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Today's News

  • Proposals for Metro United Way funds taken now through July 8

     Metro United Way has issued a request for proposals to provide funds to non-profit agencies in Bullitt County. 

    The funding opportunity is open to all non-profit organizations serving Bullitt County, with a priority on those that align with Metro United Way’s focus on education, financial stability and healthy lives – the building blocks for a better life for all.

  • East’s Colvin ready to get bigger with Tigers

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes a college football recruiters’ best friend is a former teammate.

    That is exactly the case when it came to Campbellsville University getting the signature of Bullitt East running back Austin Colvin earlier this spring. Colvin got a positive report from former Bullitt East tight end Cruise Coulter who just finished his first season in the Tigers’ program (albeit a short season as Coulter spent much of the fall injured).

  • Man pleads to child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Bullitt County, Kentucky, man pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon, before Senior United States District Judge Thomas B. Russell, to two charges of producing child pornography, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Michael Mudd, age 45, was arrested on August 25, 2014, on a criminal complaint.  A federal grand jury indicted Mudd on September 18, 2014.  Mudd pleaded guilty to two separate counts of producing child pornography.  Additional charges for receiving child pornography remain pending.

  • 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.