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Today's News

  • Run in eighth rallies North past Central 6-5

        HEBRON ESTATES - In a game with enough excitement for a whole week, the North Bullitt overcame an early 5-0 hole and rallied to beat Bullitt Central 6-5 in eight innings in the first district game in the 24th District this season.

        The Lady Eagles, who were playing for the first time in almost two weeks, scored three times in the fifth inning and then tied the game with two runs in the seventh including the tying run on a controversial play that forced the extra innings.

  • School to Watch: Mt. Washington Middle celebrates its successes

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - It was a day of celebration at Mount Washington Middle School as state and community leaders joined students, faculty, and staff for an assembly to commemorate the school being named one of seven 2010 Kentucky Schools to Watch.

        Hundreds gathered in the school’s gymnasium on Monday to recognize the momentous accomplishment, and several special guests were on hand to extend their congratulations, including Commissioner of Education Terry Holiday of the Kentucky Department of Education.

  • MW sewer price hike could be less painful

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Mount Washington was approved by the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority to receive a $10.5 million revolving fund loan to finance the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant, city officials thought they would have to raise water and sewer rates by 17.5 percent to pay off the 20-year loan.

    To avoid such a drastic increase, city officials have been working to find other alternatives to the rate increase suggested by KIA.

  • Mt. Washington Historical Society receives $500 donation for repairs to Lloyd House

        A lot of work has to be done to Mount Washington’s Lloyd House Museum if it’s going to be restored to its 1880s appearance, and that takes money.

        With that in mind, the Mount Washington Historical Society has sought help from the community to pay for the restoration of the city’s only museum.

        To help them along, Jonathan Rideout and Laura Proffitt of the McFarland Troutman Funeral Home donated $500 dollars - the largest donation the historical society has received.

  • TARC dilemma will be difficult one for county

        Riders in Bullitt County have become accustomed to the luxury of having mass transportation to and from downtown Louisville each day.

        TARC has provided service for over 20 years to Bullitt Countians who Park and Tarc in Mount Washington and Shepherdsville.

        The one bus was then replaced by a second bus and now three buses make the route.

        In the future, there may be no TARC service.

  • Eagles beat the Bulldogs in 10 for a district win

        FAIRDALE - In the final two innings, North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise had retreated to the dugout bench to holler instructions to his players. His nerves wouldn’t let him watch from the dugout’s edge.

        The district opener Tuesday against host Fairdale had been a roller-coaster game...the type the veteran coach had grown accustomed to this season.

        In the end, it was a time to celebrate for Wise’s young Eagles as North Bullitt pulled out a 7-6 10-inning victory over the Bulldogs.

  • Flood waters stay clear of Bullitt County

        LEBANON JUNCTION - With an average of seven inches of rain falling over parts of Bullitt County, emergency officials were in action this week in Lebanon Junction.

     

        Mike Phillips, director of Bullitt County Emergency Management, said it appeared only one street in Lebanon Junction appeared affected by the torrential rains from the weekend.

        Railroad Avenue floodgates had been installed in Lebanon Junction and the gates were ready to install on Highway 434, said Phillips.

  • JOM helps assemble toys for TAPP

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Not knowing where to turn for the assembly of several new toys for the Wee Care Child Development Center, the TeenAge Parenting Program recently called on JOM Pharmaceuticals.

        Several boxes of toys were dropped off at the Shepherdsville location and JOM employees used their breaks and lunch time to assemble the riding toys and water table.

        Anne Baker, an employee of JOM, coordinated with TAPP director Barb Plenge to put the toys together.

  • Concerns raised over request for rezoning in downtown MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Several residents have expressed concern over a potential property rezoning at Bardstown Road and Highway 44.

        Some made their voices heard during the Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Commission’s April meeting.

  • Bernheim Forest to celebrate week devoted to children's books in May

    CLERMONT - Bernheim Research Forest and Arboretum celebrates National Children’s Book Week (May 10-14) with an expansion of titles and the inclusion of some rare books in the Visitor Center Nature Shop.

    Books target children up to nine years old and this expansion makes Bernheim’s Nature Shop one of the region’slargest sellers of children’sstorybooks, nature study and environmental stewardship titles.