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Today's News

  • Camp Corral get kids off the couch and on the farm

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Elementary and middle school students from across Bullitt County recently participated in the second annual Camp Corral at the Sycamore Pond Horse Center in Mount Washington.

        During the week-long camp, the 20 students who participanted had the opportunity to partake in educational outdoor activities like roping sawhorse bulls, fishing, crafts, working with horses, and hanging out with their friend, Jack the donkey.

  • Volunteers help make difference for area families

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Nearly 300 volunteers from three states recently converged in Bullitt County to make a difference and help those in need.

        Through the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s Kentucky Changers program, these youth and adult leaders spent nearly a week in the community making exterior repairs to the homes of those less fortunate and building relationships with them.

        Volunteers were broken up into small groups and sent to homes around the community.

  • Driver injured in three-car accident

    HILLVIEW - A driver was injured in a three-car accident on Preston Highway Monday afternoon.

    The incident took place at the Old Preston Highway intersection around 1:30 p.m.

    According to Hillview Police Ofc. Roy Raines, the driver of a red Mazda MX5 received a broken leg, along with neck and back pains, after hitting a red Jeep Cherokee crossing the roadway.

    The MX5 was traveling northbound on Preston when it struck the Cherokee crossing eastbound on Old Preston, Raines said.

  • Bullitt East journalists find fame with statewide honors

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Each year Western Kentucky University’s Kentucky High School Media Institute recognizes students from across the commonwealth for their extraordinary skills in journalism through the Kentucky Mark of Excellence competition.

    This year’s competition was fierce with nearly 200 entries vying for the top of the heap.

    Among them was Bullitt County’s own Ethan Morris and Sidney Blanford.

    Morris won third place for best editorial cartoonist, while Blanford was awarded an honorable mention for best editorial writer.

  • Local band hoping to get enough votes to open for KISS at upcoming concert in Ohio

    UPDATE - 07/22: The Zoo Kings finished first in the voting for the eventful.com contest to open for KISS in Cincinnati. The top five artists in the voting moved forward in the contest. KISS band members then selected one of the top five to open their Cincinnati show. Unfortunately, The Zoo Kings were not selected. The Zoo Kings bassist Dave Moody thanked all the fans who voted and made the band the number one vote collector. He said the band was very appreciative of all the support.

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  • Hillview looks to slow down rumors on street opening

        HILLVIEW - The relocation of the city hall and police department to the old St. Mary’s Catholic Church facility has raised concerns from residents along South Skyline Drive.

        But mayor Jim Eadens said they shouldn’t be worried.

        Even before the July meeting of the Hillview City Council began, Eadens was speaking with concerned residents who feared the opening of a current path from the church to South Skyline would open up more traffic.

  • No Love, Joy over reckless drivers in MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Many who live along the streets surrounding Love and Joy avenues have become increasingly concerned with the safety of their neighborhood and they’ve decided to do something about it.

    On behalf of their neighbors, four residents went before the Mount Washington City Council asking that something be done about the crime in the area, specifically the reckless drivers traveling their streets at high speeds.

  • Jim Boswell retires as chief of adult education program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE ee" It was a love affair that started back in 1991.

    And the matchmaker was Bullitt Central High School.

    Sparked by a grant to create a free-standing adult education and jobs program, Jim Boswell left Fairdale High School and the rest has been a track record of success.

    But like any good story, there must be an end.

    For Boswell, the end is his retirement. For the Bullitt County Adult and Community Education program, it is a transformation into different agencies.

  • Election lineups start to fill as deadline August 10

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The filing deadline is just two weeks away and many seats remain open throughout the county.

    The filing deadline is Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. in the county clerk’s office in a number of races which had registration deadlines in the fall.

    The largest race where candidates do have the chance to run in non-partisan settings is Mount Washington.

    In the race for mayor, current councilman Larry Porter has for the city’s top spot. Another candidate is William Cinnamond.

  • Despite economy, job growth steady

        HILLVIEW - The slow economy has affected the growth in jobs throughout the country.

        However, recent announcements could push the county’s filling of over 1.4 million square feet of distribution and manufacturing space over the past year.

        Bob Fouts, executive director of the Bullitt County Economic Authority, said he couldn’t make a lot of comments but two major announcements could be close to reality in Hillview.