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Today's News

  • North Oldham runs away with Charger Open crown

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The North Oldham boys’ golf team ran off and hid last Wednesday in the Bullitt East Charger Open at Heritage Hill Golf Course.

    North Oldham finished with a 298 to easily outdistance Manual’s top team that tied with Greenup County for second with a 307 total. Manual was the defending champion.

    Manual and North Oldham were also at the top of the individual results. Manual Akash Mirchandani and North Oldham’s James Wistrom tied for low medalist as each fired a 68 over the par-72 lay-out.

  • Man arrested in act of alleged crime

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A Lawrenceburg man who fell unresponsive after being tasered by Mount Washington police early last week at the scene of a burglary is now in jail on multiple charges.

    Det. Buddy Stump said Daniel E. Meade, 26, of Lawrenceburg is the main suspect in a recent rash of burglaries plaguing the city.

  • Business leads drive for Mount Washington Middle school supplies

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — Going back to school is an exciting time for many Bullitt County students. But for struggling families trying to make ends meet, sending children back to school can mean a tough financial burden with the rising cost of supplies and fees.

    Some local realtors with Century 21 Advantage Plus’ Mount Washington office recognize there are many local families financially unable to supply their children with the essentials to start the school year off right, so they banded together to help meet that need.

  • Check out what's going on today at the Kentucky State Fair!

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 21

    KET Day

    FRIDAY’S FESTIVITIES

    * The Mrs. Wyndall Smith Quilt Award Presentation

    * “Something to Crow About” Rooster Crowing Contest

    * Evan Williams Bourbon Cooking Competition

    * Paid concert: Journey with special guest Heart

    * Free concert: The Commodores

    FRIDAY’S JUDGING SCHEDULE

    * 4-H/FFA Youth Dairy Cattle Show ee" Jersey & Holstein

    * Dairy Goat Show ee" Jr. Does

    * 4-H Rabbit Show

    * FFA Awards Program

  • Planners drop impact fees for storm water

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Richard Miles and other developers should be feeling pretty good - even in the tough economy.

    After pleading their case about new impact fees proposed by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission for the federal storm water program, their concerns were heard.

    Originally planning to charge roughly $1,000 an acre for impact fees to handle future storm retention basins issues, the planning commission turned a complete about face just a week later.

  • Local players part of national 12U softball championship team

    The Louisville Lady Sluggers 12U fastpitch softball travel team recently went undefeated to win three Kentucky State Tournaments to qualify for Nationals/World Series of their choice in Florida, Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois or Wisconsin.

    On June 27-28, 2009, in Fort Knox, the Lady Sluggers won the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) KY State Tournament.

    On July 3-5, in Lexington, the Lady Sluggers won the National Softball Association (NSA) KY State Tournament.

  • Rescue at Jim Beam

    CLERMONT - Firefighters rescued a construction worker near the Jim Beam Distillery Wednesday afternoon.

    Southeast Bullitt Fire Chief Julius Hatfield said firefighters dug the worker out from underneath a collapsed wall near a creek on the Jim Beam property.

    The location of the incident was in a valley off of Highway 245. The area is near the site of a future Jim Beam visitors center.

    A dozen Southeast Bullitt firefighters responded along with Bullitt County EMS units.

  • Final Summer Hoops Binge

    With school set to start this week and the youth football season already in full swing, the final week of the summer hoops camp circuit saw activities at both Zoneton Middle School and Mount Washington Middle School recently.

    Zoneton’s camp, under the director of coach Casey Bannon, had almost 100 players for four days of drills.

    The Mount Washington camp, run by Jeff Phelps, was for middle school students and had over 30 players taking part.

  • Sohm to run for county judge's seat

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Having served as mayor of Shepherdsville for eight years, Joe Sohm felt the city made much progress.

    Much of the progress came due to being in the right place at the right time. But, Sohm said, some of the progress came through leadership and teamwork.

    Sohm, 46, hopes to take his skills and lead Bullitt County as its next judge/executive.

    Sohm has become the second Democrat to announce his intentions to run for the position in 2010. David Strange has also announced his candidacy.

  • Estep becomes sixth Eagles’ player set for college baseball

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Alice Lloyd assistant baseball coach Gary Hammons was as surprised as anyone when he learned that the son of a player he coached during his long tenure as the coach at Knott County Central was available on the recruiting trail.