several occasions during his 20-minute ride.

    Upon returning, Kahl was given the opportunity to fight a fire or two.

  • BC's Robinson to play softball at Union

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Nobody ever said that the recruiting process for high school athletes heading to college had to be difficult.
        It just turns out that way sometimes.
        That certainly wasn't the case for Bullitt Central senior softball player McKayla Robinson. The senior made a trip to Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky in November for a try-out and since that time she knew exactly where she wanted to attend college.

  • North, Central students to attend Purdue academy

    Several high school students will get a unique look inside the world of business and economics during the annual IUS Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy.

                Bullitt Central High School sophomores Isaac Mitchell and Karie Skelton could collaborate with North Bullitt High School youth Mallory Miles, Matthew Cummings, Rebecca Vogt, Kaitlyn Sohl, Amanda Pennington, Rhyne Newton, Chanse McKenzie and Victoria Ernspiker as well as numerous other high school students in Kentucky and southern Indiana.

  • Letter to Editor

    Dear Editor,

     

    Nearly 240 years ago, our founding fathers declared our national independence  

    from Great Britain. This 4th of July, let's declare our independence from the  

    meat industry.

     

    More than 60 percent of U.S. agricultural subsidies pay for meat, dairy, and  

    egg production. Fresh fruit and vegetable farmers receive less than one  

    percent of the total. It's time to declare our independence by stopping these  

    subsidies.

  • Blue Lick wins title, starts in tourney tonight

    HILLVIEW -- What started out with an egg ended up with as a golden goose for the Blue Lick 12-year-old All-Stars.
        After opening defense of its 2014 district title with a less-than-stellar performance, Blue Lick came back to win for elimination games.
        This gave Blue Lick the District 8/9 title as it opens state tournament play tonight.
        Blue Lick will seek to advance further than last year's semifinal setback.

  • Hip shaking in Lebanon Junction

    It was hot earlier this month but nothing compared to the temperatures at the Wall
    Street Park in Lebanon Junction.
    For a second straight year, Todd Bodenheimer provided his tribute to Elvis.
    The performance again drew a big crowd to the park and a lot of appreciation from the big crowd.

  • Defining Freedom True Meaning of Independence Day

    By State representative Russell Webber

    FRANKFORT-– This July 4th we will celebrate the 239nd birthday of our great nation, when our forefathers unveiled the document that would help form the foundation of our United States, the Declaration of Independence.