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Today's News

  • Tennis teams finish first half with improved play

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The changing weather has been tough this spring.
    Warm, hot days followed by winter winds.
    With about a month to go until regional competition, teams were getting in some final matches in the days before spring break.

  • 2015 Salem Speedway season kicks off April 12

     SALEM, Ind. - Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery kicks-off it’s 69th year of existence on Sunday, April 12th, with four-divisions sharing the famed racing facility for an afternoon of on-track action.

    The season opening event features the Lucas Oil Great American Stocks and Midwest Thunder Roadsters on the half-mile high banks, with the O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks and Portland Recycling Front Wheel Drive Stocks competing on the quarter-mile infield oval.

  • KYTC District 5 road closures due to flooding issues

    The following routes in District 5 are closed due to problems caused by flooding as of 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. Unless noted, the road is closed due to water over the pavement.

     

    Bullitt

    KY 1417 (Martin Hill Road) closed at bridge over Knob Creek, mile point 2.1 (approach road washed away)

    KY 1116 (Zoneton Road) closed at bridge over Cedar Creek, mile point 1.8

    KY 480 closed between Cromwell Lane and Woodsdale Road, mile point 9-10

     

    Jefferson

  • BC wins first in softball while North wins two

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Tied at 2-2 heading into the top of the seventh inning on a road trip to Breckinridge County, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars exploded for nine runs in the top of the final frame to win 11-2 for the team’s first win of the season.

    In the big inning, the Lady Cougars sent 12 batters to the plate and they pounded out eight hits including back-to-back doubles from Belle Leonard and Brooklyn Benefield that helped break the game open as well as a bases clearing triple by Sarah Noble.

  • BE and BC clash at Nelson County Ice-Breaker event

     BARDSTOWN – Bullitt Central entered the area high school track wars last week as they opened their season at the aptly named Nelson County Icebreaker Meet.

    Bullitt East, which had already competed in two meets prior to this one, was also in the field and had a strong outing on the girls’ side.

    Girls’ Action

    Bullitt East picked up seven wins in the 17 events and showed that they will be one of the top teams in the area again this season.

  • Wind not blowing at NB leads to balls flying out

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Maybe for the first time in recent memory the wind was not blowing into the face of the batters at North Bullitt High.

    With no wind, skipper Brian Wise’s team turned into the long-ball Eagles last week.

    Six balls left the yard for North Bullitt. Unfortunately, one also left off the bat of a visiting player.

    Still, entering the third week of play, Wise has to be pleased with his team’s 6-3 record.

  • Chargers have the answers in 9-0 victory over Central

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Holding Bullitt Central to just three hits and snuffing out an early scoring opportunity, the Bullitt East Chargers rolled to a 9-0 victory over their county rivals in cold and windy conditions.

    The clash on Tuesday at Bullitt Central is the only regular season meeting between the two programs scheduled for this season.

  • Legislators need late-night hours to finish work

     FRANKFORT– The House and Senate worked from the late night of Tuesday into the wee hours of Wednesday morning, adding an additional day to wrap up the 2015 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

     During the final hours until we adjourned around 4 a.m. on Wednesday morning, agreements were reached on several key bills including what many consider to be the top priority for this session, addressing the growing problem of heroin.

  • County asking cities to reconsider insurance tax

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The new Bullitt Fiscal Court hopes to play nice with the leaders of the county’s eight municipalities.

    In Shepherdsville, that camaraderie may come 1 percent at a time.

    Magistrate Dennis Mitchell recently address the Shepherdsville City Council, asking the members to reconsider a decision to take all of the insurance tax collected in the city, rather than sharing it with Fiscal Court.

  • Hillview loses last appeal on suit

     HILLVIEW -- With it appeals exhausted, it is now time to pay the piper for Hillview city officials.

    With a jury awarding a judgment of over $11 million, the city of Hillview recently saw its final appeal rejected.

    City attorney Tammy Baker said that the state Supreme Court denied Hillview’s request for a discretionary review of a state Court of Appeals decision.

    The state court upheld the jury’s decision to award Truck America and its owners, Jim and Debbie Carter, over $11 million for its breach of contract.