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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 14, 2016

     

  • Shepherdsville honors its youngest ‘police’ officer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department’s newest member is by far their youngest.
        At nine years old, Hayden Heck is also the department’s favorite officer.
        Heck was sworn in as a special deputy for a day, and given his own uniform, all as a result of his random act of kindness toward the department.
        The Pioneer News ran a story in July about communities showing support for local police officers following fatal police shootings throughout the country.

  • Homearama deemed to be success in MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Blue banners lined the streets welcoming thousands of visitors to Mount Washington for Bullitt County’s first taste of Homearama.
        The two-week event found its way to River Crest subdivision, located on Bogard Lane behind Pleasant Grove Elementary.
        According to developer Richard Miles, the event brought in just over 15,000 people to the Mount Washington location.

  • Hillview establishes code enforcement ordinance, board

        HILLVIEW - A nuisance is a nuisance in the city of Hillview, and a new code enforcement board will work toward regulating them.
        The Hillview City Council unanimously approved an ordinance establishing a code enforcement board that will host hearings for anyone wanting to challenge a nuisance warning they have received.
        The three-member board will meet, as necessary, on the second Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m., at the Hillview Government Center. The members will be paid $25 for each meeting.

  • All goes well on first day; Maryville to start on Monday

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Take away a construction glitch at one school and superintendent Keith Davis was very pleased with the opening days in Bullitt County.
        Through the second day of the new school year, 12,494 students were in attendance. This is down 418 from the previous year.
        However, most of that could be accounted for -- 339 students who were in attendance last year were not in attendance this year.

  • U.S. Rep. Guthrie visits Bullitt County

     Congressman Brett Guthrie recently visited Mount Washington to show the area what he’s doing while in office.

    Each August, Guthrie makes a tour of his counties in the Second District. This year, the stop was at the Mount Washington City Hall Annex Building.

    Guthrie and his team met with local officials and spoke with citizens during the visit.

  • BE’s Krommenacker set to join teammates at Brescia

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The baseball pipeline between Mount Washington and Owensboro is running at full speed this summer as Bullitt East baseball standout Derrick Krommenacker recently signed to play for Brescia University starting in the fall.

    When all is said and done, four players from the Charger team that reached the Final Four of the Kentucky State Baseball Tournament, will sign with the Bearcats and head coach Andrew Dickson.

  • 2016-17 deer season looks promising

     FRANKFORT – Many archery hunters in Kentucky will spend the last long weekend of summer getting an early jump on fall.

    Kentucky’s 2016-17 deer season kicks off the first Saturday in September with the start of the 136-day archery season. Anticipation has been building for months.

    “Everything right now points toward another good season,” said Gabe Jenkins, deer program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Hoffman takes over third team to battle Mercy

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – As if he didn’t butt heads with Mercy’s high-powered athletic program enough already as Bullitt East’s softball and bowling coach, now Ricky Hoffman is taking on the biggest challenge of all -- battling the Jaguars in volleyball.

  • Higgs set to lead North volleyball into long future

     HEBRON ESTATES – Five coaches in five seasons.

    Just think how good North Bullitt’s volleyball program could be with stability at the top.