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Today's News

  • Furniture, variety store looks to be good fit for MW, Bullitt County

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Growth and a warm community have brought new store—F & B Furniture & Variety Store-- to Mount Washington.

    Owner Faith Roberts, of Bardstown, said she chose to have her store in Bullitt County because there was no store like it here and “thought it would be a good fit for the area.”

    “We didn’t want to go to Louisville and Mount Washington is up-and-coming, has a lot of potential for growth,” she said.

    Roberts said the whole community has been so welcoming since she opened May 5.

  • Grand Opening: Zounds

     Kevin Franke was joined by his wife, family, friends and members of the business and government community recently to cut the ribbon on his second Zounds of Louisville location.

    This site is located on Smyrna Parkway at the Gene Snyder Freeway.

    The store provides professional assistance for those experience hearing difficulties. The unique hearing aids developed by Zounds is available through over 200 locations coast-to-coast.

  • Food services employees honored for their work

     Every school day, school food service workers cook and bake nutritious meals for students.

    Recently, it was their turn to enjoy cake, cookies and punch during the first annual District School Food Service Awards.

  • East’s Fackler to Christendom for volleyball

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A year after emails started being exchanged between Johna Fackler’s family and Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, the Bullitt East senior recently cast her late to continue her volleyball career with the Crusaders.

    Fackler is the first to admit that she had never heard of the small school, but that it offered everything she was looking for in a college including the volleyball. That made the final decision easy to make.

  • KSP charges man with child porn possession, distribution

     On June 16, 2015, at 6:10 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post-4 Elizabethtown, arrested Joseph F. Sanchez JR., 41, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Man indicted on sex charge

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who was convicted of murder in 1983 is now back in trouble with the law.

    James Edward Rummage, 61, has been indicted on the charge of sexual abuse.

    But he is also charged with being a persistent felony offender for convictions in 1983 and 1976, including one for murder.

    According to the indictment, on March 17, 2015, Rummage allegedly had sexual contact with a female less than 12 years of age.

    That is a Class D felony, which is punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

  • City OKs budget after lot of talks, changes

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It took several meetings. It took extra meetings. And it still wasn’t unanimous. But the city of Shepherdsville officially has a budget.

    The city council approved the 2015-16 fiscal year budget, which begins on July 1, by a 4-2 vote.

    Council members were more or less satisfied with the second reading of the budget version presented by city attorney Joe Wantland, with a few reservations.

  • Store brings things that are truly New to You

     HILLVIEW - Bullitt County’s newest consignment shop hopes to offer something new to you.

    Located at the Maryville Shopper, New To You Consignment Boutique officially opened for business in April.

    Owner Ginny Lehman said the boutique specialized in upscale consignment at its best. Store items include clothes, purses and shoes, as well as small household items and small furniture pieces.

    Lehman grew up in the Hillview area, and is opening her first store in the city. 

  • Girls’ hoops camps at BC and NB

     Fun was the name of the game last week as both the Bullitt Central and North Bullitt girls’ basketball programs conducted summer camps for some of their future players.

    There was plenty of fundamental work that got done as the young players worked with both the coaching staffs as well as learning from some of the varsity team members about what it takes to become a high school basketball player. 

  • Cards tough loss ended Alphin’s run

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It wasn’t exactly the way that Brandon Alphin thought his career would unfold as a baseball player at the University of Louisville, but the Cardinal senior from Mount Washington and Bullitt East High School had a memorable five years with the Cardinals.

    Unfortunately, Alphin suffered a serious arm injury early in his career in coach Dan McDonald’s program and had Tommy John surgery. That led to one full year out of baseball before he returned to the team and pitched sparingly over the past two seasons.