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Today's News

  • Sheriff changes mind; will run for third term

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- David Greenwell would have been content to close out his law enforcement career when his term ends in two years.
        At the age of 58, he would be ready for retirement.
        In fact, the two-term sheriff had been very clear in telling everyone that he would not run for that office in 2018.
        Well, never say never.
        Greenwell announced last week that he would indeed run for a third term as Bullitt County sheriff.

  • BBB offers ten giving tips on Orlando tragedy

      In the wake of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, the BBB Serving Central Florida and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better Business Bureau, caution donors about potential red flags in fund raising to help Orlando victims and their families, and to be aware of the different circumstances that often emerge in tragedy-related philanthropy.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s June 2016 Hot Topics

  • Community’s ‘go to’ man, Nick Simon, passes away

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- No matter the fund-raising need, Nick Simon was the “go to” man in Bullitt County.

    The man known more for his generosity than any wealth he may have earned passed away on Friday morning.

    An email was sent to Publishers Printing employees alerting them of Simon’s death that morning.

  • Barn fire results in loss of horses

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A major barn fire resulted in the loss of several horses at a Mount Washington residence Friday morning.

    Multiple fire departments responded to the scene at 201 Woodland Ave. around 10 a.m.

    Mount Washington Fire chief Charles Fugate said firefighters discovered a "fully involved fire" when they arrived at the residence.

    Fugate said as many as 15 horses were inside the barn at the time of the fire, with none surviving.

  • BE’s Sharpe in Kentucky-Indiana series

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt East senior Tyler Sharpe will go where so many Charger standouts have gone before as he will play this week with the Kentucky All-Stars in the annual series against the Indiana All-Stars.

    It was just three years ago that the Bullitt East duo of Derek Willis and Rusty Troutman played for the Kentucky squad. More than a dozen Bullitt East players have been members of the Kentucky All-Stars on either the boys’ or girls’ side.

  • Junior All-Star games set for Saturday

     LOUISVILLE – North Bullitt girls’ basketball coach David Marion will have an embarrassment of riches on Saturday when he helps coach the Fifth and Sixth Region All-Stars in the annual East-West Junior All-Star game at Bellarmine University’s Knights’ Hall.

  • Singer J.D. Shelburne talks to MWMS about careers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— While following your heart is great, using your brain can get you far, too.

    That was the message country rocker JD Shelburne gave to Mount Washington Middle students during a recent visit.

  • Pirtle selected as district’s leader for student learning

     Brenda Pirtle is the new Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning.

    She succeeds former administrator Greg Schultz as he becomes Oldham County Schools Superintendent.

    “I am thrilled and honored to be named the Assistant Superintendent of the 7th largest district in the state,” she said. “I know that I have some big shoes to fill as I follow Greg Schultz. He is an amazing leader.”

  • Kuehn takes over Bullitt Central’s football program

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With just two days remaining in the school year last week, Bullitt Central named Matt Kuehn as its new football coach.

    Kuehn met with the players later that afternoon.

    The naming of Kuehn was not a total shock as he had conducted spring drills while on an interim basis after former head coach Tye Lawson stepped down after just one season, leading the Cougars to a 6-5 mark. Lawson is now the athletic director and football coach at Eminence High School.