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Today's News

  • Power Failure Cancels Racing at Bluegrass Speedway

    Power Failure Cancels Racing at Bluegrass Speedway

     

         BARDSTOWN - About halfway through UMP Street Stock time trials at 7:30 p.m., a widespread power outage occurred in the Nelson County area and after a one hour delay, track promoters David and Anita Ferrell were forced to cancel the racing program for the evening.

     

  • Unused drugs can be dumped, destroyed by DEA, others

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department will partner with the DEA to sponsor a prescription drug drop off on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    Residents are invited to dispose of all prescription medicines that are no longer in use.

    No questions will be asked.

    The dropoff will be on Frank E. Simon Avenue behind the sheriff’s department in the courthouse.

    For more information, call 543-2514.

    This is a national effort on Saturday to get as many drugs as possible out of the homes and out of circulation.

  • North Bullitt finds a way to get first victory

        HEBRON ESTATES - The play may not have been perfect but the outcome was sweet for coach Brett Newton and his North Bullitt Eagles.

        After finding ways to lose in their first two games, the Eagles came home and discovered how to find victory in a 21-7 win over the Woodford County Yellowjackets.

        Four interceptions, a blocked punt and a goal-line stand were all North Bullitt needed to improve its record to 1-2 on the season.

  • It's no rumor...Broadway play presented this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Arts Council was spreading ‘rumors’ to the Bullitt Central High School Drama Club.

        BCAC and the Bullitt County Theatre Company is presenting the Neil Simon play, “Rumors”, at the Bullitt Central Auditorium.

        Director Russell Spencer leads a group of nine actors through Simon’s first big Broadway hit, the local troupe’s first attempt at a major Broadway play.

  • Grounded! Eagles pummel Wildcats with rushing

        HEBRON ESTATES - Putting together its best four quarters of football this season, the North Bullitt Eagles are now entering a five-week stretch that will determine whether post-season play is in their future.

        The Eagles completed its early season non-district schedule with a 55-7 pasting of the visiting Waggener Wildcats.

  • Businesses, schools to be showcased

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s one of Bullitt County’s best opportunities to show itself off.

        The annual Showcase Bullitt County is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 23, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

        The annual event features both a business and community showcase, with county agencies and schools encouraged to promote themselves.

        Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce executive director Freida Howe said more than 2,000 visitors attended last year’s event.

  • CASA presents Summer's Night Out

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Since 2005 the Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program has served the best interests of young people within the county court system.

        CASA volunteers are appointed to every case of abuse or neglect in the court system. Currently 62 CASA volunteers are working with 61 children.

        "We're still not meeting half the need in this county," said CASA director Cindy Prestigiacomo.

  • MW Fall Festival on Saturday

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -  Evoking the city’s rich history and the pride that has remained a constant in the community for over a century and a half, the Mount Washington Fall Festival has been changed to the Crossroads Festival.

        With a new name, a few new attractions and many old favorites, this year’s event promises something for everyone.

        The 2010 Crossroads Festival will be held this Saturday along old Bardstown Road between Highway 44 and Flatlick Road.

  • Shredding, computer dump in Mount Washington

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Identity theft has become one of the most common crimes in America, wreaking havoc on those who have fallen prey.

        With information so easily accessible and  with the constant flow of personal information, particularly online, no one is completely safe from identity theft, but those who properly dispose of  personal information have significantly lower chances of becoming victims than those who don‘t.

  • KY Supreme Court affirms county jury verdicts

    FRANKFORT - The state Supreme Court has affirmed a pair of jury verdicts in Bullitt County.

    The justices denied the claims of Steven Keith Hallman that his conviction for wanton murder should be overturned.

    In his appeal, Hallman claimed that two pieces of evidence should have not have been allowed in his trial, that he was improperly denied a directed verdict, the instructions to the jury were improper and the prosecutor committed misconduct.

    On all counts, the panel denied Hallman's claims.