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Today's News

  • BBB: Online romance scams coaxing millions out of unsuspecting victims

     A study released by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) reveals an estimated 1 million Americans have been victimized in romance fraud scams with losses nearing $1 billion over the last three years. BBB warns those who use dating websites to be wary of scammers who prey on unsuspecting victims.

  • Al Snow talks with Crossroads students

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Students at Crossroads Elementary got to experience a special kind of snow day…an Al Snow day.

    The former WWE wrestler might have left Head at home, but he brought words of help to the students experiencing bullying.

    Snow reminded the students that sticks and stones may break bones but words can hurt the heart. He shared that he himself had been bullied and, if someone had been a bully, they still had a chance to turn things around.

  • HIV testing to be done at MW Library Monday

     Bullitt County Public Library is partnering with Volunteers of America Mid-States to offer free, confidential HIV testing at all four library locations. The first event will take place at Mt. Washington Branch Library on Monday, Feb. 12 from noon to 4:00 PM. Rapid, anonymous testing will be available to people at least 13 years old on a first-come, first-served basis. The process takes about 20 minutes.

  • Lady Chargers have no trouble with Lady Chargers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Following a weekend pair of games in which they could not make shots, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers got back in the saddle on Tuesday and shot 58 percent in beating visiting Jeffersontown 81-49.

    Bullitt East was coming off a 62-49 loss at Franklin County in which they shot 39 percent from the field and a horrific 28 percent shooting night as they lost at Eastern 71-45. That game against Eastern included a two of 21 mark from beyond the three-point line.

  • State bowling was a learning event

    LOUISVILLE – Bullitt County’s three entries in Thursday’s KHSAA State Bowling Championships at Executive Strike and Spare each finished in the middle of the pack in a strong field.

    It was the first trip to the state finals for each of the three.

  • Chargers win two OT thriller over J-town

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – For two teams that will meet again in two weeks in a more important match-up, the Bullitt East Chargers and the Jeffersontown Chargers went at it tooth and nail on Tuesday in the regular season meeting between the two 24th District rivals.

    This was the first meeting between the two squads since Jeffersontown beat Bullitt East 70-64 in last year’s district tournament semi-finals.

  • BCPS CLOSED

    Due to hazardous road conditions, Bullitt County Public Schools will be closed on Monday, Feb 12, 2018.

  • East wins fourth straight Bullitt Cup

     Bullitt East continued its run of Bullitt Cup titles on Wednesday, beating their two county rivals for the fourth straight season.

    Bullitt East did not lose a match in beating North Bullitt and after Bullitt Central beat North Bullitt, the Chargers got the best of the Cougars 60-9.

    All three local teams will compete in the Region Three tournament on Saturday at Bullitt Central starting at 9 a.m.

  • HAPPY GROUNDHOG DAY

     Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong saw his shadow and more on a private tour of the Second Chances Wildlife Center on Groundhog’s Day.

    The center rehabs wildlife throughout the year but keeps a handful who can’t be released back into the wild as educational animals.

    Founder and Executive Director Brigette Brouillard woke one of the educational animals, a groundhog named Major, to celebrate his day.

  • Former employee charged with theft of over $824,000

     BROOKS -- A former employee has been charged with taking over $800,000 from a plumbing company.

    Candi Ann Fluhr, 41, of Louisville, is currently out on a $200,000 bond after being charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case which alleges that Fluhr took over $824,000 from Meyer Plumbing in Brooks.

    A hearing was set for her bond last Thursday but it was postponed for a week at the request of her attorney, Mark Gaston.