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Today's News

  • Some comments can ‘really’ be confusing, entertaining

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s time for another installment of those REALLY moments from the past few weeks.

    The first revolves around how businesses react to big events, such as the Super Bowl.

    One major restaurant said it would close at 7 p.m. on Sunday due to the Super Bowl. I can understand that one as the game started around 6:30 p.m.

    But another one drew my REALLY comment.

    It announced that it would close at 9 p.m. due to the Super Bowl. 

  • Stretch of horrid weather is perfect time to prepare for upcoming fishing season

     FRANKFORT, Ky. – With much of Kentucky covered in a sundae made of snow topped with a crust of ice, fishing season seems millennia away.

    The sun gets higher in the southern sky with each passing day; it is only a matter of time before this horrible weather pattern breaks. Use this dark and cold time to prepare for the inevitable coming of the spring fishing season.

  • KSP Warns Of One-Ring Cell Phone Scam

     (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Kentucky State Police is warning cell phone users to be aware of a new scam called “The One-Ring Scam.”

    Better Business Bureaus (BBB) across the country are seeing a rash of reports of ‘ring and runs’ on cell phones where returning a missed call from an unknown number may cost you.

    KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb says scammers profit from individuals who are curious enough to return that missed call.

  • BBB Hot Topics: February 2014

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s February 2014 Hot Topics!

    1.    Don’t fall for the One Ring Scam! Here is how the scam works: Your cell phone rings once, then hangs up. To see who it was, you check the caller ID. It shows unknown or a long-distance area code you are not familiar with. Curious, you call back. Later, you find a fee on your cell phone bill, often $19.95 for a “premium service.”

  • Boil water advisory lifted for Lazy River North

    UPDATE Feb. 10, 11 a.m.

    The City of Mount Washington has lifted the water boil advisory for the Lazy River North Subdivision. They advise people flush their lines and faucets for a few minutes before using. Ice makers can be turned back on but the first couple of batches should be disposed of.

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    MOUNT WASHINGTON — A recent water break has been added to the list of winter elements residents are battling this winter.

  • Any bill must be assured that funding is available

     FRANKFORT - Would you purchase a home without knowing if you can afford it?

    Many of us would answer no, or not before we would check to see if we could pay for it.

    That statement would apply to debate over House Bill 154 this past week.

    This bill was stated to be a transparency bill, but a last-minute committee substitute placed requirements for additional training for local school officials.

  • MW woman charged in alleged hit-and-run incident in Jefferson

     LOUISVILLE - A Mount Washington resident could soon face the consequences of her alleged actions.

    Kayla Wafford, 29, has been served a warrant by Louisville Metro Police for her alleged role in a hit-and-run incident that happened in March.

    According to the document, a witness saw Wafford, who was traveling north on Bardstown Road in Fern Creek, hit a pedestrian, Kristopher Caudell of Louisville, but did not stop. 

    Officials say Caudell was wearing dark clothing, intoxicated and staggering in the northbound lanes.

  • Proposed development still concerns Settlers Gap residents

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Residents in the Settlers Gap neighborhood remain dissatisfied with the use of a neighboring property.

    With their hands tied legally, the Shepherdsville City Council offered moral support, encouraging concerned residents to challenge the rezoning in Bullitt Circuit Court.

    Last summer a number of the residents addressed the council regarding the potential rezoning of a property owned by George Miller located along High School Drive near Bullitt Central.

  • Cougars and Chargers back to winning ways

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After a few bumps in the road, the Bullitt Central Cougars and the Bullitt East Chargers got back to their winning ways late last week as each team won a pair of games.

    The two programs are gearing up for a meeting next Tuesday in Shepherdsville that will part of a girl/boy doubleheader, the only meeting in the regular season between the two teams this season.

    Cougars Roll

    On Thursday, coach Joe Pat Lee’s team had no trouble on the road as they cruised past St. Francis 69-36.

  • Poor shooting again haunts Lady Chargers in LIT

     LOUISVILLE - While the weather was warming up outside, the shooting percentage for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers was sub-freezing on Friday.

    In the quarterfinal of the Republic Bank/Coca Cola Louisville Invitational at Bellarmine University, Bullitt East fell to the Franklin County Flyers 53-42.

    While disappointed, Bullitt East veteran coach Chris Stallings was not ready to give up on his young team after falling to the seventh-ranked team in the state.