Today's News

  • 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


    Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana

    Saturday, August 15, 2009


    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.


    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.

  • Man arrested in act of alleged crime

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A Lawrenceburg man who fell unresponsive after being tasered by Mount Washington police early last week at the scene of a burglary is now in jail on multiple charges.

    Det. Buddy Stump said Daniel E. Meade, 26, of Lawrenceburg is the main suspect in a recent rash of burglaries plaguing the city.

  • Business leads drive for Mount Washington Middle school supplies

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — Going back to school is an exciting time for many Bullitt County students. But for struggling families trying to make ends meet, sending children back to school can mean a tough financial burden with the rising cost of supplies and fees.

    Some local realtors with Century 21 Advantage Plus’ Mount Washington office recognize there are many local families financially unable to supply their children with the essentials to start the school year off right, so they banded together to help meet that need.

  • Check out what's going on today at the Kentucky State Fair!


    KET Day


    * The Mrs. Wyndall Smith Quilt Award Presentation

    * “Something to Crow About” Rooster Crowing Contest

    * Evan Williams Bourbon Cooking Competition

    * Paid concert: Journey with special guest Heart

    * Free concert: The Commodores


    * 4-H/FFA Youth Dairy Cattle Show ee" Jersey & Holstein

    * Dairy Goat Show ee" Jr. Does

    * 4-H Rabbit Show

    * FFA Awards Program

  • Planners drop impact fees for storm water

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Richard Miles and other developers should be feeling pretty good - even in the tough economy.

    After pleading their case about new impact fees proposed by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission for the federal storm water program, their concerns were heard.

    Originally planning to charge roughly $1,000 an acre for impact fees to handle future storm retention basins issues, the planning commission turned a complete about face just a week later.

  • Local players part of national 12U softball championship team

    The Louisville Lady Sluggers 12U fastpitch softball travel team recently went undefeated to win three Kentucky State Tournaments to qualify for Nationals/World Series of their choice in Florida, Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois or Wisconsin.

    On June 27-28, 2009, in Fort Knox, the Lady Sluggers won the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) KY State Tournament.

    On July 3-5, in Lexington, the Lady Sluggers won the National Softball Association (NSA) KY State Tournament.

  • Rescue at Jim Beam

    CLERMONT - Firefighters rescued a construction worker near the Jim Beam Distillery Wednesday afternoon.

    Southeast Bullitt Fire Chief Julius Hatfield said firefighters dug the worker out from underneath a collapsed wall near a creek on the Jim Beam property.

    The location of the incident was in a valley off of Highway 245. The area is near the site of a future Jim Beam visitors center.

    A dozen Southeast Bullitt firefighters responded along with Bullitt County EMS units.