Today's News

  • Lady Charger softball now expecting to win

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Job one for Bullitt East softball coach Ricky Hoffman when he took over the Lady Charger program a year ago was to teach the girls to win again.

  • BC softball low on numbers, high on expectations

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The incredible shrinking softball team has high hopes for 2011.

  • Young Lady Eagles in rebuild mode

     HEBRON ESTATES - Not a lot of sports fans would think of Rick Pitino and North Bullitt softball coach Eric Lambert in the same situation, but there is a link between the two in 2011.

  • Health board passes smoking ban

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Smoke-free policy advocates were all smiles Tuesday night as the Bullitt County Board of Health passed a regulation that prohibits smoking inside every establishment not considered a private residence.

        The regulation passed 7-2, with only Bullitt Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts and Raymond "Butch" Meyer voting against the measure.

  • Apartments damaged in Hillview fire

     HILLVIEW - A Monday morning fire damaged as many as eight residences within the Hillview Woods Apartments.

    Okolona and Zoneton Fire units responded to a call from a passer-by around 10:20 a.m., according to Okolona chief Rich Carlson.

    Firefighters searched the apartments for people and pets. Carlson said the search turned out negative.

    The fire worked its way through the entire complex located at 11200 Sabine Way. Carlson said eight apartments received damage, two with heavy damages and another with water damage.

  • Little progress being made with little Senate support

     FRANKFORT – Last fall, when the General Assembly finalized the calendar for the 2011 Regular Session, this past week was scheduled to be one of the quietest of the year.  It was set aside as part of a 10-day period known as the veto recess, which gives the governor time to consider legislation sent to him and then gives legislators a chance to use the session’s final day to consider vetoes, if any occur.

  • Salem Speedway kicks off 65th season with short-track festival

    SALEM, Ind. – Salem Speedway kicks-off its 65th season on Sunday afternoon, March 27th, with six different divisions sharing the new infield oval for the season opening “Short-Track Festival”. 

    Salem Speedway Pure Stocks and Front Wheel Drive Stocks, the FAST Series - Legend Cars, Bandoleros and Thunder Roadsters – and the IKO Mini Cups are set to share the track for a full slate of racing action.

  • ROADWORK: Week of March 21

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of March 21:

  • County, bank do reach deal on lawsuit

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A settlement has been reached in a case where computer hackers took over $400,000 from a Bullitt County account in 2009.

  • Speed limit on trains in LJ goes to 60 mph

     LEBANON JUNCTION - When local business owner Connie Jackson heard that CSX Transportation was increasing the authorized speed of freight trains on its rail line through Lebanon Junction from 25 to 60 miles per  hour, her immediate response was concern.