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Today's News

  • Central's Ford ready to be a Campbellsville cheerleader

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When sports fans first think of cheerleaders the initial thought is not about the big guys that lift and throw the girls into the air.

         When college coaches look at high school cheerleading squads for their new members, their first look is often to the big guys that form the foundation for a strong team.

  • MW U-12 baseball finishes 1-2 in district

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A tough opening loss put the Mount Washington Under-12 All-Stars behind the eight ball in the Combined Cal Ripken District 10 and 11 Tournament which the local league was hosting.

         Coach Channing Branham’s team battled back for a win in the loser’s bracket a day later, but a second game that day in the loser’s bracket went against the local team and they were eliminated with a 1-2 record.

  • Proposal accepted through today for Metro United Way funding

     Metro United Way has issued a request for proposals to provide funds to non-profit agencies in Bullitt County. The funding opportunity is open to all non-profit organizations serving Bullitt County, with a priority on those that align with Metro United Way’s focus on education, financial stability and healthy lives – the building blocks for a better life for all.

     

  • Thomas honored for writing about grandfather

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--It was a special day for Thomas Gordon Jr.

    He was able to honor his grandpa, Bill Cecil, by reading his winning essay at the recent meeting for the Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association.

    Thomas, who just completed fifth grade at Crossroads Elementary, said he admired his grandfather because “he’s honest, works hard and is loving.”

    He spoke about all of the activities he enjoyed doing with Cecil such as playing on the computer, riding his bike and fishing.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 14, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • A day at the pool

    Photographer Mary Barczak spent some time at the Mount Washington public pool recently as temperatures soared into the 90s.

  • Michael French honored for work in North Bullitt library

     Michael French was recognized by library media specialist Mary C. Parker for his work at the North Bullitt High library.

    He was the Library Ambassador for the past school year. He was put in charge of getting book returns from students and back to the library.

    He made daily rounds to classrooms to collect materials. He kept a chart of the number of books he turned in each day.

    There was a goal of returning 1,000 books for the year and he surpassed that mark.

  • Barren Co. cools MW U-8 All-Stars

     FERN CREEK –  After a hot start the Mount Washington U-8 All-Stars cooled off quickly in the quarter-finals of the Babe Ruth Kentucky State Tournament on Saturday at Fern Creek Park in Louisville.

    In the opening games of ‘pool’ play, the team coached by Dave Johnston slipped past Jeffersontown 15-13 and then crushed Fern Creek Orange by a 23-9 score. Those games were played on Thursday and Friday.

    That left the team with the number two seed from the pool heading into the quarter-finals.

  • MW U-10 softball out in state quarters

     FERN CREEK –  The Mount Washington Under-10 Softball All-Stars picked up a pair of wins in the Babe Ruth Kentucky State Tournament at Fern Creek over the Fourth of July weekend, but they were knocked out in the quarter-finals by a strong Priairie Village team 15-0 on Saturday.

    Coach Randi Vibbert’s team opened action in ‘pool’ play with an 11-10 victory over Fern Creek Black. In the second ‘pool’ game, the local All-Stars could manage just two hits and lost to Jeffersontown 11-1.

  • Sometimes it is better to laugh than to cry

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In my 30 years at the paper, I’ve learned a couple of things.

    First, always beware of short meeting agendas.

    Second, often it is better to laugh than to cry.

    Both came into play at a recent meeting of Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    Things were flying along. One hour and things were about to wrap up.

    One more topic - not on the agenda - was mentioned. It was a serious topic but it quickly moved into the comedy genre.