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Today's News

  • 79 games in four days set for BE Summer Shoot-out

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The basketball crazy month of June for Bullitt East basketball will finish with a flurry this week with the return of the Bullitt East Summer Shoot-out.

        The major summer event for girls’ basketball will cover four days starting on Monday. Games will be played at both Bullitt East High School and Mount Washington Middle School. Overall, there will be 79 game played as 25 varsity squads and 15 junior-varsity squads will converge on the area.

  • BBB warns job seekers to beware of online job scams

    With unemployment up, and schools across the area out for the summer, job seekers are turning their heads online to search for employment. The Better Business Bureau warns, while that jobs you find online may sound tempting, they could be a scam!

  • Couple proves it is never too late to fulfill a dream in your life

        ZONETON - Hard work and determination follow the graduates, who come by personal choice to the GED program hoping to acquire a degree on their own terms.

        The 2010 class included a scenario unique to the program: A married couple walked the aisle together.

        Darlene and Richard Huff joined 32 other graduates on stage during the ceremonies at the Bullitt Central auditorium.

  • North's 'Slayer' guns down strong 800 field

        LOUISVILLE - Twice in the past two weeks, North Bullitt’s Chelsey Slayton had lost competitive 800-meter races to Fairdale’s Tia Weston.

        On Thursday at the Class AA Kentucky State Track and Field Championships at the University of Louisville, Slayton ran the best race of her young life, clipping almost four seconds off her personal best and keeping Weston in her rear view mirror down the stretch in winning the state championship in a blistering 2:21.35.

  • NASRA Kentuckiana Klash at Bluegrass Speedway July 10

        BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway was closed on Saturday July 3, but track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will return racing action to the ½ mile, high-banked Nelson County clay oval on Saturday July 10 as the National All Star Racing Association returns for the 12th Annual Kentuckiana Klash contest, paying $5,000 to win for Super Late Models.            

     

  • Charger Youth Soccer Camp

        The first week of the summer camp season included a little World Cup Fever in Mount Washington with the Charger Youth Soccer Camp.

        There were more than 40 players taking part over four days.

        The camp was run by Bullitt East coaches Mike Brangers and Larry Steinmetz.

  • Wheatley Wins Mod Squad Bash, Watson Takes Topless Terror at Bluegrass Speedway

    BARDSTOWN - The American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner would visit Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday evening for the 10th Annual Mod Squad Bash and Jason Wheatley of Loretto, KY would grab the $1,500 payday in the event with an exciting last lap pass for the win. It would be 7th Annual Topless Terror Night for the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models and Jeff Watson of Campbellsville, KY would take his second win of the season in the division, while Pat Hagan of New Haven, KY would score the victory in the WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman feature event.

  • Salem Speedway: Firecracker 200 Unofficial Results

    Unofficial Results: Papa John’s Firecracker 200

    Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana, Saturday, July 3, 2010

  • Call shows importance of 911

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - It obviously could’ve been much worse.

        Kaitlyn Yates, 13, is babysitting her two younger siblings on Spring Break and finds a would-be burglar in her kitchen.

        After a quick call to her mother Kaitlyn called 9-1-1. Kaitlyn did the right thing.

        According to the experts, she also did it very well.

        Bullitt County Dispatch supervisor Carla Johnson praised Kaitlyn for offering vital information that helped dispatchers and police help her.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of July 5

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

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road): Lane closures and delays possible between KY 61 and KY 1604 (mile points 0.0 and 5.1) for roadway resurfacing. Lane closures are scheduled weeknights from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.