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Today's News

  • Do your duty... go out and vote

        The time has almost arrived.

        The last signs have been posted. The commercials and advertisements are coming to an end.

        The time has come to quite complaining and start taking action.

        Election day is on Tuesday, May 18. That’s from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Plenty of time to cast a ballot.

        In Bullitt County, there are many important races on the ballot. In fact, every race is important.

  • Lebanon Junction plans for future emergencies

        LEBANON JUNCTION - In an effort to better prepare for emergency situations, Lebanon Junction has taken action to establish tornado shelters in the city, and purchase safety equipment for those working in potentially dangerous confined spaces.

        The Lebanon Junction city council recently allotted $10,000 to be used for a confined space kit, which includes harnesses, air monitoring equipment, helmets, rope and other gear.

  • Alternative programs to offer more options

        SHEPHEDSVILLE - The plans are far from complete but there will be a change in the alternative programs offered to Bullitt County students this fall.

        And there are plans to offer more opportunities for those who are gifted, especially in the areas of math and science.

        The Bullitt County School Board unanimously approved a sweeping series of changes that could ultimately allow more students to be part of an alternative program.

  • Ten battle for six Democratic council slots

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A total of 14 candidates filed for the six seats on the Shepherdsville City Council.

        However, the four Republican hopeful will have the chance to sit back and watch 10 Democrats battle for the six party nominations in May.

        In November, the six surviving Democrats and the four Republicans will do battle.

  • Tourist commission to change meeting

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Starting in June, the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission will meet at a different time.

        In order to give directors more time to get financial records prepared for the previous month, commissioners agreed to meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.

        The meetings are held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre and are open to the public.

        The commission continued to look at items to upgrade the current facility.

  • Clark to represent county, state in nationally-televised beauty pageant

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Millions of Americans are expected to have their televisions tuned to NBC on Sunday night as women from across the country compete for the title of Miss USA 2010 live from the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

        Among the contestants who will be vying for the coveted pageant title will be 20-year-old Kindra Clark of Mount Washington.

  • Harrod leads Spalding

        LOUISVILLE - Bullitt East graduate Kelly Harrod had the golden touch for the Spalding Lady Golden Eagles this past season, leading coach Charlie Just’s team to a 13-14 record and a sixth-place finish in the USCAA National Tournament in Pennsylvania.

        Harrod led the Lady Golden Eagles in scoring (13.1), rebounding (7.8), assists (3.0) and steals (1.6).

  • Salem Speedway unofficial results: May 8

    Unofficial Results: WINGED SPRINT SPECTACULAR

    Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana

    Saturday, May 8, 2010

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    Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series / Hoosier Outlaw Sprint Series

     

    Fast Qualifier: Jason Blonde, 14.224 (New Track Record

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Aaron Pierce, 2. Jason Blonde, 3. Sondi Eden, 4. Hank Lower, 5. Brad Armstrong, 6. Ron Koehler, 7. Jim Swain, 8. Travis Miniea, 9. Tim Cox.

  • BE star survives fierce tryouts

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - To represent your school in any competition is great.

        But to have the opportunity to represent your state is an even bigger honor.

        Bullitt East guard Kayla Thacker will be wearing the colors of the Kentucky All-Stars when they face the Indiana All-Stars in the annual rivalry in June.

        Thacker was one of the 12 players to be selected to the roster.

  • Reversal of fortunes for BC

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - During the first week of the 2010 season, the Bullitt Central Cougars went to Taylorsville and returned home with a 12-0 victory on a no-hitter by Dylan Seago.

        Last Wednesday, Spencer County visited Shepherdsville and returned the favor, blanking Bullitt Central 6-0 while not allowing a simple single in the bottom of the seventh inning.

        The reversal of fortunes was frustrating for Cougar head coach Tommy Alvey.