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Today's News

  • The life and times of Sarah Courtney Taylor

     Sarah’s father was Edmund Hayes Taylor.  Edmund was born in 1772 in Virginia. 

    His father was Edmund Gibson Taylor and his mother was Sarah Stubbs. 

    Edmund was an officer in the regular Army.  He was in command of the Harper’s Ferry military post.  He fought in the Indian Wars.  

    At the close of the war, he was called to service in many appointments under the Government.  He gave up Army life when he married Eloise Thruston.

  • Keith attends circuit clerks conference

     FRANKFORT -- Bullitt County Circuit Court Clerk Paulita Keith participated in the 2016 Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference on April 19-20 in Frankfort. The Administrative Office of the Courts and the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks provided the education program for the state’s circuit court clerks. The Kentucky Association of Counties hosted the event at its headquarters. 

  • BC’s Hatfield to Campbellsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Campbellsville University archery coach Larry Creason has no trouble finding Bullitt County.

    For the second time this spring, the only coach in that program’s history was in Bullitt County to sign a female archer for his team. This time it was Bullitt Central senior Haley Hatfield.

    Just a few days earlier, Creason was in Mount Washington and inked Bullitt East’s Sierra Waddle.

  • Designate a sober driver this Fourth of July

     FRANKFORT – The Fourth of July is a favorite American holiday filled with picnics, parties, parades and more. However, celebrating can quickly turn to tragedy when people choose to drive after drinking.  The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is urging everyone to plan ahead this Independence Day and designate a sober driver.

  • Adam Smith selected as First Baptist pastor

     Adam Smith has been named the new senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

    His first Sunday was on June 5.

    Adam has a deep love for God and the church. He values conveying God’s truth in an understandable way that motivates belief and action.

    He considers it both an incredible responsibility and a great joy.

  • Two men arrested for stealing supplies from Homearama

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Two men were not in the Rivercrest subdivision on Sunday morning to look at the new residences which would be part of the upcoming Homearama.

    Instead, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Drug Task Force detectives say that the men were actually stealing building materials from the construction site.

    On Sunday, detectives stopped a truck leaving the Rivercrest subdivision in Mount Washington.

    Upon doing a consent search of the vehicle, they found the stolen construction material.

  • Year makes big difference for Davis, board

     What a difference a year makes.

    After getting a few tough scores last year in his evaluation from school board members, superintendent Keith Davis got top grades this time around.

    There were glowing comments from board chairperson Debby Atherton and Davis was also very pleased with the marks.

    No one will agree with anyone in leadership 100 percent of the time. Even with the most popular of leaders, there will always be someone who is not pleased with the status quo.

  • BC’s Whitener to cheer at U of L

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – “Never settle for less.”

    Bullitt Central senior Joanna Whitener says that is her motto and she pushed it to the max recently when she signed to join the University of Louisville All-Girls cheerleading squad, the top team in the country this past season.

    There never really was a decision as Whitener knew exactly what and where she wanted to do her college cheerleading -- when she was four years old.

  • Summer baseball/softball action starts this week

     The Mount Washington Youth League Softball All-Stars will compete this weekend in the Babe Ruth Kentucky State Tournament at Fern Creek. Play will begin on Thursday and run through Sunday.

    The top two teams in each age bracket advance to the Babe Ruth Regional Tournament set for July 13 in Fairfield, Ohio.

     

    Under-8 Mount Washington All-Stars

  • Heathco administrator charged with fraud, identity theft

     BOWLING GREEN – A sales administrator for HeathCo LLC, appeared before United States Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl today, charged by federal indictment with mail fraud, identity theft and tax fraud after receiving $308,954.42 in kickbacks from $2,696,400 in fraudulent advertisement sales, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.