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Today's News

  • Bullitt County one of seven districts to be honored for alternative program

        FRANKFORT, -- In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve at-risk students, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has named seven Alternative Programs of Distinction.
        The programs were recognized recently at the Kentucky Board of Education‚ regular meeting in Frankfort.

  • Bullitt East rallies to win opener 6-3

        LEXINGTON – Exploding for four runs in the fifth inning and then adding two more in the sixth, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied from an early hole to beat the Oldham County Colonels 6-3 on Friday in the opening round of the Rawling’s/Kentucky State Baseball Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
        The win advanced the Chargers to Saturday’s quarter-finals where they were set to take on Scott County, a 1-0 winner in eight innings over Caldwell County later on Friday.

  • Watch your speed: Lower speeds in MW really already in place

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Lead foot drivers beware: The city of Mount Washington is trying their best to slow you down.
        But really, the ordinance proposed to lower speed limits from 35 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour has actually been in place for years.
        According to mayor Barry Armstrong, speedy drivers are a problem throughout the city and the hope is lowering the speed will slow people down enough to create a safer environment.

  • MW continues to look at ways to spruce up city

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— In the year 2016, things in the city of Mount Washington are starting to look a little, well, outdated.
        With the help of Land Design and Development, the same group working on the sports complex, community planning and development director Lori Puchino has organized a five-year plan to make the city of Mount Washington a place people can feel good in.

  • Crusading For a Cause

        Once again this year, the Bullitt County community came through for the Crusade for Children.
        Throughout Kentuckiana, over $5.4 million was raised during the annual event.
        Locally, around $184,000 was generated by local fire departments.
        Once again, Zoneton led the way with $94,369.19 to place them in the top 10 of all fire departments.
        Shepherdsville firefighters collected $27,270.99, while Mount Washington received $23,525.

  • Sheriff changes mind; will run for third term

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- David Greenwell would have been content to close out his law enforcement career when his term ends in two years.
        At the age of 58, he would be ready for retirement.
        In fact, the two-term sheriff had been very clear in telling everyone that he would not run for that office in 2018.
        Well, never say never.
        Greenwell announced last week that he would indeed run for a third term as Bullitt County sheriff.

  • BBB offers ten giving tips on Orlando tragedy

      In the wake of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, the BBB Serving Central Florida and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better Business Bureau, caution donors about potential red flags in fund raising to help Orlando victims and their families, and to be aware of the different circumstances that often emerge in tragedy-related philanthropy.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s June 2016 Hot Topics

  • Community’s ‘go to’ man, Nick Simon, passes away

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- No matter the fund-raising need, Nick Simon was the “go to” man in Bullitt County.

    The man known more for his generosity than any wealth he may have earned passed away on Friday morning.

    An email was sent to Publishers Printing employees alerting them of Simon’s death that morning.

  • Barn fire results in loss of horses

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A major barn fire resulted in the loss of several horses at a Mount Washington residence Friday morning.

    Multiple fire departments responded to the scene at 201 Woodland Ave. around 10 a.m.

    Mount Washington Fire chief Charles Fugate said firefighters discovered a "fully involved fire" when they arrived at the residence.

    Fugate said as many as 15 horses were inside the barn at the time of the fire, with none surviving.