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Today's News

  • MW receives $500,000 to improve its pathways

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Development on a safer way to travel through town without a vehicle can now begin thanks to a grant from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

    Mount Washington was awarded $500,000 from the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) to begin work on a multi-use pathway on North Bardstown Road.

  • Where have we messed up in our country?

     The media is pretty important in the history of our world and it is even more important for our future.

    While community newspapers may not be at the forefront of the media issues with elected officials in Frankfort or in Washington, we are part of the profession.

    All media -- although we are a bit biased toward the print folks -- plays a vital role in the checks and balances which govern our land.

  • Deaths should push us to organ donations

     There once lived a girl who, despite every rock thrown her way, aimed to make the most of the life she lived. The girl had learned early just how precious life was.

    As a newborn, the girl was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a disease that causes more mucus in the lungs than normal. The disease caused the girl to spend her childhood in more hospitals than playgrounds.

  • BE’s Duvall to be with All-Stars, but will not play

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Lindsey Duvall’s continued issues with her knee this spring will keep the 2017 Kentucky Miss Basketball out of action this weekend as the Kentucky All-Stars take on their counterparts from Indiana.

    Still, on Monday, Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings said that Duvall would be a part of the team this week in practice and will travel with the team on Saturday to Indianapolis for the first of the two game series. Then on Sunday she will take part in the festivities including getting her recognition for being Miss Basketball.

  • KSP: One dead after multi-county pursuit

     BARDSTOWN – Kentucky State Police Post 4 and Post 12 Troopers along with the Nelson Co. Sheriff’s Dept. and the Bardstown Police Dept responded to assist the Louisville Metro Police Dept in a pursuit that started in Jefferson Co. and ended in Bardstown almost two hours later.

    On June 5, 2017 at approximately 1:34 AM EDST, Louisville Metro Safe contacted KSP Post 4 and requested assistance with a pursuit on I-65. Louisville Metro PD Officers had previously attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Chrysler 300 for expired tags.

  • Summer gets a little bit of an early start in 2017

     SHEPHEDSVILLE – Some people consider summer to be the time between the last day of school and the first day of the following school year.

    Others think of summer as the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

    There are even those that think of summer as the official calendar time between June 21 and September 21. I think only weather forecasters fall into that category.

  • North’s Zachery signs for baseball at Berea

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Bryce Zachery isn’t the biggest or the fastest guy on the diamond and he doesn’t have an overpowering arm, but he does love to play baseball.

    Because Zachery is also a good student, he will get the opportunity to continue to play the game that he loves at the next level as he recently signed to play for Berea College starting in the fall.

  • Unofficial Results: Casey's General Store Gas/CRA Challenge at Salem Speedway

     Unofficial Results: CASEY’S GENERAL STORE GAS/CRA CHALLENGE, Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, June 4, 2017:

    CASEY’S GENERAL STORE GAS/CRA CHALLENGE:

  • Louisville felon gets life sentence for sexual conduct with minor

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville felon was sentenced to serve a life sentence without the possibility of parole, by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr, in United States District Court today, for coercing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.  Arthur Wayne Kniffley is currently serving a 210-month sentence for distribution and possession of child pornography.

  • Louisville physician sentenced four years for illegal distribution, fraud

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., today announced the 48 month sentence of a Louisville physician, in United States District Court, by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., for unlawful distribution of controlled substances and health care fraud. Restitution will be determined at a later date by Chief Judge McKinley.