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Today's News

  • Heating program taking applications for low income as long as fund exist
  • Man, woman arrested after stealing SUV

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--On Thursday evening, a female went to a predesignated location in Mt. Washington from an online virtual yard sale to sell a shirt.  While there, a male displayed a dark colored handgun and removed the woman by force and stole her 2005 Silver Chevy Trailblazer.  

  • Bullitt Lick earns recognition during YMCA assembly

    Bullitt Lick Middle School students Caden Rich, Trevor Goldsmith, Lyndsey Cravens and Taylor Lyvers were honored for the Outstanding Premiere Bill at the 2013 Kentucky YMCA Youth Assembly Dec. 12-14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

  • Bullitt East earns number four ranking for Girls' LIT

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- The Bullitt East Lady Chargers were rewarded for their strong play early this season last week when they were seeded fourth amongst the Jefferson County schools for this season's Girls' Louisville Invitational Tournament which will be played the week of Jan. 27.

  • Troutman's free throw sends BE past Tigers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- In a game in which they led just twice, and never by more than two points, the Bullitt East Chargers drew last blood and pulled out a remarkable 53-52 win over 24th District rival Fern Creek on Thursday in a game delayed two days by the extreme cold weather earlier in the week.

  • Court-length pass gives Lady Eagles big road win

    SHELBYVILLE-- Do you believe in miracles?
        The North Bullitt Lady Eagles certainly do after pulling an incredible game out of the fire on Wednesday in Shelbyville when they defeated Martha Layne Collins 69-68 on a court-length pass and then a short left-handed jumper by sophomore Erin Dolan that all happened in the final three seconds.
        The win, the 11th in 12 games for the green and gold, came after they had given up a 20 point lead in the first half and squandered a 54-46 lead heading into the final frame.

  • Beam to be sold to Japanese company

     CLERMONT - The operator of Bullitt County’s oldest manufacturing facility may soon have a new owner.

    On Monday, it was announced that Suntory Holdings Limited and Beam Inc. had reached a agreement in which the Japanese-based company will acquire the international spirits company for $16 billion.

    The deal is expected to close during the second quarter of 2014.

    The Jim Beam distillery in Clermont began operation in 1933 at the close of Prohibition by the James B. Beam family.

  • Defense powers Lady Chargers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- Pushed back two days because of cold weather, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers still made it look easy on Thursday as they cruised past 24th District rival Fern Creek 69-30.
        It was another outstanding defensive effort for the red and gold as they moved to 10-2 on the season. In the ten wins, the Lady Chargers have not allowed more than 43 points in any of those games and those opponents are averaging just over 33 points a contest.

  • Wrestling Back in Action

    FERN CREEK-- All three Bullitt County wrestling programs recently competed in the Gladiator Tournament at Fern Creek High School, a two-day 21-team event.
        Bullitt Central had the best day as they scored 113 points to finish eighth in the big field. Bullitt East was 17th with 39 points while North Bullitt had 34 points to finish 18th.

  • Mount Washington pleased with upgraded bond rating for city

     Even though the economy seems to be at a standstill for most, one city has been able to rise above.

    The city of Mount Washington’s series 2012 general obligation refunding bonds was recently raised from “A+” to “AA” by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. This is one step below the highest rank of “AAA.”

    The rating measures a city’s financial health and S & R have determined it to be “stable.”