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Today's News

  • BC's Sanders finishes 7th in state finals

    LEXINGTON-- It all may have happened over two weeks later than expected, but the Bullitt Central wrestling program made a strong showing at least week's Kentucky State Wrestling Championships at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.
        The meet was originally scheduled for a Friday-Saturday event back on Feb. 20-21, but heavy snow that week forced a postponement. So, the event was pushed back and held last Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Court members to listen to right-to-work plea

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There are two sides to most arguments.
        Bullitt Fiscal Court members recently heard one side of the discussion over local adoption of right-to-work legislation.
        And although they were not asked to speak, there were some individuals who may have had a different point of view listening in the audience.
        Generally speaking, right-to-work prohibits employers from requiring workers to join a union.

  • MW man not hurt in wreck in Anderson

    LAWRENCEBURG--A Mount Washington man escaped injury after a pickup truck he was driving had its cab sheered off when it struck a tree limb in front of a home at 1700 Graefenbuirg Road in Alton.

    “He’s lucky to be alive,” said deputy Brian Wooldridge of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. “The first thing I thought when I pulled up is how is he not hurt? If there had been someone in the passenger’s seat, they’d be dead.”

  • LJ Fire hopes to secure rescue truck

    LEBANON JUNCTION--A lengthy discussion about purchasing a new fire rescue truck has lead to the need for a special Lebanon Junction council meeting.

    Assistant Fire Chief Kendall Coleman presented the council with an estimate for a new fire rescue truck, a 2013 Dodge Ram 1300, for $44,000. It's a four-door and can haul up to six people and equipment.

    “This truck will last a long, long time,” he said.

  • Settlement deal hits legal delay

    CLERMONT -- Just when the public thought the long-standing issues surrounding the Southeast Bullitt fire department and taxing district were settled, think again.
        Those attending a special meeting Friday night may have thought they were going to witness an historic moment.
        However, that moment of celebration will take a few more weeks before becoming reality.

  • Ott selected regional business award winner

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Tammy Ott, owner of Today’s Kid’s Childcare & Learning Center in Shepherdsville, recently won the EPIC Small Business Division Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners of Louisville. Ott was one of six finalists. A panel of woman judges reviewed her business’ profitability and speech she gave at the awards ceremony.

    Ott said she was honored and surprised to win the award.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 16, 2015

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Kerberg adds to Union’s haul of Cougar football players

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Union College head coach Zak Willis, who just completed his first season as the Bulldogs’ head coach, is quickly developing a pipeline to Bullitt Central.

    For the third time this season, the Bulldogs’ head coach reached into the Cougar program and got a player, adding Bullitt Central lineman Micalan Kerberg to his roster.

    Earlier during the recruiting season Bullitt Central seniors Zack Patton and Cameron Mallory signed with the Bulldogs.

  • Snow again causes headaches in Frankfort

     Another major snowstorm rolls through the Commonwealth again this past week, forcing us to yet again cancel session days due to the treacherous road conditions and power outages at the Capitol. 

    With fewer days remaining before the 2015 Regular Session is scheduled to end on March 24th, much of our focus will be on the major bills of this session.

  • Mt. Washington Middle to see Irish footwork

     Louisville Irish Dancers will perform at Mt. Washington Middle School Tuesday, March  17,  at 9 a.m.

    Youth Service Center Coordinator Megan Hatter said the dancers will not only demonstrate the fancy footwork of the Irish but use their appearance as a teachable moment.

    “This is certainly an exciting opportunity to highlight the performance in honor of St. Patrick’s Day while capturing the arts in education,” she said. Over 550 students, several family and many staff members will compose the audience.