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Today's News

  • Frustrations lead to resignation of mayor in city of Fox Chase

     FOX CHASE - The Fox Chase City Council have heard two resignation letters in three months, one from its city clerk and the latest belonging to its mayor.

    Bill Broughton will officially step down from the position effective June 16, per his resignation presented to the council during its June meeting.

    A former council member, Broughton served the city since 2001, elected mayor in 2010. In his letter, he said he enjoyed his role as a public servant until two years ago.

  • Underwood lives dream at Game Day Graphics

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Work isn’t work when you love what you do, says GameDay Graphics owner Lisa Underwood.

    “I’m 45 years old and living my dream,” she said.

    The Mount Washington resident recently opened her first storefront at 153 North Bardstown Road in May. Before opening her store, she was actually working to build the business the past four years.

    Underwood said she started out making cheerbows for her daughter’s team and slowly expanded to making T-shirts once she saw a desire for it.

  • Baseball was very good to Bullitt County this season

     In last Wednesday’s edition, there was the All-Sixth Region Baseball team listed along with the top players in both the 23rd and 24th Districts. All of those honor teams were loaded with local players and coaches.

    Congratulations certainly go out to North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise for being named Sixth Region Coach of the Year. Any time that you can win a baseball region that includes defending state champion Pleasure Ridge Park, Butler and Bullitt East, you have accomplished quite a feat.

  • BE archery 10th at nationals

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – With a young team, Bullitt East archery coach Jason Waddle was looking for good things, and hoping for great things, when his team went into competition at the National Archery in the Schools Program National Tournament last month.

    Competing at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, Waddle got great as his team surpassed all expectations with a 10th place finish out of 164 schools.

  • BAMS: hard work, satisfaction experienced by first class

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They make up a unique group of students.

  • East softball players in state All-Star contests

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – While the high school season did not go as well as they had hoped, particularly in the post-season, there has been some good news in the past week for Bullitt East softball players Morgan Raymer and Kelsey Gravens.

         This past weekend, the two seniors played in the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association’s East/West All-Star games at Ballard High School. The two were on the West team that represented the best senior players in the state from the teams in the First to the Eighth Region.

  • NB's George taking hoops dream to Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – For many, the college-recruiting trail can be a grind…at any level.

         It wasn’t that for North Bullitt senior Maria George. Even before the start of her senior season playing basketball for the Lady Eagles, George had decided that her next destination with the sport would be at Spalding University.

         While George may have known what route she was going to take, she didn’t let Spalding head coach Charlie Just know until late in the spring

  • City recognizes 40th year of incorporation

    HILLVIEW - In 1974 a small community of friends in Bullitt County's north end incorporated into a small city.

    In 2014 the small city of Hillview has worked its way to becoming one of the county's largest municipalities. The Hillview CIty Council celebrated that growth with a special ceremony during the May business meeting.

    Mayor Jim Eadens addressed former city employees that attended the meeting, including former mayors Richard Terry and Rip Carter, former council members David Conn and Dale Russ, and former police officers Nancy and Donnie Dickson.

  • Board to seek final solution to on-going field trip saga

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Talk to Greg Schultz all day about things like test scores and academic strategies.

  • Over $171,000 generated by local fire departments for Crusade for Children

    LOUISVILLE-- More than $5.6 million was raised for the 61st annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

    The organization uses funds raised to assist special needs youngsters and programs throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana.

    Over $171,000 was raised by five of the local volunteer fire departments.

    The top collector was Zoneton Fire Department which generated $78,917.

    Mount Washington collected $40,566.36 for the Crusade while Shepherdsville added another $35,121.60 to the coffers.