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Today's News

  • Charger Invitational Wednesday at HHGC

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite expected record high temperatures, the Bullitt East Invitational Golf Tournament will be contested on Wednesday at Heritage Hill Golf Course.

    This will be the third year for the event and will include all three of the local boys’ teams. All the local golf teams will be calling Heritage Hill their home course this season and all three schools will take part in this major event that will have 13 teams taking part.

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU HOT TOPICS: July 2010

    BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU HOT TOPICS: July 2010

        1: Beware of any job postings that lead you to the website jobnab.com. Local papers have recently ran classified ads that lead to the website. The site contacts job seekers via email or text message about seeing their resume online and guarantees a job after registering. A job offer never materializes but identity theft often occurs. Be careful giving out your personal information!

     

  • Blue Lick's U-12 has early morning softball explosion

    OKOLONA - The offensive bats were in full motion despite an 8 a.m. start time on Saturday for the Blue Lick Under 12 softball All-Stars.

    The Blue Lick team went 1-2 in the state softball tournament. The 19-1 victory on Saturday came after the team lost 23-5 to Prairie Village and then 10-3 to Barren County.

    Against Hart County, Blue Lick plated 11 runs in the first inning to decide the contest.

  • Rally may give some preview of fall elections

        On Thursday evening, Bullitt County will host its first tea party event. The featured speaker will be Dr. Rand Paul, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.

        The setting will be at the front portion of the Shepherdsville First Street Park next to Buckman Street.

        The local Voices for Independence organization is hosting the event.

        The question is whether there will be a large crowd at the event. Our guess is that there will be a number of people present.

  • Blue Lick 13 earns another trip to state event

        HILLVIEW - After a tough 6-3 setback to Okolona in the opening round of the 13-year-old District tournament, Blue Lick skipper Tommy Parker challenged his players to stay confident.

        In fact, he said the team was right where he wanted it.

        Through a bizarre situation, Blue Lick turned out to be in the right spot at the right time and, in fact, did come back to win consecutive games on Thursday to capture the district title and advance to the state tournament this week in Henderson.

  • Door-to-Door Sales Rise During Summer: BBB Warns Consumers to Beware of Scams

        As summer begins and temperatures rise, often so do the tempers of angry consumers who fall victim to summer door-to-door salesmen.  While many door-to-door salesmen are honest, every summer the Better Business Bureau receives troubling complaints from consumers who made purchases on their doorstep and were dissatisfied with the quality of product received, if they receive anything at all.

     

  • Michael England wins 10th Annual Bluegrass Rumble at Bluegrass Speedway

    BARDSTOWN, KY - The American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner would invade Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday evening and second-generation racer Michael England would drive to the win in the 10th Annual Bluegrass Rumble, with the victory worth $3,000. Other feature event winners for the night included Steve Francis of Ashland, KY in 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models and Scott Beeler of Louisville, KY in UMP Street Stocks.

  • Three arrested, one sought in armed robbery

    HILLVIEW - Three people have been arrested and tanother is being sought in a burglary that nearly turned into a fatal attack in northern Bullitt County.

    Bullitt County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Preston Mobile Home Park off Wilma Avenue on Thursday evening after four people broke into an occupied home.

    And one of the three people arrested had been sought as one of Louisville Metro Police’s most wanted.

  • Man makes special proposal to his very special woman

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Brandon Congleton first met Olivia Delaney, it was love at first sight.

    “I fell for her the moment I laid eyes on her,” Congleton said. “We had absolutely everything in common.”

    Their relationship began as a friendship when they met through a social networking site last autumn, but as the weeks rolled by, their feelings for one another blossomed into something much deeper.

  • Low salary of director to be considered later

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The level of pay for the director of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force could be a factor in the number of people who apply for the full-time position.

    But members of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force board of directors don’t believe that issue can be accomplished in time to hire a new leader.

    With the recent resignation of Blaine French, Larry Ethington has been the interim director. However, Ethington has informed the members that he would not be interested in the full-time appointment.