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Today's News

  • Webster Co. business owner sentenced for violating Clean Air Act

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Webster County, Kentucky business owner was sentenced in United States District Court this week, by Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl to serve a 90-day sentence plus two years probated with the condition that he not commit additional environmental offenses, for the negligent violation of the Clean Air Act, which is a Class A Misdemeanor, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • 2016-17 Teen Court members begin their work

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- This year’s group of high school students who are part of the Teen Court program were recently sworn in.

    Bullitt County is one of just 22 Teen Court programs in the entire state of Kentucky.

    This real-life program allows juvenile offenders to have their case heard before a jury of their peers.

    The punishment given by the Teen Court members  is binding.

  • Former special deputy pleads guilty

     LOUISVILLE – A former special deputy for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office was among three people who entered guilty pleas recently in U.S. District Court.

    Christopher Mattingly entered pleas to trafficking in marijuana and methamphetamine and money laundering, according to U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Two co-defendants admitted to concealing the criminal activities from law enforcement during a 15 month period.

    Those pleading guilty in United States District Court on Nov. 16 before U.S. District Judge David J. Hale

  • Curb kits run into problems in MW subdivision

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Residents in Mount Washington thought they found a solution to scraping their cars on the high curbs of their Twelve Oaks driveways.

    Six years ago, someone in the city told them the solution was allowed.

    However, the current administration says that the solution breaks a city ordinance put into effect in 1991.

    According to ordinance 91.32, no person shall encumber any street or sidewalk with barrels, boxes, cans, articles or substances of any kind, so as to interfere with the free and unobstructed use thereof.

  • Old library to become new MW city hall

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — As construction continues on the newest library building in the middle of town, the mystery over what will happen to the current building has been solved.

    The city of Mount Washington will buy the building for $225,000 and will take possession and close on the deal once the library makes the move to the new building in spring of next year.

  • Nashville has whole lot of reasons to visit

     Nashville is no longer just the “capitol of country music.” 

    In 2017, Nashville celebrates 20 years since Opryland USA closed.

    In the last two decades Nashville has positioned itself to rival the entertainment and nightlife found in Vegas and NYC. 

    During 2016 boasted Beyonce’, Adele, The Rolling Stones, and Lady Gaga made major stops.

  • Saying Goodbye

     Benny Stillwell served a number of years as police chief for the city of Shepherdsville.

    During most of my tenure, Benny spent in the city’s public works department.

    A good person who always seemed to help out all the city’s departments no matter the need.

    He will be missed.

    When I saw the docket for the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments meeting and there was an application for a variance for a high-rise sign, I always thought of Morris Longacre.

    The passing of Morris is a bit more personal.

  • State cheer championships on Saturday

     LEXINGTON -- All three Bullitt County high school programs will be in competition this Saturday at the KHSAA State Cheerleading Championship at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    Bullitt East will be looking to repeat as state champions in the All-Girls Super Division, the largest of the four divisions for teams with girls only. The Chargers will be in action at 3:55 p.m. and will be competing against ten other teams.

  • Disasters happen at home

     Any time a disaster happens, I’m always intrigued by how people react. 

    Are they sharing facts from reliable articles?

    Are they even aware of what is really happening? Do they continue to show interest after the hype of the disaster is over?

    Take the Gatlinburg fires.

  • BC girls roll to third win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Playing four games over the first eight days of the regular season, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars stand at 3-1 after beating Waggener 60-35 on Monday in the first home game of the season for the maroon and gray.

    Those four games serve as a tune-up for a pair of important 23rd District games. Bullitt Central will play at North Bullitt on Friday before returning home to take on Southern on Tuesday.