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Today's News

  • Artistic winner

     Jerry Roberts of North Bullitt High School was honored for his artwork.

    Each year, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie holds an art contest in conjunction with the national competition.

    Winners are selected from each county in Guthrie’s Second Congressional District. 

    There are three overall winners.

  • Field ready for muddy Bullitt County Derby

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heavy rains last week have let up in time for the glade cress to bloom at Hall of Famer Mike Farner Downs for this year’s Bullitt County Derby.

    This year’s odds-on favorite in the Run for the Glade Cress is the Bullitt County Sheriffs entry, Ultimatum, out of No Patrol and Nita Newvest. With an endorsement from Bullitt Fiscal Court, Ultimatum is an assured 3-2.

  • Mount Washington looks at changes to regulations on legal height on grass, weeds

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The grass may be greener in Mount Washington, but the city is cracking down on just how tall it can be.

    An amendment pertaining to grass height was read at a recent council meeting.

    Previously, it was unlawful to permit on any portion of a lot or parcel of land the accumulation of weeds, grass or underbrush in excess of 12 inches in height.

    The proposed change involved lowering the height to eight inches.

  • To our Derby guests, there are many great things in county

     It is this week that thousands of people will make Bullitt County their place of lodging as the Kentucky Derby is held a few miles up the road.

    Many make this an annual destination. Others are here for the first time.

    To all, we welcome you to Bullitt County.

    Despite what you might see on the national or regional media and despite what perceptions you might have about the county, there is a lot more great things happening if you peel the onion.

  • Eagles rally from early 5-0 hole to beat Central 7-6

       HEBRON ESTATES -- A 5-1 deficit after the first inning showed that North Bullitt had a little bit of a hangover from facing Bullitt East three days earlier, but the Eagles kept their composure, rallied, and beat 23rd District rival Bullitt Central 7-6 on Tuesday of last week.

    North Bullitt scored four times in the top of the third inning and then went ahead with another run in the fourth. Bullitt Central kept it close, tying the game at 6-6 in the sixth.

  • Chargers have tough week

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Chargers wrapped up the number seed for the upcoming 24th District Baseball Tournament early last week, but in two games at home as part of the Louisville Invitational Tournament, there were a pair of frustrating losses.

  • Smoking in car with minor illegal?

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As a former smoker, Tammy Ott never realized the harm she was putting her children in when they were traveling in a vehicle.

    As a child enrichment center owner, Ott now fully understands the dangers of smoking in a vehicle when there are youngsters inside.

    Ott fully supports the efforts of those wanting the passage of an ordinance to regulate smoking inside a vehicle when there are infants inside.

    But, on the other hand, Ott also understands there will be many who oppose such legislation.

  • Lines are long to get shot at having some fun at new skate park in honor of Prescott in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The day was a long one coming, but the skate park honoring Prescott Lee Goodman is finally open.

    Family, friends, coworkers, council members and community members filled the Mount Washington City Park last Tuesday for the chance to witness the official opening of the facility.

  • County has over $1 billion in roadwork in plans for next 6 years

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County motorists will experience over $1.1 billion worth of road projects over the next two years.

    This is according to the 2016-18 biennial highway construction plan completed as part of the annual budget.

    In addition, there could be another $12 million in road projects for the 2018-2022 highway construction plan.

    The newest addition to the two-year road plan may be the lowest in cost but the current situation has already cost a life.

  • Skate park is more than that

      Growing up in Mount Washington, it was easy to wish we had more.

    More places to eat than the Dairy Queen. More stores to shop at than Houchens. More places to go than the swings at the city park.

    After I left for college, it seemed like everything came to town at once.

    All of a sudden, there was a movie theater within a bike ride of my house.

    Frozen yogurt shops offered a fun place to hang out with friends and the boutiques were at every corner.