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Today's News

  • MW council to take time to study residential rezoning off Hwy. 44

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After hearing second reading of an ordinance to rezone a 90-acre development in Mount Washington city officials decided they needed more time to think it over. 

    Mount Washington City Council members voted unanimously to table an ordinance that would rezone 90 acres on the south side of Highway 44 East and East Sanders lane from R-2 Residential to R-3 during their last regular meeting. 

  • Seven battle for six spots in Pioneer Village

          PIONEER VILLAGE - When voters go to the polls on Nov. 6, there will be seven names to consider for the Pioneer Village City Council.

         Only the top six votegetters will serve the next two years on the town board.

         This year's field includes five incumbents and two challengers for the non-partisan seats.

    Peggy Druin

         For over 18 years, Druin has been a stable force on the Pioneer Village City Council.

  • Views differ on status of local schools: Coleman

          LEBANON JUNCTION - Darrell Coleman has been in the classroom.

         He spent 18 years teaching students at Riverview High School before retiring.

         He has the perspective of what teachers are experiencing in the classroom.

         And it is from that viewpoint that Coleman hopes to bring to the Bullitt County Public School Board.

  • Crowded fields in county's largest cities: Financial situation at top of Shep. issues

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - When voters go to the polls on Nov. 6, they will have a full plate of candidates to select for the six seats on the Shepherdsville City Council.

         Six Democrats and six Republicans will be on the ballot. The top six votegetters overall will serve the next two-year terms starting in January.

    Bernie Brown

  • Crowded fields in county's largest cities: Continued growth part of MW discussions

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Mount Washington residents voting for city council will have plenty of candidates to choose from when they go to the polls on Nov. 6. 

    The six incumbents, Barry Armstrong, Lloyd "Shot" Dooley, Greg Gentry, Dennis Griffin, Sandra Hockenbury and Gayle Troutman will square off with five other candidates to hold onto their seats on election day. 

    Former Mount Washington councilmen Gary Lawson and Brent Wheeler will join political newcomers Gregory Hilbert, Gary Meredith and Walt Thompson on the ballot. 

  • Views differ on status of local schools: Allen

          CEDAR GROVE - When Sammy Allen decided to run for the Bullitt County Public School Board over eight years ago, there was a definite reason.

         He didn't believe the youngsters in the school system were getting the education they needed or they deserved.

         Over the past eight years as a board member, Allen has learned much about the system and he is impressed with what is happening.

  • Court to decide whether fire station can get new purpose

          CEDAR GROVE - A rezoning issue for a local fire department could get a bit more complicated.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court listened to the first reading of a rezoning request for Southeast Bullitt Fire Department on a one-acre tract off Ironwood Trail.

         The request is to rezone the property from R-1 Residential to B-1 Highway Business.

  • And the Old Mill voters say...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Old Mill Elementary students recently received a valuable education in American civics.

    Twenty days before the general election, Old Mill students were given the opportunity to exercise a privilege most Americans take for granted. 

    Students were allowed to choose which of the two major party's candidates they wanted to be elected president during a school-wide mock election.

  • Watch out for little goblins

     FRANKFORT – Halloween. It’s time for candy, costumes and trick-or-treating! With many festivities kicking off this weekend, Kentucky State Police wants to make sure parents review safety tips with their little ‘goblins’.

    Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard, Spokesperson for KSP, says the agency wants the children to have a fun but safe trick or treating experience.

  • MW Fire Department Halloween Bash Oct. 28

     The Mount Washington Fire Protection District's annual Halloween Bash will be held Sunday, Oct. 28 at Fire Station 1, 772 N. Bardstown Rd. 6-9 p.m. 

    There will lots of activities for the whole family, including live music, a scavenger hunt and a hay-ride through the field behind the fire station. 

    Kids can play games, jump on an inflatable bouncer and slide, get temporary tattoos and participate in the MWFPD Halloween Bash Costume Contest.