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Today's News

  • Mt. Washington hosts U8 & U10 State Softball tourneys

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Softball was certainly the name of the game two weekends ago as the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball League hosted the 2010 East Kentucky State Softball Tournaments.

        It turned out to be a heartbreaking ending for the Under-8 Mount Washington All-Stars as they finished third in the 11-team event.

  • Traveling tips to help environment

        Summer time signals the start of the vacation season.

        Whether you are planning a day trip, a weekend getaway or a week-long vacation, you can travel “green” by following some simple environmentally friendly traveling tips.

    1.     Before you go, unplug unnecessary appliances such as TVs, DVD players, coffee pots and microwaves.  These items use energy even when they are turned off.  Adjust your thermostat and water heater setting to conserve energy.

  • Thanks, Boswell

        Thanks should go to Jim Boswell and the crew he assembled over the past 19 years with the Bullitt County Adult and Community Education program.

        Boswell retired last Wednesday and the program has kind of been divided up among various agencies. The Bullitt County Public School System is gearing its energies in K-12 and Jefferson Community and Technical College will take over the adult education phase of the program.

  • Bluegrass Speedway 2010 Top Ten Track Points after July 24, 2010

    Bluegrass Speedway 2010 Top Ten Track Points after July 24, 2010

     

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models

    1.    Tim Tungate (Campbellsville, KY)- 152

    2.    Jeff Watson (Campbellsville, KY)- 129

    3.    Lee Devasier (Crestwood, KY)- 125

    4.    Dustin Neat (Dunnville, KY)- 116

    5.    Johnny Wheeler (Campbellsville, KY)- 95

  • Mt. Washington and Blue Lick teams to West State tourneys

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the first time in a number of years, baseball All-Star teams from Blue Lick and Mt. Washington could meet this week in state tournament play.

        The move comes when the districts on the east side of Jefferson and Bullitt Counties were switched from the East side of the state to the West side for this season.

  • 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.