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Today's News

  • Young area golfers start season strong

    LOUISVILLE -- The weather has not exactly been conducive to golf, but a handful of young local athletes tried to get a jump on the season recently when they competed in the Musselman-Dunn Golf Tour/KIA Match Play Championships at Seneca Golf Course.
        Many of the same players will compete on that tour throughout the spring and summer before wrapping up play and concentrating on the high school season which will start in the middle of July.

  • Rogers opts for football then selects the Bulldogs

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- For most high school football players, the first step in the recruiting process is deciding on the level of play that best fits your ability.
        For Bullitt East senior Brandon Rogers there turned out to be a step that he had to make before he started shuffling through all the recruiting pitches. First, Rogers had to decide if he wanted to play football at the next level.

  • Tickets still available for the annual Boy Scout dinner Tuesday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Jose Cubero, Bullitt County Friends of Scouting Chair, announces the annual campaign benefiting Scouting in Bullitt County will be held April 14, 2015. The event will be at 6:00 p.m. at the Bullitt County Shrine Club. The guest speaker will be Kentucky Sports Radio’s Ryan Lemond.

     

    Mr. Lemond is Co-Host of the extremely popular Kentucky Sports Radio show and works closely with UK athletics.  Ryan attended Kentucky Wesleyan College, where he studied mass communication.

     

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning April 13, 2015

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

  • Larry Dangerfield selected LJ mayor

    LEBANON JUNCTION--Spring showers has also brought new leadership to Lebanon Junction.

    At a recent city council meeting, city attorney Walt Sholar read a letter of resignation from former Mayor Steve Masden.

    Sholar told the council they had 30 days to fill the position. Qualifications for the position included an applicant who is at least 25 years-old and a resident of Lebanon Junction.

    He said the appointee would fill the position until the next election.

  • Kentucky participates in the second annual national texting enforcement crackdown

      FRANKFORT - In conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement agencies in Kentucky are stepping up efforts to persuade drivers to put down the phone as part of the second annual national texting enforcement crackdown – U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

  • ‘Heroes’ sought for MW Spring Festival festivities

     MOUNT WASHNGTON -- Are you veteran?

    Live in Mount Washington?

    Then the Mount Washington Family Spring festival coordinators are looking for you.

    Bill Willoughby, a coordinator of the festival, said the theme this year is “Our Heroes.”

    He said it was a natural choice, for the Mount Washington Lion and Lioness clubs, since it is their motto.

    The group is seeking the oldest veteran in Mount Washington to serve as this year’s grand marshal in the parade on Saturday, May 9.

  • Southbound I-65 lane closure April 11

      LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a lane closure on southbound Interstate 65 at Lebanon Junction (mile point 104.6).

    The right lane will be closed on Saturday, April 11 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to allow for bridge deck repairs.

    This work is part of a project for removal and replacement of various sections of concrete pavement on I-65 in Bullitt County.

  • Work done by pantry in MW earns top marks

           MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Hard work and dedication has paid off for Mount Washington Community Ministries. 

    The 31-year-old organization was recently named the Kentucky Pantry of the Year by Dare to Care at the 5th Annual Presentation of the Dare to Care Food Bank 2015 Bobby Ellis Awards.

    “I think this is an indication that the community appreciates the volunteers and their time and the organizations who contribute funds,” said Ralph Clark, co-director of the Mount Washington Community Ministries.

  • Fishing tournament by MW FOP to again benefit Kosair Charities

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Take the bait—save the date... for the annual Fishing For Kosair Kids Crappie Tournament Saturday, April 11, at Taylorsville State Park.

    The day, sponsored by the Mt. Washington FOP Lodge #82, will begin at 5 a.m. with registration at Briar Ridge General Store, 21 Old Briar Ridge Road.

    Entry cost is $50 a boat.

    The fishing fun begins at 7 a.m. at the Possum Ridge Boat Ramp.