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Today's News

  • Food Check-Out Week

     The cost of food in America remains affordable.

    According to the U.S. Department of Agricultural’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food annually.

    The consumer makes enough money to pay for this food in about seven weeks.

    In recognition of this week, Bullitt County Farm Bureau is celebrating Food Check-Out Week by delivering food items to the residents of Colonial House in Shepherdsville.

  • St. Louis provides some great sights for spring vacation

     This winter eems to be the gift that keeps giving that nobody wants.

    Cold, snow and ice! Fortunately spring is only about five weeks away and spring break will be here before you know it. 

    Spring break offers us the opportunity to take week-long trips, weekend trips or days trips. 

    Being the travel guru that I am, I suggest heading to the Gateway City for spring break. St. Louis has multitude of attractions and is the prefect entertainment destination for every family. 

  • Shepherdsville garbage switch planned at end of month

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- There will be a changing of the trash cans for customers in Shepherdsville.

    A new bidder was selected to collect garbage from residential and commercial customers within the Shepherdsville city limits and Republic Services will assume its duties at the start of April.

    For the past 10 years, Eco-Tech has provided waste collection in Shepherdsville.

    The final pickup days for Eco-Tech will be on March 26-27. During that same time, trash containers from Republic Services will be delivered.

  • Indiana man guilty of online enticement

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Jeffersonville, Indiana, resident pled guilty in United States District Court yesterday, before United States District Judge David J. Hale, to charges of attempted online enticement of a minor for the purpose of engaging in sex acts, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Transportation continue road clearing route

     Roadways across the district range from wet pavement to completely covered pavement.

    With snow continuing to fall, some routes that have been cleared are getting covered again.

    All of our counties are salting and plowing at this time with the exception of Franklin County. They have reported very little snow and wet pavement conditions.

    In many areas, drivers are able to navigate the roads when driving at a lower rate of speed.

  • Bullitt Schools Closed

    Bullitt County Public Schools are closed Wednesday, March 22, 2018 due to unsafe road conditions. For more information, visit bullittschools.org.

  • Cougars sweep both team Archery titles

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Already one of the top archery teams in the state this season in NASP competition, Bullitt Central proved equally adept at KHSAA competition on Saturday, capturing both the boys’ and the girls’ division at the Region Four Championships at Bullitt East.

  • A new era is set to start for Lady Charger softball

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – When the 2017 softball season ended for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers, it was expected that there would be one more year in this ‘era’ for the program.

    Instead, it’s a new era for the red and gold and head coach Ricky Hoffman after standout pitcher/hitter Taylor Roby decided over the summer to graduate from Bullitt East and enroll at the University of Louisville in January, bypassing her senior season with the Lady Chargers.

    The good news is that Hoffman has kept his spirits up.

  • Jesse Bacon eager to get started as next leader

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It is a school board’s responsibility to supply the students of their district with the best.

    As far as selecting a new superintendent, the Bullitt County Public School Board feels confident that it was able to bring home the bacon.

    Jesse Bacon has been officially hired as Bullitt County’s newest superintendent, replacing Dr. Keith Davis. Bacon will officially take charge on July 1, with Davis’ contract expiring June 30.

  • MW looking at ways to keep things out of its sewer plant

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — It’s a dirty topic but it has to be discussed: flushable toiletry wipes are not as flushable as they seem.

    Letters were recently sent out to Mount Washington residents on the city’s sewer system explaining the harmful effects of flushing anything but toilet paper down the pipes.

    Lift station supervisor Wayne Votaw also spoke at a recent council meeting to help get the point across a little more with videos and pictures taken by his crews of the tangled mess the wipes have caused the workers.