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Today's News

  • School system provides safe place for its students, staff

     The events in Connecticut were tragic. Could the acts undertaken by the young man been foreseen? Could anything be done in the future to avoid such incidents from occurring in your hometown?

  • Barr turns the big dogs loose as BE slips past Indians 72-66

     VALLEY STATION - There comes a time in every season when a basketball coach has to let his players just make plays.

    Veteran Bullitt East head coach Troy Barr four himself in that situation on Saturday night in the second game of the Thornton’s Showdown at Valley High School. Madison Central, the state’s fourth-ranked team, had rallied from a ten-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to lead 63-62 with 2:49 to play.

  • King of the Bluegrass tops busy week for area basketball teams

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The six area high school basketball teams will all be within 30 miles of home this week competing in area holiday basketball tournaments.

  • Opponents take the challenge with sweep of Bullitt County Challenge

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Challenge was apparently just that for the three local teams.

    In the three-game event hosted by Bullitt Central High School on Saturday, each of the local teams left on the short end of the score.

    In the past this event has been played in January, but because of some other commitments, the three game ‘showcase’ was moved to before the Christmas break. All three of the Bullitt County teams had played the night before.

    Bullitt East

  • Spirit damaged in truck accident

     HILLVIEW - A tractor-trailer knocked over a gas pump in Hillview Tuesday afternoon.

    Emergency crews were dispatched to the Spirit station on Joy Ln., off of Preston Hwy. near Bells Mill Rd., just after 3 p.m.

    The driver attempted to turn around in the Spirit parking lot, but did not leave enough room to make a full turn. The trailer knocked over a gas pump, resulting in a brief fire.

    The driver of the tractor-trailer was not harmed in the event. No one else was involved in the incident.

  • Floyds Fork land in MW to be protected, open to public

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - With the stroke of a pen, the mayor of Mount Washington and the founder of a Louisville-based non-profit land trust brought an ambitious park project closer to fruition.

    Ten years after Future Fund Endowment founder Dr. Stephen Henry began negotiating with Mount Washington officials to purchase nearly 32 acres of city property adjacent to the Floyds Fork Watershed, mayor Joetta Calhoun met with Henry at City Hall to transfer the deed on Thursday.

  • Student found with broken pellet gun on bus

     A North Bullitt student is in custody after parts of a pellet gun were taken onto a Bullitt County Public Schools bus Monday morning.

    North Bullitt principal Jeffrey Marshall released a statement on the school's newsletter:

  • Shepherdsville audit shows much improvement

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was like an early Christmas present for members of the Shepherdsville City Council.

  • Planners flip views on change to allow MW store

      MOUNT WASHINGTON - What a difference a few months can make for a group of residents fighting the rezoning of property next to their neighborhoods.

  • Nativity scene in Mount Wash. certainly catches eyes of many

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Some might call it inspirational, others might call it odd. 

    Whatever you call it, most will agree it's worth a double take.

    In the 32 years Bob and Sharon Brumett have resided on Bethel Church Road, the nativity scene in their front yard has stopped more than a few passersby during the Christmas season.

    "We've had lots of people stop to see it," said Sharon Brumett. "Some people told us they drive by our house every year around Christmas just to see it."