Today's News

  • Gifted, talented coordinator named as state board member

     District Gifted and Talented Coordinator Sarah Coomer has been named a Director of the Kentucky Association of Gifted Education Advisory Board.

    She will join 19 state and University colleagues to participate in KAGE Board meetings held quarterly to serve as an advocate and liaison for children and young people with gifts and talents within their district and across the state. 

    “Totally shocked and very humbled,” she said. “This is really an honor.”

  • SHOW for a CURE

    It is the event that has brought out families and classic cars to ValuMarket in Mount Washington to raise money for a good cause for the past four years: The Annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund Car Show.

    The show is put on by the Stillwell family in honor of their son, who was diagnosed several year ago, and their niece, Riley, who was diagnosed in January. 

  • Benefit dinner set for Nov. 13 for New Hope Pregnancy Ctr.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A New Hope Pregnancy Resource Center will have its Annual benefit dinner on Nov. 13 at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville. 

    Seating and fellowship begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.  

  • Lottery proceeds running above 2014’s numbers in first 2 months

    LOUISVILLE -- The  Kentucky Lottery’s board of directors, it was announced sales for the first two months of FY16 (July and August) were $153.1 million. This is $12.9 million (or 9.2%) more than the same period last year, and just $631,000 less than budget.

    Scratch-off tickets continued their strong performance, turning in sales in this period of $97 million. This is $9.4 million (10.8%) more than the same period last year and $3.1 million (3.3%) more than budget.

  • Lots of fans missed a great game

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Yes, it was raining.

    Yes, it was 34-14 at halftime.

    And, yes, the Bullitt Central defense had given up 111 points over the previous six quarters.

    Because of those facts, a lot of people missed the second half of a great football game on Friday night.

    Bullitt Central rallied all the way back to take a 44-40 lead with 4:42 remaining in the game. For the previous 12 minutes of game time, the Cougars had dominated play.

  • Chargers end draught with win over Nelson

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Did it rain on Friday night?

    If you ask the Bullitt East football players and staff members, they may not know.

    What they did know is that after a tough pre-district stretch, Bullitt East got the “real” season started with a fantastic 35-6 victory over Nelson County.

    In a constant rain, the Charger defense completely snuffed out the Cardinal offense.

    The visitors had only 71 yards in total offense, including a minus three on 21 rushing attempts.

  • Classic!! Duel in the Rain goes to North

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Trailing for the first time all night with just 4:42 remaining in the 40th renewal of The Game, the North Bullitt Eagles didn’t panic and they didn’t try to get fancy.

  • Hester says no to methadone clinic

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- Kenny Hester walked into a community center full of people who were not pleased about what they had been hearing.

    Thoughts of a methadone clinic in their back yard was not something they wanted to see.

    But, the long-time businessman was able to quickly ease most of their concerns.

    Kentuckiana Comprehensive Treatment Center was listed in planning commission records as the business which would locate in a 10,000-square-foot building.

  • Could you pay more for meals in Mount Wash. in the future?

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Could customers eating in Mount Washington restaurants soon be paying a little more for their meals?

    Mayor Barry Armstrong ended the last Mount Washington City Council meeting with something for the members to talk about: bringing a restaurant and hotel tax to the city.

    “We are expecting a growth in restaurants and there have been questions about hotels coming here,” Armstrong said.

  • District gets duty to take over Bullitt Utilities now

    HILLVIEW -- Officials with the Bullitt County Sanitation District have been bracing for the decision for months.

    With the March 2014 failure of the Hunters Hollow Treatment Plant, there had always been a feeling that the sanitation district would be looked up to bail out the situation.

    That bail out became official Wednesday afternoon.

    An order was signed in Franklin Circuit Court on Wednesday agreeing with the state Public Service Commission that the sanitation district would be allowed to be the receiver of the fallen Bullitt Utilities.