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Today's News

  • U.S. Sen. Rand Paul pays visit

     U.S. Sen. Rand Paul stopped in last week to visit with Bullitt Countians during his trip across the state.

    Paul was met by a full house at Tuscany Restaurant in Mount Washington.

    The U.S. senator discussed several national and international issues. He also took questions from the audience.

  • Shepherdsville police offer some back to school safety suggestions

     Summer has been a break from school for the children of the county but that is coming to an end in just a few short days. 

    As school starts back up we all need to think about what that will mean to our daily tasks.  Important things to think about are: traffic, school issues, and safety of our children.

  • Chargers finish in middle of pack in first big event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school sports year got started with a bag locally on Friday as the Charger Invitational at Heritage Hill, sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home, was contested on the very first day of the season.

    The field has gotten better in each of the past several years and this time around a loaded field turned out to be dominated by teams from the state’s Fourth Region as Ballard won with a 297 to beat a pair of Oldham County teams -- North Oldham at 301 and Oldham County at 312.

  • BC youth football camp

      Recently, new Bullitt Central football coach Matt Kuehn conducted a three-day youth football camp for area players.

    Over 30 participants turned out for the early morning drills.

    The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will open its season next Saturday (Aug. 13) and Bullitt Central will play its first game on Aug. 21.

  • BBB Hot Topics: August 2016

      See the latest scams in BBB’s August 2016 Hot Topics

  • SAFE CITY...MW ranks in state’s top 10

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — When it comes to safety, the city of Mount Washington makes the top 10. 

    According to the SafeWise Report, the city of Mount Washington was ranked the No. 8 safest municipality in Kentucky.

  • Property owners to all get to share in cost of dispatch operations

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Fiscal Court has found a way to legally assist in covering the expenses associated with its 911 Central Dispatch Center.

    With Dennis Mitchell in opposition, Bullitt Fiscal Court recently voted 4-1 to impose a $36 annual fee on property tax bills.

    The revenue generated would be earmarked to the Central Dispatch expenses.

    The current $1 per month fee associated with each landline would be eliminated.

  • Deadline to file for office less than week away

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The anticipated avalanche of candidates in upcoming races in Shepherdsville has not panned out.

    But, there are still a few more days until the Tuesday, Aug. 9, deadline.

    Candidates for the upcoming fall general election are slowly coming forward.

    In Shepherdsville, retired police officer Curtis Hockenbury, former councilmember Faith Portman and former mayor Sherman Tinnell have filed for the office of mayor.

  • East’s Duvall commits to play for Louisville

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior-to-be Lindsey Duvall -- after a lot of questions and second-guessing over the past few months -- on Saturday committed to play her college basketball at the University of Louisville.

  • Allen County farmers guilty of crop insurance fraud

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Two Allen County, Kentucky, farmers pleaded guilty in United States District Court today, before Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, to a single charge each of crop insurance fraud announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.