Today's News

  • Flu vaccination week stresses shot’s importance

     FRANKFORT - State public health officials are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 8-14, to reduce the spread of illness this holiday season.

  • Interest in land- use plan great; implementation will be big key

      As predicted, the interest in the revisions to the outdated comprehensive land-use plan would grow -- at the end of the process.

    Despite all the work on the verbage, the real interest is happening now as “the map” is being presented for consideration.

    Consultant Kriss Lowry has gone above and beyond the scope of the project. Now, she is facing the biggest part of the work - dealing with large landowners.

    Lowry has held a series of public meetings and has posted a lot of information on her website.

  • Be thankful for those special ‘gifts’ you have this Christmas

     In the spirit of Christmas, I think it’s essential to take time to reflect on all of the presents in our lives.

    As the day draws near, our minds are filled with gift ideas and holiday engagements (and I am just as guilty), but I encourage you to stop and take a minute to recognize the priceless presents around you -- your parents, siblings, grandparents and friends. Because these can never be replaced once lost.

  • Chargers win, but North makes them earn it

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The first and only meeting between two old rivals went to Bullitt East on Monday as the Chargers turned back visiting North Bullitt 84-58 in a boys’ high school clash.

    The victory continued Bullitt East’s recent winning ways against their old rivals. The victory was the 18th in a row for the red and gold and over the past dozen seasons, the Chargers have a 22-1 advantage. The last North Bullitt win over Bullitt East came on Feb. 6, 2004, by a 72-64 margin.

  • BC bowling teams drop a pair of close matches

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – In a pair of matches last week, the Bullitt Central bowling teams came up just short as they dropped both matches.

    On Tuesday, the Lady Cougars fell to the team from Jeffersontown by a score of 6-1. Bullitt Central was led in scoring by Elizabeth Borah (155, 143) and Dallas Taylor (115, 137). A game high score was also turned in by Nicole Pharris.

    Bullitt Central fell to 2-3 for the season.

  • Liberty Tax Parade rescheduled for Friday night

     The Liberty Tax Service Christmas Parade has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m.

    The parade was originally scheduled for Dec. 6 but was canceled due to severe winter weather.

    The City of Shepherdsville approved a parade permit, pending a state encroachment allowance, at Monday night's council meeting.

    The encroachment was necessary to allow the closure of Hwy. 61, a state road, for the parade route.

  • Tips for Safe Walking in Snow and Ice

     Falls account for more than one million injuries in the U.S. annually. There are four types of walking accidents with the most common being the slip and fall. That's the type of fall that happens when you fall due a surface not cleared of snow or ice.

  • LWC offical straightens out some questions

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A heated discussion at a previous Shepherdsville CIty Council meeting pertaining to water bills led to a visit from the water providers to address issue points.

    Louisville Water Company Vice President Amber Halloran said inaccuracies were represented in regards to customer water bill collections.

    According to Halloran, Shepherdsville LWC customers are billed based on water consumption, that being based on rates provided by the city.

  • Brown's Scout project adds color to MW Elem.

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- Trying to make the world a better place for all to live in is defintely a philosophy that resonates with 16 year–old Billy Brown.

    He recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout (Troop 100) for a project he did last spring to spruce up Mount Washington Elementary School.

    The principal, Terri Lewis, made suggestions on what he could help with and Brown chose to relandscape the flagpole as his project because he thought it cpuld be a new challenge.

    “It was something new. I thought it would be interesing,” he said.

  • Mount Washington car policy discussed

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- The city vehicle policy change continued to be a hot topic at Monday’s meeting of the Mount Washington City Council.

    Mayor Joetta Calhoun, who was not present at the last council meeting, said she wanted to make sure the council was aware of how far the limits were for the new policy‚which is 25 miles from the edge of the fire district.

    If the policy continued, that meant someone from Meade or Anderson County could work for the city.