Today's News

  • Bullitt Central FFA has fun but busy summer

        The FFA State Convention was three fun and compelling days for FFA members all across Kentucky to meet and greet other chapters.
        The members had a blast going to a dance and a concert by Jericho Woods; but during all the excitement, they took workshops and listened to sessions that would benefit them for their future careers and lives.
        The workshops ranged in topics from how to write a resume and building community development.

  • Both local U-12 baseball teams advance to state

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – The first Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken All-Star Tournaments were the U-12 events and both of the Bullitt County teams, the Blue Lick Optimist All-Stars and the Mount Washington All-Stars advanced out of their respective district tournaments and will compete in this week’s West Kentucky State Tournament hosted by the Germantown Youth League.
    Blue Lick All-Stars

  • Events in MW will result in calls to residents

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Mount Washington residents will now receive personal phone calls when something happens in the city. Well, sort of.
        Last month, the city launched its REACH ALERT partnership, which calls citizens’ phones when directed to by city officials.
        According to the city, the REACH ALERT system can be used to inform citizens of water main breaks, boil water advisories, bad weather, to name a few.

  • Shepherdsville Man Arrested for Seeking Sex with Minor

    FRANKFORT, KY. (July 6, 2016) – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Cyber Crimes Unit today announced a Shepherdsville man has been arrested for seeking sex with a minor.


    Jonathen Howerton, 24, of Shepherdsville, was arrested July 5 and charged with prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor for sex, a Class D felony.

  • Mt. Washington U-8 Stars nab state softball title

        FERN CREEK-- Not even a one-hour rain delay could keep the Under-8 Mount Washington All-Stars from roaring out of the loser's bracket on Sunday to capture the Kentucky Babe Ruth State Softball title at Fern Creek Park.

  • What a blast!

       The annual Bullitt Blast may have surprised a few people by the scheduling of the fireworks show on Saturday, July 2.
       That turned out to be a great decision as Mother Nature played havoc with other regional shows.
       A large crowd came out to watch the show at the Shepherdsville City Park.
       See more pictures from the event in our multimedia section.

  • Hillview facing important budget in 2016-17

        HILLVIEW -- It might be the most important budget cycle the city of Hillview has ever experienced.
        Not only will the city of Hillview pay out $133,434 in debt service on a $5 million bond, it must pay out an estimated $282,023.
        Both result from the settlement of an $11 million judgment against the city in a breach of contract claim by Truck America.
        With the debt reaching $15 million due to interest, a settlement was reached earlier this year.

  • Back on Target: Archery provides Glass way to get life together, compete in South Africa

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Noah Glass never knew this was possible. He never imagined his first time on an airplane would be a trip to Johannesburg, South Africa. He never thought he would become the seventh archer in the nation, and receive the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to compete for Team USA in the National Archery in the Schools Program All Star Championship on July 9.

  • Woman, man arrested for running over police officer during traffic stop

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A woman and man have been arrested after she ran over a Shepherdsville police officer who was attempting to make an arrest.
        At around 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, Shepherdsville officers attempted to take a female into custody for three outstanding arrest warrants in Jefferson and Oldham counties. However, when the arrest was taking place, Taira L. Litsey, 31, of Louisville, drove off in her red 2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible.

  • Adams honored for service to MW AARP

     MOUNT WASHINGTON-- After eight years, Vivian Adams is stepping down as president of the Mount Washington AARP Chapter 4613. According to Adams, her doctors made the recommendation for her health and it was not an easy decision to make.

    The Mount Washington AARP is the largest in the state, with an average of 76 members in attendance at the monthly meetings. The organization donates thousands a year to help the community.

    At this moment, there is no new president lined up.