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Today's News

  • Campbellsville scholarship fund rosier thanks to Hahn, others

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - As a member of Campbellsville University’s Board of Advancement, local alumna Gwinn Hahn feels it’s her duty to help improve her alma mater.

        With that in mind, Hahn and fellow board member Sarah Curry put their heads together to come up with something that would benefit CU students and the university alike.

        The result was the Derby Rose Gala, a black tie event that has become one of CU’s largest annual fundraisers in just two years.

  • Man questioned on disappearance

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roy Vernon Elwell Jr. is in custody and the investigation continues on whether he will face any charges in the disappearance for nearly two weeks of a Bullitt County teenager.

        According to Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell, the U.S. Marshal’s office had gotten some good tips that Elwell may be in the Mount Elmira Road area on Wednesday evening.

  • S. Skyline residents concerned about opening of pathway

        HILLVIEW - The relocation of the city hall and police department to the old St. Mary’s Catholic Church facility has raised concerns from residents along South Skyline Drive.

        But mayor Jim Eadens said they shouldn’t be worried.

        Even before the July meeting of the Hillview City Council began, Eadens was speaking with concerned residents who feared the opening of a current path from the church to South Skyline would open up more traffic.

  • Timberwolf Hoops Camp

        ZONETON - One of the final events of the summer basketball camp circuit took place last week with the Timberwolf Basketball Camp at Zoneton Middle School.

        The camp was under the direction of Zoneton boys’ head coach Casey Bannon who is also a volunteer assistant coach with the North Bullitt Eagles.

        The camp was divided into two sessions with the younger players in the morning before the older players took part in the afternoon session.

  • Centre receives makeover in Salt River Hall

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those attending events at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will continue to see changes to the facility.

    The latest improvement has been the painting of the ceiling and ventilation systems on the ceiling of the Salt River room.

    Members of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission got a tour of the latest improvements during its June meeting.

  • “The Winfield Warrior” Wins 12th Annual Bluegrass 50

        BARDSTOWN -  Bluegrass Speedway would present its 12th Annual Bluegrass 50 on Saturday evening and Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN would drive to the checkered flag first to win in the 50 lap, $5,000 event for the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model division.  Other feature winners for the night included Billy Meredith of Hodgenville, KY in WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman and Benji Lee of Loretto, KY in UMP Modifieds.

     

  • Mount Washington finances solid; carryover big

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - While many communities across the county have experienced difficulty keeping local budgets in the black, city records show Mount Washington with an estimated $1.7 million budget surplus for the last fiscal year, which ended on June 30.

        During the last regular meeting of the City Council, city treasurer Peggy Brinkman read the final treasurer’s report of the 2009-2010 fiscal year, making it the twelfth consecutive monthly report showing city coffers with a positive flow.

  • 51st Annual Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial at Salem Speedway

    USAC AND MSR XTREME SPRINTS HEAD TO SALEM SPEEDWAY FOR SATURDAY’S 51st ANNUAL JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Aug. 9

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of August 9:

    Bullitt County:

    Interstate 65: Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between the KY 61 underpass and the Bullitt/Jefferson County line (mile points 118.5 and 123.1) for concrete pavement repairs. The roadway may be reduced to one lane weeknights from 9 p.m. until 5:00 a.m.

  • Parks board to recommend Y, earmark money

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Fiscal Court members will receive a pair of recommendations from the newly-revamped parks board.

        While separate, the recommendations are closely tied to one another.

        And they could be closely tied to the future of the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation Department.