Today's News

  • 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.


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


    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.

  • Bullitt County Public Library to unveil new Lebanon Junction branch

        The Bullitt County Public Library will be hosting a grand opening event on Sunday, July 11, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. when the new Lebanon Junction branch will be unveiled to the public.  

        A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 1:30. Afterward, patrons will be allowed to tour the recently constructed facility, which features meeting space, a study room, activity areas, and an outdoor reading area.

        The new facility has been stocked with thousands of new books, CDs and DVDs.

  • Budget approved with final changes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With some final recommendations from the state Department of Local Government, Bullitt Fiscal Court has approved its 2010-11 budget.

        The budget will exceed $16.4 million thanks to over $1 million in carryover funds from the current fiscal year.

        After state officials saw a couple of changes, Bullitt Fiscal Court members instructed that those alterations be made.

  • KSP Warns Of Telephone Fundraising Scams

        FRANKFORT - Citizens throughout the Commonwealth should be on guard for telephone solicitations requesting donations for the benefit of the Kentucky State Police.

        According to Lt. David Jude, commander of the KSP Media Relations Branch, the agency has received numerous reports from individuals throughout the state regarding efforts to raise funds for the families of fallen troopers or to purchase drug dogs for schools.

  • Post-election analysis always right on point


        That’s the reaction many probably had when looking at the reports from last Tuesday’s primary election.

        The biggest surprise was not that Martha Weaver Knox won the Democratic nomination for jailer.

        It was the margin in which she won.

        The biggest disappointment was that Bullitt Countians had two opportunities to have somone on the fall general election ballot for the state Senate seat but failed to nominate either candidate.