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Today's News

  • Impound lot upsets MW wrecker operators

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Not everyone’s happy about the prospects of a new city impound lot.

    The Mount Washington city council recently proposed an ordinance to create an impound lot for vehicles confiscated by police.

    Despite pleas from several business owners, the council voted 6-0 to approve the ordinance.

    According to the ordinance, the city will keep an impound lot for storing vehicles towed because: as means of public safety, due to consent of the owner, if there is a parking violation or other criminal activity. 

  • Survey open for public opinion on school times

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For parents, grandparents, students, teachers, custodians, bus drivers and the general public, this is your call to action.

    How you feel about starting elementary school classes at 7:40 a.m.?

    What about high school students no starting classes 70 minutes later than the current time?

    And what if middle school students become the last to start classes at 9:15 a.m.?

    That is the proposal favored by a committee challenged to look at start times in the Bullitt County Public SchoolSystem.

  • North Bullitt liked taste of state; looking for return appearance

     HEBRON ESTATES -- They’ve gotten a taste of the pie. Now, veteran skipper Brian Wise is hoping that his North Bullitt Eagles will be driven enough to want another taste.

    After its stunning run to the state baseball finals last June, Wise said there is no thing for sure this season.

    “We won’t be able to sneak up on anyone anymore,” said Wise. “We’ll have a target on our back.”

    But, that is a burden Wise and his Eagles will gladly take on.

  • BC’s Gossett resigns; will be Southern’s head football coach

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Just two months ago, Mike Gossett was the one doing the hiring of a new football coach at Bullitt Central.

    Now, Gossett has been hired as a football coach.

    On Monday, Gossett announced that he would be stepping down as Bullitt Central’s athletic director at the end of the school year in June. The new landing spot will be at Southern High School where Gossett will become the head football coach.

    Gossett made it clear that he did not drop the Bullitt Central job to take the position at Southern.

  • Kidsfest another good show for all ages

     With a lot of sponsors and a lot of support, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce pulled off yet another successful KidsFest.

    While we admit we had some concern over the $1 per person admission charge, there weren’t any screaming or hollering.

    The Shepherdsville Police Department softened the blow by providing funding to pay for the admission of the first 500 through the gates.

    It is these community events that need to be stressed as a way to show that Bullitt Countians can come together at times.

  • Warren County woman sentenced for Horse Cave Dollar General fire

      BOWLING GREEN, – A Warren County, Kentucky woman was sentenced to 72 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., for maliciously damaging and destroying and attempting to damage and destroy, by means of fire, the Dollar General Store, and the personal property, located in Hart County, Kentucky, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Career criminal gets 30 years for string of armed robberies

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A career criminal from Georgia was sentenced today to 30 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell, for multiple robberies, including brandishing a firearm announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2015

     See the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s March 2015 Hot Topics

  • BBB Warns: Beware of NCAA Ticket Scams

     BBB is warning basketball fans not to fall for NCAA ticket scams as they follow their favorite basketball teams. If you are making a last-minute decision to see your favorite team in the tournament, avoid disappointment, and don’t fall for “too-good-to-be-true” ticket prices on the Internet or elsewhere.

  • Education theme of annual Woman's Club event

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--“Spring into Education” this March with the Bullitt County Woman’s Club 44thAnnual Irene Carroll Style Show and Scholarship Luncheon. It will be held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre Saturday, March 21, at 11:30 a.m.

    The annual event raises money for scholarships for local high schools, said Lou Ann Moore, chair of the publicity committee and style show. Last year, they raised $10,000 and awarded three scholarships.

    Moore said this year they will be awarding three $1,500 scholarships.