MOUNT WASHINGTON - The annual Bullitt East Lady Charger Summer Shoot-Out will be back in town this week for a three-day run before all Kentucky High Schools move into the ‘dead period’ starting on Saturday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Floating a stream and catching smallmouth bass after smallmouth bass, a few spotted bass, rock bass, green sunfish and even an occasional white crappie is the one of the best ways to spend a summer afternoon.
On a blistering hot day, you can beach your boat, wander out into a flowing, shallow shoal and sit down, letting the cool water of the stream flow over you and wash away the sweat and heat.
FRANKFORT, Ky. –Conservation Officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will team up with federal, state and local law enforcement officers to make boating safer for families and others during Operation Dry Water, June 24-26.
This weekend is devoted to boating law enforcement and education both nationwide and on Kentucky’s lakes and rivers.
SHEPHERDSVILLE - There was no shortage of basketball last week as Bullitt Central coaches Bryan Bates and Joe Pat Lee conducted their annual camps for youth players.
Bates had over 70 campers in his morning session at the school while Lee had over 140 boys in his afternoon session.
Everyone had fun for four days as there were guest speakers, private instruction and lots of competition and games at both events.
SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second straight year, Zoneton Middle School produced a winner at the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association Middle School State Championships when eighth-grader Breann Stewart won the high jump at the state meet on May 15 at Dunbar High School in Lexington.
SHEPHERDSVILLE - Once again, the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will be represented by four young men who have been selected from the northern end of the county to participate in the 2nd annual “Future Stars” Kentucky vs. Tennessee All-Star Classic.
FRANKFORT - Everything is “growing like a weed,” as the old saying goes, because of heavy rainfall in April and early May followed by unseasonably high temperatures in early June.
Fields of fescue grass, timothy, clover and alfalfa are tall and lush. The prime time for that first cutting of hay has come earlier than normal.
Landowners are reminded as they go about mowing and cutting hay that deer are with newborn fawns and some wild turkeys may be nesting or re-nesting.
SHEPHERDSVILLE - Professional jockey Jesus Castanon recently rode in his first Kentucky Derby, with a fourth-place finish aboard the colt Shackleford. Later that night Castanon and his family headed to their ol' Kentucky home, not so far away, in Bullitt County.
Jesus and his wife, Rolanda, have lived in Shepherdsville for most of their decade-long marriage. They have two children, Drew (8) and Isaiah (3).