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Today's News

  • Eight teachers earn national certification

        National Board Certification - the "gold standard" for teaching excellence - was celebrated December 7th at a White House event heralding the newest class of 6,200 board certified teachers, which brings to nearly 100,000 the total number of board certified teachers in the U.S.

  • Phillip Burress receives YMCA Character Award

        Bullitt High School sophomore Phillip Burress has earned a 2011 YMCA Youth Character Award.
        Phillip was nominated for the honor by Eastside Middle School teacher Sarah Mills. He received a trophy, certificate and $500 during an award dinner in the Crystal Ballroom at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.

  • District expects to pay fine for sewer spill in Hillview

        HILLVIEW - Jerry Kennedy expects the Bullitt County Sanitation District will face a fine from the state Division of Water for a discharge of partially-treated sewage last weekend.
        Kennedy, manager of the sanitation district, said that the lone clarifier    in the Bullitt Hills treatment plant broke on Saturday.
        The equipment breakdown allowed partially-treated sewage to flow into the stream leading under Preston Highway and along Cathy Way, eventually going into Tanyard Branch and Floyds Fork.

  • No action yet in filing for races

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While legislators decide how some district boundaries will shape up for state and federal offices, local candidates appear to be in a holding pattern on other races.
        With a filing deadline of Jan. 31 on most races, no one had filed for public office as of Thursday.
        While it is not a major election year, it is a presidential ballot and several local and state positions will be up for grabs.

  • Four vehicle accident in MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - What has become a trouble spot for automobile accidents in Mount Washington, the intersection at Oakbrooke Drive and the 31E Bypass was the scene of yet another multi-vehicle collision Friday.

    Mount Washington Police and Fire units arrived on the scene near Kroger at 2:35 p.m. following an accident involving a Ford Taurus, a Mercury Grand Marquis, a Ford Escape and a Toyota Corrolla.

  • BBB names top ten scams of 2011

     BBB investigates thousands of scams every year! Our new Scam Source (www.bbb.org/scam) is a comprehensive resource on scam investigations from BBBs around the country, with tips from BBB, law enforcement and others.

    You can sign up to receive our Scam Alerts by email, and you can also be a scam detective yourself by reporting scams you’ve discovered. We’ve divided scams up into nine major categories and picked the top scam in each, plus our Scam of the Year.

     

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  • LG&E grant helps plant more trees in Bernheim

     CLERMONT - There are new trees at Bernheim Forest that were planted for the planet.

  • Boxes more popular to dispose of your old prescription drugs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Drug dealers often don’t have to go outside their own home to get items to sell.

  • Rezoning at Armstrong Lane gets favorable nod

      MOUNT WASHINGTON - A property at the corner of a revamped intersection on Highway 44 East has gotten closer to rezoning.

  • Fire damages Cedar Grove store

     CEDAR GROVE - The Cedar Grove Country Store and Antiques was damaged by fire Thursday morning.

    Emergency officials believed the cause of the fire was an electrical issue. No injuries were reported.

    Southeast Bullitt and Mount Washington Fire units responded to the scene, at the 5200 block of Cedar Grove Rd., shortly before 10 a.m.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Dep. Charlie Mann said two employees and two patrons were in the front of the store when a loud pop was heard in the back. He said an employee opened a door to the area and saw smoke.