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Today's News

  • Centre receives makeover in Salt River Hall

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those attending events at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will continue to see changes to the facility.

    The latest improvement has been the painting of the ceiling and ventilation systems on the ceiling of the Salt River room.

    Members of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission got a tour of the latest improvements during its June meeting.

  • “The Winfield Warrior” Wins 12th Annual Bluegrass 50

        BARDSTOWN -  Bluegrass Speedway would present its 12th Annual Bluegrass 50 on Saturday evening and Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN would drive to the checkered flag first to win in the 50 lap, $5,000 event for the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model division.  Other feature winners for the night included Billy Meredith of Hodgenville, KY in WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman and Benji Lee of Loretto, KY in UMP Modifieds.

     

  • Mount Washington finances solid; carryover big

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - While many communities across the county have experienced difficulty keeping local budgets in the black, city records show Mount Washington with an estimated $1.7 million budget surplus for the last fiscal year, which ended on June 30.

        During the last regular meeting of the City Council, city treasurer Peggy Brinkman read the final treasurer’s report of the 2009-2010 fiscal year, making it the twelfth consecutive monthly report showing city coffers with a positive flow.

  • 51st Annual Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial at Salem Speedway

    USAC AND MSR XTREME SPRINTS HEAD TO SALEM SPEEDWAY FOR SATURDAY’S 51st ANNUAL JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Aug. 9

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of August 9:

    Bullitt County:

    Interstate 65: Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between the KY 61 underpass and the Bullitt/Jefferson County line (mile points 118.5 and 123.1) for concrete pavement repairs. The roadway may be reduced to one lane weeknights from 9 p.m. until 5:00 a.m.

  • Parks board to recommend Y, earmark money

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Fiscal Court members will receive a pair of recommendations from the newly-revamped parks board.

        While separate, the recommendations are closely tied to one another.

        And they could be closely tied to the future of the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation Department.

  • Woman indicted for capital murder in stabbing death

        PIONEER VILLAGE - A woman has been indicted for the stabbing death of her husband in June.

        Shelley Denise Abell, 48, of Pioneer Village, was indicted with the capital offense of murder.

        She was also indicted for possession of a controlled substance.

        According to Pioneer Village Sgt. John Cottrell, Abell allegedly stabbed her husband, Willis Rodney Abell, 55, on June 24, 2010.

  • Crossroads will be ready for class when school opens next Wednesday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Just looking at the construction equipment, porta-potties and unsodded ground surrounding the recently constructed Crossroads Elementary, the average passerby may wonder if the school will be ready in time for the first day of school.

    However, principal Kim Sego said the school is nearly complete with only a few minor details left to attend to before the new school year begins next week.

    As a matter of fact, the project manager told Sego everything was right on schedule.

    “We will be ready for the first day of school,” she said.

  • Under-8 MW All-Stars win West Ky. State title

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Mount Washington Under-8 All-Stars completed a big run through Cal Ripken play recently, winning the West Kentucky State Tournament in Middletown.

        A week earlier, coach Pat Kelley’s team had gone undefeated in winning the District 10 Tournament that the local league hosted. That just continued a successful spring and summer for the core group of players on the team that were part of the East Mount Washington squad that won regular season and post-season tournament titles in a league at Fern Creek.

  • "Social' club gets approval for MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - When the mention of a social club is heard, some older individuals may venture back to the movie featuring the Cheyenne Social Club.

        But the setting proposed in eastern Bullitt County is not anything like the establishment featured in the 1970s film.

        Attorney Eric Farris said that the private social club proposed by his client is far from any of those memories from the past.

        In the case of Connie Koenig, location is everything.