Today's News

  • Tipton gives MW Council update on things that happened at session

     MOUNT WASHINGTON--  It was an unusual General Assembly session to say the least.

    State Rep. James Tipton took a shot at explaining the very busy 60 days in Frankfort during a recent appearance before the Mount Washington City Council.

    Tipton serves as District 53 representative, which includes part of eastern Bullitt County as well as Spencer and Anderson counties.

    In his update, he spoke about upcoming road projects in Bullitt County as well as the pension updates.

  • Pleasant Grove earns grant

     Thanks to a $10,000 grant, students at Pleasant Grove Elementary School will benefit from an augmented/virtual reality tool called zSpace.

    Library Media Specialist Alison Egan collaborated on the application with District Grant Writer Ashley Bryum. It was one of six Outreach grants awarded by the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE).

    “We are so excited,” Egan said explaining the Pleasant Grove media center is not the typical ‘quiet’ place that many people think of when they think of a library.

  • Thanks Teachers

     During this week of teacher appreciation, the Mount Washington Elementary School PTA wants to acknowledge the staff/faculty for all that they do for our children.

    We want to thank you for your tireless dedication, the smiles that you wear even on your most difficult days, the wisdom you impart, the example you set and the values you instill in our kids.

    You keep our most precious treasures safe and secure, prepared and cared for.

  • Louisville man guilty of distributing obscene material to minor

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man pled guilty to violating federal child exploitation laws earlier today in United States District Court, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Scott Louis Craven, 36, admitted to online communications with a person he believed to be a 15-year-old girl.  During those communications, he sent obscene materials to what he believed to be the youth.

  • BE softball wins key district game

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The wins haven’t been as frequent as coach Ricky Hoffman would like or that the program has been used too, but the Bullitt East Lady Charger softball team did win a game last week that they had to have if they hope to advance out of district play and compete in the Sixth Region Tournament for a ninth consecutive season.

  • North Bullitt hits a late mid-season lull after big streak

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After beating Bullitt Central on Monday for the team’s 11th win in the last 12 games, North Bullitt softball coach Chad Laswell said that his team would face some challenges later in the week.

    That turned out to be an honest assessment as the Lady Eagles recent winning ways came to an end as the team dropped three consecutive contests.

  • North has two boats in KHSAA Bass Fishing Finals

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A pair of boats from North Bullitt will compete on Friday and Saturday in the KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake.

    Eighty boats will be part of the competition that will start at 7 a.m. (central) on Friday with the boats returning to the docks on a staggered schedule starting at 3 p.m. On Saturday, the anglers will follow the same schedule.

  • NB’s Bickett in final three for state teaching honor

      HEBRON ESTATES - A former Bullitt County Teacher of the Year is in the running to be named as this year’s state Teacher of the Year.

    Christy Bickett, a Calculus instructor at North Bullitt High School, was selected as one of 24 recipients for the 2019 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

    Bickett was then selected as one of three finalists for the 2019 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year Award. She will attend a ceremony and luncheon held at the Berry Mansion in Frankfort on May 15, where the winner will be announced.

  • Homeless group seeks funds to move forward with facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — An organization playing a role in the plight of the homeless in Bullitt County will be seeking funds from governmental agencies.

    Linda Belcher and Randy Pace, members of Bullitt County Housing First, made their first sales pitch to the Shepherdsville City Council.

    Belcher said that Room In the Inn is currently working with homeless in the community; however, she said there is a need to assist women and mothers with children.

    Currently, Bullitt County Housing First is in the process of securing a home on West Shannon Lane.

  • Louisville man sentenced for gas pump card skimming

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced today that on May 7, 2018, Misael Jose Fernandez Campos, age 26,  was sentenced in United States District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. to 56 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $100,378.93 in restitution to 65 victims.  There is no parole in the federal system.