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Today's News

  • MW budget has plenty of work in financial plan

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The 2017-18 fiscal year in Mount Washington begins at the end of the month and includes a city hall transition, community enhancement projects, more speed signs, updates to the senior center and help with controlling the city’s odor.

    Put together largely by city treasurer Peggy Brinkman, the Mount Washington City Council met recently to discuss in more detail the upcoming budget. It was read for the first time at the last city council meeting and will be voted on at the next meeting on June 12.

  • BE’s Green to compete in track at Spalding U.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Coming out of Eastside Middle School, Connor Green was a basketball and baseball player. Even in middle school, he was part of the Bullitt East baseball program.

    But midway through his sophomore season, Bullitt East track coach Lenny Raley started preaching the Green the positives of that sport. With baseball losing ground, Green opted to join the track team that spring.

    He has never looked back.

  • All-Star weekend puts spotlight on locals

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the middle of June, there was a lot of activity in the area this past weekend.

    In Louisville, a pair of local players took part in the Kentucky High School Coaches Association East/West Junior All-Star Basketball Game at Bellarmine University.

    This is a normal summer event as this was the 30th annual contests with the best rising seniors from the Fifth and Sixth Region taking on their counterparts from the Seventh and Eighth Region. There was a good crowd this season as almost 1,000 fans took in the two contests.

  • Hallelujah!! BC and BE to meet in hoops this winter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If you are not already sitting down, you might want to be pull up a chair before you read any further.

    Here goes.

    After three years of constantly avoiding each other in basketball, Bullitt Central and Bullitt East have scheduled each other in both boys’ and girls’ games next season. Or at least they will complete that task soon.

  • BE’s Masden headed to Bellarmine track team hoops with IUS squad

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Three years ago, Bullitt East’s Lauren Masden would have predicted that she would be signing grant-in-aid papers to attend the college or her choice in the spring of 2017.

    Masden would have also told you that she would be signing to be a basketball player.

    As it turns out, Masden had the big picture right, but she missed on the sport. Instead, the Charger senior recently signed with Bellarmine University to join the track and field program as a distance runner.

  • North Bullitt JROTC

     The North Bullitt JROTC attended the Cadet Leadership Challenge at Wendell Ford Training Center in Greenville.

    North Bullitt had 20 cadets attend the incredible training event.

    The cadets conducted a water survival course, a leader reaction course, rafting, rappelling, constructed a one-rope bridge, competed in intramural sports and each cadet took a physical fitness assessment.

    They also worked alongside seven other JROTC programs.

  • Unoffical results: Midwest 150 at Salem Speedway

     Unofficial Results: MIDWEST 150, Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, June 17, 2017

    JEGS/CRA ALL-STARS TOUR

    Fast Qualifier: Jack Dossey III

    Midwest 100: 1. Jack Smith, 2. Jack Dossey III, 3. Austin Kunert, 4. Carson Hocevar, 5. Joe Cooksey, 6. Michael Clancy Jr., 7. Thomas Woodin, 8. Hope Hornish, 9. Jordan Miller, 10. Trevor McCoy, 11. Colin Nickolai, 12. Corey Deuser, 13. Harrison Hall, 14. Josh Brock, 15. Trey Craig (DNS).

  • Work continues on MW park, sports complex

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The ground is broken and the project is moving along on the new Mount Washington Community Park.

    According to Parks Director Sheryl Paxton, current plans for the park to be finished in the fall of 2018 are still on schedule.

    The $5.65 million contract with Woodbine Construction was approved in March by the city council. Work on leveling the land has already started and Park View Avenue (the connecting road between Landis Lane and Wales Run Road that will also serve as the entrance to park) is open for drivers.

  • Weekend effort aims to make waterways safer

     FRANKFORT — Boaters can feel safer during the upcoming holiday weekend as conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources join other law enforcement agencies for Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2. 

    Operation Dry Water is a national campaign to educate the public about boating under the influence. The increased law enforcement presence around Kentucky’s lakes and rivers will serve as reminders for people not to boat impaired - the leading contributing factor in recreational boating deaths.

  • All-Star games in many sports this weekend

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There will be All-Star games of just about every spectrum you can think of this weekend.

    On Saturday, the annual Kentucky High School Coaches’ Association Junior All-Star game will be played at Bellarmine University’s Knights’ Hall. There will be a pair of Bullitt County players taking part in the two games.