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Today's News

  • Announcement perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s holiday

     The only thing missing on Monday afternoon was a little Irish whiskey and some leprechauns.

    The announcement that Portwest LLC would start its North American operations in Shepherdsville was perfect timing - an Irish company coming to Bullitt County on St. Patrick’s Day.

    The company, which has specialized in outerwear and safety protective wear for the past 100 years, has been a major supplier in Europe and Africa.

    Now, when it decided to move into new territories, Bullitt County was selected as its first distribution facility.

  • Lady Chargers will be among state’s elite

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers have long memories when it comes to the way the 2013 season concluded.

    That is a good thing. The red and gold have used that as motivation in the off-season and it is already paying dividends.

  • Two Ha(i)leys will be Lady Cougars’ leaders

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After being an assistant coach at Bullitt Central for the previous 12 years, Mike Phillips will get a chance to coach the softball from the top spot this spring.

    Phillips moves over one spot on the bench to replace Buddy Gallemore who resigned after last season to work on an advanced college degree and who has since become an assistant coach at Midway College. Phillips has mainly been the pitching coach for the Lady Cougars, but now will oversee all aspects of the program.

  • Lady Eagles are young but are willing to work

     HEBRON ESTATES – A year ago, the North Bullitt softball team made big strides during the season under first-year head coach Mike Nally.

    From being 3-25 in 2012, Nally and the Lady Eagles finished 9-15 last season. Even more impressive, the team picked up six of those wins in the month of May. The end didn’t come until the team lost a 2-1 decision to Southern in the first-round of the 23rd District Tournament on the Lady Trojans home field. That Southern team went on to reach the Sixth Region semi-finals.

  • Two sentenced to federal prison for identity theft

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two Louisville residents were sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell to 42 months in prison, for their roles in a conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Bullitt County Teacher of the Year: Middle

     MOUNT WASHINGTON--Justin Hornback has always loved teaching since he started with Bible classes when he was 18 years-old but he never imagined it would turn into a career for him.

  • Mount Washington senior ladies make dresses for African children

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--A labor of love has kept some residents at Elmcroft Senior Living warm this winter.

  • County supports program to find summer jobs for Bullitt youth

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--There’s promising news for Bullitt County youth this summer.  At Tuesday’s meeting Bullitt Fiscal Court voted to give the Kentucky Youth Career Center $50,000 to hire a full-time coordinator for the Kentuckiana Works SummerWorks program for one year.

    The coordinator will report to the Program Manager Jennifer Welch, and focus on connecting Bullitt County youth to summer employers.

    “Our students need this now,” said one of KW’s Bullitt County representatives Lou Ann Moore.

  • Seay doesn't like what he sees and will make run for county clerk's seat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In deciding that he would make his first political run this year, Rick Seay began to do some research.

  • Pleasant Grove use PJs to remember Kaleb, raise funds

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Pleasant Grove Elementary students wore their PJs to school one day to support of their classmates. Third grade student Kaleb Cooper recently passed after battling cancer. PGES principal Melissa Whicker said it has been a sad time, but "we have seen an outpouring from families wanting to donate and help."