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Today's News

  • MW officials confident new tenant will be found

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— After 10 months, a new Mount Washington restaurant has closed its doors, leaving the city with a rentable building but no tenant.

    The Mount Washington Family Diner and Ice Cream restaurant, located at 1150 North Bardstown Road, opened its doors on Feb. 7.

    By opening, the diner began a new adventure for the city as its first venture in the commercial rental business. Though the city had nothing to do with how the business operated, it served as the landlord.

  • SURVEY SAYS...County would support indoor pool

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Would Bullitt Countians support an indoor aquatic center?

    A survey of 200 members of the Bullitt County Family YMCA and 600 residents in the community seem to show there is an interest in such a facility.

    Li Li, a representative of FourSquare Research, recently released data from a survey to the committee looking at the feasibility of an indoor aquatic center.

    “There is a lot of interest for it,” said Li.

    Finding a location in Shepherdsville was a clear choice for respondents. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 24, 2017

     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 highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Eastside 8th-grader wins Ohio Valley junior dragster crown

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Jumping right into the family business paid off handsomely this season for Eastside Middle School 8th-grader Cole Knieriem as he won the points title in the Junior Dragster category at Ohio Valley Dragway.

    Racing since he was eight-years old, Knieriem just won his first championship at the age of 13, a relatively young age to win a title in a division that includes drivers up to 17 years of age.

    The family had a great season as older sister Shelby, a sophomore at Bullitt East, finished fifth in the same division.

  • Real Santa to deliver despite fake news

     Will he or won’t he?

    That was the question on the minds of most Americans as word began to spread that Santa Claus may skip the country this year during his annual Christmas gift-giving visit.

    A statement by Claus, through his attorney, Ixnay Heimerdinger, was officially released through the North Pole newspaper, the Kringler.

    In the statement, Claus said that negative actions by the United States of America in 2017 weren’t the only reasons there could be a country-wide naughty list.

  • Special 49th District election set for Feb. 20

     FRANKFORT — Voters in the 49th District of the state House of Representatives will have an opportunity to go to the polls on Feb. 20.

    The special election will be needed to fill the vacancy left by the recent death of state Rep. Dan Johnson.

    The deadline for the Republican and Democratic Party officials to announce a candidate to place on the ballot will be Jan. 2 at 4 p.m.

    Independent candidates can also file by that date with the required number of signatures.

  • Cheerleading is all the rage in Bullitt County

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Rivalries are great things.

    More than anything, they set a bar for others to emulate. Sometimes one rival raises another. Other times two rivals push each other to the top.

    Make no mistake about it, Bullitt Central and Bullitt East are rivals when it comes to cheerleading. But the two programs have done it the right way. They don’t fight and scrap. Instead, they support each other.

  • Former Marion Co. resident guilty on multiple marijuana charges

     LOUISVILLE  – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman today announced the guilty plea, by John Robert Boone, in United States District Court, before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to a single count of a Superseding Information on December 19, 2017.

    John Robert Boone a/k/a Johnny Boone, formerly of Marion County, Kentucky, has remained in the custody of the United States Marshals Service after being deported from Montreal, Canada in April of 2017.

  • Office of Highway Safety, KSP reminds motorists to ‘plan a ride’ this holiday season

      FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reminding motorists to be responsible behind the wheel as the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign continues through Jan. 1, 2018.

  • 10 seek superintendent’s job

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A search committee is now in place to help select the next superintendent of Bullitt County Public Schools.

    Phil Eason, superintendent services representative with the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA), said 10 applications were collected for the position, all of them from Kentucky, including three with previous superintendent experience.

    A screening committee was organized, featuring seven members to help select the best candidates from the applications based on the board’s suggested criteria.