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Today's News

  • MW part of ride across country on horseback

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Growing up in New Hampshire Linny Kenney loved horses.

        “My first words were “go go horse,” Linny said smiling.

        She got her first horse when she was a young child and she began to dream of one day riding across the United States.

        Linny couldn’t say when or how this lofty goal popped in her head, but it stuck with her.

        Two years ago Linny told her mom and step dad that she was going to go through with it.

  • Grad's return highlights NBHS veterans' salute

        HEBRON ESTATES - It was a special Veterans Day observance at North Bullitt High School.

        One of its own had come back to be recognized.

        Lt. Col. Stacy M. Bathrick walked the graduation aisle as a member of the Class of 1989. Two months later, she would be taking the oath to join the U.S. Army.   

        Over the course of the last 17 years, Bathrick has had the opportunity to enjoy “an absolutely incredible” experience.

  • School district pushes to collect old cell phones to prevent abuse

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools is striving to lead all other Kentucky districts in collecting used cell phones to help prevent child abuse.

        Since 2007, the district has collected 537 used cell phones.

        “In Bullitt County alone, 1,321 children were reported to the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services as being the victim of abuse or neglect in 2009,” according to 21st Century Community Learning Center Coordinator Annette Ragg.

  • Did anyone get the number on that big train?

        Let us all partake in a polygraph test to determine how many of us knew the outcome of the Nov. 2 elections.

        I knew there were very few races that might even be considered a “lock”. However, I didn’t realize how many people were not pleased with what has happened in recent history in government.

        It was definitely not a good day to be a Democrat or an incumbent.

        The groundswell of discontent spread throughout the country. Few felt it would trickle down to the local level.

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  • Threaten judge...go to prison

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man charged with threatening to kill a circuit judge in Bullitt County could serve three years in prison.

        A Bullitt County jury found Douglas Matthew Patterson guilty of retaliating against a participant in a legal process.

        The four-man, eight-woman jury panel deliberated for about two hours before finding Patterson guilty of the Nov. 10, 2009, threat against Bullitt Circuit Judge Elise Givhan Spainhour.

        A three-year sentence was imposed.

  • MW, state settle issue over sewer treatment

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - As Mount Washington’s population has steadily grown over the past decade, so has the amount of wastewater processed through the city’s treatment plant and that has caused some problems.

        For some time the treatment plant has been operating at maximum capacity and as a result, the effluent or treated wastewater discharged by the plant has on occasion contained higher levels of ammonia than allowed by Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet standards.

  • Big first half hole sinks Cougars '10 post-season hopes

        LAWRENCEBURG - Bullitt Central’s 2010 post-season football success story proved to be short and sweet as the end came on Friday with a 42-7 loss to Anderson County in the second-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

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  • Warriors too physical for Eagles

        LOUISVILLE - For the past two months, the North Bullitt Eagles have lined up and blown people off the line of scrimmage.

        On Friday night, the Eagles got a little dose of their own medicine.

        As a result, the Western Warriors will be advancing to a Friday night encounter against Collins High School in the Class 4A football playoffs.

        The visiting Eagles ended their season Friday with a 29-8 setback to the Warriors.