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Today's News

  • Late defensive stand lifts BC to opening victory

        GLASGOW - The Bullitt Central Cougars passed their first test of the football season on Friday night.

        But that doesn’t mean that there is no room for improvement for its home opener Friday against Southern.

        Going on the road, Bullitt Central got on top early and then held off a late rally from the host Barren County Trojans for a 17-13 victory.

  • $1.6 million raised at Fair's ham auction

    Dr. Mark E. Lynn joins forces to break record, raises $1.6 million at 47th Annual Ham Breakfast

    LOUISVILLE - Dr. Mark E. Lynn, a Louisville optometrist and owner of Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates, joined forces with Bernard Trager of Republic Bank & Trust Co., to raise a record $1.6 million at the 2010 Kentucky State Fair Grand Champion Ham auction. The auction is part of the annual ham breakfast sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • Shepherdsville woman killed by semi on I-65

        On Thursday, August 26, at 10:17 PM the Kentucky State Police Elizabethtown Post was notified of a possible semi versus pedestrian accident near the 100 mile marker of Interstate 65 southbound.

        Upon arrival troopers located the remains of Marion C. Dickerson a 36 year old female of Shepherdsville.

  • Southern poses speedy threat to Cougars' start

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - His team is 1-0 and coming off back-to-back 8-3 seasons, but Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor has already used the ‘C’ word when it comes to this week’s game at home against Southern.

        The ‘C’ stands for crucial. It could also stand for confidence. The cougars need both heading into their showdown battle next week with Bullitt East.

  • Meri Brian gets the call to jump for Lindsey Wilson

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - After medaling the past two seasons at the Kentucky Track and Field Championships, North Bullitt’s Meri Brian is ready to make the jump to Lindsey Wilson - literally.

    The high flying senior decided in the middle of the summer to take her long jump and triple jump skills to coach Edwin Hagans’ track program

  • New Kentucky State Fair competitions for young musicians

    LOUISVILLE - Through the Kentucky State Fair’s new initiative to attract and involve more youth, the Young Adult Project (YAP), two new competitions have been launched this year: the Kentucky State Fair Songwriters Contest and the Kentucky State Fair Battle of the Bands competition. Both are designed to feature the talents of Kentucky and Southern Indiana young adults, ages 14-20.

  • Elderly man escapes overturned vehicle after wreck on 44

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -  An elderly man was taken to the hospital on Wednesday after overturning his Chevrolet pickup truck on Highway 44.

        According to Lt. Brent Hall of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office the single vehicle accident took place around 12:50 in the 3600 block of 44.

        Hall said the incident occurred when Mount Washington resident Don Metcalf steered his truck into the east bound lane for an unknown reason.

  • School board to consider tax hike

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Property owners could be paying a little more to the school system when tax bills are sent out within the next month.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 7, to discuss the proposed tax rates and then vote following the public hearing.

    The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the central office. The public is encouraged to attend.

    Under the proposed rate, the real property tax would increase from 52.9 cents per $100 of assessment to 55.2 cents. On a $100,000 home, this would amount to a $23 increase.

  • Four-time state champ Stevens headed to WKU

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A friendly suggestion three years ago has continued to pay huge dividends for Bullitt East senior Jackie Stevens.

        Already a four-time state champion in track and field, Stevens earlier this summer cast her lot to continue her throwing career at Western Kentucky University.

        That is quite an accomplishment for Stevens who three years ago had never competed in track and field. She was a basketball player and part of a strong class in that sport at Bullitt East.

  • Police on added patrol over Labor Day weekend

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining law enforcement and highway safety agencies across the nation to take part in the “Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest” crackdown on impaired driving.

    KOHS officials, along with the Lexington Division of Police and former University of Kentucky head football coach Rich Brooks, promoted the campaign during a news conference today at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington. The campaign began Aug. 20 and runs through Labor Day.