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Today's News

  • MW plans to upgrade city annex building

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - City leaders hope that the Mount Washington Annex may someday look like an official city hall annex.

    The Mount Washington City Council listened to a presentation of architectural design ideas by Keyes Architects and Associates representative Harold Cox.

    The designs were created to primarily improve the annex building’s exterior, with new entrance ramps, flag poles, sitting areas and a brick facade, along with a podium and a possible statue of George Washington.

  • Hillview approves zoning for old Brooks school

     HILLVIEW - A trucking company will be allowed to move a portion of its company to the old Brooks school property.

    The Hillview City Council voted 5-1 to approve a rezoning of the property requested by Summitt Trucking, LLC, of Clarksville, Ind, from R-1 Residential to IL Light Industrial.

    The vote comes after a public hearing last month with company owner David Summitt and attorney Eric Farris, who discussed stipulations involved with the rezoning request that were approved by the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission.

  • Iraqi refugee guilty of falsifying citizenship

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An Iraqi refugee living in Jefferson County, Kentucky was found guilty this week in U.S. District Court of falsely procuring U.S. citizenship, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Following a two day trial, a federal jury deliberated just over one hour before finding Ali Al-Kadumi, 45, guilty of the charge. Following the verdict, defendant Al-Kadumi was denaturalized and then detained pending sentencing by Judge Greg N. Stivers, who presided over the trial.

  • Now that’s a big hot dog...

     The world famous Oscar Mayer Weinermobile made a stop in Shepherdsville at the Kroger store on Friday.

    The kids loved posing with the mobile weiner and they also got to enjoy some free Oscar Mayer hot dogs.

    While the meat department wore the condiments, some kids had props for their photos.

  • Football scrimmages Friday; Breeden wins top tourney

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Football fans can get a preview glimpse of their favorite team on Friday as all three Bullitt County teams will conduct their only scrimmages of the season.

    Bullitt Central will start the action as the Cougars are set to scrimmage Seneca at 6:30 p.m. That action will be at Bullitt Central under new head coach Tye Lawson.

    At 7 p.m., Bullitt East will take the field against Fern Creek. That game will be right up the road from Mount Washington at Fern Creek.

  • Big Yellow Chair is place to find all your gift needs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new gift shop with a big yellow chair in the front lawn is open for business in Shepherdsville.

    BYC (Big Yellow Chair) Gifts & Accessories is open for business, located at 155 N. Buckman Street.

    Co-owners Julie and Jeff Wathen turned the former home into the store, flipping it from the previous business, the DX2Go sleep lab.

    “It has the character that a gift shop needs,” said Julie Wathen. “Plus it’s already renovated.”

  • Lady Chargers set to ascend to top of the regional battle

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Despite the loss of two of the state’s top players, one each over the past two seasons, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers are seeking to reach the top of the Sixth Region after falling to Mercy in the championship game each of those seasons.

    Bullitt East has also lost to Mercy in the last three championship games of the 24th District Tournament.

  • Lady Eagles appear ready to outscore its soccer opponents

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles have won three straight district titles and have reached the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament each of those three seasons and now head coach Amber Mink is looking for the team to take another step forward.

    One of the first moves in that direction is that Mink is returning for a second season. The Lady Eagle program had three different coaches in one-year stints before Mink returned this year.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL...A smooth start

     It was a very smooth start to the 2015-16 school year in Bullitt County.

    And the number of students in the school system continues to grow.

    The biggest issue in many of the schools will be how to deal with classes which exceed the state-mandated maximum.

    Over the course of the next week or so, school officials will be working on ways to bring all classes into compliance.

  • SE Bullitt delays vote on new tax rate

     CLERMONT - With two weeks to go before its next court appearance, the parties involved in the dispute at Southeast Bullitt Fire Department did not seem close to any resolution.

    In fact, some questioned whether the mediated agreement between the fire district board and the fire department corporation would be finalized.

    After several months of relative calm, Monday’s meeting of the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board was heated once again.

    The agenda included action on setting the real property tax rate.