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Today's News

  • Local trainer gets first shot at Derby roses

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Along the backstretch at Churchill Downs in Louisville, everyone knows him as Bronco Billy. At home in Shepherdsville, they call him Dad.

    Veteran horse trainer Billy Gowan will bring his family to the Twin Spires on Saturday to watch his three-year-old colt, Ride On Curlin, compete in the 140th Kentucky Derby.

    Ride On Curlin qualified as a Derby participant after solid showings in major stakes races, most recently a second-place finish at the Arkansas Derby.

  • Nursing home employee indicted for stealing drugs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A former employee of a local nursing home has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Laura Morrow, 36, has been charged with several drug-related offense after an investigation by the Bullitt County Drug Task Force.

    Morrow was indicted for three counts of attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud, false statement or forgery.

    She was also indicted for a single count of theft of a controlled substance.

    And she faces nine counts of forgery.

  • E. coli found in Brooks Run; advisory issued

     HILLVIEW - The failure of a sewage treatment plant last month has led to the state Department of Public Health and the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a public advisory.

    Due to high levels of E. coli in the unnamed tributary of Brooks Run and in Brooks Run itself, the state has advised the public from having any contact with those waters.

    Also, contact should be avoided with any sediments or the stream banks. The tributary runs behind the South Louisville Logistics Industrial Park and past the Jewish Hospital Medical Center South.

  • Show hospitality to our guests for Derby Week

      Over the course of this week, thousands of visitors will be in the Bullitt County area as Kentucky Derby festivities are held.

    Some will be stopping off to get some of that expensive Kentucky gasoline. Others will be staying in local hotels.

    Some may be eating at our local restaurants and others may be doing a little shopping.

    Or maybe partake in some Kart Kountry go-kart racing.

    Some may stop down at Jim Beam Distillery and take a tour and visit the Stillhouse, especially for Friday’s pre-Derby festivities.

  • What local flavor will win the Kentucky Derby?

     A long, cold winter finally broke through to a beautiful spring, but heavy rains this week made a sloppy track at Hall of Famer Mike Farner Downs for the annual Bullitt County Derby.

    Among popular entries this year is the Bullitt Fiscal Court colt Smoking Suit, son of former Derby favorite Smoking Ban and the mare Whowearsthepants.

    Another favorite is School Cop, the Shepherdsville entry. School Cop comes from School Safety and Copper WIre.

  • BC baseball sets up showdown at North

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central baseball coach G.J. Moore has been waiting for it most of the season.

    On Tuesday, he finally saw it.

    His Bullitt Central Cougars put together its best all-around game of the season - at the right time.

    The Cougars went to 2-0 in 23rd District play with a 10-0 victory over the Southern Trojans.

    The victory set up a winner-take-all game on Monday at North Bullitt for the top seed in the district tournament.

  • North takes tough losses

     HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt baseball skipper Brian Wise took his team back in time.

    It was a district opener between Moore and Bullitt Central last May. The Cougars were expected to easily defeat the Mustangs.

    Bullitt Central would win that game but it was anything but easy.

    The lesson was simple - never take any game for granted.

    In an important 23rd District game, North Bullitt took control in the very first inning to win 8-2 over the Mustangs.

  • BE drops one, wins three

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The way the Bullitt East Chargers have been struggling at the plate this season, it was just a matter of time before a strong pitching performance was going to be wasted.

    That day finally came last Tuesday when the Chargers gave up three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning and lost to district rival Jeffersontown 3-2. Bullitt East had just five hits in the game and wasted a strong effort from senior Zac Ching, who pitched the first six innings.

  • Committee recommends new Maryville; wait to build MWES

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Mount Washington Elementary principal Terri Lewis may have gotten a free dinner.

  • Criminal indictments issued

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted the following individuals on drug-related charges: