Today's News

  • Anonymous letter questions salary for MW worker

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, Councilman Dale Walter said he had received an anonymous letter alleging that Mayor Joetta Calhoun had given a city employee a salary increase of over $10,000 during the past year.

        Walter said he had confirmed that indeed a city employee had received a substantial pay increase.         He stated that the increase was excessive and he wanted to know where it came from.

  • Eagle golfers come up just short of bid to boys' state

        VINE GROVE - It was a long day for all three Bullitt County boys’ golf teams on Tuesday as they struggled at the Region 5 Tournament at Lincoln Trail Country Club.

        North Bullitt had one of its best regular seasons in recent memory, but the green and gold had their worst day of the season on the most important. The Eagles were in the final pairings, but finished well off the pace of team champion North Hardin.

  • Settlement appears close in fire tax case lawsuit

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Eighteen months ago, Garland “Corky” Miller came to the Shepherdsville City Council.

        He was upset that nothing had been done about the litigation with two fire taxing districts. For some residents in the city who are still in fire districts, they are paying both real property taxes for Shepherdsville, as well as fire taxes in either Southeast Bullitt or Nichols fire protection districts.

        At that time, Miller was told that a settlement was near.

  • Bullitt County native crowned Miss World 2010

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Congratulations are in order for Bullitt County’s Alexandria Mills.

       Representing the United States in the Miss World pageant, Mills was crowned the 60th Miss World in Sanya, China on Saturday after competing with 115 women from every corner of the globe.

        As 2010 Miss World, Mills will travel the world as an ambassador of the Miss World organization, spreading the pageant’s message of “beauty with a purpose.”

  • Bluegrass Speedway Championship Awards Banquet October 31

    BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will officially put the finishing touches on the 2010 racing season, concluding their 11th season of dirt racing promotion at Bluegrass Speedway, on Sunday afternoon, October 31 with the 2010 Championship Awards Banquet.

  • State Bound! East girls headed to state

        ELIZABETHTOWN - A four-year odyssey ended on the highest of highs Monday as the Bullitt East girls' golf team finished second in the Region III event at the Elizabethtown Country Club, earning the first trip ever to the Kentucky State Tournament for a girls' golf team from Bullitt County.

  • BC, BE fall in regional semi-finals

        BUCKNER - There was good news and bad news last week for Bullitt Central and Bullitt East as they competed in the 8th Region Volleyball Tournament at Oldham County High School.

        First off, the good news included the fact that for the first time since 2007, the top two teams from the 29th District advanced to the semi-finals of the eight-team event. Bullitt Central, the district champions, opened regional play with a straight game win over Williamstown. Bullitt East recorded a quick win over Walton-Verona in the first round.

  • Eagles rally late for monumental victory over Bullitt East 3-2

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt boys' soccer team dreamed big on Thursday and the results were remarkable as the green and gold stunned arch-rival Bullitt East 3-2.

        It was the first win for North Bullitt over the Chargers in at least 15 years or since the sport was in its infancy in the county.

  • Buckner, not Bonds, played like Hall of Famer

        Recently filmmaker Ken Burns released his addendum to the famous “Baseball” mini series, updating the history of the professional game over the past 20 years.

        As exciting as baseball history can be, even to an average fan of the sport, the new Burns edition brought both good and bad memories.

        As unfortunate as the game itself over the years, Burns presented a prevalent problem that will plague baseball and its precious history for decades: Steroid use and abuse.

  • Beam selected to state tourist board; local voice to be heard on agency

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission Executive Director Troy Beam recently received some news that could mean a greater voice for the county when it comes to state tourism.

        A few weeks ago Beam was nominated to serve on the board of directors for the Kentucky Tourism Council, a group of around 400 member entities that span across the state representing the tourism industry.