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Today's News

  • Explosion of meth lab in MW damages apartment

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Louisville man was arrested over the weekend when police caught him taking meth-related items from a Mount Washington apartment 12 hours after a man and a woman were seriously injured in a fire believed to be caused by a meth lab explosion.

  • U-10 East Baseball squad wins USSSA state crown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Under-10 USSSA Kentucky State Baseball Championship will reside in Mount Washington for the next year as the East Bullitt squad brought home the big hardware from the state tournament on June 26.

  • BBB: Does the “Soldier Relief Fund” Help Soldiers? We Don’t Know

     The 4th of July is almost here and the people of Kentucky and Southern Indiana are in a patriotic frame of mind.  Unfortunately, some unscrupulous people may take advantage of your patriotic desire to support America’s soldiers.

  • Opponents breathe new life into budget debate

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County government did have a budget in place when the fiscal year started on July 1.
        Fiscal court members voted 3-2 to approve a revised $19.3 million budget.
        While budget supporters Rick Clements, Joe Laswell and John Bradshaw said little during the 20-minute special meeting, opponents Ruthie Ashbaugh and Melanie Roberts didn’t hold back on the reasons they opposed the proposal.

  • Fireworks stands pop up in all areas of county; some face hefty financial costs

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Like Valley Forge just before Washington crossed the Delaware, Bullitt County is experiencing the emergence of numerous tents in the name of America’s freedom.

  • Hebron Estates residents warned to beware of place

        HEBRON ESTATES - There are a handful of Hebron Estates residents that attend Manslick Road Church of Christ in southern Jefferson County.
        They can attend Sunday services without fear now, as one of their own is in custody, charged with robbing their homes.
        Pioneer Village Police chief D.J. Reynolds reported the arrest to the Hebron Estates city commission during their June business meeting.

  • Older folks need to watch weather

        Older people are at high risk for developing heated-related illness because the ability to respond to summer heat can become less efficient with advancing years. Fortunately, the summer can remain safe and enjoyable for everyone who uses good, sound judgment.

  • Sunday liquor in LJ impossible at this time

        LEBANON JUNCTION - Should Lebanon Junction explore the idea of allowing the sale of alcohol by-the-drink after 1 p.m. on Sundays?
        Chris Yates thinks so and he recently went before the Lebanon Junction City Council asking for their support.
        Though he’s a resident of Radcliff, Yates spoke on behalf of Lebanon Junction establishment Little Rick’s Bar and Grill, which recently opened.
        Yates argued that Sunday sales would benefit not only local businesses, but the city itself.

  • Despite heat, fireworks show, day of activities remains ready to pop

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On July 4 the United States of America celebrates its 236th birthday on the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

    This year also means that for officially one percent of those celebrations (rounded up), Bullitt County has hosted its own official party.

    The 11th annual Fourth of July Bullitt Blast returns to the Paroquet Springs Conference Center on Wednesday.

  • 300 jobs may be added to workforce in distribution positions

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County appears to be in a position to pick up another 300 distribution jobs. And the company’s name is not one you would soon forget.
        On Thursday, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority approved up to $3 million in tax incentives to a Los Angeles-based on-line retailer.
        Nasty Gal, which was founded in 2006 by Sophia Amoruso as an eBay store, received approval for the incentives.