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Today's News

  • Home on the mountain top where the Holsclaws lived

     Mountain Top is a portion of Bullitt County located now as property of Fort Knox. 

    Mountain Top is the highest elevation on Fort Knox and the most easterly high point hill known as Dawson Knob.

    It also, is south side of the Salt River between Bardstown Junction on the east side and Pitts Point on the west side being  at the junction of the Salt and Rolling rivers. 

    The station that was about 9 meters south of the road along the top of the ridge was the land belonging to William Holsclaw.

  • 11 individuals, businesses, charged in health care fraud takedown

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the results of a health care fraud sweep in the Western District of Kentucky as part of the national health care fraud takedown led by the Justice Department. The takedown, in the Western District of Kentucky, resulted in charges against two businesses, and nine individuals, for their alleged participation in health care fraud schemes.

  • MW U-10 Baseball All-Stars

     TAYLORSVILLE -- The U-10 Mount Washington Baseball All-Stars had a good opening week in Cal Ripken play, finishing second in the District 10/11 Tournament at Spencer County.

    Mount Washington fell to Jeffersontown in the championship game.

    With that finish, the Mount Washington team has momentum heading into this week’s Metro Kentucky State Tournament at the Shawnee Baseball Complex in Louisville. The winner of the eight-team, double-elimination event will advance to the Ohio Valley Regional in Vincennes, Indiana the following week.

  • Football schedules see more changes than normal

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – In the past, the area high school football programs haven’t done a lot of schedule changing in the middle of the four-year KHSAA alignment cycle.

    But this time all three went out and made some pretty drastic changes to their schedules. Part of it might be due to the fact that all three schools have different coaches than they had when the schedule for the previous two-year rotation started.

  • Commercial growth can enhance county

     When are we going to get another sit-down restaurant?

    Why can’t we have a major mall in Bullitt County?

    Both are questions asked at political forums, as well as whenever the county’s economic development director enters a room.

    The focus on EDA has been industrial and light industrial growth. 

    Location remains a key factor and Bullitt County has that.

  • MW U-8 Softball All-Stars

     LOUISVILLE -- The Mount Washington Under-8 Softball All-Stars, the only Softball All-Star team based in Bullitt County this summer, was very busy the past two weeks playing in the Kentucky State Tournament at Germantown and then the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament at Fern Creek.

    In the 11-team Kentucky State Tournament June 29 to July 2, the U-8 All-Stars split a pair of ‘pool’ play games, falling to Fern Creek Orange 16-0 and then beat LaRue County 12-10.

  • County finally looking at way it pays staff

     You had to dig a little into the recently adopted budget to find some of the changes in salaries for county employees.

    And, for others, it was pretty transparent.

    No matter the way it was done, Bullitt Fiscal Court took an important step in dealing with a common problem -- turnover.

    Turnover has been a tremendous issue for departments such as EMS and Central Dispatch.

  • Tampa Bay little longer but well worth the trip

     The Tampa Bay Area was our choice for a family vacation this summer. Lots of factors weighed in to that decision. 

    The first being that Allegiant Airlines just started flying from Louisville to Florida, and they offer some amazing bargains. Four of us flew round trip for $700. Allegiant may be an economy airline but their customer service is first class!

  • BBB Hot Topics: July 2017

     Read about the latest scams in BBB’s July 2017 Hot Topics

  • Individuals indicted on drug-related charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Three individuals arrested in March have been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Donnie L. Smith, 26, Brian S. Short, 21, and Garrett C. Hoagland, 20, were indicted for complicity to traffick more than five pounds of marijuana.

    According to a previous story in The Pioneer News, detectives with the Bullitt County Narcotics Unit of the sheriff’s office had been conducting a major investigation into the distribution of marijuana.