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Today's News

  • Tips for Safe Walking in Snow and Ice

     Falls account for more than one million injuries in the U.S. annually. There are four types of walking accidents with the most common being the slip and fall. That's the type of fall that happens when you fall due a surface not cleared of snow or ice.

  • LWC offical straightens out some questions

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A heated discussion at a previous Shepherdsville CIty Council meeting pertaining to water bills led to a visit from the water providers to address issue points.

    Louisville Water Company Vice President Amber Halloran said inaccuracies were represented in regards to customer water bill collections.

    According to Halloran, Shepherdsville LWC customers are billed based on water consumption, that being based on rates provided by the city.

  • Brown's Scout project adds color to MW Elem.

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- Trying to make the world a better place for all to live in is defintely a philosophy that resonates with 16 year–old Billy Brown.

    He recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout (Troop 100) for a project he did last spring to spruce up Mount Washington Elementary School.

    The principal, Terri Lewis, made suggestions on what he could help with and Brown chose to relandscape the flagpole as his project because he thought it cpuld be a new challenge.

    “It was something new. I thought it would be interesing,” he said.

  • Mount Washington car policy discussed

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- The city vehicle policy change continued to be a hot topic at Monday’s meeting of the Mount Washington City Council.

    Mayor Joetta Calhoun, who was not present at the last council meeting, said she wanted to make sure the council was aware of how far the limits were for the new policy‚which is 25 miles from the edge of the fire district.

    If the policy continued, that meant someone from Meade or Anderson County could work for the city.

  • Lady Cougars hang on for confidence building win

     BARDSTOWN – Despite lacking experience and seniors, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars showed some moxie on Tuesday as they opened the 2013-14 season with a 50-45 victory at Thomas Nelson High School.

         Bullitt Central did it against a team that started three seniors. In addition, the Lady Generals had already played a game, albeit, a lopsided loss to LaRue County, one of the top teams in the state this season.

  • BC boys run into some early road problems

          BARDSTOWN – The opening game of the 2013-14 season turned out to be a tough one for the Bullitt Central Cougars as they went on the road Tuesday and got ambushed by Thomas Nelson High School, 81-58.

         Thomas Nelson won just six games last season, the first for the school in varsity competition, but with the help of three transfer students, the Generals are suddenly one of the top teams in the always tough Fifth Region.

  • Bullitt Central robotics class 'hog wild' over competition

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was educational. It was a fundraiser. It might become a new holiday tradition. And it made the principal pucker up.

    And it was summed up in three simple words: Pig verses robot.

    Bullitt Central High School hosted an in-school fundraising event pitting Penelope the Pig, a school resident cared for by the agriculture department, verses The War Pig, a mobile robot created by students in the new Robotics class.

  • Hebron hosts session to help parents deal with drug use

     HEBRON ESTATES - In today's culture parents constantly combat issues that endanger the lives of their children. One of the most dangerous is substance use and abuse.

    To help offer parents more peace of mind, the Hebron Middle School Family Resource Center, in conjunction with Kentucky One Health, offered a free program to discuss further issues.

    Peace for Parents was designed to share new trends and strategies parents need to know in relation to teens and drug abuse.

  • Student charged with making threats to kill those at another school

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A student from Bullitt East High School who allegedly made threats to kill a student at nearby Old Mill Elementary is in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Nicholas Cornell Bain, 18, of Mount Washington, was arraigned Monday in Bullitt District Court on the charge of terroristic threatening.

  • Purchasing a Gift Card? Read This First!

     Gift cards make excellent presents, especially during the holidays when you’re unsure of what to buy for a family member or friend.  But, BBB warns, like everything else, gift cards may have strings attached. It’s important to read the fine print before buying and giving.

     

    New rules for gift cards went into effect in 2010. Some rules include: