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Today's News

  • Chiefs jump on James' back to beat Maryville

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a battle between the two best teams in the league all season at the ‘B’ Division level, the Overdale Chiefs pulled out a stunning reversal of the regular season meeting as they beat the Maryville Patriots 28-19.

  • Quick start fuels Overdale past Maryville for PW title

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If in doubt give the ball to number 8.

    That philosophy worked just fine for the Overdale Chiefs on Saturday as the team used a quick start to beat the Maryville Patriots 12-8 in the championship game of the PeeWee Division.

    Number 8 for the Chiefs is Mario Convenuto and he rushed for 118 yards and scored both of the touchdowns for Overdale. He also led the team with nine tackles.

  • TD at 1:43 lifts Dolphins past Colts

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With 2:23 remaining in Saturday championship game of the Little Bullitts Division, the Pleasant Grove Dolphins were just about out of bullets against the Mount Washington Colts.

    The Dolphins, trailing 7-6, had just run almost eight minutes off the clock, but on fourth down at the 4-yard line, had been stopped.

  • Top players and teams ready to scrimmage at BE Saturday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Some of the top girls’ players and teams will be at Bullitt East on Saturday for the 8th Annual High Potential Hooparama Showcase.

    While this is the eighth year for this event, it is the first time that it is being held at Bullitt East. The day of scrimmages is conducted by Rick Bolus of the High Potential Recruiting Service. Last year, Bullitt East was the host school, but the games were played at Hoops Sports Academy in Louisville.

  • Five arrested in burglary ring

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A burglary ring that has hit over 30 homes in Bullitt and Jefferson counties has been shut down by a concentrated effort by various law enforcement agencies.

    Five individuals are currently in the Bullitt County Detention Center after their arrests on Tuesday.

    Det. Buddy Stump of the Mount Washington Police Department credited the efforts of the citizens, as well as the joint efforts of various agencies, in making the arrests which started at 9 a.m. Tuesday and weren't completed until nearly midnight.

  • Man arrested on RV thefts in area

    HILLVIEW - When Teddy D. Stinson attended a recreational vehicle show in Louisville, he must have liked what he saw.

    But the Crestwood resident wasn’t apparently looking at the vehicles. He was looking at the flat screen televisions inside.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Service, Louisville Metro Police, the Kentucky State Police and the Hillview Police Department, has charged Stinson with multiple counts of theft by unlawful taking.

  • Daugherty selected chief of MW police department

    MOUNT WASHINGTON ee" A man that’s already quite familiar with the Mount Washington Police force has been named to lead the department.

    The Mount Washington City Council recently voted to support Mayor Joetta Calhoun’s recommendation to name Lt. Col. Roy Daugherty as the city’s police chief.

    Daugherty replaced previous chief Thomas Rosselli who resigned due to personal reasons in June.

  • Colts end Dolphins run at perfect season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A quick start on Sunday erased the bad memories of the Mount Washington Colts’ regular season loss to the Pleasant Grove Dolphins as coach John Klefot’s team stunned the previously undefeated Dolphins on Sunday in the championship game of the ‘A’ Division.

  • MW council gets input from state on retirement

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — The debate surrounding the city’s police new-hires and hazardous duty pensions continued last Monday as council members heard a presentation by the city’s Kentucky Retirement System Field Representative, Rich Mardis.

    Mardis was invited to speak by Mayor Joetta Calhoun after council member Barry Armstrong requested that a KRS representative come and address some of the council’s unanswered questions about hazardous duty pensions, including how much hazardous duty retirement would cost the city in the coming years.

  • Neighbors encouraged to call on suspicions

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Over the past few months, the number of burglary reports continues to grow in the county.

    But law enforcement officials believe the public could provide some valuable information.

    Sheriff’s chief deputy Danny Thompson said many of the break-ins will occur during the daylight hours.

    “We need neighbors to be a little more nosy,” said Thompson.

    Many times, the suspects will drive through neighborhoods looking at the community before deciding where to strike.