Today's News

  • First Place Points for All Drivers in All Divisions at Bluegrass Speedway

    First Place Points for All Drivers in All Divisions at Bluegrass Speedway on August 14


        BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will again present racing action at the ½ mile, high-banked Nelson County clay oval on Saturday August 14 as the track presents a full program of weekly racing series in all four weekly divisions.                


  • Teen killed while crossing Hwy. 44

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A road which has been historically one of the most dangerous in Bullitt County has claimed a life and injured another.

    Within a three-day period, two pedestrians were struck while crossing Highway 44 East in Shepherdsville.

    The second incident resulted in the death of 14-year-old Shelby Rhodes.

    Shepherdsville police are investigating both accidents.

    The fatal incident occurred on Wednesday when two juveniles were crossing the road between Huston Drive and Rivers Edge Drive, near the Dollar General Store.

  • Conway, Stumbo to speak at FDR event

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Democratic Party has landed two of the state’s top hitters as speakers at its FDR dinner on Saturday.

    Fresh off his Fancy Farm appearance, state attorney general Jack Conway will be speaking. He is the party’s nominee for the seat of U.S. Senate, which is currently held by Sen. Jim Bunning.

    Conway went on the attack Saturday against his fall opponent, Dr. Rand Paul.

  • Local archers get chance to compete in national competition

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hundreds of schools from every corner of the United States gathered in Louisville for the National Archery in the Schools Program Nationals competition at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center and six of those schools were from Bullitt County.

    Bullitt Lick, Eastside, Mount Washington, and Bernheim Middle Schools,

    Bullitt East High School and St. Aloysius Gonzaga Academy all competed in the NASP Nationals, and all were ranked.

  • Wow! What a summer surge of baseball/softball

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Wall-to-wall baseball and softball.

        Nobody ever said the Sports Editor had a tough job. For two weeks each summer it is pretty much youth baseball and softball, sometimes seemingly from sun up to sun down and later. That is not really a bad thing.

  • Court rejects planning staff replacement

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The vacancy in the Bullitt County Planning Commission will remain open for a while longer.

        Bullitt Fiscal Court failed to approve the recommendation offered by County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.

        The judge recommended Virginia Adams for the administrative assistant position, which has been open for a number of months.

        Roberts’ motion to hire Adams died without a second.

        The nominee addressed fiscal court members.

  • One more day to sign up for fall elections

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The clock is ticking toward the 4 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, Aug. 10.

    Several local races will have to rely on appointments if no other candidates file by the deadline.

    As of Friday afternoon, the city of Mount Washington has two candidates for have filed for the non-partisan position of mayor. Larry Porter and William Cinnamond are the candidates.

    The winner could have a council made up of six of the following: Dale Walter, Greg Gentry, Walt Thompson, Gary Lawson, Lloyd

    “Shot” Dooley, Jim Smith and Dennis Griffin.

  • Brooks teenager returns safely; police continue its investigation

        BROOKS - A northern Bullitt County teenager reported missing since July 17 has been located.


        According to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department, Brittney Kustes, 19, of Brooks, was taken to University of Louisville Hospital on Friday afternoon.


        At this point, McGaha said he doesn't have a lot of details about the whereabouts of Kustes and Ron Elwell, 34, since they were last seen.

  • Bluegrass Speedway 12th Annual Bluegrass 50 Aug. 7; Race results