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Today's News

  • 2009 Regional Track and Field Championships: East’s Stevens, Bozarth head group to state

    NEW CASTLE - Bullitt East track coach Lenny Raley wasn’t a very optimistic coach an hour into Saturday’s Class AA Regional Championships at Henry County High School.

  • Drowning victim Anthony Reynolds still not recovered from lake

    TAYLORSVILLE -- Divers are continuing their search for the body of a Bullitt County man who has been missing since Friday morning at Taylorsville Lake.

    Thirty-six-year-old Anthony W. Reynolds, of Shepherdsville, was last seen around 10 a.m. Friday after apparently losing control of the boat he was driving, said Lt. Shane Carrier of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife. Carrier said that Reynolds was test driving a client's boat that he had repaired, when witnesses said the vessel made an abrupt right turn causing Reynolds to be ejected from the port, or left, side.

  • Red Crow Pow Wow set for two-day run Saturday, Sunday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Native Americans are proud of their heritage.

    And Linda Dishon is proud of the resurgence of the Red Crow Indian Council’s annual Pow Wow.

    For the sixth straight year, the intertribal pow wow will be held at the First Street Park in Shepherdsville. The Spirit of the Eagle will be on Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7.

    “It’s a beautiful place,” Dishon said of the park. “I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.”

  • Pugpalooza comes to Shepherdsville

    Get Pugged!  Pugpalooza is coming to town.  Pugs are party animals and they love a good time.  No one enjoys food, fun, and hanging out with new friends like a pug and that is what Pugpalooza is all about.

     

  • North Bullitt High School will really be cooking this summer

    HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Olivia Farris thinks it’s a shame that more kids don’t grow up learning that cooking is not only fun, but a great learning experience.

    That’s why she is hosting her first-ever cooking camp that caters to kids ages 7 to 15.

    The camp will be fun for kids but parents can be assured that participants will be learning about healthy eating, cooking safety and even math skills.

  • Local entries bring excitement to Bullitt County Derby

    Inclement weather has made for sloppy conditions this year at Mike Farner Downs in the annual Bullitt County Derby.

    A strong field this season is led by the favorite, Road Pavey, an entry sponsored by Bullitt Fiscal Court and County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.

    “He has a strong track record, plus he’s hard to catch,” Roberts said.

  • Section 3 Semi-State Baseball Tournament: Game two set for Wednesday

    HODGENVILLE - Game two of the best-of-three Section 3 Baseball Tournament will be played on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at LaRue County High School.

    Bullitt East will have to win to stay alive and force a deciding game on Thursday.

    The first game loss will force Bullitt East to send junior Matt Bowles to the mound on Wednesday, but he will only be able to pitch for six innings. High school pitching rules permit a player to only work 15 innings in a calendar week. Bowles threw nine innings last Thursday in the Sixth Region championship game against Butler.

  • Search continues for man lost on lake; may be from Bullitt County

    Update: June 1

    TAYLORSVILLE - The search continues today for a Bullitt County man involved in a Taylorsville Lake boating accident.

    According to Spencer County Sheriff's officials, the search continued over the weekend but as of Monday the body still had not been recovered.

    Officials have not released the name of the missing man.

    Spencer County dispatch received the call of a single-boat accident shortly after 10 a.m. Friday. Only one individual is believed to be involved.

  • Recovery difficult process for Dohn

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Mount Washington resident Thrissie Dohn traveled the longest road to the Bullitt County Partners in Prevention community meth forum.

    Dohn was one of the event’s headline speakers along with Bullitt County Drug Task Force director Kenny Hardin.

    Along with Hardin’s experience and expertise in meth production and its effects, Dohn featured a first-hand view of the meth lifestyle and how it controlled her life for several years.

  • Drug task force on record pace in busting meth

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Detectives with the Bullitt County Drug Task Force busted their 22nd methamphetamine lab of 2009 last Thursday night.

    According to Kenny Hardin, director of the task force, officers were investigating a narcotics complaint at 4471 Zoneton Road when they saw vapors and smelled odors coming from a garage.

    Upon entering the garage, they arrested Anthony Hutchins, 19, of Louisville, and Daniel Conley, 20, of Louisville. Neither were listed as the property owners.