Today's News

  • East has too much Glass in win over North

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the only intra-county volleyball match that Bullitt East will play this season, the Lady Chargers had too much size at the net for North Bullitt on Tuesday as the red and gold swept to a 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 victory.

    Mainly, the Lady Chargers just had too much Savannah Glass as the 6-foot-2 senior, five inches taller than any of the North Bullitt players, dominated play at the net.

  • County Observes 9-11

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Veterans, firefighters, and other first responders were celebrated in front of the Bullitt County Judicial Center on the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

    Billed as A Time of Prayer, Praise and Patriotism, about 200 Bullitt Countians gathered under three large American flags to commemorate the day.

    Various church officials also attended to offer prayers, including Rushing Wind Ministries pastor Lou Imbrogno, a Brooklyn native.

  • County to keep its tax same for real property

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s great news for property owners in Bullitt County -- if your assessments did not go up.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court passed a resolution keeping all tax rates the same for the coming year.

    However, in terms of revenue for the county and the services it provides, there will be a drop in revenue when tax bills are collected later this fall.

  • MW hosts simplified fall festival Sept. 16-17

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Leaves falling in Mount Washington means it’s time for the annual Fall Festival, sponsored by the Mount Washington Lions and Lioness Club.

    This year’s festival will be held Friday and Saturday Sept. 16-17.

    On Friday night, a car cruise-in will take place in the First Baptist Church’s parking lot. On Saturday, that cruise-in becomes a full-fledged car show, hosted by the Mountain City Cruisers.

  • Hillview, MW police earn accreditation

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Two local police departments have always felt that they were doing a good job.

    Now, an outside team of evaluators have certified that the Hillview and Mount Washington police departments are, in fact, doing a good job.

    Both the Mount Washington and Hillview police departments received their accreditation in early August at a ceremony in Bowling Green.

  • East and Central get soccer wins over North

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was a big week for local boys’ soccer fans as the second and third intra-county matches were contested on Tuesday and Thursday.

    In fact, the three teams played each other over an eight-day period. Before last week’s showdowns, Bullitt East had beaten Bullitt Central 4-1.

  • No mayor in Shepherdsville

      Due to a lack of a quorum on Tuesday night, the city of Shepherdsville remains without a mayor.

  • Easement maintenance woes in Hunters Hollow

        HUNTERS HOLLOW – The Hunters Hollow City Commission has dealt with more than its share of ditch and drainage issues in the past.
        Recent issues have included a failed sewage treatment plant, as well as back flow issues at various residences.
        Though some of the problems involve events that the commission or residents may not be able to control, there are certain things residents can do to assist with drainage flow.

  • State Fair ‘would’ not be same with Beckner’s winning entry

     CLERMONT - The trees even bow when John Beckner walks by.

    One of them snapped in half on his property, leaving Beckner to clean it up after returning home from the Kentucky State Fair with another Best of Show wooden toy model.

    Beckner has entered handmade models in the state fair since 1999. In that time he has earned eight Best of Shows, along with nine first place blue ribbons, 8 second places and three thirds.

  • The Pet Page: Mount Washington Animal Clinic

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— At the Mount Washington Animal Clinic, the veterinarians are going out of their way to ensure both pets and people are comfortable during the visit.
        “We try to make it about the people, as well as the pet,” Dr. Jim Cecil said.
        Cecil started the practice in 1975 after realizing there wasn’t a vet in Mount Washington at the time.
        His initial goal was to have a mixed practice with mostly large animals, such as horses and cows.