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Today's News

  • Mt. Washington part of regional sewer study

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--And the quest continues as the city of Mount Washington continues to try and take control of their waste situation.

    At Monday night’s city council meeting, the council passed a resolution to allow Mayor Joetta Calhoun to enter into an agreement to give $5,000 to the Salt River Wastewater Study. Shepherdsville, the Bullitt County Fiscal Court, Bullitt County Sanitation district, Oldham County Fiscal Court, Oldham County Environmental Authority and Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan sewer district were also invited to participate.

  • Morrison taking hoops dream to Union College

     HEBRON ESTATES – After putting her time in turning around the North Bullitt Lady Eagle program, senior Savannah Morrison was looking for something a little different in a college program.

         She found that this spring with Union College, a program that has won at least 21 games each of the past three seasons under head coach Tim Curry. Morrison joins a program that knows all about winning.

  • Shepherdsville will use engineer to help with debt

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council needs an independent consulting engineer to oversee long-term sewer debt agreements.

    But the council will wait another meeting to decide who the engineer will be, after receiving further information.

    According to mayor Scott Ellis, the city must have an engineer in place if a certain amount of sewer income remains in debt, based on a 1982 city ordinance. The engineer must calculate a consumer price index (CPI) tax rate.

  • Phelps makes perfect moves in chess

     Winning every chess match she played this season was a memorable accomplishment for Pleasant Grove Elementary School fourth grade student Molly Phelps.

    “It’s pretty neat,” said the 10 year-old daughter of Joe and Jessica Phelps. “I play the very best I know how in every match.”

    Her fastest match was 11 minutes and her longest was nearly an hour with 53 total moves. Her King was checked a few times but never taken in checkmate.

  • Newton part of summer arts program

    HEBRON ESTATES--North Bullitt High School junior Collin Newton will spend three weeks this summer participating in the Governor’s School for the Arts at Centre College in Danville.

    Collin, the 17 year-old son of Brett and Janet Newton, was the only Bullitt County student selected for this honor. He applied for a slot in Musical Theatre.

    He actually had to make a choice on attending either GSA or GSP (Governor’s Scholars Program).

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Door-To-Door Sales Scams

     In the summer months, scammers take advantage of the good weather to stalk neighborhoods. Going door-to-door with different scams to steal personal information and money.

    Some sales people may be trustworthy, working for legitimate companies or are “one-man-bands” selling their services for honest summer maintenance work. But there are also scammers out there “posing” as these honest sales people.

  • Attorney General warns of IRS phone scam

       Attorney General Jack Conway is warning Kentuckians to protect themselves from fraud and be vigilant of phone scams claiming to be associated with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  • BE's Breeden wins KJGF Long Run event

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A trio of Bullitt East golfers continued their strong play in the off-season competing in the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation Tour.

         For the second time this season, Ethan Breeden picked up a championship trophy June 12-13 competing in the MDGT/KIA Classic at Long Run Golf Course in eastern Jefferson County.

  • BE's Krauth to play baseball at Cumberlands

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just call it love at first sight.

         The first college visit for Bullitt East senior Tyler Krauth was to the University of the Cumberlands and with each visit to other schools, the baseball player became more and more sure that his heart was with his first choice. In the end, he stayed the course, recently signing with the school in Williamsburg, Kentucky.

  • Chess continues to grow in popularity in schools

     The game can be over in four moves or it can go on for hours all depending on how players position their game pieces.

    Chess is a cerebral contest where Pawn, Knight, Bishop, Rook and Queen battle to capture a King in the game ending move known as checkmate.

    For two years, over 40 Bullitt County Public School students have waged war on a game board which harks of a completely different generation…the only working electronics is a clock.