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Today's News

  • Finally!! East defeats North in semi-finals

    VALLEY STATION Ð After his team returned from a 10-day break from games at the end of the regular season, Bullitt East Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings talked about such breaks shouldnÕt affect defense and rebounding as much as they do offensive play.
        The Lady Chargers got to test that philosophy again on Saturday after the GirlsÕ Sixth Region Tournament was put on hold for three days because of heavy snow on Wednesday night when the semi-final meeting with North Bullitt was originally scheduled to be played.

  • Bullitt County Woman's Club

    I would like to introduce you to one of our new members in the Bullitt County man's Club. her name is Lori Puchino, She joined in 2010 during our Annual  Salad Supper Membership Drive. Lori is a long time Bullitt County resident and has lived in Mt. Washington for most of those years. Lori is married with two grown children. She is the Director of the Mt. Washington Main Street Program where she is employed. 

  • Miller, Inmon honored for their early construction abilities

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--A pair of local students earned high marks recently.

    Mt. Washington Elementary School second grade student Cohen Miller and first grade student Maggy Inmon earned top honors at the 2015 NAWIC Block Kids competition.

                Sponsored by the National Association of Women in Construction, The Block Kids building program is a national building block competition sponsored at local levels with the goal of introducing children to the construction industry.

  • Some areas approach 20 inches of snow in March record-breaker

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While enduring one of the biggest snowfalls in the county's history, Mike Phillips said things went very well.
        And, the county appears that it will escape concerns of flooding as up to 19 inches of snow melts over the weekend.
        As documented on television -- both local and national -- the biggest event in Bullitt County actually occurred several miles to the south.

  • WEAR RED: Annual event brings awareness to danger of heart disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was a sea of red on a recent Thursday morning.

    The occasion was the annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon, coordinated by the Bullitt County Public Health Department.

    The aim of the event is to raise awareness to the dangers of heart disease.

    Dr. Brian Holland discussed the changes in his field of detecting and treating heart ailments in the very youngest of children.

    The biggest challenge to dealing with infant heart ailments is early detection.

  • Back to Frankfort meant busy week in session

     Returning to legislative duties in earnest last week, we addressed many key concerns in the House of Representatives, including shoring up teachers’ retirement, protecting our children against Internet intruders and increasing educational advancement for our veterans.

    It’s been a busy week, in one of the most active annual sessions on record in terms of the number of bills filed, but one that’s produced many possibilities for positive change.

  • House heading down the home stretch

     FRANKFORT -- Even though the snow and ice played havoc with the House, causing us to cancel meeting the previous week, we got back to work and passed several major bills for the 2015 Regular Session.

    One of the bills we debated in the House was a proposal to bond $3.3 billion for our teachers’ retirement system.

    While it is important we make sure the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System is solvent, I believe House Bill 4 is the wrong approach.

  • Prom fashions to be part of free show set for Sunday afternoon

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Spring is almost here, we know what’s on everyone’s minds next --prom.

    Little Miss Dress Up will be hosting the first annual Hollywood Nights Prom, Homecoming and Pageant Show on Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. 

    The event is free to the public.

    Owner of the Hillview store, Marietta McKinney, said she wanted to have a fashion show specifically featuring prom and homecoming wear.

    “We hope to do this every year,” she said.

  • Bullitt Library System to host ARTfest during March, April

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Spring is right around the corner which means so is the second annual ARTfest.

    The theme for this year’s art showcase is “Reimagined Favorites.”

    The library staff is asking patrons to recreate the cover of one of their favorite books. 

    Any Bullitt County Public Library card holder may participate and this year it’s open to all ages: kindergarten through fifth grade; middle school; high school and adults.

    Submissions will be displayed at the Ridgway Memorial Library in April.

  • Daylight Savings: 'Spring' forward one hour this weekend

     The groundhog may have caused a late winter in Bullitt County, but we're one step closer to Spring as Daylight Savings occurs this weekend.

    All clocks will officially move forward one hour as of 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, Mar. 8. That means after 1:59 a.m., it will switch to 3:00 a.m.

    The clocks will "Fall backward" one hour again on Nov. 1.

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