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Today's News

  • MW U-8 All-Stars win Ohio Valley Regional

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A rare loss this summer for the Mount Washington Under-8 All-Stars turned out to be just the spark the team needed as they bounced back to win four straight games in bracket play to win the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional Tournament last weekend in Vincennes, Indiana.

         In the championship game, coach Jason Crumbacker’s team squared off with a familiar foe, Jeffersontown. Mount Washington scoed early and then rolled to a 4-1 win to claim the title in a field of 20 teams.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 5, 2013

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice. 

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis. 

  • Lemme follows in father's footsteps as MW attorney

    A  copy of a signed photo of the famous boxer Cassius Clay, better known as Muhammad Ali, hangs in the attorney’s office.
    Matthew Lemme, remembers when that photo hung in his grandfather’s office, his dad’s and now it has come to his.
    The message reads: To Burlyn Pike a good lawyer.
    In 1963 Ali was passing through the county and received a traffic violation. Lemme’s grandfather, Burlyn, represented him in court.

  • Grant received to allow disposal of chemicals

    If you have lead-based paint in your garage that's been there for years or your neighbor has pesticides he doesn't know what to do with, you will soon.

    For the first time this fall, Bullitt County residents will have a day to dispose of hazardous waste, such as lead paint and pesticides, thanks to a grant.

  • Salem Speedway races Aug. 10

     54th Annual Scott County Visitors Commission - Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial - Saturday August 10, 2013

    Divisions: Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series and the Lucas Oil Great American Stocks.

    Event: Eighth of 12 Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery 2013 events.. 

    Schedule of Events:

    12-noon – Vintage Race Car Pits Open

    12:30 p.m. – PNC Pits Open

    3:00 p.m. – Spectator Gates Open

  • Lady Chargers looking to climb higher up regional golf hierarchy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With all five players returning who played in last year’s regional tournament, the Bullitt East Lady Charger golf team is ready to move into the top half of the teams in Region 3 this fall.

         Still, the team has only one senior, Olivia Pruitt, so the future is bright for coach Andy Oder’s program. After reaching the state tournament in 2010 with a senior-laden team, Oder has been rebuilding the program.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Starting his seventh year at the helm of the Bullitt County Public School System, superintendent Keith Davis is once again eager to see over 13,000 students arrive on Wednesday morning.

         While pleased with the tremendous strides made academically during his tenure, Davis said the work would not stop until Bullitt County can boast the best school district in Kentucky.

         “We don’t want to be average,” said Davis. “We want to be excellent.”

  • First year of prescription drug bill shows some progress

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 25, 2013) – One year after landmark legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse took effect, Governor Steve Beshear credited the bill with closing non-compliant pain management clinics and reducing the number of prescriptions for heavily-abused controlled substances.
     
    Plus, for the first time in a decade, the number of deaths blamed on prescription overdoses has declined.
     

  • MW looks for ways to deal with eyesores

    It was a night of eyesores and zoning concerns at the Mount Washington City Council meeting Monday.
    Mayor Joetta Calhoun was not present so councilmember Brent Wheeler acted as pro tem mayor in her place.
    Wheeler told the council he thinks they need to take action regarding the property at 8804 Highway 44 E right across from Armstrong Lane.
     “We need to look into what we need to do about boarding the property up,” he said.

  • Chairman wants to get civil service in good shape

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tom Rosselli wants to do things the right way.
        The chairman of Shepherdsville's Civil Service committee has worked diligently in recent months to update and prepare city employee criteria.
        Addressing the city council, he appreciated their efforts while asking for permission to continue his pursuits with aid from an outside legal source.
        Rosselli referred to the council's upgrades as "honorable and noble" in regards to streamlining employment rules and regulations.