Local News

  • Lane closures on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County April 25-28

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that both directions of Interstate 65 will be reduced to one lane this weekend in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews are continuing work between the Bullitt/Hardin County line and Lebanon Junction Road (mile points 103.3 to 105.9) to replace sections of concrete pavement.

    The right and center lanes on northbound I-65 will be closed from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 28.

  • Drug Task Force gets under owner's skin, makes arrest

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While customers looking to get a tattoo may have been coming in the front door, there may have been other business being done out the back door.

  • SPD investigate BCHS substitute teacher

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department is currently investigating a possible inappropriate relationship between a former Bullitt County Public Schools Substitute Teacher and a student.

    On Tuesday, April 16th, 2014 an investigation was initiated after allegations of misconduct on the part of Susan Bickers were made to Bullitt Central High School.

    Administrators from Bullitt Central then contacted the Shepherdsville Police Department.

  • KSP working Nelson County death investigation

     BARDSTOWN – On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at approximately 10:41 A.M.  EST, Kentucky State Police Post 04 Troopers responded to a residence located at 5120 Springfield Rd. in response to two deceased females found at that location.

    Kathy Netherland (48) and a juvenile female (16) were both pronounced dead at the scene.

    Autopsies will be performed at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville.

    KSP is on the scene investigating and further information will be released when available.


     Members of Mount Washington United Methodist Church observed the Holy Week of Easter with a presentation of the Living Supper on Thursday.

    The play, “The Living Supper: Lineage”, took the audience on a journey through the Bible meeting important figures such as Eve, David and Ruth.

  • Probe reels in big catch of stolen items

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A nine-month investigation by various agencies has led to a major catch of stolen merchandise and illegal drugs at a northern Bullitt County pay fishing lake.

  • Inmate charged in bomb threat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who allegedly made a bomb threat to a local attorney’s office could not run when he made the call.

    That is because Jonathan Williams, 22, was already incarcerated at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    For the third time in the past year, a bomb threat caused a disruption to judicial offices, as well as county government.

  • Carrying the Cross on Good Friday

    Members of the Full Gospel Christian Church recognized Good Friday with their annual walking of the crucifix through Shepherdsville.

    The group's journey began at the church on S. Preston Highway, north to Highway 44, and east over Interstate 65 and past Bullitt Central High School.

    The crucifixion walk, to commemorate the walk Jesus took on Good Friday, has taken place over 10 years. Church members said they receive generally positive responses from drivers and business owners.

  • Pioneer Village not pleased with handling of delinquent garbage bills

    PIONEER VILLAGE - The Pioneer Village CIty Council feels the city trash collection company is handing bill payments like garbage.

    The city is filing suit against Rumpke in regards to the company collecting payments from city residents with delinquent bills.

    According to city attorney Mark Edison, customers were paying Rumpke, rather than the city, after the city filed suit against the customers for delinquent bills.

    When customers pay Rumpke directly, the payment does not include penalty fees established by city ordinance.

  • Two-year road plan has flavor of Senate version

    FRANKFORT -- The road plan approved by the state General Assembly for Bullitt County will have a distinctly different look than one recommended by the governor in January.