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Today's News

  • Raymer twins set to play at St. Mary's

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The idea at first was not for twins Morgan and Kayla Raymer to attend the same college and play on the same softball team.

         It just worked out that way.

         That is did recently when the pair both declared that they would play softball starting in the fall of 2014 at Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana. The Belles are a Division III school that is associated with Notre Dame University. It is an all-female school.

  • Carnell named Player of the Year a second time

    Player of the Year-- Bullitt Central junior running back Trevor Carnell repeated as the Bullitt County Player of the Year in 2013. This award is sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home along with The Awards Center, Reach 93.3 and The Pioneer News. Carnell was presented the award by Tim Gonterman and Mark Schmid while Bullitt Central assistant coach Beau Johnston and BC principal Christy Coulter look on.

  • Vincent named District Coach of the Year

    District Coach of the Year--Bullitt East head coach Darrell Vincent was honored earlier this year as the Class 5-A, District 4 'Coach of the Year.' During a basketball game, Vincent received his award from principal Willie Foster.

  • Vormbrock credits team for winning award

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Bill Vormbrock knows the meaning of teamwork. In fact, he says, it’s what helped him to achieve a recent award as the 2013 Kroger Store Manager of the Year for district 2, which encompasses 21 stores.

    “(The award) should really say “Store of the Year” because I won it because of my associates,” said Vrombrock, who manages the Shepherdsville Kroger.

  • Snakes ALIVE in Nichols

    NICHOLS - Nichols Elementary principal Sheri Hamilton doesn't speak with a forked tongue, but her new friend has one. 

    Hamilton challenged Nichols students to read 3,000 minutes for Read Across America Week. If they did it, she promised to wear a snake. The student body responded to the challenge with a total of over 10, minutes. 

    Maggie, 4-year-old ball python, was about four feet in length, just the right size to fit around the principal's neck and shoulders. 

  • Everything not smelling sweet quite yet for MW sewer customers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The battle of the stink continues in Mount Washington. At Monday’s city council meeting, a lengthy discussion was had about possible solutions for the sewage stench.

    Fortunately, Mayor Joetta Calhoun said the cold winter we’ve had has helped with the smell for now. But as warmer temperatures begin, they have to start exploring more solutions.

    She other city officials have been meeting with Webster Environmental and Odor Control Engineering from Louisville and Aqua Utility Services LLC from New Albany, Ind.

  • Shepherdsville looks at request to take over care of Saltwell Drive

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Saltwell Drive has long been a location of potholes, cracks and other issues.

    Although the roadway has received much-needed improvements, the area is still bumpy for some nearby residents.

    Local attorney Tom Givhan owns the Reserves of Thomas Glen apartment complex located off of Saltwell. He announced to the Shepherdsville City Council that Saltwell was now under Housing and Urban Development compliance.

    Givhan inquired about the city accepting the roadway now that its improvement demands have been met.

  • Lawson believes his ability to work on solutions key as magistrate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For the past 30 years, Gary Lawson has been in the tire and automotive business.

  • Public to have chance to vote on favorite artwork

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--When Susan Gardner heard about the ARTfest contest last month she knew instantly she wanted to participate.

    “I’m a big fan of the Bullitt County Public Library,” said the Shepherdsville resident.

    The festival was started this year, said Patrick Yaeger, who works in the outreach department of the library, as a way for the community to display their art while celebrating National Women’s History month.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 24, 2014

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.