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Today's News

  • MW market continues its major growth

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Although the Mount Washington Farmer’s Market isn’t new as a whole, it does have a few new parts working in its favor this season.
        The most noticeable change for the year is the location of the market: under to new pavilion at the end of the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington’s parking lot.

  • Cooking and Sewing in the summer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE—While sewing and baking might have been engrained at an early age for some, the younger generation relies on programs like the Super Star Chef and Sewing Camps, held by the Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction, Mount Washington and Roby Elementary Family Resource Centers, to learn.
        “They don’t know this stuff,” Lebanon Junction teacher Rita Taulbee said. “If it isn’t attached to a monitor or an iPad, they don’t know it.”

  • Lebanon Junction proposes hike in sewer rates to cover expenses

        LEBANON JUNCTION— Raising rates is never fun but, as Lebanon Junction mayor Larry Dangerfield stated during July’s city council meeting, it’s something that needs to be done.
        “We’ve discussed it before,” he said. “It’s pretty obvious we lack in the area of needing sewer money to do the projects we have. Like I’ve said in the past, if we did not have the money to fund the project last time without borrowing, how are we going to have the money to pay it back?”

  • Hebron Estates looking to permit process in future

        HEBRON ESTATES -- Sometimes governmental agencies need to have a permitting process to retain some control over development in their area.
        The Hebron Estates City Commission is looking at ways to regulate work done along its streets and encroachments onto its roadways.
        After a recent incident which could be causing some 911 issues, city officials talked about ways to get more control.

  • Middle, high schools face challenge of maintaining improving test scores

     It doesn't seem all that long ago that tassels were flying, mortarboards were being tossed, and principals were congratulating Bullitt County's newest crop of high school graduates,

    Already, it's time to do it all again as the Bullitt County Public School system prepares for the start of the 2016-17 school year.

  • Elementary students will see lot of changes in faces, facilities as new year approaches

      The Bullitt County Public Schools Class of 2029 is fresh off their exciting visit to the Kindergarten Kickoff, while all the other elementary students are counting down the days until school begins again on Aug. 10.

    The students will see new smiling teacher faces among the familiar friendly faculty members eagerly awaiting their return, including three new principals.

    Two of the schools are still completing major renovations, with the long-term results greatly outweighing the short-term bumps.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 31, 2016

     

  • Shepherdsville market growing each summer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- According to the Time Use Institute, Saturday is by far the busiest grocery-shopping day of the week. On a typical Saturday, the country’s biggest stores see near 41 million shoppers walk through their doors.
        While those Saturday shoppers may find a large variety of fruits and vegetables, rarely are the foods sold cheap, natural and local to Kentucky.
        Shepherdsville has a local, inexpensive option for Bullitt County residents.

  • State to provide incentives for firm to move to MW park

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A manufacturing company looking to consolidate its operations will remain in Bullitt County.
        However, it will apparently move its facilities from Hillview and Hunters Hollow to Mount Washington.
        Santa Rosa Systems LLC has received preliminary approved from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to open a manufacturing facility in the Mount Washington Business Park.

  • Johnson selected GOP candidate in 49th

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For years, Dan Johnson has been a part of the campaign process.
        Even today, he is vice-chairman of the local Donald Trump campaign.
        But the 55-year-old minister really hadn’t thought about entering a local race.
        That is, until there was a declared vacancy in the race for the 49th District House of Representatives seat.