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  • Salem Speedway Family Fun Night Sep. 12

    SALEM, Ind. – The quest for 2009 Salem Speedway track championships continues on Saturday, Sept. 12th, as the Lucas Oil Super Stocks and Dave & Deb’s Winner’s Circle Street Stocks return to the super-fast, half-mile oval for the First Harrison Bank Family Fun Night, presented by The Salem Leader.

     

    Championships are still up for grabs in both Salem divisions, as just 13 points separate the top three drivers in the Super Stock division and a 16 point differential exists between first and third place in the Street Stock standings.

     

  • MW councilman wants to look at rezoning entire stretch of Hwy. 44

    MOUNT WASHINGTON " If one Mount Washington city councilman gets his wishes, the majority of residential properties along Highway 44 within the corporate limits will soon be zoned B-1 Highway Commercial.

    Councilman Dennis Griffin is interested in rezoning all of the residential property to commercial within the Highway 44 corridor from city limit to city limit within 350 feet of the highway.

  • One game under belt helps Eagles to victory

    HEBRON ESTATES - One could see the relief on Dalton Hadley’s face Friday evening.

    After a rough night in his first varsity start and a tough week at school following the death of a former North Bullitt football and tract standout, Hadley finally had a reason to relax.

    With the junior signal caller feeling much more relaxed in his second varsity start, North Bullitt evened its mark at 1-1 on the year with a 21-7 victory over South Oldham.

    It didn’t hurt that sometimes bad things seem to follow teams that have lost their last 18 games.

  • MW City Council to discuss rezoning property along Highway 44

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Mount Washington City Council will discuss at this evening's meeting a proposal to rezone residential properties along Highway 44 within the city limits to B-1 Highway Commercial.

    The proposal was introduced by Councilman Dennis Griffin, who claims the future of business growth in the city is along Highway 44.

    The proposal would affect all residential property owners within the Highway 44 corridor from city limit to city limit within 350 feet of the highway.

  • Ceremony to remember 9/11 tragedy

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those wishing to remember and reflect upon the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, will have an opportunity to do just that on Friday.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts said the courthouse would be the site at 6 p.m. of a ceremony to honor the American heroes who lost their lives that day.

    The ceremony will run from 6-6:45 p.m. and will be conducted on the inside steps of the courthouse.

    There will be a prayer, followed by the ringing of the bell and the pledge.

  • This Week in Sports...

    FOOTBALL

    Friday, September 11

    **Bullitt Central at Bullitt East. 7:30 p.m.

    **North Bullitt at Woodford County. 7:30 p.m.

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    VOLLEYBALL

    Tuesday, September 8

    **Bullitt East at Whitefield Academy. 5:30 p.m.

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    Wednesday, September 9

    **Bullitt Central at Spencer County. 5:30 p.m.

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    Thursday, September 10

  • Consultants continue to accept input on Highway 44 projects

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — Widening heavily traveled Highway 44 from Bardstown Road to Interstate 65 in Shepherdsville is a project that many Bullitt Countians think should have been completed years ago.

    The project may be closer than ever to becoming a reality, but citizens shouldn’t get too excited. Unless some large sums of money come the state’s way, it could still be years before any noticeable work is done.

  • Three arrested, officer cited in raid

    HILLVIEW - What started out as an answer to a burglar alarm has resulted in 16 people being charged in an illegal gambling operation off Bells Mill Road.

    Three men were arrested on Tuesday evening and 13 others were cited. Among those cited to Bullitt District Court was an off-duty police officer for the city of Shepherdsville.

    According to Hillview police spokesman Roy Raines, officers had gotten some information about a possible casino/gambling operation going on in the city.

  • Bank seeks to have suit dismissed over stolen county funds

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bank officials who have been sued by Bullitt Fiscal Court over the cyber theft of over $415,000 this summer have fired back in their response to the lawsuit.

    In fact, the bank’s response from attorney William T. Repasky points the finger directly back at county officials for the loss of the funds in late June.

    The bank is seeking dismissal of the county’s complaint in Bullitt Circuit Court.

  • Voters to return to paper in '10 election

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The world of how you vote in elections will come full circle next spring.

    When voters go to the polls in May, they will be using a thing of the past - paper ballots.

    The Bullitt County Board of Elections has voted to change its system of voting machines as it has also split three precincts due to the number of registered voters.

    Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney said the board has opted to go with the Hart Intercivic eScan system at its 48 precincts and the in-office absentee machine.