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Today's News

  • Water loss possible in Bogard area

      MOUNT WASHINGTON — Mount Washington residents around Bogard Lane, Armstrong Lane and Bleemel Lane might be experiencing water loss due to a main break on Bogard.

    According to Public Works Administrative Assistant Angela Durbin, the city workers are currently working as quickly as they can to repair the break. The workers are also trying to isolate it to prevent a boil water advisory but, at this time, it’s too soon to know.

  • Forum Thursday on legalizing pot

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Is the state of Kentucky ready to legalize marijuana?

    While medical marijuana is gaining support in the state, the total legalization of marijuana is still facing an uphill battle.

    Several governmental agencies are looking at adopting resolutions to support medical marijuana usage in the commonwealth. That support would be a way to show legislators of the two bills dealing with medical usage.

    On Thursday, Feb. 22, Shepherdsville Government Center will be the site of a forum dealing with the legalization of marijuana.

  • Bombs Away! BC’s 17 threes sink Evangel

     OKOLONA – It was a record setting night for the Bullitt Central Cougars on Monday as they opened the 23rd District Tournament with a 102-57 victory over Evangel.

    The win, the 18th this season for the Cougars, moved coach Jessie Curry’s team into Wednesday night’s semi-finals where they will take on top-seeded Southern in a game set to start at 5:45 p.m. at Southern.

  • Long final week for area hoops teams

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The final few days of the regular season for the 2017-2018 basketball campaign didn’t produce very many victories for area teams.

    In fact, last Thursday and Friday the six local teams combined to win just two of the nine contests played.

    One of the wins came on Thursday as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers played host to Central and picked up a 64-39 victory.

    The Lady Chargers got 17 points and eight rebounds from sophomore Lexi Taylor and also had 10 points by junior Emmy Ralph.

  • Get your boots on... election time soon to kick into gear

     What is the worst time that rolls around every two years?

    Election time.

    For those who love the political game, it is great.

    However, for those who hate to read and hear about the campaigns and those running for office, it can be awful.

    And, it is this negative tone that drives many people away from the political system.

    While this is being written well before the polls closed for the special election in the 49th District, we would guess that turnout would be 10 percent or less.

  • Bullitt County Health Fair 2018

     SHEPHERDSVILLE— Over 21 vendors came together to help make Bullitt County a little healthier.

    The second annual Health Fair, hosted by Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, had a little something for everybody: blood pressure checks, gun safety information, dentists, dance lessons, natural remedies and more.

  • Mahoney not shy about pushing for projects in Third District

     ZONETON -- Geneva Mahoney is not a person who sits by without offering an opinion.

    Whether it is fighting to have natural gas expanded into her community or whether it is making sure Bullitt Countians aren’t being saddled with a multi-million dollar bill for extending water service, Mahoney will let you know how she feels.

    Being a community advocate for years, Mahoney is now seeking a title — and an elected office.

    Mahoney, 71, is seeking the Democratic nomination for the Third District magistrate’s seat in the May primary.

  • Whittaker provides trained experience to sheriff’s post

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over the course of his 21 years in law enforcement, Bryan Whittaker has seen plenty of bad things happen.

    But, when he was called to respond to his last fatal drug overdose, something happened.

    “I realized we need to step up,” said Whittaker.

    As a member of the Shepherdsville Police Department, officers are CPR and First Aid certified and use the NARCAN drug to help reverse the overdose.

    “It really affected me,” said Whittaker. “I just felt I needed to do more.”

  • Hudson hopes to use city experience on fiscal court

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Curt Hudson had completed 12 years on the Milltown, Ind., town council.

    He got married to a Mount Washington girl and decided to settle down in Bullitt County.

    He wasn’t looking to get involved in government.

    But, the itch returned and Hudson started to look around his community.

    “I like community service,” said Hudson.

    After attending a meeting of the Bullitt County Republican Party and talking with its chairman, Hudson said he seriously started to look at running for local office.

  • Local teams compete in the Region Four swimming contest

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The three Bullitt County swimming programs recently took part in the Region Four Championships at the Ralph Wright Natatorium on the University of Louisville campus.

    All three teams actually practice together under the coaching of Curtis Fuchs and Kelsey Davis and then compete under their own school banner in meets.