Today's News

  • MES' Hutchins reads over 143 new books

        PIONEER VILLAGE - Sam Hutchins likes to read.

        In fact, he likes to read a lot.

        As a participant in the Maryville Reader program, the second grader has accumulated 146 points.

        And those points represent earning one point for every book the 8-year-old has read.

        Yes, that means he has read 146 books this year.

        “It helps you learn more words,” Hutchins said was one reason he likes to read.

  • Chargers easily defeat Central in regional opener

        LOUISVILLE - Some baseball victories are spectacular and others more mundane.

        But in the post-season, any victory is to be cherished no matter the intensity level. It is win and move on.

        That was the case Monday night in the final opening round game of the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament at St. Xavier. Bullitt East was supposed to mow down a Central team that had won just six of 28 contests to this point in the season.

  • Recanvass results in no election changes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two candidates wanted to make sure final election figures were correct ask for a recanvass.

        And, at the end of the process, the numbers did not change.

        First District magistrate hopeful Dennis Mitchell and county judge/executive candidate David Strange each ask the Bullitt County Board of Elections to look once again at the precinct totals.

        Upon adding up all the numbers once again, the results did not change.

  • Return to regional scene ends for BE with 5-4 loss to PRP

    LOUISVILLE - Seniors Jenna Simms and Erin Manns never expected to be standing in Ulmer Stadium playing for the right to advance to the state softball tournament.

    After struggling through a trio of sub-par seasons, Bullitt East came within two innings of making one of the most improbable tournament runs in the state of Kentucky.

    Despite the 5-4 loss on Thursday to Pleasure Ridge Park, first-year coach Ricky Hoffman was full of smiles.

  • Perfect Storm: Eagles eliminate No. 2 PRP

        LOUISVILLE - It was the perfect storm for the North Bullitt Eagles on Monday as they upset the state’s second-ranked PRP Panthers to open the Sixth Region baseball tournament.

        Behind the solid pitching of Cody Montgomery, timely hitting and a tight defense, the Eagles upset the Panthers 3-2 to advance to the semifinals on Tuesday against the Butler Bears.

  • Fox Chase looks to change location of monthly meetings

        FOX CHASE - The Fox Chase City Council plans to host monthly meetings at Jewish Hospital Medical Center South in Hillview beginning in July.

        The council decided to move primarily because the meeting room at Jewish was offered free of charge.

        Currently Fox Chase meets at Becknell Hall in Pioneer Village. Fox Chase pays Pioneer Village $50 per month to rent the space.

  • Bullitt Lick Literacy Night 2010

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle School hosted its annual Family Literacy Night with special guest George Ella Lyon.

        As keynote speaker, Lyon visited with students throughout the school day and parents during the event.

        Lyon, a Kentucky native, is an artist dealing with poetry, novels, plays, songs and picture books geared toward both children and adults.

        Family Literacy Night included a poetry cafe, with many students showcasing their own pieces.

  • Four arrested in meth raid

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - On June 8, 2010 Shepherdsville Police K-9 Officer Kenny Waters was patrolling the city and detected a strong chemical odor in a residential neighborhood.

        After locating the exact address of 335 Arrowhead Drive, Officer Waters contacted the Bullitt County Drug Task Force. A methamphetamine lab was located in the garage of the residence.

  • Long ball turns post-season into short run for NB

        OKOLONA - A pair of home runs accounted for all seven of the runs that Pleasure Ridge Park would need on Monday in an opening round game of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament against North Bullitt.

        The Lady Panthers got a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning from Sara Paragon and then a three-run blast from Morgan Hart in the fourth inning en route to a 7-4 victory against the runners-up of the 24th District Tournament.

  • Ken-Ten Late Model Series headlines at Salem Speedway

        SALEM - The Ken-Ten (Kentucky-Tennessee) Late Model Series is set to make its inaugural visit to Salem Speedway on Saturday night, June 19th, for the Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100.


        With an expected entry list spiced with wily veterans, young chargers and former Salem winners the 17th edition of the 100-lap race is shaping up as an interesting combination of race teams and drivers.