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Today's News

  • Walk to bring awareness to growing number of suicides

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the relative of a person who committed suicide, Brooks resident Vanessa Kallin wants to break the silence on what is often considered a taboo subject.

    Kallin helped found the Bullitt County branch of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in hopes of raising awareness and getting people to discuss the subject of suicide, rather than dismissing it.

    To help raise awareness, the local AFSP chapter is sponsoring its second annual “Walk for Suicide Awareness and Prevention” campus walk at Shepherdsville City Park.

  • BC finds the magic, wins three straight last week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – On the strength of three strong pitching performances, the Bullitt Central Cougars sailed through last week with three straight wins including an 8-0 victory over Moore in the first of three 23rd District games during the regular season.

    “It was not a bad week for us at all,” veteran Bullitt Central head coach G.J. Moore said on Sunday. “We needed a good week.”

    The three wins improved Bullitt Central’s record to 7-10 as it was the team’s second three-game winning streak of the spring.

  • East wins two of three, but falters against PRP

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After a less than sterling trip to Florida over spring break, the Bullitt East Chargers returned home and played some better baseball last week, winning two of three contests.

    The only negative was that the weather was not as good as it had been in Florida. In fact, the team lost a game on Tuesday against Thomas Nelson, but head coach Jeff Bowles was able to add a game on Wednesday when Taylor County made a visit to Mount Washington.

  • NB gets jump on district by winning at Southern

     OKOLONA -- When Jacob Kelly graduates in June, the Southern baseball team may send him a present.

    The Trojans are probably tired of seeing the left-hander on the mound.

    From throwing a no-hitter to putting them out of district tournament play, Kelly has been a thorn in the Trojan side -- primarily from the mound.

    But, on Wednesday, the lefty was a force from the hill and from in the batter’s box.

    In the District 23 opener, North Bullitt put its seal on being the favorite to earn a top seed with a 10-2 win.

  • Federated Auto Parts 200 ARCA Race at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, IN - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is heading home, or so it may feel anyway.

    When the 63-year-old stock car tour converges on the small, southern Indiana city of Salem, Indiana, it will mark the 97th appearance at Salem since debuting on the historic half-mile oval in 1955. Over the years, no track has appeared on ARCA's annual schedule more than Salem.  

    The Federated Auto Parts ARCA 200 is set for Sunday at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery.

  • Spring turkey season opens Saturday

     FRANKFORT - The wait is almost over for turkey hunters in Kentucky.

    A calendar shift pushed the state’s 23-day general spring wild turkey season back this year to the third weekend in April. It opens Saturday, April 18 and runs through May 10.

    Last spring, hunters in Kentucky reported taking 29,943 turkeys.

  • Bullitt motorists will see change in auto decals

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kentucky vehicle owners will notice a change throughout the state regarding license plate decals.

                The Decals on Demand change is underway in Bullitt County, according to county clerk Kevin Mooney.

                Mooney said the vehicle registration renewal and title change system was upgraded so the clerk's office could print license plate decals in office.

  • Tennessee place to be during the month of May

    If you are a music lover, then Tennessee may be “playing your song” the first weekend in May.

  • County, MW junk disposal sites this week

    SHEPHERDSVILLE --The annual Bullitt County clean up days will be held on two Saturdays.

    The first day in which residents can get of their non-hazardous junk will be on Saturday, April 25, at North Bullitt High School, Bullitt East High School and at Nichols Fire Department (station on top of the hill hear Mount Elmira Road).

    The sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be road department personnel, as well as inmates from the Bullitt County Detention Center present to unload the items.

  • Area girls' track teams battle it out

    BARDSTOWN-- The rivalry between the North Bullitt and Bullitt East girls' track teams picked up right where it left off before spring break on Thursday when the teams once again met up at the Cardinal Classic at Nelson County High School.
        Actually, on the girls' side, while there were 13 schools taking part, 15 of the day's 16 events were won by athletes from one of the Bullitt County teams (Bullitt Central was also taking part) or Elizabethtown High School.