Today's News

  • Showtime cars can sell, fix up vehicles for buyers

            MOUNT WASHINGTON - Whether you’re in need of automotive care or a new ride, Showtime Cars has it all.
        Located at 8206 Highway 44 East in Mount Washington, Showtime Cars opened its doors in January.
        As owner Darrell Harrod said, you’d be hard pressed to find another automotive care center quite like it.
        What sets Showtime apart from its competitors is the vast array of services they offer.

  • HAPPY TRAILS...Free admission Saturday at Bernheim Forest

        CLERMONT - Celebrate National Trails Day at Bernheim on Saturday, June 2.            

        The first Saturday of every June is designated as National Trails Day in the United States. On this day every year more than a million hikers, walkers and others take part in thousands of events nationwide in celebration of America’s trails.             

  • Salt River Lodge awards scholarships

        Mount Washington’s Salt River Lodge 180 F&AM recently recognized three outstanding Bullitt East High School graduates during a special ceremony held at the Masonic lodge.
        During the ceremony, McKinze Vowels, 17, Brandon Crisp, 18, and Amanda Therrian, 17, were announced the 2012 recipients of the Walter Thomas Knapp Memorial Scholarship.
        Each received a commemorative plaque and a $500 scholarship to be applied toward the college they will be attending this fall.

  • Moi Soi looks for bright future as newest area restaurant

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just in time for the warm weather, a new Mexican restaurant has opened in Shepherdsville.
        What’s better than margaritas and guacamole in the summer time?
        Moi Soi, which directly translates to “My Sun,” is located at 142 Buffalo Run Road. It is owned and operated by Margarita Mongoya, her brother, Euriel Mongoya, and her sister-in-law, Janet Mongoya.
        hey also have a main chef to help Euriel prepare the food.

  • MW gets aggressive with collecting past due bills

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The city of Mount Washington is stepping up its efforts to recover delinquent tax bills and city officials have made it clear there will be no exceptions.
        During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, city officials considered a business’s request to have penalties and interest on an outstanding city tax bill waived.

  • Survivors have varied, emotional stories about fight against cancer

     HEBRON ESTATES - The 2012 Bullitt County Relay for Life continues to serve as one of the leading fundraisers throughout the state for the American Cancer Society.

    This year's event collected over $167,000 by the time of the event, including individual and team donations.

    Relay chairperson Sherry Lee said a few teams still needed to drop off their collections. She was confident the final official total would surpass this year's $175.000 goal.

  • Man indicted on sex allegations

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury for an alleged rape last summer.
        The grand jury indicted Brian K. Edwards and charged him with rape in the first degree.
        This is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.
        According to the indictment, Edwards allegedly had sexual intercourse with a woman who was physically helpless to stop the act on July 24, 2011.

  • UPDATE: Sixth Region baseball, softball tourneys set

    LOUISVILLE - The dates and times have been set for the Sixth Region softball and baseball tournaments, which begin on Memorial Day.
    In softball, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars will open play at 9 a.m. on Monday against Pleasure Ridge Park.
    Immediately following that game will be the Bullitt East Lady Chargers against Presentation at 11 a.m.
    Both games will be played on Field 2 at Southern High School.
    The winners will advance to Ulmer Field on the University of Louisville campus on Tuesday.
    Bullitt Central would face either Butler or Evangel Christian at 5:30 p.m.

  • Sun Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend and Beyond

     NEW YORK – Those tempted to kick off summer by getting a “base tan” should be aware that there is no such thing as a safe, healthy or protective tan.

    The misconception that a base tan will protect the skin is dangerous; even for those who never burn, prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation can lead to skin aging (including wrinkles, lines and age spots) as well as skin cancer. In fact, about 65 percent of melanomas and 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with sun exposure.

  • Emergency landing a glider 'outlanding'

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - What was first feared as a plane crashing in Shepherdsville was fortunately only a glider landing in a field.

    Emergency units were dispatched to a reported plane crash call at 3:49 p.m. off of Buffalo Run Rd., near Cedar Grove Rd. and Interstate 65.

    First respondents at the scene found an empty glider with no pilot.

    "It wasn't really a crash," said Shepherdsville Fire chief Layne Troutman. "(The pilot) just landed in a field."