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Today's News

  • Suspects indicted for drug-related charges

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Drugs continue to be an issue in Bullitt County.

  • Owner to bring unique taste, style to MW eatery

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--A new restaurant is coming to Mount Washington. One that owner Ron May hopes will bring a “unique” flavor to the region.

    Bullitt’s Pizza Restaurant and Pub is set for a grand opening the beginning of August. It will be located in the old Kettle Creek building along with two other businesses, he said.

    A fairly new resident to the county, May said he wanted to “bring a high-quality of pizza” to Bullitt County by using top-grade fresh ingredients, but without the high price.

  • Local golfers excel this summer

    LOUISVILLE – The summer golf circuit, the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour conducted by the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation, came to positive finish last week for a number of local athletes.

         At the Tour Championship on Monday and Tuesday at Big Spring Country Club in Louisville, Mount Washington’s Ethan Breeden finished second with a 152 total, finishing just four strokes off the pace of winner Oliver Whatley of Louisville in the 15-16 boys’ division.

  • Music on Main canceled Friday in Mount Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The Music on Main event scheduled for Friday night has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict.

    The series is held every third Friday of the month at the fountain. The next one will be Aug. 15.

  • Daycare owner/operator charged with fraud

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. –David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, announced today the indictment of a Louisville daycare owner on charges of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and money laundering.

    Lottie Carisa Burgos, the owner and operator of ABC Village Daycare, was charged in a 20-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury on July 16, 2014.  Burgos made an initial appearance in federal court today following her arrest.

  • Kindergarten students at LJES experience growing lessons in the garden

     Kindergarten students in Rita Taulbee’s class at Lebanon Junction Elementary School started two outdoor gardens during 2013-2014 school year.

    “They have a salad garden which contains tomatoes, lettuce, chard, carrots, onions, and radishes…everything you would find in a salad,” Taulbee explained.

    With assistance from the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service, students used unique ways to get seeds to germinate before transplanting them.

  • Refinancing of bonds to save school district $2.9 million over time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the funding cuts from federal and state agencies, Bullitt County school officials are always looking for additional revenue.

    One avenue in past years has been the refinancing of previous bond issues for construction projects.

    Recently, the Bullitt County Public School Board, through its finance corporation, had an opportunity to save money.

    The 2009 Build America bond issue, which was used to build schools, renovate others and provide energy savings projects, will be refinanced.

  • Bullitt County certified as Storm-Ready community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -  Forget about Tornado Alley.

    During a stretch of time in the mid-1990s through the mid-2000s, Bullitt County was becoming the poster child for disasters.

    It ranged from snow storms to blizzards to floods to wind storms to tornados.

    Throw in a train derailment or two and Bullitt County was the mecca of disaster.

    Over the course of that time, Bullitt County emergency responders have learned a lot.

  • Enjoy a gentle ride down Salt River on a tube

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What a nice way to spend a summer afternoon.

    While the sun may be blazing, a nice trip down the tree-shaded river in a tube might provide that perfect way to relax.

    For years, people have looked at the Salt River and discussed ways to make it more of a recreational attraction.

    There are those who will do a little fishing and others will jump in a kayak or a canoe.

    Now, there is another way to utilize the resources of the Salt River.

  • More changes made to circuit clerk’s office

     More changes have been made at the Clerk’s office in an effort to serve you better. 

    For years the Clerk’s office has been the “middle man” for Bullitt Countians scheduling road tests.  As many of you are aware, the state police actually administer the permit tests and the road tests.