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Today's News

  • Fox Chase looks to change location of monthly meetings

        FOX CHASE - The Fox Chase City Council plans to host monthly meetings at Jewish Hospital Medical Center South in Hillview beginning in July.

        The council decided to move primarily because the meeting room at Jewish was offered free of charge.

        Currently Fox Chase meets at Becknell Hall in Pioneer Village. Fox Chase pays Pioneer Village $50 per month to rent the space.

  • Bullitt Lick Literacy Night 2010

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle School hosted its annual Family Literacy Night with special guest George Ella Lyon.

        As keynote speaker, Lyon visited with students throughout the school day and parents during the event.

        Lyon, a Kentucky native, is an artist dealing with poetry, novels, plays, songs and picture books geared toward both children and adults.

        Family Literacy Night included a poetry cafe, with many students showcasing their own pieces.

  • Four arrested in meth raid

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - On June 8, 2010 Shepherdsville Police K-9 Officer Kenny Waters was patrolling the city and detected a strong chemical odor in a residential neighborhood.

        After locating the exact address of 335 Arrowhead Drive, Officer Waters contacted the Bullitt County Drug Task Force. A methamphetamine lab was located in the garage of the residence.

  • Long ball turns post-season into short run for NB

        OKOLONA - A pair of home runs accounted for all seven of the runs that Pleasure Ridge Park would need on Monday in an opening round game of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament against North Bullitt.

        The Lady Panthers got a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning from Sara Paragon and then a three-run blast from Morgan Hart in the fourth inning en route to a 7-4 victory against the runners-up of the 24th District Tournament.

  • Ken-Ten Late Model Series headlines at Salem Speedway

        SALEM - The Ken-Ten (Kentucky-Tennessee) Late Model Series is set to make its inaugural visit to Salem Speedway on Saturday night, June 19th, for the Touchstone Energy Hoosier Hills 100.

     

        With an expected entry list spiced with wily veterans, young chargers and former Salem winners the 17th edition of the 100-lap race is shaping up as an interesting combination of race teams and drivers.

     

  • BE doubles team falls in three sets

        LEXINGTON - The top Bullitt East doubles team of Matt Phipps and Carlos del Viejo played well, but were eliminated in the first round of the 2010 Kentucky State Tennis Tournament on Thursday in a three set marathon at the University of Kentucky.

  • Offense arrives late as BE rolls Holy Cross 3-0

        OKOLONA - With just one hit and only two base runners through the first five innings of Monday’s Sixth Region Tournament opener, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers were struggling to figure out Holy Cross pitcher Angela Moseley.

        Fortunately, Bullitt East pitcher Jamie Lutes was just as hard for the Lady Cougars to figure out.

  • Work to begin on MW sewage treatment plant

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - City officials and representatives from Derrick Engineering and W. Rogers Company were all smiles on Monday as they gathered to sign the contracts to begin construction on a new multi-million dollar wastewater treatment plant.

    “I thought this day would never come,” said Mayor Joetta Calhoun. “It’s exciting to finally be coming to the end.”

    The signing ceremony, which took place at the City Annex Building on Monday morning, was the final step in a journey that has taken over a decade.

  • Scrimmage at East shows All-Star's practice needs

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The first scrimmage of the week for the Girls’ Kentucky All-Stars showed that head coach Tommy Adams has a lot of work to do the rest of this week to prepare his team for the showdowns with the Indiana All-Stars on Friday and Saturday.

        Battling a team of Junior All-Stars from the western part of the state at Bullitt East on Monday, the Kentucky All-Stars came out on the short end of an 81-78 score.

  • Casey Porter proves youth, girls can enjoy sport of hunting

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Casey Porter of Mount Washington set out on a hunting trip to eastern Kentucky with her father and brother, she was apprehensive.

    The 11-year-old had never hunted big game, but she made up her mind to do her best and enjoy the experience.

    Not long after the Porters arrived in Perry County in mid-December, Casey harvested an elk weighing between 500 and 600 pounds from about 160 yards away.

    “It was awesome,” Casey said. “When I was successful in taking my cow, I was very happyee my daddy hugged me really hard.”