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Today's News

  • State Fire Marshal Recommends Fire Prevention Tips For Thanksgiving

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 22, 2016) - The Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s office has released cooking fire prevention safety tips for Kentuckians during the holiday season.  Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  In 2013, U.S. firefighters responded to approximately 1,550 home fires on Thanksgiving Day, an increase of 230 percent from the average daily number. 

  • Visitors have new spot to seek info

        SHEPHERDSVILLE --  Travelers seeking information on the county have a new place to stop.
        In July, Bullitt County Tourism moved from their offices on the second floor of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to a spot of their own off Buffalo Run Road near Exit 116.
        According to tourism director Troy Beam, walk-in visitor numbers have risen from 10 to 12 a month at its previous location in Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to 120 to 140 a month at the new building.

  • Mount Washington seems like home for new State Farm agent

            MOUNT WASHINGTON— Being from Lawrenceburg, Hannah Sutherland felt like Mount Washington was some place she could see herself enjoying.
        “I knew that only this was a place I could run a business but it was also a place I could call home,” she said. “It’s very similar. It just has that small-town feel and I knew it was where I wanted to end up.”
        Recently, Sutherland hosted a ribbon cutting for her State Farm Insurance branch.

  • East’s Duvall makes it official with Louisville

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – The recruiting game at the high end is never easy.
        Imagine having to go through it all twice.
        That is what happened to Bullitt East standout Lindsey Duvall. Finally, over the past ten days it all came to an end when the 5-9 shooting guard signed her national letter of intent with the University of Louisville.

  • Eagles left it all on the field on Friday evening

        CRESTWOOD – Emotional pain was the name of the game on Friday after the North Bullitt Eagles lost to South Oldham 45-42 in the championship game of Class 5-A, Region 3.
        Losing the last game of any season is difficult in any sport and it is certainly emotional as many of the key players are often seniors who are playing their final games for ‘their school.’

  • Momentum ditches North in fourth

        CRESTWOOD – Everybody can define ‘momentum’, but no one can control it.
        That goes for North Bullitt football coach Adam Billings. His Eagles seemed to be in complete control early in the fourth quarter on Friday in the Class 5-A, Region 3 championship game at South Oldham. However, the Dragons wrestled momentum away from the green and gold and then scored the final 17 points of the game to win 45-42.

  • KSP investigating Nelson Co. Death

    The following press release was sent by the kentucky State Police Monday, November 21, 2016 at 10:25 a.m.:

  • Bullitt East band making sweet music

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— They may not make the top of the sports page every week, but marching band is its own sort of sport.
        “Marching band is unique because it’s not like any other sport,” Bullitt East band director Trevor Ervin said.
        In every other sport, there are regulations about who can be on the field, he explained. Football and soccer have 11 players on the field at a time, basketball has five on the court and baseball has nine on the field.

  • North has chance to go where none has before

     HEBRON ESTATES – By reaching the third round of the Class 5-A play-offs, the North Bullitt Eagles have the chance to go where the program has been only a few times in the past.

    This will be the first time that North Bullitt has played for a regional championship since the 2008 season. In fact, since 2008, the Eagles have won just three post-season games -- winning single games in 2010, 2011 and then last season when the green and gold beat Doss.

  • Jerry Summers presented highest honor from state’s travel industry

     Jerry Summers, Community Services Director for Jim Beam, has received the Mangeot – Oaken Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA). 

    The announcement was made during the Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference held in Lexington, Nov. 1-3.