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Today's News

  • Don’t look to buy alcohol on Christmas in Mt. Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— Businesses were paid a visit by the ghost of ordinances past on Christmas Eve.

    After a local business posted on social media that it would be open on Christmas Day, new Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Brent Wheeler contacted the business to confirm they knew that, according to an ordinance passed in 2003, the sale of alcohol on Christmas Day was prohibited in Mount Washington.

    According to Wheeler, the manager said that his call was the first time he had heard of the rule in their many years of business.

  • Chapeze Lane pulled from city agenda

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Residents opposed to a rezoning request on Chapeze Lane may be able to relax for the time being.

    Efforts to get the property owned by George Miller and Miller Enterprises annexed and rezoned to IG General Industrial by the Shepherdsville City Council were derailed on Tuesday.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court did not allow a request by Miller’s attorney, Tammy Baker, to have the vote on two tracts withdrawn on Tuesday.

  • Kentucky Transportation Crews Ready for Winter Weather

     LOUISVILLE – With unseasonably warm temperatures during the month of December, many folks have been wondering when snow would finally arrive in the Louisville area. That time may come this weekend with light snow forecasted for the region on Sunday.

  • Busy time for firefighters

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Following a cold week, the Shepherdsville Fire Department had things heat up with two runs on Thursday afternoon.

    The agency first responded to a residential fire at the home of Morris and Barbara Longacre located on Arrow Creek Rd. at 12:11 p.m.

    According to SFD chief Layne Troutman, Southeast Bullitt Fire was initially dispatched, though the area was annexed into Shepherdsville a few months ago. He said both departments arrived simultaneously and worked together.

  • MW AARP holiday meeting

     The Mount Washington AARP chapter gathered for its annual holiday dinner.

    The meeting also featured the installation of officers, as well as some musical entertainment and a visit by Santa.

    The next monthly meeting is on Thursday, Jan. 7, at Noon, at St. Francis Xavier.

  • Underwood brothers fought in World War II

      Bennie E. Underwood was born in 1910 and Virgil Underwood was born in 1915 in Bullitt County, Kentucky. 

    Their parents were Willis Underwood and Delia Reed.  Bennie and Virgil had several siblings.  They were Lillian, Mary Jane, George, Bertha, Ella, Zelma, Wesley and Lesley.  Their father was a farmer, so Bennie and Virgil along with their brothers and sisters grew up on the farm.  

  • Former credit union manager sentenced for embezzlement

      PADUCAH – Debra C. Pyfrom, the former manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 816 Federal Credit Union, was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell to serve 78 months in prison and pay restitution in the amount of $600,520.16 for committing bank fraud, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2016

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  • Former Louisville teacher sentenced for violating child exploitation laws

      LOUISVILLE – The former Louisville teacher and assistant football coach, previously employed by a parochial high school, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by United States District Judge David J. Hale, to 504 months in prison and a lifetime of supervised release, for violating child exploitation laws, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Sarah Hardin honored as PIP Partner of the Year

     Bullitt County Public Schools’ District Safe Schools Coordinator Sarah Hardin was named Partner of the Year by Partners in Prevention (PIP) during the organization’s annual Member Appreciation Luncheon.

    “I received a very-warm hearted speech from last year’s recipient, Megan Hatter, as she presented the award,” Hardin said. “I was very surprised as there are many hard-working members that contribute to the sustainability of the coalition.”