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Today's News

  • School district moves up in race to improve test scores

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Overall, educational leaders in Bullitt County were pleased with the federal No Child Left Behind marks released on Thursday.

        But they said there is so much work to be done to make Bullitt County the best school district in the state that there is really no time to enjoy the progress made.

        In the transition index, a listing of how districts are doing in terms of academic trends following the elimination of the traditional CATS scoring, Bullitt County continued to make major strides.

  • Neel takes over top spot for Lady Cougar soccer

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Patrick Neel wasn’t a soccer player during his school days, but he became familiar with the sport when his son, who is now 9-years old, starting competing in the game.

    That led to Neel becoming an assistant soccer coach at Bullitt Central three seasons ago under then head coach Neal Cox. When Cox stepped down in the spring, Neel took over the job at the top of the largest of the Lady Cougars sports programs.

  • Remembering 9/11

    Most Americans will never forget the tragic events that unfolded on Sept. 11, 2001.

    To commemorate 9/11 and give honor to those who lost their lives on that day folks all over the country participated in various events in remembrance.

    As a way of thanking military, police, fire and EMS personnel for their service the Mount Washington Valu Market observed the ninth anniversary of 9/11 by offering them a 10 percent discount on all items in the store.

    “It’s our small way of giving them some recognition,” store manager Dan Kelty said.

  • First half miscues costly for North on Friday

    HEBRON ESTATES - The final stat sheet will show Martha Layne Collins High School pulling away from North Bullitt with 27 points in the second half, but this game was decided in the first half when the Eagles squandered two golden scoring opportunities that could have put them in the driver’s seat at halftime.

    Instead, North Bullitt was down 14-13 at the intermission. With 20 points in the third quarter, the Titans, the state’s 8th-ranked team in Class 4-A, rolled to a 41-13 victory.

  • Accident on Highway 44 in MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Traffic was backed up along Highway 44 and Old Bardstown Road this afternoon following an accident that resulted in minor injuries.

    Mount Washington Police, Fire and Bullitt County EMS responded to the scene around 3 p.m. after a white Buick sedan and a red Ford Ranger pickup truck collided in the 10000 block of Highway 44.

    The incident occurred as the Buick was traveling in the westbound lane and the Ranger was headed East, according to MWPD Patrolman Michael O’Donnell.

  • Quick action results in arrest of burglary suspect

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - An observant victim and quick acting deputies led to the arrest of a Louisville man who was caught in the commission of a crime.

    Daniel S. Price, 21, of Louisville, was arrested Tuesday morning.

    According to Det. Tim Waters of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department, a call came into dispatch at around 10:40 a.m.

    The homeowner heard some noises at her Winchester Drive residence and realized that an alleged burglar was still inside.

    He had knocked on the front and back door and then entered through a kitchen window.

  • Highway 44 may soon see some work

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Anyone who has traveled Highway 44 between Shepherdsville and Mount Washington can tell you about the congestion at Armstrong and Fisher Lanes, Bells Mill Road and Bogard Lane.

    As a Shepherdsville resident who has traveled Highway 44 for 18 years, state Rep. Linda Belcher said she understood that something had to be done to relieve the congested area, so she’s been working with state and local officials to get things moving.

  • State Fair continues to be sunny experience for girl

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Since she was 6 years-old, Old Mill Elementary fourth grader Sydney Cheatham has taken home first and second place from the Kentucky State Fair for the largest sunflower in the field, seed and grain category.

        This year the 9 year-old added one more ribbon to her collection, beating out adults and children alike in the field, seed and grain category, taking home yet another second place title for the roughly 21-inch diameter sunflower she raised in her parents backyard garden.

  • Salem Speedway: Results for Oct. 3

    Unofficial Results: Scott County Visitors Commission Season Championship, Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana, Saturday, October 3, 2010

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    ARCA Truck Series:

    Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100: 1.  Danny Jackson, 2. Tulley Esterline, 3. Ash Hawkins, 4. Nathan Trepkowski, 5. Chris Bailey, 6. Marcus Jones, 7. David Amatuczi, 8. Craig Meyers, 9. Mike Risley, 10. Frank Wilson, 11. Steve Christman,  12. Mike Young, 13. Rob Jones

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  • Bullitt East passes test in the big game

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heading into the annual showdown The War, Bullitt East head coach Doug Preston had a simple mantra for the week, telling his players that nothing was going to be given to them, that they had to go out and take the victory.

    The Chargers did just that on Friday, snapping a two-game losing streak in The War with a 36-25 victory over Bullitt Central in the annual game for bragging rights in the county.