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Today's News

  • MW man charged with sex offenses from '90s

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The alleged events happened back in the 1990s and the victim has now come forward.

  • BBB Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Travel Headache

     The holidays are a time of cheer, but they can also be a time for battling traffic and bad weather on the road. Staying safe should be a top priority for all travelers, so Better Business Bureau recommends, before hitting the road, give your car the attention it needs and take these extra precautions when hitting the road:

  • Middle school football near? Perhaps. Maybe. Kind of.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Does Bullitt County need middle school football?

    You bet.

    Is Bullitt County going to get middle school football?

    That question is not so easy to answer.

    What is probably a given is that we are not going to get middle school football in the traditional sense anytime soon. That being teams at each of the six local middle schools with local fields and coaches in the building and such.

  • SHOUT OUT...

     Recently, 36 students with the Mount Washington Middle School Band, under the direction of David Bretz, were selected to attend the Tri-State Middle School Honor Band, located at Morehead State University, on Nov. 23..

    Students from Kentucky were joined by those from Ohio, West Virginia and Virginia. 

    Nine students were selected for the top ensemble.

  • Lady Chargers hosting major ‘showcase’ event

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – In what has grown into one of the top pre-season girls’ basketball events will be played this weekend as the 12th Annual Bullitt East/High Potential Showcase is contested at Bullitt East.

    There will be 14 teams taking part this season with two ‘scrimmages’ on Friday night and then a full slate of five scrimmages on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. and going for the next 13 hours.

    Besides Bullitt East taking part on Saturday, area fans can also get their first look at North Bullitt when they scrimmage on Friday.

  • Kennedy’s death affected entire country

      FRANKFORT - On Friday, our country will mark the 50th anniversary of one of its most tragic events: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

    Like the attack on Pearl Harbor before it and 9/11 after it, Nov. 22, 1963, is one of a handful of dates in history where those old enough to remember it will never forget where they were and what they were doing.

    What many Kentuckians may not know about that day, however, is that it was a future resident of our state who broke the news of President Kennedy’s death to the world.

  • Convenience store gives back to community with Thanksgiving meal

     HILLVIEW - The Guru Market in Hillview is giving thanks to the community with a special Thanksgiving meal.

    On Wednesday, Nov. 27, the store will feature free holiday meals to the community. 

    This is the third year for the event.

    Store owner Ishwar Patel said the annual celebration was created to provide a meal for people having a hard time during the holiday season.

    “This way everyone gets a holiday,” he said. “Everyone is invited and welcome.”

  • District suspends use of outside bus carrier

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There had already been discussions over the past year about who should transport local students on field trips.

    That discussion centered primarily on ways to help school system bus drivers instead of paying outside carriers.

    But the most recent discussion by the Bullitt County Public School Board revolves around an injury accident which occurred recently on Interstate 64.

    And that has led the county to suspend any business with Commonwealth Bus Service at this time.

  • Trial against Dishon delayed until January

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A trial involving sex abuse allegations against a man who has also been accused of the 1999 murder of his niece has been delayed.

    With discovery still not received from the commonwealth, defense attorney Kara Lewis requested a continuance in the trial against Stanley Dishon.

    Assistant commonwealth attorney Mike Ferguson did not oppose the delay.

    The new trial date for Dishon will be Jan. 28 with a pre-trial hearing set for Jan. 15.

    Dishon is being tried on allegations of sexual abuse in the 1980s. 

  • PICTURE PERFECT: Online search returns memories to MW woman from miles away

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Prior to the age of technological advancements for individuals, there was no cell phone, nor laptop computer, to store thousands of personal images.

    It was just a generation ago where another artistic form of expression was implemented. Images were actually photographs, and they were printed on film and collected in a book called a photo album.

    Mount Washington resident Norma Jean “Jeanie” Roederer Compton fondly remembers her high school days. She loved taking photographs and always had her camera around.