Today's News

  • Organizers pleased with rally; visitors eager to express views

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – When Sherry and Keith Hurt heard the Republican Party of Bullitt County was hosting a rally featuring Tea Party golden boy Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Rand Paul, they decided to see for themselves what Paul and the movement were all about.    

        Several hundred people gathered at the First Street Park lawn on Thursday evening as Paul shared the stage with local TEA Party and Republican activists for the inaugural Voices of Independence rally.

  • A New Hope Block Party

        A New Hope, a new pregnancy resource center in Bullitt County, hosted a special block party recently.

        The event featured live music and entertainment, vendor booths and many fun activities.

        “We’re halfway there,” said Angela Davis of the steering committee.

        A New Hope would be the first pregnancy resource center in Bullitt County.

  • Fox Chase Council to move meetings to Jewish

        FOX CHASE - If you plan on attending future meetings of the Fox Chase City Council, you better get your GPS locked into a new location.

        Starting with the July 13 meeting, the Fox Chase City Council will relocate its monthly gathering to the Jewish Hospital Medical Center South community room. The medical facility is on Hebron Lane.

        The council will continue to meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

  • Bulls Football Camp

        Youth football league players in Bullitt County got an early jump on the 2010 season recently at the Louisville Bulls Football Camp held at North Bullitt.

        The event had 54 players for a day long camp on running, blocking, throwing and catching.

        The camp was a combined effort of the Maryville Patriots, Overdale Chiefs and Brooks Saints and the Louisville Bulls, a local semi-pro team.

  • First meeting not pleasant

        I recently had the displeasure of learning a valuable lesson first hand - politics can get very ugly.

        While covering a special meeting of Bullitt Fiscal Court I watched a hand full of county officials let their personal feelings get in the way of the people’s business as they bickered over issues that should’ve been discussed and resolved behind closed doors.

  • Paul draws warm crowd

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The crowd came to see Dr. Rand Paul Thursday evening and they weren’t disappointed.

        Although Paul’s scheduled speaking time was moved up an hour, a healthy crowd still filled the Shepherdsville First Street Park to hear the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate speak about the ills of the country.

        As part of the Voices for Independency rally, Paul said he appreciated the opportunity to speak to the people without any manipulation by the media.

  • 20th Anniversary of the Bullitt East Hoops Camp

        The summer hoops camp that started it all was just as active as ever recently at Bullitt East under the direction of Jerry Troutman and Chris Stallings.

        The former and present Lady Charger head coaches conducted the first of what is now a steady stream of summer hoops camp in 1990.

        This year, there were 250 youngsters taking part in the five-day event in two sessions.

  • Mom pleads in abuse of twin boys; sparks then fly in room

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A mother has entered a guilty plea for her role in injuries suffered by her two infant children.

        Courtney Caro, 18, entered a guilty plea in Bullitt Circuit Court on Wednesday.

        Caro entered guilty pleas on two counts of criminal abuse and would receive consecutive prison penalties of 2 1/2 years or five years total.

        Prosecutor Michael Mann said he would object to any request for probation.

  • All-Star play set to continue this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - At least two area diamond teams will continue summer play with action this week.

        The Under-15 Blue Lick All-Stars will head to Glasgow for the West Kentucky State Tournament for that age group. The format for the 12-team tourney is pool play with the top eight teams advancing to a single-elimination tournament.

  • Ribbon cutting to mark opening of MW Farmers Market

          The City of Mount. Washington Main Street Program is proud to announce the grand opening of the City’s first “Farmers Market on Main Street” Saturday, July 24, at 8 a.m. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at that time.

        The location of the Farmers Market is 249 N. Bardstown Road (Main Street) between the Peoples Bank of Mt. Washington and the First Federal Savings Bank. The hours and dates of operation will be 8 a.m. to 12 noon on the second and fourth Saturday of each month through Oct. 23.