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Today's News

  • North at home, BC and BE on the road

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school football play-offs locally will have a somewhat different look starting on Friday as the three area teams will be competing with teams from far outside of the Jefferson County zip codes for the first time in a number of years.
        Last year, no area team traveled any further from home than Fairdale and even in the second round North Bullitt only had to travel to Fern Creek.

  • Four local runners headed to State CC finals

        LOUISVILLE – Competing against some of the best runners in the state, a total of four Bullitt County competitors earned spots on Saturday at the Class 3-A, Region 3 Cross-Country Championships this coming Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
        While none of the three boys’ and three girls’ squads advanced to Lexington, something the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars had done last year, it was still a strong showing. All four runners advanced as individuals and all four are underclassmen.

  • Seven will battle for six positions open on Fox Chase City Council

        FOX CHASE -- Seven candidates will be on the ballot seeking the six seats available on the Fox Chase City Council.
        The general election will be on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
        Those running for the office include:

  • Bullitt awarded pre-school planning grant

        Bullitt County Public Schools has been awarded a Tier 1 Preschool Planning grant for $23,164.20 through the Kentucky Department of Education.
        The funds will allow the district preschool department to partner with childcare providers in providing school readiness training to increase students that are ‘ready’ for kindergarten (based on Brigance assessment data) when entering school.

  • Mount Washington gets variances to allow company to build new facility

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- With little community feedback, plans to build a new manufacturing factory in the Mount Washington Business Park received three needed variances.
        The Bullitt County Board of Adjustment approved variances for the reduction of parking spaces, for an encroachment into a setback and to reduce the actual size of the parking spaces.

  • Car Show helps Santa; signups begin

    The annual Shepherdsville Santa car show was recently held at the city park. Hundreds of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles showed up to help the Shepherdsville Police Department raise money for its annual Christmas giveaway of coats, toys and food. Signups will begin on Nov. 1 for anyone seeking assistance. You must sign up each year, no matter if you received assistance last year. Sign up at the Shepherdsville Police Department inside the city hall from 9-5 during the week. Donations of money and new toys are also accepted.

  • Local athletes shine during KTCCCA state championships

        LEXINGTON – A large number of Bullitt County runners took part on Oct. 22 in the Elementary and Middle school State Cross-Country Championships which were held at Masterson Station Park near Lexington.
        There were many runners from Mount Washington who during the season train together as part of the East Running Club. For this meet, they each represented their own schools, be it at the elementary or middle school level.

  • Paxton named Mount Washington Parks Director

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— They say that you always find your way back home.
        For Mount Washington’s new community parks director Sheryl Paxton, that saying is couldn’t be truer.
        Raised in Lexington, Paxton attended Asbury University with a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a minor in recreation. After graduation, she worked in retail for a couple years before going to Eastern Kentucky University for her master’s in physical education with an emphasis in sports administration.

  • NB second, BC third, East fourth in final seedings

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Now I know how people felt in the 1930s waiting for election results, sitting and waiting for the ticker-tape machine to slowly click off the results.
        It was that way Friday night for me and North Bullitt and Bullitt Central football coaches as they sat and stared at their Iphones or Ipads waiting for the results from area football games to flash on the screen.

  • Businesses, community pour out support to victim’s family

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—Despite quickly growing numbers, Mount Washington shows time after time how small of a town it really is.
        It didn’t take long after word got out about the shooting of Donut King owner Simon Yeung for the community to step forward and offer help any way that they could.
        By Thursday morning, flowers were at the door and cards of support and sympathy covered the windows.