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Today's News

  • Barn fire results in loss of horses

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A major barn fire resulted in the loss of several horses at a Mount Washington residence Friday morning.

    Multiple fire departments responded to the scene at 201 Woodland Ave. around 10 a.m.

    Mount Washington Fire chief Charles Fugate said firefighters discovered a "fully involved fire" when they arrived at the residence.

    Fugate said as many as 15 horses were inside the barn at the time of the fire, with none surviving.

  • Community’s ‘go to’ man, Nick Simon, passes away

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- No matter the fund-raising need, Nick Simon was the “go to” man in Bullitt County.

    The man known more for his generosity than any wealth he may have earned passed away on Friday morning.

    An email was sent to Publishers Printing employees alerting them of Simon’s death that morning.

  • Central’s Amos signs to cheer for Hilltoppers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Football or cheerleading.

    Bullitt Central senior Josh Amos will be the first to admit that a few years ago he would have said that he would be playing football in college, but sometimes life gets in the way of those dreams.

    A few injuries took football out of the option and as a senior Amos had started cheering at Bullitt Central, a pretty common occurrence at the school. That opened new doors and Amos stepped through, signing to be a cheerleader at Western Kentucky University.

  • Sheriff's department searches for missing girl

      MOUNT WASHINGTON — The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is requesting help in locating a missing Mount Washington girl.

    Sarah Beth Patton, 16, was last seen at her home on Monday, June 20, at 10 p.m. wearing a tie-dye t-shirt, blue jean cut-off shorts and white Converse sneakers.

    She was carrying a black, sequined bag. She is 5’0” and 120 pounds. She has a belly ring and a burn scar on her left arm.

  • Owner says her Hair Factory like a good Hollywood movie

     PIONEER VILLAGE - In “Steel Magnolias,” Truvy Jones owns a home-based beauty salon in her small Louisianan town. Though Jones, played by Dolly Parton, is not the main character of the 1989 film, her salon proves to be the watering hole for all major characters.

    Danielle Thixton said she wants to be the Truvy Jones of Bullitt County with the opening of her new salon, Hair Factory.

    Hair Factory, located in Pioneer Village, has been a dream of Thixton’s since she began her career in beauty.

  • Chargers’ Klefot rallies late to sign with Thomas More

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes a little friendly advice from a relative can go a long way in making a big decision.

  • Baseball continues to be successful locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Honors and awards are great.

    Making All-Star teams is great.

    However, those things are not the end all at all.

    There have been a lot of honors rolling in recently as we wrap up the spring sports season and lots of Bullitt Countians have earned recognition. All of it greatly deserved.

    But, awards never won a game. That is especially true for individual honors in team sports.

  • Peoplemark on target when looking for staff

        HILLVIEW - When a company looks for new employees, sometimes it’s hard to mark the right people.
        Peoplemark, America’s contemporary work force, is here to help, opening its newest staffing agency location in Hillview.
        National sales manager Joey Taylor said Peoplemark helps businesses find new employees across the country, offering a wide array of job types, including light industrial and heavy industrial.

  • Family Day, community aid tornado victims in Mayfield

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Family Day Ministries has become Bullitt County’s best way to aid and assist those in need throughout the country.
        In recent years the church has hosted donation deliveries to victims of natural disasters, collecting from local residents and transporting the items via the church delivery truck.
        FDM’s latest collection will benefit tornado victims located in Mayfield, a small town south of Paducah in western Kentucky.

  • After five sports at BC, Gilbert to Brescia for soccer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As a senior at Bullitt Central this past school year, senior Kassi Gilbert played five sports and played them all well.
        But when it came time to select one sport to participate in at the next level, the choice was not difficult -- soccer.
        “Definitely soccer was my favorite sport,” the senior said recently. “I’ve played it the longest and enjoy it the most.”