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Today's News

  • Staggering numbers, but a loss for the Eagles

    BUCKNER -- If Brett Newton had been just a fan, he would have left the Oldham County field impressed.

  • Bitter disappointment for Chargers on Friday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – In high school football there is often a fine line between spectacular glory and bitter disappointment.

         The Bullitt East Chargers learned about the former and just how fine that line can be on Friday as they were shocked by visiting Central Hardin 35-28.  The final touchdown for the Bruins was scored on a 47-yard pass with just 38 seconds remaining in the game.

  • Mother, son indicted for drug trafficking

      FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the indictments of a mother and son on prescription drug charges.

    On Sept. 18, a Johnson County grand jury indicted 63-year-old Mary Lou Chandler, of Paintsville, on one count of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance less than 10 dosage units and two counts of complicity to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance less than 10 dosage units.  Both charges are class D felonies.

  • Ramp closure at Interstate 65 North Exit 117 Sept. 26-29

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the exit ramp from northbound Interstate 65 to KY 44 (Exit 117) at Shepherdsville will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 26 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, September 29.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via northbound I-65 to westbound KY 480 (Exit 116), northbound KY 61 and then connect with KY 44.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of iPhone 6 scams

     Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is warning consumers who are looking to buy the new iPhone 6 to beware of online scammers.

  • Cougars stay hot, rout Calloway County

    PADUCAH – Heading into Saturday’s game against Calloway County that was part of the McCracken Bowl, Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor emphasized ‘taking care of business.’

         We all should have it so easy in the business world.

  • Mount Washington warns that restrictions apply for all signage

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Here’s your sign politicians—keep them off fences and state right-of-ways.

    At a recent meeting of the Mount Washington city council, Council member Brent Wheeler brought up how he’s seen a lot more political signs around town.

    Being a candiate himself, he said he understands the need to advertise, but he hopes people can do it in a non-cluttering manner for the city.

    “We need to do our part as a council to clean that up,” he said.

  • Healthy Walk

     The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition held its third annual Tri-County Diabetes Walk at the Shepherdsville City Park.

  • Mt. Washington to host annual BBQ festival

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Mount Washington hopes to again draw a number of visitors hungry for barbecue.

    The city will have its second annual BBQ Festival on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 2 to 9 p.m., according to Dan Kelty, one of the event coordinators.

    This year the festival will be held in the ValuMarket parking lot.

    Other activities will include bounce houses for children, car shows, chances to dunk some of the Mount Washington police officers and live entertainment.

    This year’s proceeds will go to benefit CASA of Bullitt County.

  • Lebanon Junction Park will host festival

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- Though there will not be an Old Fashion Days this year, there will be an opportunity for the community to celebrate.

    The  Lebanon Junction park’s committee will put on a fall festival on Sept. 26-27.

    The festivities will begin Friday night with the chili cook-off at the fire department from 5 to 6 p.m. 

    There will be live music from the Mt. Moriah Gospel Singers from 6 to 7 p.m. and Junction Creek will finish the night off at the pavilion with music from 7 to 11 p.m. at the park.