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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Micah's O'Brien closes out college career at Spalding

    LOUISVILLE – Chad O’Brien, who grew up in Bullitt County playing basketball and then had a stellar career competing at Micah Christian Academy in the northern part of the county, recently completed a strong four-year career playing at Spalding University.

    The 6-4 guard took part in all but one game this season for coach Kevin Gray’s team and was one of four players on the team who averaged over 26 minutes a game on the court. For the season, O’Brien averaged 8.9 points a game and led the team with a 40 percent shooting mark on three-pointers.

  • Bullitt foursome part of national championship

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - What had been a regular season to remember for the Spalding Lady Golden Eagles ended being a spectacular campaign on Saturday when coach Charlie Just’s team defeated Southern Virginia 70-49 in the championship game of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association national tournament in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

  • Shepherdsville Police investigating vehicle break-ins

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Shepherdsville Police is requesting your help in the case of many recent car break-ins.

    Over the past two weeks several cars in the local area have been broken into and various belongings have been taken.

    These break-ins have taken place all over the city and primarily in the industrial park area.

    The suspect vehicle is a late model (possibly 90s) Ford Explorer or Chevy Blazer. The vehicle is dark in color, possibly green. The vehicle is usually occupied by more than one white male and has a possible decal on the driver's side.

  • NB's Nichols to continue playing at St. Catherine

    HEBRON ESTATES – The move of St. Catharine University to a four-year school was just what North Bullitt senior Allison Nichols was looking for when it came to selecting a college.

    One visit to the campus in Springfield, Ky., was all it took for Nichols to decide it was the place for her, both athletically and academically.

    Recently in the North Bullitt library, she made it all official in front of family, coaches and St. Catharine head coach Paul Patton who has signed other Bullitt County soccer players in recent years.

  • Family tradition continues in Hillview as Burton selected to fill father's seat

    HILLVIEW — Serving the community runs in the bloodlines of many in the city of Hillview.

    Mayor Jim Eadens is the son of the late Bud Eadens, who served on the council for many years, was a police officer and helped start the Operation Santa program.

    Councilmember Kim Whitlock is the daughter of Dale Russ, another long-time councilman who retired and then came back for a short period to fill a vacant position.

    Prior to running for the council, Whitlock served as the city’s representative on the joint planning commission.

  • East's Stevens and Harrison shine at Mason-Dixon Meet

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Both Bullitt East and North Bullitt entered strong contingents in last weekend’s Class 2-A Mason-Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena in Louisville.

    The biggest indoor high school meet of the winter serves as the de-facto indoor state championships for the sport, although, the list of events is much different than an outdoor track meet in spring.

    On the girls’ side, Bullitt East finished eighth out of 28 teams that scored points. The lady Chargers had 20 points. North Bullitt collected two points in the girls’ meet.

  • Few voice opinions on MW rate hike

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — If Mount Washington residents are concerned about the sewage treatment plant upgrade or the proposed rate hikes planned for this year and next, few have let their voices be heard.

    Mayor Joetta Calhoun and city council members were surprised that only five residents attended last Wednesday’s public hearing created to answer questions and address concerns surrounding the $15 million sewer plant expansion.

  • Nichols returns to days of the Knight

    NICHOLS – The students at Nichols Elementary attempted to slay the dragon known as cancer.

    The school hosted a Renaissance Fair to raise money for the Bullitt County Relay for Life.

    For $5 students received pizza and drinks along with crafts and many fun Renaissance-related activities.

    Eevents included jousting, where students rode horses on wheels and aimed at other students with giant foam noodles.

    Kindergarten and first grade students participated in slaying an actual dragon, in piñata form.