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Today's News

  • Camp Cloverville

     Some local students were lucky enough to find their way to Camp Cloverville.

    The three-day summer camp, hosted by the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service and 4-H program, was available to 20 students.

    Each students was selected for the camp through the Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction, Mount Washington and Roby Elementary Family Resource Centers.

    Camp Cloverville projects included projects in photography, quilting, leather making and cupcake making.

  • Husband, wife team up for a tasty new business in Mount Washington

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Tummy rumbling for breakfast? 

    Try out Mount Washington’s newest go-to breakfast and lunch spot -- Maggie Mae’s Cafe.

    Run by the husband-and-wife team, Jordan and Taylor Hughes, the cafe opened last month and serves breakfast, lunch and lattes.

    Taylor said she was at a transition point in her life.

    “I worked a sales job for six years and made decent money, but I hated it,” she said.

  • Little Rick’s in LJ joins Chamber of Commerce

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Little Rick’s Neighborhood Bar and Grill recently hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate jointing the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.

    The location has been open for three years at 117 Plaza Park Blvd. just off of Highway 61.

    The restaurant feature a wide variety of menu items including burgers, ribs and fish.

    Owners Rick Clark Sr. and Jr. boasted many televisions on site for sporting events, and keno is available for patrons to play.

  • East hosts the oldest and largest summer hoops camp

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Just before the start of the high school ‘dead period’, Bullitt East once again opened its gyms to both boys and girls for the oldest and largest of the summer basketball camps in the area.

    Bullitt East Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings welcomed over 200 younger campers to the two-a-day sessions for five days of work on fundamentals and team play in the three gyms at the school’s campus. The girls went in the morning session while the boys were in action during the afternoons of that week.

  • Students experience look at colleges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County Public Schools was well represented during the 2015 summer sessions of Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and School for the Arts.

    Over a dozen juniors spent five weeks as Governor’s Scholars while another three have been chosen to attend the School for the Arts.

  • Shoppers encouraged to hop around to MW businesses

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Keep those dollars local.

    Next week the Mount Washington Main Street program will host its first 2015 Summer Shop Hop from Tuesday, July 28, to Saturday, Aug. 1.

    There will be 10 local businesses that will participate: Country Vogue, Game Day Graphics, Cordial Lee, Cindy’s Consignments, James Jewel Box, Missy K’s Boutique & Consignments, Busy Lady Quilt Shop, Amanda’s Creations Florist, Mt. Washington Florist and Sweet Sprinkles Bakery.

  • McConnell visits Bullitt County

     In what has become almost an annual event, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell addressed the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce on Monday.

    The discussion centered on the happenings in Washington.

    The Senate leader said he enjoyed being the offensive coordinator now in Washington as he is able to call the plays and that gives him a better chance to help the GOP to score in Congress.

  • Three area teams compete in Ohio Valley Regional

     FERN CREEK – A trio of Bullitt County All-Star teams competed last week in the Ohio Valley Regional Softball Tournaments at Fern Creek Park.

    This was the second Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth event for all three of the squads. Two weeks earlier, the teams had taken part in the West Kentucky State Tournament in Glasgow (including additional teams from the Blue Lick league) with mixed results.

  • KYTC: I-65 lane closures July 22-23

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane closures on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County to core drill for pavement samples. This work is located between mile points 117 and 123.

    The two right lanes of I-65 North will be closed this evening, Wednesday, July 22. Work will move to the two right lanes of I-65 South on Thursday evening, July 23. Lane closures are scheduled from 7:00 p.m. each evening until 5:00 a.m. the following morning.

  • Former local teacher found guilty of misdeeds

     LOUISVILLE -- A former Bullitt County school teacher has been found guilty of sex charges relating to a former student.

    A Jefferson Circuit Court jury took almost five hours to find Scott Quisenberry guilty of seven counts of rape and sodomy.

    On Tuesday, the jury was in the midst of the sentencing phase of the trial.

    Quisenberry could appeal the verdict. He could face up to 20 years in prison.

    While Quisenberry testified that the relationship with the girl, who is now 19, was not sexual, the prosecution had a different story.