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Today's News

  • Yoga not just for city folks any more

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Yoga isn’t just for city slickers anymore.

    A new studio in Mount Washington has opened its door and its front porch for some good ‘ole Southern relaxation.

    Southern Charm Yoga owner Stephanie Jackson gained interest in geriatric exercise during her time working at the Bullitt County YMCA, where she spent a lot of time as a water aerobics instructor.

    “I noticed that those who did water wouldn’t go to land,” she said.

  • East’s Gregory headed to Brescia for soccer

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just a month after being a leader as one of just three seniors for the Bullitt East Lady Charger soccer team, Madison Gregory put her name on the dotted line recently to continue playing the sport next year at Brescia University in Owensboro.

  • North rolls past Shelby; BE girls allow 10

     HEBRON ESTATES – The first half of the first week of the high school basketball season saw a number of victories including a 65-61 win for North Bullitt on the road at Shelby County in the first game of the Alex Young era.

    The Bullitt East Lady Chargers also opened the season with a win as the defense put the clamps on visiting Presentation on Tuesday to the tune of a 59-10 victory. It is believed that is the lowest point production ever for a Bullitt East foe.

  • East opens with 75-55 loss to second-ranked Trinity

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The first week of the high school basketball season was certainly competitive for the Bullitt East Chargers and the opening results were pleasing to head coach Jason Couch.

    Yes, there was an opening night loss at Trinity, the state’s second-ranked team in the pre-season. It was a 20-point loss at 75-55, but the Chargers will not face a more talented team during the regular season.

    Bullitt East lost by 34 points to the Shamrocks in Mount Washington in the first game of last season.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of December 2, 2018

     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.

     

  • Louisville man guilty of child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville, Kentucky, man pleaded guilty before United States District Court Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. this week, to attempted enticement of a minor, three counts of distribution of child pornography, and possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Jeffrey Shawn Baunach, 46, was indicted on the charges on May 24, 2018.

  • Thanksgiving in Hillview

     They continued to roll into the Hillview Government Center last Tuesday to partake in the second annual Thanksgiving dinner.

    The lines were constant starting at 11 a.m. as residents of the city were invited to come in for a holiday meal free of charge. 

    Mayor Jim Eadens said the crowd was much bigger this year and he was pleased that so many residents in the community came out for a meal and fellowship.

  • First Thanksgiving.. Crossroads style

     The kindergartens of Crossroads Elementary know the story of the first Thanksgiving and recently shared it with their families.

    The classes put on multiple shows of the two act play that highlighted struggles the Pilgrims faced on the ride on the Mayflower, the generosity of the Native Americans who taught the immigrants the ways of the land and the celebration the two societies experienced at the first dinner.

    Students performed historic dances from both cultures and added a few laughs in for the adults.

  • Chargers prepping for better post-season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Charger basketball program has a long history of post-season success.

    However, over the last two seasons, the post-season ended pretty much two hours after it started as Bullitt East lost to Jeffersontown in the opening round of 24th District play each time.

    True, Fern Creek, the number one team in the district, has gone on to win the Sixth Region title each of the past two seasons. Last year, the Tigers had to beat Jeffersontown for the title.

  • Thanksgiving for the Community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — For over 50 years, churches involved with the Fellowship of Concern have gathered as one for the good of their neighbors.

    The group hosts a Community Thanksgiving Service at the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, which includes hymns, prayer, special music and a message.

    This year’s message came from Pastor Gabe Pfefer of Shepherdsville Christian Church, who centered on Matthew 6:24-24 and discounting the worries of the world.