Today's News

  • Thank You, Nick

     Nick Simon left us too soon.

    He left us before everyone had an opportunity to thank him and his company one last time.

    Simon died on Friday. It was a shock to our system.

    Our first task should be to send prayers to his family and to his extended family at Publishers Printing.

    Our next mission should be to say thank you to a man who was generous beyond belief.

    Frank Simon started the tradition of giving to the community when the printing company was moved to Shepherdsville years ago.

  • Meade County’s Rhodes claims crown

     CLERMONT – Erica Rhodes loves pageants and pageants seem to love the 5-6, 140-pound 21-year old from Brandenburg.

    On Monday night under the pavilion at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds, Rhodes was crowned the 2016 Miss Bullitt County Fair in a contest with four other young women.

    The Miss Bullitt County Fair Pageant is the traditional main event on opening night. This year’s Bullitt County Fair runs through Saturday.

  • Foster selected new college, career readiness director for Bullitt schools

        Bullitt County Public Schools has named Willie Foster the new district Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs.
        “I am honored for an opportunity to serve in a different and greater way. Personally, I hope to continue the great work that has been done in College and Career Readiness.  I have a lot of learning and absorbing to do.” said the principal and 1995 alumnae of Bullitt East High School.

  • Bullitt County one of seven districts to be honored for alternative program

        FRANKFORT, -- In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve at-risk students, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has named seven Alternative Programs of Distinction.
        The programs were recognized recently at the Kentucky Board of Education‚ regular meeting in Frankfort.

  • Bullitt East rallies to win opener 6-3

        LEXINGTON – Exploding for four runs in the fifth inning and then adding two more in the sixth, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied from an early hole to beat the Oldham County Colonels 6-3 on Friday in the opening round of the Rawling’s/Kentucky State Baseball Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
        The win advanced the Chargers to Saturday’s quarter-finals where they were set to take on Scott County, a 1-0 winner in eight innings over Caldwell County later on Friday.

  • Watch your speed: Lower speeds in MW really already in place

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Lead foot drivers beware: The city of Mount Washington is trying their best to slow you down.
        But really, the ordinance proposed to lower speed limits from 35 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour has actually been in place for years.
        According to mayor Barry Armstrong, speedy drivers are a problem throughout the city and the hope is lowering the speed will slow people down enough to create a safer environment.

  • MW continues to look at ways to spruce up city

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— In the year 2016, things in the city of Mount Washington are starting to look a little, well, outdated.
        With the help of Land Design and Development, the same group working on the sports complex, community planning and development director Lori Puchino has organized a five-year plan to make the city of Mount Washington a place people can feel good in.

  • Crusading For a Cause

        Once again this year, the Bullitt County community came through for the Crusade for Children.
        Throughout Kentuckiana, over $5.4 million was raised during the annual event.
        Locally, around $184,000 was generated by local fire departments.
        Once again, Zoneton led the way with $94,369.19 to place them in the top 10 of all fire departments.
        Shepherdsville firefighters collected $27,270.99, while Mount Washington received $23,525.

  • BBB offers ten giving tips on Orlando tragedy

      In the wake of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, the BBB Serving Central Florida and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better Business Bureau, caution donors about potential red flags in fund raising to help Orlando victims and their families, and to be aware of the different circumstances that often emerge in tragedy-related philanthropy.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s June 2016 Hot Topics