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Today's News

  • Mom pleads in abuse of twin boys; sparks then fly in room

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A mother has entered a guilty plea for her role in injuries suffered by her two infant children.

        Courtney Caro, 18, entered a guilty plea in Bullitt Circuit Court on Wednesday.

        Caro entered guilty pleas on two counts of criminal abuse and would receive consecutive prison penalties of 2 1/2 years or five years total.

        Prosecutor Michael Mann said he would object to any request for probation.

  • All-Star play set to continue this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - At least two area diamond teams will continue summer play with action this week.

        The Under-15 Blue Lick All-Stars will head to Glasgow for the West Kentucky State Tournament for that age group. The format for the 12-team tourney is pool play with the top eight teams advancing to a single-elimination tournament.

  • Ribbon cutting to mark opening of MW Farmers Market

          The City of Mount. Washington Main Street Program is proud to announce the grand opening of the City’s first “Farmers Market on Main Street” Saturday, July 24, at 8 a.m. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at that time.

        The location of the Farmers Market is 249 N. Bardstown Road (Main Street) between the Peoples Bank of Mt. Washington and the First Federal Savings Bank. The hours and dates of operation will be 8 a.m. to 12 noon on the second and fourth Saturday of each month through Oct. 23.

  • YMCA has summer full of fun camps

        The Bullitt County YMCA will host a summer full of exciting camps.

        The summer day camp program is held from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. for ages 5-12.

        Camps will be held at Freedom, Mount Washington, Pleasant Grove and Shepherdsville Elementary schools.

        Each week, there will be a special theme. Field trips are also planned for the summer.

        The summer camp fees are $100 per week for family members of the YMCA and $115 for program members.

  • Carrier, Jr., wins Kentuckiana Klash at Bluegrass Speedway

        BARDSTOWN - The National All Star Racing Association visited Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday evening and Eddie Carrier, Jr. of Salt Rock, WV would take $5,000 back to the Mountaineer State by capturing the win in the 12th Annual Kentuckiana Klash event.  Other feature event winners for the evening included Barry Chesser of Bloomfield, KY in WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman and Jason Wheatley of Loretto, KY would win his fourth straight UMP Modified main event.

     

  • Drug Task Force director resigns; assistant indicted

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new administrative assistant has been hired for the Bullitt County Drug Task Force.

        However, it appears she will not have a boss to supervise her.

        Blaine French submitted his notice on Thursday that he was quitting as the drug task force director just two days after a Bullitt Fiscal Court meeting.

        At the July 6 meeting, fiscal court members voted 4-0, with Eddie Bleemel not present, to hire Janet Miller as the administrative assistant.

  • Jury acquits man charged with illegal contact with minor girl

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt Circuit grand jury took less than an hour to find a local man not guilty of rape and sodomy charges.

        The seven-man, five-woman jury deliberated 45 minutes on Thursday before deciding that Jeremy Frank was not guilty of two counts of rape and two counts of sodomy in alleged incidents dating back to late 2008.

        The allegations were that Frank had improper relations with a juvenile babysitter.

  • Charger Baseball Camp

        Over 100 young players recently took part in the Bullitt East Charger Baseball Camp under the direction of coaches Jeff Bowles and Craig Sharpe.

        The event was held at the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball League facility located at Mount Washington Elementary school.

        There was a lot of work on fundamentals with hitting and fielding and throwing.

  • Bluegrass Speedway AMS Bluegrass Rumble July 24

        BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will return with racing action to the ½ mile, high-banked Nelson County clay oval on Saturday July 24 as the American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner visits for the 10th Annual Bluegrass Rumble, paying $3,000 to win for UMP Modifieds.

  • Kindergarten year gets special kickoff

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It is a special day for any child starting kindergarten.

        Making it even better is the third annual Kindergarten Kickoff on Thursday, July 22, from 4-7 p.m. at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville. The event is sponsored by Bullitt County Public Schools.