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Today's News

  • Mount Washington Fire gets grant for suits

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Mt. Washington Fire Protection District was awarded $19,000 on behalf of Gov. Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) as part of the 2017 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP).

      The funds will go toward the purchase of 19 hazmat suits, which protect first responders against hazardous materials they could encounter during the course of performing their duties. 

  • Bad hair day? Stolen curling iron lands man in trouble

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — A customer in the local Wal-Mart must have had a need to do a little hair styling.

    Or maybe it was just a bad hair day.

    On Oct. 3, a customer noticed someone shoplifting from the store.

    Shepherdsville Police were notified and Officer Colebank pursued the shoplifter.

    Austin Brown, 23, of Shepherdsville, was arrested on one count of theft by unlawful taking under $500.

    The suspect allegedly had a curling iron concealed under his shirt and exited the store without paying.

  • Lady Eagles vanquish Mercy from post-season

     HIGHVIEW -- Amber Mink felt that in the team’s 3-1 loss to Mercy Academy during the first-ever regular season meeting that things could have been different.

    On Monday night, in what may have been the biggest victory in North Bullitt’s girls’ soccer history, the Lady Eagles advanced to the Sixth Region semifinals with a 2-0 win over  Mercy.

    “It’s a big win for our program,” said Mink. “But we’re not done yet.”

    North Bullitt advances to the semifinals on Wednesday against Holy Cross.

  • East breaks the curse -- beats Mercy for title

     LOUISVILLE – The game started under gray and damp conditions, but it was all sunny for the Bullitt East Chargers on Thursday as the red and gold ended over five years of frustration with a 3-1 girls’ soccer victory Mercy in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament.

  • NB girls once again Queens of the 24th District

      HIGHVIEW -- You really can’t complain about your team winning the 23rd District girls’ soccer title for the sixth consecutive year.

    But, North Bullitt head coach Amber Mink is looking toward a bigger goal — the Sixth Region title this week.

    Her team kept its goal of winning both district tournament games with a shutoff by senior Delayna Holman.

    After defeating Southern 10-0 in the opener, North Bullitt held off a much improved Bullitt Central 6-0 in the championship game at Moore High School.

  • Arnold receives Eagle Scout honor

     Johnathon W. Arnold, 17, of Mount Washington, KY has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    Arnold was recognized in ceremonies on August 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the St. Francis Xavier Church in Mount Washington..

    A member of Lincoln Heritage Council, Troop 776, Arnold is one of a very small number of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle Scout rank, according to Scoutmaster Steve Heimer.

  • North gets first shot at Mercy. East awaits

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Girls’ Sixth Region Soccer Tournament gets underway on Monday with all three Bullitt County teams represented for the fifth time in the past six seasons.

    The game everyone will focus on right out of the gate will be on Monday when North Bullitt collides with five-time defending Sixth Region champion Mercy. The two teams met in the semi-finals last season with the Jaguars pulling out a 1-0 victory.

  • Dragons breath fire on Cougars early, then roll

     PEEWEE VALLEY – For the second time in as many weeks, the South Oldham Dragons started fast and never looked back in defeating a play-off bound team from Bullitt County.

    On Friday, it was Bullitt Central that the Dragons jumped on top of 21-0 in the first quarter en route to a 42-7 victory.

    South Oldham wrapped up the number one seed for Class 5-A, District 3 with the win despite having a district game remaining with North Bullitt this Friday. It is the third straight district title for the Dragons.

  • East beats North to claim Bullitt Cup

     HEBRON ESTATES – Scoring on four of its first five possessions of the second half, the Bullitt East Chargers pulled away from arch-rival North Bullitt on Friday for a 40-19 victory in the 39th meeting between the two schools on the gridiron.

    Besides the obvious importance of beating your county rival, the win had multiple overtones for the Chargers.

  • Interstate 65 lane and ramp closure in Bullitt County October 15

     Louisville, KY (Oct. 13, 2017)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of maintenance work this weekend on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. Contract crews will be performing asphalt pavement repairs on I-65 South near Exit 116 in Shepherdsville.

     

    I-65 South will be reduced to one lane between mile markers 116 and 117 on Sunday, Oct. 15. This work is scheduled from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m.