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Today's News

  • Bus, car crash on Brooks Hill

     HILLVIEW - A Bullitt County school bus was involved in a multi-vehicle accident Monday afternoon.

    Emergency units were dispatched to the scene around 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of Brooks Hill Road and Willabrook Drive in Hillview.

    Zoneton Fire Capt. Tracey Key said six patients were treated at the scene, including one juvenile from the bus.

  • Buescher and Kimmel resume title battle on Saturday night at Salem Speedway

      SALEM, Ind. – With just three races remaining on the 2012 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule the annual fall visit to the high banks of Salem Speedway on Saturday is certainly significant for the drivers and teams that started the season back in February at Daytona International Speedway.

    After eight months and 17 races two drivers have emerged as the favorites to slug it out for the coveted ARCA title – local favorite and nine-time series champion Frank Kimmel of Clarksville, Ind., and young gun Chris Buescher of Prosper, Tex.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Sept. 10

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Sept. 10:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 245:  Lane closures and delays possible between the Nelson/Bullitt County line and KY 61 (mile points 0.0 and 7.1) due to shoulder repairs.

    Jefferson County:

    Interstate 64:  Shoulder closures and delays possible at the Hurstbourne Parkway entrance and exit ramps (mile point 15.0) due to interchange improvements.

  • Nichols class grows food for use by other students

     NICHOLS - Teachers expanding students' minds is a sincere form of cultivation - planting seeds into their young brains.

    Nichols Elementary instructor Cindi French took it a step further. French and her husband, Mackie, have developed a working vegetable garden on the school grounds over the summer.

    The garden's purpose is to provide first-hand educational opportunities for Nichols students while supplying the school cafeteria with home grown produce for healthier lunches.

  • Football district will remain the same in 2013-2014

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just before the start of the high school football season, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association announced, quietly for the most part, the football alignment for the next two seasons, 2013 and 2014.

         As has been the case the past decade or so, the two year changes are pretty much just fine-tuning the major changes that take place every four years.

  • Little goes right as Bears stun Chargers

          TAYLORSVILLE - Into every high school football season, a little rain must fall.

         Unfortunately, for the Bullitt East Chargers, it poured bad news on Friday as the red and gold had no answers as the Spencer County Bears ran to a 27-0 victory that put a quick halt to what have been a positive start to the 2012 season in Mount Washington.

  • Vikings fall under BC offensive storm

          VALLEY STATION - With inclement weather predicted, the Bullitt Central football team took the field an hour earlier than scheduled on Friday night.

         While the storms held off, there was plenty of lightning as the scoreboard read Bullitt Central 40, Valley 26 - at halftime.

         The offensive storm didn't end until the Bullitt Central Cougar defense laid some thunder on the Viking runners.

  • Shepherdsville Police to receive body armor vests

     FRANKFORT – The city of Shepherdsville has been awarded $5,500 from the state Law Enforcement Protection Program (LEPP) to purchase body armor vests for its police department, Gov. Steve Beshear announced today.

    Under LEPP, administered by the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS), appropriate agencies can seek financial help for certain defensive items essential in the course of their duties.

  • Partners want to bring events, entertainment of community

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Looking at things that Bullitt County might be lacking, Scott Kendall said that having a place to bring various forms of entertainment to the area seemed to fit that description.

         While looking around the area, Kendall and partners, Tonya and Mike Roberts, found a place that would suit their needs.

         R & R Auctions and Events was born.

         The business occupies over 12,000 square feet on Highway 44, just east of KOA Kampground.

  • MW looks for place for possible skate park

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Only a day after the Prescott Lee Goodman Bikes With Wings Foundation hosted its first fundraiser for an extreme park in Mount Washington city officials discussed a possible home for the proposed park. 

    During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, Mayor Joetta Calhoun said she had recently met with members of the foundation who proposed using the Cornell Park on Waterford Road to house the park.