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Today's News

  • MW budget has plenty of work in financial plan

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The 2017-18 fiscal year in Mount Washington begins at the end of the month and includes a city hall transition, community enhancement projects, more speed signs, updates to the senior center and help with controlling the city’s odor.

    Put together largely by city treasurer Peggy Brinkman, the Mount Washington City Council met recently to discuss in more detail the upcoming budget. It was read for the first time at the last city council meeting and will be voted on at the next meeting on June 12.

  • Theft of property leads to many grand jury indictments

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The taking of items belonging to other individuals was a common theme when the Bullitt Circuit Grand Jury recently met.

    The following theft-related indictments were handed down:

    *James C. Edwards — charged with burglary, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, theft by unlawful taking and being a persistent felony offender.

    The indictment alleges that Edwards entered into a home on Dec. 16, 2016, armed with a deadly weapon with the intent to commit a crime.

  • MEGAN READER SCHOLARSHIP

     For the past 13 years, a North Bullitt senior is awarded the Megan Reader Scholarship.

    It is in memory of Megan, who passed away at the age of 19 in a 2004 auto accident.

    Hannah Robinson was awarded this year’s $1,000 scholarship. She will attend Bellarmine University and major in nursing.

    Sam Reader, Megan’s brother, and Brittany Wimsatt presented the check to Hannah.

    Over $21,500 has been presented through the scholarship fund since its inception.

  • Holt joins contingent of NB players at Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – Once an Eagle, now a Golden Eagle.

    North Bullitt senior Brendan Holt recently decided to join a growing contingent of former basketball players at Spalding University when he signed to play with the Golden Eagles starting in the fall.

    During this coming season, Spalding’s men’s basketball team will include former North Bullitt players Domique Ellis along with recent signee Travis Dunnavan as well as Holt.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2017

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  • Louisville man guity of sex trafficking minor

     LOUISVILLE – Keith L. Napier, Jr. of Louisville pleaded guilty in United States District Court yesterday, before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to a charge of sex trafficking of a minor, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Repo men learn man did mean ‘not tonight’

     CLERMONT -- Two men assigned to repossess a vehicle in Bullitt County on Tuesday night got more than they bargained for.

  • 2017 CRUSADE for CHILDREN

     Local fire departments collected over $160,000 for the 64th annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

    Zoneton led the way with over $78,000 and Shepherdsville was next with over $25,000.

    Mount Washington had $24,000 and Southeast Bullitt had over $20,000.

    Nichols had another $11,323. No total was listed for Lebanon Junction on the official Crusade website.

    Over $5.5 million was raised and every dollar helps the children.

  • Bullitt County Fair June 12-17: Officials hope Mother Nature in better mood

     CLERMONT - There might be other events with rides, food and pageants, but in Bullitt County there’s still nothing quite like the fair.

    The 2017 Bullitt County Fair, now in its 42 consecutive year, takes place June 12-17 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Fair Board president Jimmy Anderson said this year’s event will be mostly similar to the previous year, with a few notable changes and additions.

    A new event this year is an ATV Rodeo, presented by B&M Motorsports, scheduled for Tuesday night in the Horse Show ring.

  • MW receives $500,000 to improve its pathways

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Development on a safer way to travel through town without a vehicle can now begin thanks to a grant from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

    Mount Washington was awarded $500,000 from the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) to begin work on a multi-use pathway on North Bardstown Road.