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Today's News

  • Louisville man guity of sex trafficking minor

     LOUISVILLE – Keith L. Napier, Jr. of Louisville pleaded guilty in United States District Court yesterday, before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to a charge of sex trafficking of a minor, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Repo men learn man did mean ‘not tonight’

     CLERMONT -- Two men assigned to repossess a vehicle in Bullitt County on Tuesday night got more than they bargained for.

  • 2017 CRUSADE for CHILDREN

     Local fire departments collected over $160,000 for the 64th annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

    Zoneton led the way with over $78,000 and Shepherdsville was next with over $25,000.

    Mount Washington had $24,000 and Southeast Bullitt had over $20,000.

    Nichols had another $11,323. No total was listed for Lebanon Junction on the official Crusade website.

    Over $5.5 million was raised and every dollar helps the children.

  • Bullitt County Fair June 12-17: Officials hope Mother Nature in better mood

     CLERMONT - There might be other events with rides, food and pageants, but in Bullitt County there’s still nothing quite like the fair.

    The 2017 Bullitt County Fair, now in its 42 consecutive year, takes place June 12-17 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Fair Board president Jimmy Anderson said this year’s event will be mostly similar to the previous year, with a few notable changes and additions.

    A new event this year is an ATV Rodeo, presented by B&M Motorsports, scheduled for Tuesday night in the Horse Show ring.

  • 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.