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Today's News

  • County must jump on any chance at SAP treatment

     In the world of “no-brainers,” Bullitt Fiscal Court was correct in jumping into the Substance Abuse Program offered by the state corrections cabinet.

  • Local woman walks away from overturned vehicle accident

    CEDAR GROVE - A local woman counted herself lucky Tuesday evening after walking away from an overturned vehicle accident virtually unharmed.

    Bullitt County Sheriff’s Deputy Billy Allen said Southeast Bullitt Fire, Sheriff’s units and Bullitt County EMS responded to the scene on Cedar Grove Road near Ridge Road around 7:30 p.m.

    It appeared the eastbound sports utility vehicle had hydroplaned before overturning into a ditch on the side of the roadway, according to Allen.

  • RESULTS: Firecracker 200 at Salem Speedway

     The unofficial results of the Firecracker 200 at Salem Speedway July 10:

    1. 00-Brett Hudson, Owensboro, KY

    2. 28-Jason Thompson, Shirley, IN

    3. 86-Shawn Smith, Louisville, KY

    4. 7-Tony Conway, Louisville, KY

    5. 12-Kyle Hadley, Louisville, KY

    6. 01-Johnny Magee, Carthage, IN

    7. 71-Chad Hall, Orleans, IN

    8. 9-Todd Kempf, Huntingburg, IN

    9. 96-Donnie Woodard, Jeffersonville, IN

    10. 67-Brian Moore, Clarksville, IN

    11. 17-Justin Pirtle, Salem, IN

  • Bullitt drug indictments

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Several individuals were recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on drug-related offenses.

  • ‘Click It or Ticket’ cites over 21,000 unrestrained motorists

     FRANKFORT – This year’s Click It or Ticket enforcement effort, coordinated by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), resulted in citations to 21,348 motorists for not buckling up.  

    The annual campaign, supported by more than 240 state and local law enforcement agencies, was held May 23 – June 5.

  • Blue Lick U-10 All-Stars

     The 10-year-old All-Stars from Blue Lick played district action at Okolona. The team came away with a 1-2 record. After defeating Southwest Louisville 13-3 in the opener, the team lost to West Louisville 12-1. In the loser’s bracket game, Blue Lick was eliminated 11-1 by Germantown. Richard Wolfe was the manager and Ronnie Campbell was the assistant. Team members included Isaiah Brooks, Ronnie Campbell, Austin Dalton, Austin Geralds, Clayton Hill, Cameron Keehn, Tanner Lewis, Lukas Motley, Christopher Perkins, Nickolas Vowels, Patrick Wells and Richard Zane Wolfe.

  • MW Under-9 All-Stars finish 2-2 in district play

     The Under-9 Mount Washington All-Stars made a strong showing last week in the combined District 10/11 tournament at Des Pres Park in Louisville that was hosted by the Hikes Point Optimist.

  • Summer break? The ‘fall’ sports season is near

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Fourth of July is in the rear view mirror.

  • Jett selected to serve on national health council

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Swannie Jett, director of Bullitt County Health Department, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and will formally assume those duties July 2011 at the Association’s annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut.

  • City hopes Block Watch gains steam momentum

     FOX CHASE - Recently,  a utility trailer was stolen from Fox Chase. It took a few days for someone to report it to the police, and even longer for the news to spread around the community.