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Today's News

  • Fast start pushes MW U-15 to state tourney

    SAINT MATTHEWS – It was a super Saturday for the Mount Washington Under-15 All-Stars as the team won its first two games in the District 8, 9, 10, 11 Babe Ruth Tournament at St. Matthews Community Park.

         Those two wins put coach Mark Deetsch’s team into the winner’s bracket championship game on Sunday. It was at that point that reality hit the Mount Washington team as a Germantown squad filled with high school players continued to romp through the tournament with a lopsided win.

  • Blue Lick U-11 baseball stars hit the right buttons

    HILLVIEW -- They had to do it the hard way but the Blue Lick 11 All-Stars will be returning to the state tournament this week as the district champs.

  • Shepherdsville Lions Club

    Over the past several months, the Shepherdsville Lions Club hosted guest speakers from the community.

  • 15 severe weather safety tips for residents at risk

     With the slight risk of severe weather that could bring damaging winds and hail, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® offers the following 15 safety tips for residents to stay safe if the power goes out and hail falls.

    Power Outage Safety

    1. Keep a supply of flashlights, batteries and a battery-powered radio on hand. Do not use candles if the power goes out as they pose a fire hazard.

  • Central's Ford ready to be a Campbellsville cheerleader

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When sports fans first think of cheerleaders the initial thought is not about the big guys that lift and throw the girls into the air.

         When college coaches look at high school cheerleading squads for their new members, their first look is often to the big guys that form the foundation for a strong team.

  • MW U-12 baseball finishes 1-2 in district

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A tough opening loss put the Mount Washington Under-12 All-Stars behind the eight ball in the Combined Cal Ripken District 10 and 11 Tournament which the local league was hosting.

         Coach Channing Branham’s team battled back for a win in the loser’s bracket a day later, but a second game that day in the loser’s bracket went against the local team and they were eliminated with a 1-2 record.

  • Proposal accepted through today for Metro United Way funding

     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.

     

  • Thomas honored for writing about grandfather

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--It was a special day for Thomas Gordon Jr.

    He was able to honor his grandpa, Bill Cecil, by reading his winning essay at the recent meeting for the Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association.

    Thomas, who just completed fifth grade at Crossroads Elementary, said he admired his grandfather because “he’s honest, works hard and is loving.”

    He spoke about all of the activities he enjoyed doing with Cecil such as playing on the computer, riding his bike and fishing.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 14, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • A day at the pool

    Photographer Mary Barczak spent some time at the Mount Washington public pool recently as temperatures soared into the 90s.