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Today's News

  • Area ball parks set to kick off new seasons

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The birds are chirping and a recently renovated park is ready to be used.

    The Mount Washington City Park, located at 100 Newman Way behind Mount Washington Elementary, has seen a lot of changes in the past few years and Parks Director Sheryl Paxton has prepared an opening day celebration to showcase those changes.

    On Saturday, April 14, the day will kick off with the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball Opening Day Parade throughout the park.

  • East’s Ezell, North’s Free top 2018 All-Bullitt County Teams

     BOYS

    **Player of the Year**

    Luke Ezell -- SR. -- Bullitt East

    Lance Johnson SR. North Bullitt

    Tyler Tatum SO. Bullitt Central

    Thomas Wiseheart JR. Bullitt East

    Chander Ocasio SO. Bullitt Central

     

  • Olympic Moment: Olympic experience may have been different but still ‘golden’ one for Amanda Mattingly

     PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - A golden opportunity that turned into a missed opportunity became a special opportunity for one Bullitt Countian.

    Amanda Mattingly, a licensed massage therapist and co-owner of The Radiant Touch, visited South Korea during the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.

    Mattingly, a Bullitt County native and Bullitt Central graduate, signed up to volunteer at the Olympics as a massage therapist for athletes. Her long-term goal is to become a massage therapist for Team USA.

  • BBB Hot Topics: April 2018

     Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for April 2018!

     

  • Two new businesses open in Mt. Wash.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Buying a home can get confusing. A new business in Mount Washington has brought everything a buyer might need to one location.

    Located at 683 N. 31E Bypass, Red Edge Realty Vormbrock-Novak Real Estate Center prides itself in being a one-stop shop.

    “We help buyers and sellers, we have Commonwealth Bank Mortgage for financing, all in the same building,” team member Nicki Bradshaw-Vormbrock said. 

  • Smokies continue to make comeback

      It is spring time once again! And Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains are “playing your song” louder than ever.  Pigeon Forge and the surrounding mountain communities are experiencing somewhat of a renaissance. This spring and summer is the perfect time to visit the Smokies.

  • Pension bill big mistake

     FRANKFORT -- Of all the facts and figures surrounding the public-pension debate, two speak volumes about what happened last Thursday at the Capitol: nine and 291.

    The first is about how many hours it took for House and Senate leaders to publicly unveil their plan to reform the state’s public retirement systems and then steamroll it through both chambers.

  • Chargers don’t play much, but they do keep winning

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Chargers aren’t getting to play a lot of baseball so far this spring, but the team isn’t losing any games.

    Through the first two weeks plus one day, the red and gold have played just three games. The good news is that tallies out to three wins.

  • Softball still fails to get any momentum going

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school softball season just can’t seem to get any traction or momentum through the first two weeks of the schedule.

    In fact, through two weeks, the three local programs have combined to play just five games. Between the three squads, there has been just one win, a victory by Bullitt Central over John Hardin late in week one.

    Otherwise, it has been sit around and wait for Mother Nature to get in a better mood.

    Bullitt East Falls

  • Paroquet Springs hoping to expand

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -— In the past 20 years, Bullitt County has grown in about every area possible, including its conventions. However, the space to hold the majority of the events has stayed basically the same.

    Other than some renovations to the large Salt River Room and the addition of the front garden four years ago, Paroquet Springs Conference Centre hasn’t seen many modifications.

    That could change in 2020.