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Today's News

  • BC's Minyard is perfect in victory

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central pitcher Seaera Minyard was perfect on Monday in the first game of the 24th District Softball Tournament and that was more than enough for the Lady Cougars as they opened post-season play with a 15-0 victory over Fairdale.

        The game was halted as Bullitt Central was batting in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • UL hoops star involved in assault allegations

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Law enforcement officials are still interviewing individuals who may have information over what started out as a verbal confrontation between University of Louisville basketball player Preston Knowles and his girlfriend.

        Bullitt County Sheriff’s Det. Scotty McGaha said the investigation is being handled like any other even though Knowles carries more notoriety from his basketball career.

  • The risks of teen drinking

        As a parent there are so many risks from which we try to protect our teens.  Alcohol use is one of those risks that can be hard to understand.

        There has been a good deal of study on this issue and there are several risks.  Aside from the fact that underage drinking is illegal, it poses a high risk to both the individual and society. 

        *Drinking and Driving-Most parents know that automobile crashes are the leading cause of death among youth ages 15 to 20.

  • North track teams second at Fairdale

        HEBRON ESTATES - The final meet of the regular season was another positive for the North Bullitt track and field program as both the Eagles and Lady Eagles finished second in the Fairdale Invitational.

        The good news was the continued surge of the team over the second half of the season. This was the first meet of the spring since North Bullitt swept the two titles at the All-Bullitt County Track and Field Championships.

  • First Lady encourages MWES students to become readers

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Students at Mount Washington Elementary School recently got the chance to hear from one of Kentucky’s most prominent citizens.

        On Thursday afternoon, Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear visited MWES to kick off the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.

        The First Lady challenged students to read at least 10 books while they’re out of school for summer break.

  • Hardin, Roberts to square off in fall; Knox earns nomination for jailer

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  • Energy, dedication key to Clark signing with CU

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Cody Clark may not be the biggest or the strongest player on the soccer field.

        He might not even be the flashiest player on the team.

        But Clark has something that excited Campbellsville University head coach Adam Preston - determination and heart.

        That was enough for Preston to make a trip to Shepherdsville to have Clark sign on the dotted line as the newest recruit for Campbellsville University.

  • 2010 Mount Washington Spring Run Results

    Male

    Overall: Corey Johnson, 19:21

    Under-9: Tyler Steinmetz, 26:02; Toby Henson, 45:05

    10-15: Brandon Wiseheart, 19:25; Jordan Barbagallo, 20:00

    16-25: Brennan Hardesty, 19:56; Jonathon Sapp, 20:10; Alex Cooke, 20:39

    26-35: Shawn Wilson, 19:35; Scott McDonald, 20:43; Brad Farrell, 21:23

    36-45: Holman Colvin, 20:58; Troy Chester, 21:07; Michael Nacke, 23:05

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  • Trio charged in scrap theft

        A mother and her two sons face charges following a scrap metal theft in Mt. Washington.

        Tina Shumate, Christopher Head, 19, and Mark Head, 21, were recently taken into custody by the Mount Washington Police Department on felony charges of theft by unlawful taking after allegedly stealing over  $10,000 worth of scrap metal from Allen Stout of 138 Stout Lane.

        A witness said she saw the three on Stout’s property loading scrap metal onto a pickup truck, according to Stump.