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Today's News

  • Celebrate Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

     CLERMONT –  Spring has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate Spring Break than enjoying nature’s beauty at Bernheim? Join Bernheim all week long for Spring Break Adventure Week April 2-6.  Along with on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife exploration and free play, Bernheim will offer a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate nature. 

    ·      Discovery Stations

  • ROADSHOW for the week of March 25, 2018

     nclement 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.

     

  • Spring snow brings big mess

     Welcome to spring, Bullitt County.

    A winter storm dropped up to 12 inches of snow in parts of Bullitt County on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

    Ray Hart got to use his snow blower on Reserves Boulevard.

    The snow on the trees left a beautiful view of Hebron Presbyertian Church. Some trees lost branches due tothe heavy, wet snow, causing minor power outages and blocking a few roadways.

    A car was sitting off the road at the Brooks Road/Interstate 65 interchange. Vehicles were stuck and stranded throughout the county.

  • Sixth try nets city leader for night

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It only took six times and 15 minutes to decide who would lead the Shepherdsville City Council meeting last Monday.

    With mayor Curtis Hockenbury absent due to illness, the task of selecting which council member would preside over the meeting proved to be the most difficult part of the evening.

    City attorney Walter Sholar laid out the groundwork -- the six council members would conduct a secret ballot.

    The presiding officer for the night must be from one of the six town board members.

  • MW to support medical pot at state level

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Medically, the Mount Washington City Council is pro-marijuana.

    The council unanimously approved a resolution stating their support of legalizing medical cannabis in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

    After the topic was brought up in multiple council meetings, Mayor Barry Armstrong read a statement regarding his personal views on the topic.

  • MW encounters trouble with unflushable items

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — It’s a dirty topic but it has to be discussed: flushable toiletry wipes are not as flushable as they seem.

    Letters were recently sent out to Mount Washington residents on the city’s sewer system explaining the harmful effects of flushing anything but toilet paper down the pipes.

    Lift station supervisor Wayne Votaw also spoke at a recent council meeting to help get the point across a little more with videos and pictures taken by his crews of the tangled mess the wipes have caused the workers.

  • Shrek the Musical

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Drama Club’s latest effort had students flying high.

    The club presented “Shrek The Musical Jr.” based on the popular Disney tale.

    As part of the production, ZFX Flying Effects worked with the club to help a few of the actors fly across the Bullitt Central stage.

    The Drama Club is directed by Bullitt Central instructor Sara Anderson, who gave credit to the students for taking charge and working very hard to offer a special family-friendly production.

  • Bulliit East claims state dance title

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — It’s unusual for a young team to be the best in the state for any sport. It’s even more unusual when no Bullitt County high school has ever won the state title for a dance competition.

    That didn’t stop the Bullitt East Dance Team from becoming the Grand State Champions at the 10th annual Kentucky Dance Coaches Association competition.

    “It’s pretty awesome,” captain Keiley Sewell said.

  • Two teams manage to beat last week’s snow

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Mother Nature continued to play tricks with spring sports.

    Tennis did not escape the elements but one boys’ team beat the snow and another got the chance to play after the snow.

    North Bullitt Boys

    The Eagles went to Highview Park on Monday and came home with a 2-1 victory over Moore in its first match of the season.

    Gavin Simmerman lost to Moore’s Parker Hargrove in the lone singles match.

  • Felons charged in surge to reduce violent crime

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced that the Louisville Federal Grand Jury returned 21 felony indictments charging 23 individuals this week with multiple counts, including firearms violations, possession and distribution of scheduled drugs as well as the filing of an additional criminal complaint of two Tennessee residents charged in a conspiracy of stealing nearly one-hundred firearms from dealers licensed in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.