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Today's News

  • Track teams seem to have gotten some boost from new tracks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The first track and field meet held in Bullitt County in four years turned out to be a success two weeks ago with Bullitt East hosting North Bullitt and Bullitt Central as well as Moore and Fern Creek.

    That is not to say that everything went perfectly, few track meets ever do, but it was a very positive first step. Much of the credit for the success goes to Bullitt East head coach Lenny Raley. No one person in Bullitt County is more important to a sport than Raley is to track.

  • Final pre-season test session Saturday at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, IN - The second and final pre-season practice session at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery is set for Saturday, April 15th.

    The test, open to both Salem Speedway divisions and any traveling divisions scheduled to race at Salem in 2017, starts at 12-noon and goes until 2 p.m.  Both the short-track and high banks will be available for testing.

    PNC pit gates open at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.

    Race fans are invited to view the test session from the grandstand area at no admission charge.

  • Zehnder brings her engineering experience to class

     HEBRON ESTATES - There are moments when students complain about mathematics, saying they will never use algebra or trigonometry in their future lives.

    A North Bullitt High School teacher, who is also a retired engineer, knows better. She brings her career experience to the classroom, making math more practical for her students.

    That teacher is Cindy Zehnder, selected as the Bullitt County Public Schools 2017 High School Teacher of the Year.

  • Former Sunrise counselor charged for second time for improper actions

     LANDMARK NEWS SERVICE

    ELIZABETHTOWN — For the second time in the past month, a former counselor with Spring Meadows Center in Mount Washington has been arrested.

    Stephanie Jo Emory, 29, of Elizabethtown, was arrested on Thursday in Hardin County.

    Emory has been charged with have a then-14-year-old boy from the residential home to her home in November, according to The News-Enterprise.

    According to the arrest warrant, Emory had sexual relations with the teenager.

  • MW seeks loan to assist incoming factory

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— You do what you have to do to get free money.

    For the city of Mount Washington, that means forming a local industrial development authority to save the city $1 million.

    Mayor Barry Armstrong worked with grant writer Bryan Kirby and city engineer Dave Derrick to meet the requirements of a $1 million community development block grant.

    Armstrong credited Kirby as a major player for finding financing for the Armstrong Lane water tower.

  • The real diamond seasons start this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central baseball coach G.J. Moore remembers it well.

    A year ago he had a relatively strong baseball team. True, the Cougars might have been a step or two behind two-time defending Sixth Region champion North Bullitt at the time, but they were most certainly on the same level as the other two district rivals – Moore and Southern.

  • 2017 All-Bullitt County Basketball Team

      As part of the 2017 All-Bullitt County Basketball Team, Schmid Funeral Home presents the Male and Female Players of the Year with a trophy.

    The awards were recently presented to Bullitt East senior Charger player Jared Osborne while Lady Charger senior Lindsey Duvall won the award for the fourth time. Presenting the awards for Schmid Funeral Home were Mark Schmid and Tim Gonterman.

  • Former Louisville-based company employees sentenced for social security fraud

     LOUISVILLE – Two former employees of a Louisville, Kentucky, based engineering and construction company were sentenced to prison terms this week, in United States District Court, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., for their roles in a conspiracy to steal government funds and a scheme to defraud the company of approximately $2 million announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • NASCAR racer visits Hebron

     NASCAR truck series driver Ben Rhodes made a visit recently to talk with members of the Discovery School at Hebron Middle.

    Rhodes spoke to the students about his adventures in trying to become a regular on the NASCAR main circuit.

    He graduated from Holy Cross High School while also competing on the NASCAR circuit.

  • ARCA on the way to Salem for 101st appearance

     TOLEDO, Ohio - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will soon be headed back to familiar territory in beautiful southern Indiana. The 101st appearance of the 65-year-old tour is coming to Salem Speedway April 30 for the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200.