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Today's News

  • Flaherty in national pageant

     Evelyn Shain Flaherty will compte next week in Orlando, Fla., for the title of Miss American Coed National Pre-teen.

    She is the reigning Miss Great Lakes Preteen American Coed.

    She’ll compete in the evening wear and interview and in optional events: talent, modeling,acting and photogenic.

    Evelyn is in the fifth grade at Lebanon Junction Elementary and is a student at Classic Melodies Performance Institute in Hillview.

    She is the daughter of Robert and DeeAnn Flaherty of Shepherdsville.

  • AARP Salute to the veterans

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—The Mount Washington AARP hosted over 70 people for their annual Veteran’s Day fundraiser.

    Participants enjoyed barbeque sandwiches while John Wiggington and Allen Peavler sang.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Explorers presented the colors as the group sang the National Anthem and recognized the veterans in the room, including several World War II vets.

  • High flying Falcons race past Wildcats ‘A’ Division shoot-out

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The North Falcons went to the air early and often en route to a 36-20 victory in the A Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League on Sunday.

    By the end of the first eight-minute quarter, the Falcons held a commanding 22-0 lead over the Central Wildcats.

    Head coach Tracey Key’s team scored on just the second play of the game.

    On the first play, quarterback Andrew Hadley connected on a 75-yard bomb to Ricky Hill.

  • Big second half leads Old Mill to ‘B’ win over Jaguars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For the first 15 minutes of Sunday’s B Division title game, the defenses ruled.

    And then within 20 seconds, two touchdowns were put on the board.

    But, at the end of the chilly day, it would be the Old Mill Bengals who took home the championship trophy with a 22-6 victory over Lebanon Junction.

    The teams had split in the regular season but it was the Bengals who would control the action in the rubber match.

  • Colts win exciting Little Bullitt trophy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was a remarkable way to start out Championship Sunday for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League.

    The smallest of the combatants provided the most excitement of the day.

    In the end, a fumble in overtime provided the Mount Washington Colts with an exciting 12-6 victory over the Pleasant Grove Dolphins in the Little Bullitts division.

    The game was a defensive struggle as neither team could get close to the opposing goal line.

    The Dolphins got on the scoreboard first with 6:10 left in the game.

  • Dolphins break halftime tie to win PW title

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the game tied at halftime, the Pleasant Grove Dolphins would put two scores on the board to claim the Pee Wee championship.

    The Dolphins turned back the Old Mill Bengals 19-6.

    During the first half on the 70-yard field, the defense was king for both teams.

    With 3:18 in the second quarter, Old Mill’s Kaleb Serafin broke loose for a 53-yard touchdown run.

    But, on its next possession, Pleasant Grove tied the score at 6-6.

    The big run was a 13-yard play by Michael Wheatley on fourth and four.

  • Parents need to watch signs displayed by kids

     Parents: PAY ATTENTION! 

    A recent article in the New York Times noted recent statistics showing that children aged 10 to 14 (roughly the ages of our middle school students) are as likely to die from suicide as from traffic accidents. 

    There is no acceptable rate of death for children, but the article points out that death among that age group is pretty rare for all causes.  

    Even so, traffic accidents used to account for four times more deaths than suicide back in 1999.  Now, it is almost the same. 

  • Electronic EPOs will be great for all involved

     Emergency protective orders are an integral part of the Circuit Clerk’s office. 

    Earlier in 2016, we were notified by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) that Bullitt County was one of the counties chosen to implement electronic emergency protective orders.  

    Grant money was available to take Bullitt County to the next level of service to the public.  

  • Donovan celebrates 100th birthday

     Family and friends gathered on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Green Meadows Healthcare Center in Mount Washington.

    They were there to celebrate the 100th birthday of Mary Louise Donovan.

    Mary was born on Aug. 21, 1916, in Fleming County, Ky.

    She is the mother of Rosemary (Darrell) Parrish and the grandmother of Kent (Kimmie) Donovan Parrish of Mount Washington and Chad Cambron (Jennifer) Parrish of Louisville.

    She has three great-grandchildren: Logan John Parrish, Julia Danielle Tatchell and Evan Riley Parrish.

  • Community Thanksgiving service to benefit Fellowship of Concern

     The First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville would like to invite the community to the 50th annual Community Thanksgiving Service, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.

    Because the Fellowship of Concern is operated by volunteers, all the offerings received during the service will be used to benefit those in need in the community.

    The Rev. Adam Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, will bring the message.