Today's News

  • Alabama man turns himself in to MWPD after fleeing scene of alleged stabbing

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – An Alabama man was arrested in Mount Washington Sunday after allegedly stabbing his aunt to death in Tuscaloosa, Ala. three days earlier.

                Mount Washington Police apprehended Kevin Stines, 34, at the Five Star Food Mart near Highway 44 and the 31E Bypass.

     The suspect called Bullitt County Dispatch around 2:35 p.m. to turn himself in for domestic related charges, according to MWPD chief Roy Daugherty.

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2012

      Check out the latest scams and bad business inBBB’s January 2012 Hot Topics!

  • Traditional events headline action-packed 2012 Salem Speedway schedule

     SALEM, IN, January 9 – Salem Speedway enters its 66th year of existence in 2012 with an action-packed line-up, featuring both the .555-mile high banked oval and the quarter-mile infield track.

    The 2012 schedule, that includes 12 events and 14 days of on-track action, reflects an increased emphasis on “special events” with a continuing commitment to local and regional divisions. 

  • First Home Match

     For the first time in the program’s history, North Bullitt hosted a wrestling match on Wednesday.

    The opponent was Holy Cross, but the Cougars only brought five wrestlers.

    North Bullitt did win three of the five matches contested and easily won the meet because of the forfeits involved.

    Local wrestlings next big event will be on Feb. 1 when the three local programs will meet at Bullitt East for the first tri-match in county history.

  • Conservation district sponsors dead animal removal program funding in Bullitt County

    The Bullitt County Conservation District in cooperation with the KY Division of Conservation sponsor this service.  There will be a $10 co-pay per cow and $20 co-pay per horse.
    We have a contract with Bluegrass Recycling Services Animal Pick-Up out of Winchester, KY.  Provided hereby agrees to pick up dead livestock within the territorial boundaries of the County.
    Livestock shall include but not be limited to cattle, horses, hogs, ostrich, llamas, goats and sheep.   No skunks!

  • Hillview looks to improve police pay

                HILLVIEW - Police chief Glenn Caple is having a problem and he’s looking to the city council for some possible assistance.

                And the council may have provided some temporary relief.

                To attract and retain police officers, Caple said there are benefits which must be provided, including salary.

  • Topics thought buried resurface for members of Fox Chase council

                FOX CHASE - It appeared to be a dreamy white Christmas at the Fox Chase December council meeting with a former mayor in attendance.

                Unfortunately, another avalanche of controversy filled the room.

                Former mayor and council member Alice White spoke at the meeting in regards to the city's loss of a police contract and a snow removal contract with Pioneer Village.

  • Wines from county part of inauguration

    FRANKFORT - Bullitt County was featured as part of this year's traditional Kentucky Gubernatorial Inauguration festivities.

                Two local wines were selected among the three served during the official inauguration dinner honoring Gov. Steve Beshear.

                MillaNova Winery in Mt. Washington was honored with the selection of its Cabernet Savignon red wine, while Brooks Hill Winery was represented with its Vidal Blanc white wine.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Jan. 9

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Jan. 9:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.

    Jefferson County:

  • BE No. 2 for this week's boys' LIT

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers earned the number two-seed for this week's Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        With the high seed, Bullitt East will not start play in the 20-team event until Wednesday. The Chargers will battle the winner of Monday's Fairdale-Southern contest at 8:15 p.m.