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Today's News

  • Gnadinger selected vice president for academic affairs at St. Catharine

      Dr. Cindy Meyers Gnadinger has been selected as the vice president for academic affairs at St. Catharine College in Springfield.

    She is the daughter of Dale and Leona Meyers of Shepherdsville. Cindy graduated from St. Aloysius Catholic School and in 1984 from Bullitt Central High School.

    She came to the Washington County college after serving as vice president for academic affairs at William Peace University in Raleigh, N.C., and as an assistant vice president for academic affairs at Bellarmine University.

  • Every day should celebrate independence

     FRANKFORT – We are only a few days away from marking the 238th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence, when a young nation stood up against the oppression of the British Monarchy and sought to create a country ‘for the people, and by the people.’

    While July 4th is a time for us to reflect on the formation of the United States and the ups and downs of remaining the one true free nation in the world, we must sometimes wonder if the meaning of the day gets lost in cookouts and fireworks.

  • KSP Offers Tips For Highway Safety During July 4th Holiday

    The Kentucky State Police is urging motorists to take extra caution while traveling during the upcoming July 4th holiday period, which begins on Thursday, July 3 at 6:00 p.m. and runs through midnight on Sunday, July 6th.
     

  • BBB Warns Consumers of 4th of July Scams

     

    It’s time celebrate the big Red, White, and Blue – Independence Day! However, with the 4th of July, and any other holiday, scam artists will try to take advantage of you and ruin your holiday plans.

    BBB wants you to be independent of the most common 4th of July scams and offers tips on how to protect yourself.

     

  • BULLITT COUNTY FAIR CATTLE RESULTS

     CLERMONT - Results from the beef and dairy cattle shows at the Bullitt County Fair:

    Beef cattle

    Angus/Spring heifer -- First place and champion heifer -- Katie Cecil; Angus/cow or calf -- first place and champion Sam Cecil

    Commercial / Spring Heifer -- 1. Ady Mae; 2. Avery O’Bryan; 3. Tyler O’Bryan

    Junior Heifer -- 1. Clay Cecil; 2. Tyler O’Bryan

    Winter Heifer -- 1. Avery O’Bryan

    Champion Commercial Heifer -- Clay Cecil

     

    Steer -- 1. Sam Cecil

  • MW begins new trash collection schedule

     MOUNT WASHIGTON - Local officials hope a new adjustment to their trash pickup will help alleviate traffic problems on Highway 44.

    Mayor Joetta Calhoun told the Mount Washington City Council recently that one bide had been received.

    Rumpke, the current city hauler, submitted the lone bid.

    However, the rates have gone up.

    Laurie Probus, a representative from Rumpke, told the council the franchise fee has increased the cost.

    Residents can expect to see an $2.70 increase on their monthly trash/recycling bill starting July 1.

  • Students receive Mahaffey scholarships

     Three Bullitt Central seniors were awarded the Children in Flight Justin Brandon Mahaffey scholarships. 

    Casey Sanders received the $3,000 Gold Scholarship. She plans to attend Bellarmine University and major in accounting. Her parents are Billy and Terri Sanders.

    Joseph Combest was selected to receive the $1,000 Silver Scholarship. He will attend Campbellsville University and major in accounting. His parents are Bob and Liz Combest.

  • Supreme Court made right call on smoking ban

     There’s nothing like a massive sinkhole opening up and swallowing eight prized sports cars at the National Corvette Museum to increase ticket sales. Attendance at the Bowling Green attraction is up by as much as 70 percent during some recent months compared to a year ago.

    And, there’s nothing like a ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court on issues even remotely related to smoking bans to stir the passions of a commonwealth raised on tobacco.

  • NB’s Stinson heads to Kentucky State baseball

     HEBRON ESTATES – It turned out to be a great spring for North Bullitt senior baseball player Justin Stinson.

    Even before helping the Eagles win the school’s first regional baseball title and then advancing to the semi-finals of the Kentucky State Tournament, Stinson signed to play his favorite sport at NCAA Division II Kentucky State University.

  • State Agencies Continue Swimming Advisories for Kentucky Lakes and Streams

     FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Division of Water and the Department for Public Health today announced  that swimming advisories, in place because of high levels of E. coli bacteria, will remain in effect until further notice.