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Today's News

  • Bullitt East 'ACE' Volleyball Camp

    Bullitt East volleyball coach Michelle Gajdik saw a 100 percent increase in the number of campers she had this summer for her annual camp at the school.

    There were 46 players taking part this season.

    The young players worked on the fundamentals of the game with hitting, serving and blocking drills.

    There was even a group of kindergarten age players taking part, working with larger balls on correct form.

    The high school volleyball season starts in two weeks.

  • MW may raise payroll tax to fund sewers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON ee" Three Mount Washington city councilmen have devised a proposal that could prevent the city’s water and sewer rates from increasing another 17.5 percent in 2010 ee" but it would require a 1 percent hike in the city’s occupational tax and reallocating additional funds from water and sewer tap-on fees.

    Councilmen Dale Walter, Larry Porter and Dennis Griffin all agree there is an alternative way to fund construction of the city’s new $15 million sewage treatment plant other than raising rates again in 2010.

  • Overdale UMC scouts part of summer trek to New Mexico

    LOUISVILLE - A group of 23 area Boy Scouts and 10 adult Scout leaders went on a life changing 10-day summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico at Philmont Scout Ranch.

    Philmont covers 214 square miles of vast wilderness. The property donated to the Boy Scouts of America by oilman Waite Phillips, and is maintained by BSA as a high adventure, camping and training center.

    More information about the Scout Ranch can be found at www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HighAdventure/Philmont.

  • Two killed in wreck on I-65

    CLERMONT - Two Casey County men were killed in an early morning accident on Interstate 65.

    According to Deputy Sheriff Carl Trent, a Chevy Trailblazer driven by Jackie R. Luttrell, 29, of Windsor, Ky., was going southbound.

    Just south of the Highway 245 overpass, Luttrell’s vehicle struck the back of a flat-bed tractor trailer carrying construction equipment.

    Luttrell was pronounced dead at the scene by deputy coroner Morris Proffitt.

    Also pronounced dead at the scene was Elijah Akau, 27, of Liberty, Ky. He was in the rear seat behind the driver.

  • Streets dominate Fox Chase discussions

    FOX CHASE - The streets of Fox Chase dominated discussions during the city’s July council meeting.

    Mayor Alice White announced that curb work was ready to begin along Fox Chase Drive during the month of July.

    She said the work’s original starting point was delayed due to inclement weather.

    In June the council accepted a bid from Dirt Design of Shepherdsville to raise the roadway shoulder and add an erosion control mat.

  • Snappy Tomato Pizza enters county

    CEDAR GROVE - Bullitt County is the newest area to taste the snappy difference.

    Snappy Tomato Pizza is open for business at the Cedar Grove Center.

    Bret Witte, director of operations in the West-Central Kentucky territory, said the area offered unique opportunities to offer dine-in buffets and delivery orders.

    The location will deliver to a 10-12 minute driving area.

    The lunch and dinner buffet features all specialty pizzas along with pasta for $6.29. Buffets are available at lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Golf season kicks off fall sports this week

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The calendar may have just flipped to August, but the 2009-2010 high school sports season kicks off this week with the start of the golf season.

    Locally, all three high schools plan to have both boys’ and girls’ teams this fall. While some of the boys’ teams will start today, the highlight of the first week will come on Wednesday when all three teams converge on Heritage Hill Golf Course for the Bullitt East Charger Open. There will be 20 teams taking part in that event.

  • Results: Joe James/Pat O'Conner Memorial at Salem Speedway

    Results: JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

    Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana

    Saturday, August 15, 2009

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    USAC National Sprint Car Series

    Fast Qualifier: Jacob Wilson, 15.467

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Santos, 2. Darland, 3. Jessup, 4. Hines, 5. Wilson, 6. Hmiel.

    Second Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Clarke, 2. Jones, 3. Whitt, 4. Gardner, 5. Coons, 6. Gerster.

  • COYLE'S CORNER

    This week staff artist Paul Coyle takes a look at Fiscal Court attempting to recoup money from the recent hacker theft.

  • North Oldham runs away with Charger Open crown

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The North Oldham boys’ golf team ran off and hid last Wednesday in the Bullitt East Charger Open at Heritage Hill Golf Course.

    North Oldham finished with a 298 to easily outdistance Manual’s top team that tied with Greenup County for second with a 307 total. Manual was the defending champion.

    Manual and North Oldham were also at the top of the individual results. Manual Akash Mirchandani and North Oldham’s James Wistrom tied for low medalist as each fired a 68 over the par-72 lay-out.