Today's News

  • Former winners in Halloween 200 at Salem



        SALEM, IN - Entries are rolling in, including those from four former winners, for the 2010 edition of the Halloween 200 presented by Smoker Friendly Discount Tobacco.


        The 22nd annual event, set to take place on Sunday afternoon, October 24th, is the final Salem Speedway race of the season.


  • Friday Night - Deja Vu all over again for Central

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Bullitt Central dropped down to Class 5-A in 2009, the schedule makers got it right.

        For the second year in a row, the title in District 3 will be on the line on the last night of district play as Bullitt Central heads to Radcliff for a showdown with powerful John Hardin. The Bulldogs, last year’s state runners-up in Class 5-A, are undefeated overall and both teams are 3-0 in district play.

  • Candidates have chance to voice views on today’s topics

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A crowd of around 50 people had the opportunity Saturday to listen to a few jokes, a little preaching and some political talk during the first of four candidates’ forums.

        The event, organized by Terry Seymour and Bernard Brown, were similar to ones held during the primary. On Saturday, candidates for U.S. Senate, state Senate and state House in the 49th District spoke.

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  • Man dies in fire off Ridge Road

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man was found dead at the scene of a Monday morning house fire.

        Norman E. Hawkins, 68, was discovered by firefighters in the charred remains of his residence at 1036 Ridge Road.

        Southeast Bullitt Fire and Bullitt County Sheriffs units responded to a working structure fire at the residence around 10:30 a.m., according to Chief Julius Hatfield.

        The house was completely engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The fire was spreading to nearby trees and fields.

  • New notification system to warn area of trouble

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s the middle of the night.

        You are in a deep sleep.

        Unbeknownst to you, there is a line of thunderstorms approaching with some potentially dangerous winds.

        You don’t have a weather radio.

        What will happen to you and your family?

        In the near future, there will be a way to instantly notify the entire county of any potentially dangerous situations.

  • Sign of the time in Fox Chase: no soliticing door-to-door

        FOX CHASE - “No solicitation” signs have been distributed to all Fox Chase houses.

        Council members discussed the process of discouraging solicitation throughout the city during the September city business meeting.

        Signs were sent out with the city newsletter; Individual homeowners had the option to place the signs near their front doors.

        Some residents and council members mentioned still receiving home visits from solicitors in recent days, some after signs were posted.

  • MW teen killed in ATV accident

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -  A local teen was pronounced dead late Tuesday afternoon following an All Terrain Vehicle accident on the corner of Flatlick Road and Wales Run Road.

        Lt. Col. Larry Coy of the Bullitt County Sheriffs Office said 18-year-old Matthew Mullins was riding an ATV up and down Flatlick Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle before running into a utility pole guard wire.

  • Eastside to join Bullitt Lick at world competition

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - In a matter of weeks, members of the Eastside Middle School archery team will pack their bags and head down to Orlando, Fla., where they will compete with archery teams from across the globe in the annual National Archery in the Schools Program World Invitational.

    While the team has competed in several NASP tournaments since becoming the first archery program in Bullitt County Public Schools, this year will mark Eastside’s first World competition.

  • National focus on getting rid of old prescription pills works

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the war on drugs rages in the streets and abroad, a recent phenomena has brought the front lines into American homes where some of the most dangerous and commonly used drugs can be found by simply opening the medicine cabinet.

        With prescription drug abuse becoming the fastest growing drug problem in  the country, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration recently began a National Prescription Drug Take-Back campaign in an effort to prevent pill abuse and theft.

  • Lady Eagles make it two straight over Lady Cougars 4-0

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two teams with newfound confidence collided on Wednesday at Bullitt Central in the second game of the season between the Lady Cougars and the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    The first meeting belonged to the Lady Eagles and standout forward Halee Heltsley who scored three times in a 5-0 North Bullitt victory. In the rematch, Bullitt Central assigned senior Ashleigh Pollard to shadow Heltsley and the move worked to some degree.

    Heltsley did score twice in the first half and then added a goal in the second half to propel North Bullitt to a 4-0 win.