Today's News

  • Hillview, business owner look at disputes over annexation of land

        HILLVIEW - The Hillview City Council has proposed an annexation, though the property owner shared consolidation concerns.
        The council approved a proposed annexation ordinance of 1.49 acres of unincorporated territory along E. Blue Lick Road, formerly the Old Custom Aluminum Building.
        Property owner Kenny Hester, addressing the council, said the property proposed for annexation was consolidated weeks prior with the rest of the surrounding property he owned. He requested a delay in passing the ordinance.

  • Fox Chase looking forward to fall cleaning day set for this Saturday

        FOX CHASE - Well before it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning, the Fox Chase City Council discussed fall and winter.
        Mayor Owen Taylor announced that the city’s dumpster day was scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
        The event allows Fox Chase residents to clean up and clean out their properties.
        Certain items will not be allowed, such as hazardous materials, tires, appliances with freon, wet paint, batteries or household garbage.

  • District soccer play this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – In an unprecedented move, the Bullitt Central girls’ soccer program opted not to compete in this week’s 23rd District Tournament at Southern High School.
        Coach Stephanie Porter’s team had completed a full slate of games during the season and had beaten Moore 2-0 and then lost to Bardstown 10-0 on Wednesday of last week.

  • Fast start is more than North needs in easy win

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Get in!
        Get the job done!
        Go home!
        It was a workmanlike night for the North Bullitt Eagles on Friday as they cruised past a struggling Nelson County team 41-20 on Senior Night for the green and gold.

  • Dragons pull away in second half to beat East

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The South Oldham Dragons came into Mike Egan Field on Friday night ranked second in the state in Class 5A.
        They left with their undefeated record intact after defeating Bullitt East 52-27.
        Even though Bullitt East gave up two touchdowns off turnovers, the Chargers were only down 28-21 at intermission.
        The home team got off to a quick start, scoring on its opening drive.

  • Mason’s 35 yard kick at :00 lifts BC to win

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was a homecoming to remember on Friday as the Bullitt Central Cougars scored twice in the final 3:07 to defeat district-rival Oldham County 10-7.
        In the end, it was a 35 yard field goal from Cougar senior soccer standout Austin Mason as time expired that accounted for the final score and sent the Bullitt Central faithful home in a state of euphoria.

  • MWMS teachers, couple share special bond after he donates kidney to wife is donation of kidney

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—While some couple claim to be soul mates, one Okolona couple can confirm that they are, in fact, kidney mates.
        Married for 25 years, Bullitt County natives and Mount Washington Middle School teachers Matt and Carey Murphy always knew they were meant to be together.
        Until recently, they didn’t realize just how meant to be they really were.
        After feeling sick in 2014, Carey went to several doctor appointments to determine what was causing it.

  • Carts could be more than used for golf in Mt. Wash.

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Golf carts aren’t just for the green anymore.
        An ordinance was introduced to the Mount Washington City Council allowing the use of the vehicles on city streets.
        According to councilmember Greg Gentry, with subdivisions like River Crest being built that cover a large space but have central parks or other gathering spaces within the area, golf carts are often used by homeowners to avoid driving vehicles over.

  • No jail for jailer; contempt dismissed

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County jailer will not have to serve time in her own facility.
        A special judge from Hardin Circuit Court ruled on Friday that jailer Martha Knox had not been in contempt of an order to mandate that she move emergency protective orders to an electronic format.
        Acting upon the wishes of the entire 55th Judicial District, Family Court Judge Elise Spainhour brought contempt charges against Knox.

  • Business owner sentenced for defrauding over 400 victims

     LOUISVILLE – Mark Allen Hartley, the owner of Patriot Computers, a Virginia corporation, was sentenced this week, in United States District Court, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to 36 months in prison, on multiple wire fraud charges related to the theft of $809,205.43 from 434 victims, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.