Today's News

  • AARP honors 20 years of serving area

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - For two decades the Mount Washington chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons has existed to improve quality of life for those 50 and older, but the organization’s commitment to service has gone far beyond its members. 

  • Fun in the SUN... the HOT SUN

     The crowd came and went last Saturday as the Bullitt County 4-H hosted its Fun in the Sun summer festival at the Bullitt County Extension Service.

    The temperatures were blistering and the goal for many was to find ways to stay cool. That ranged from the dumping machine, the lawn sprinkler to the sno-cone machine. Of course, trying to find some shade was another goal.

    The event was also an opportunity to showcase the works of the Bullitt County 4-H participants.

  • Babe Ruth West Kentucky State Champions

     FRANKLIN - Scoring five runs in the first two innings, the Blue Lick 14 All-Stars collected the program’s fourth state tournament in the past 16 years.

  • MW Mud Cats win USSSA U-13 World Series crown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A five-year baseball journey came to a glorious conclusion on July 17 when the Mount Washington Mud Cats won the USSSA AA Under-13 World Series in Columbus, Indiana.

  • U-12 Mud Cats finish third at USSSA World Series

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The U-12 Kentucky Mud Cats, a team based in Mount Washington, capped off a successful season recently with a trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama for the USSSA Global World Series.

  • Missing boaters found safe in Shepherdsville

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Three boaters who had been out for a leisure trip on the Salt River were found safe Saturday evening.

    Family reported the individuals missing to the Shepherdsville Police when they hadn’t returned home by 6 p.m.

    Shepherdsville Police, Shepherdsville Fire and Bullitt Emergency Management Agency conducted a search of the Salt River for the missing individuals.

    The Louisville Metro Police Air Unit assisted them in the search. They were found around 8 p.m.

  • USAC Sprints scratched from James/O'Connor Memorial

      SALEM, Ind. – Salem Speedway management announced today that the USAC National Pavement Sprint Car series has been removed from the event schedule for the upcoming Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial.


    In making the announcement Salem Speedway general manager Richard Deaton said, “Due to the fact that we have been informed by USAC officials that a low car count is expected, possibly as few as six cars, it leaves us with no other option than to drop USAC from the event.”


  • Salem Speedway Saturday Night Thunder unofficial results

     The unofficial results from the JayC Food Stores SATURDAY NIGHT THUNDER at Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana, Saturday, July 23, 2011:


    UMRA TQ Midgets


    Fast Qualifier: Jeff Goff, 15.40

    Heat Race Winners: Travis Welpott and Johnny Goft

  • Internship provides real education

     Ten weeks ago, I wrote a column, outlining my plans for the future: go to graduate school, major in international journalism, travel the world. 

  • State Fair has full slate of free music

     Louisville – The free concert lineup at the 2011 Kentucky State Fair returns to offer fairgoers a taste of all musical genres and a chance to see award-winning artists.