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Today's News

  • Do you know where your teen drinks?

    A recent federal report entitled, “Underage Alcohol Use: Where Do Young People Drink?” sheds some revealing light on this question and the answers that many parents, other concerned caretakers and inquiring minds want to know.

    The 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) asked young people ages 12 to 20 who had used alcohol in the past month two questions: how did they get it and where did they drink it?

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  • Hasch conviction appealed; bond request approved

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A woman found guilty of reckless homicide in the shooting death of her husband could be released from jail as she awaits an appeal of the jury’s decision.

    However, if Janice Hasch is to be released from custody, it would require a $500,000 cash bond.

    Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress listened to arguments Tuesday afternoon.

    Defense attorneys Butch Turner and Fredrick Friske requested a $25,000 cash bond for the Class D felony.

    Prosecutor Michael Mann requested the bond be increased to $1 million cash.

  • Hanley's NCAA stay is short

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt East graduate Whitney Hanley and her Austin Peay teammates had a tough time on Sunday in the first round of the Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament as they fell to number one seed Duke 83-42.

    The loss ended a magical run for the Lady Governor’s after they won three straight games in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament in Nashville ten days earlier.

    Austin Peay finished the season with a 17-16 mark.

  • MW fire looks to regain Crusade trust

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Mount Washington Fire Protection District is working to regain the community’s trust as collection efforts gear up for the annual Crusade for Children.

    The department is recovering from a scandal involving the alleged mismanagement and misuse of funds uncovered by Mount Washington police last September. Departmental funds and Crusade for Children charity money were both involved in the accusations which resulted in charges against Chief Michael Dooley and former Capt. Anthony Judd. Both cases that are still pending in court.

  • School system paving way to progress with new logo design

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Jonathan England called himself pretty unimaginative.

    Yet, when the decision was made on which of the logo designs to select for the Bullitt County Publlic School System, it was England’s who stood above the rest.

    But his original design needed a bit of tweaking and school officials called upon a design from North Bullitt senior C.J. Parker for the finishing touches.

    Superintendent Keith Davis said the theme was moving forward.

    England said the basics of the logo was that you must stand up and reach for the light.

  • Vincent signs for volleyball with Kentucky Christian U.

    HEBRON ESTATES " Kentucky Christian University’s top-10 program got the signature of North Bullitt’s Jordan Vincent recently to continue her volleyball career at the next level.

    Vincent was flanked by her parents, sister and coaches during the big day in the North Bullitt library. Kentucky Christian coach Bruce Dixon was also present to make it all official.

    Vincent has been a part of the Lady Eagle program for the past four seasons. She has also competed for three seasons with all club teams in Louisville.

  • Bullitt East archery team has been on target

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After doing well two weeks ago at the high school regional competition at Moore High School, Bullitt East’s first-year archery program will compete on Tuesday in the state championships.

    Bullitt East is part of Kentucky’s National Archery in the Schools Program. The Charger program is really a continuation of the program started at Eastside Middle School. When they students got to Bullitt East, they pushed for the high school to add the program.

  • Gates locked at Integrity; ZAP has new manufacturer

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police were called to the Integrity Manufacturing facility on a recent Friday afternoon.

    The concern was the employees might become upset when payroll checks at the local metal fabrication business were not available.

    While no trouble arose on that particular day, gates are now locked to the facility that once employed over 300 workers.

  • MW UMC breaks ground

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It’s a new day for the Mount Washington United Methodist Church.

    The MWUMC will be able to move ahead on its new building project with a little help from the Mount Washington City Council after the board moved to approve a resolution to issue the church up to $2.25 million for a multipurpose facility.

    The city’s bond issuance allows for the church to qualify for a lower interest rate than if it had obtained the financing through conventional methods.