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Today's News

  • Crowded fields in county's largest cities: Continued growth part of MW discussions

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Mount Washington residents voting for city council will have plenty of candidates to choose from when they go to the polls on Nov. 6. 

    The six incumbents, Barry Armstrong, Lloyd "Shot" Dooley, Greg Gentry, Dennis Griffin, Sandra Hockenbury and Gayle Troutman will square off with five other candidates to hold onto their seats on election day. 

    Former Mount Washington councilmen Gary Lawson and Brent Wheeler will join political newcomers Gregory Hilbert, Gary Meredith and Walt Thompson on the ballot. 

  • Views differ on status of local schools: Allen

          CEDAR GROVE - When Sammy Allen decided to run for the Bullitt County Public School Board over eight years ago, there was a definite reason.

         He didn't believe the youngsters in the school system were getting the education they needed or they deserved.

         Over the past eight years as a board member, Allen has learned much about the system and he is impressed with what is happening.

  • Court to decide whether fire station can get new purpose

          CEDAR GROVE - A rezoning issue for a local fire department could get a bit more complicated.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court listened to the first reading of a rezoning request for Southeast Bullitt Fire Department on a one-acre tract off Ironwood Trail.

         The request is to rezone the property from R-1 Residential to B-1 Highway Business.

  • And the Old Mill voters say...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Old Mill Elementary students recently received a valuable education in American civics.

    Twenty days before the general election, Old Mill students were given the opportunity to exercise a privilege most Americans take for granted. 

    Students were allowed to choose which of the two major party's candidates they wanted to be elected president during a school-wide mock election.

  • Watch out for little goblins

     FRANKFORT – Halloween. It’s time for candy, costumes and trick-or-treating! With many festivities kicking off this weekend, Kentucky State Police wants to make sure parents review safety tips with their little ‘goblins’.

    Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard, Spokesperson for KSP, says the agency wants the children to have a fun but safe trick or treating experience.

  • MW Fire Department Halloween Bash Oct. 28

     The Mount Washington Fire Protection District's annual Halloween Bash will be held Sunday, Oct. 28 at Fire Station 1, 772 N. Bardstown Rd. 6-9 p.m. 

    There will lots of activities for the whole family, including live music, a scavenger hunt and a hay-ride through the field behind the fire station. 

    Kids can play games, jump on an inflatable bouncer and slide, get temporary tattoos and participate in the MWFPD Halloween Bash Costume Contest. 

  • Motorists beware as heavy season for deer population

     FRANKFORT – Autumn is in full swing in Kentucky decorating its landscape and roadways with vibrant, colorful foliage.  

    These Fall colors serve to remind drivers that they will see an increased movement of deer throughout the Commonwealth. 

    In addition, deer season begins Nov. 10th and motorists are more likely to encounter these animals on or near roadways.

    Spokesperson for KSP, Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard says motorists need to take extra precautions when driving during fall months.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 10/24/12

    This week Paul Coyle joins the community in mourning the loss of Bullitt East teacher Brian Walters, who was recently killed in a car accident. 

  • Members on new EDA board questioned by court

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the process begins to hire a new leader for the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority, work has started to adopt an ordinance which establishes the agency.

  • Shep. council candidates face issues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - What are the two biggest challenges facing the city of Shepherdsville in the coming years?