Local News

  • Dancing Machine: Corey Troutman dances his way to become top dancer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE— Flappers and feathers didn’t distract from the footwork of 12 competitors in the annual Bullitt County Arts Council “Dancing for the Arts” fundraiser.
        The event raises money for the Arts Council to use in their $1,000 scholarships given to a graduating senior from each of the Bullitt County High Schools who plans to further their education with a fine arts degree.

  • Bullitt Task Force, LMPD catch drug suspect

     LOUISVILLE -- The Bullitt County Drug Task Force and members of the Louisville Metro Police quickly apprehended a man who was part of an investigation that started Tuesday evening.

  • Colorfest at Bernheim ushers in fall season this Saturday, Sunday

     CLERMONT - When you reach a special anniversary number, you even have celebrities visit your event.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest will host its 20th ColorFest event on Oct. 15-16.

    Part of the festivities will include the official naming of the black bear that has been spotted within the forest this year.

    Bernheim has offered three choices to the public for voting - Bernie, Ranger or Wilson - and allowing everyone to vote on their website.

  • Bring your box to help raise funds for homeless

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Bullitt County’s homeless shelter on wheels is using cardboard boxes to bring attention to the homeless situation in the county.

    Room in the Inn works to help the homeless in the area have a hot meal and a safe place to sleep at night while getting back on their feet.

  • Jefferson Co. man charged with child sex exploitation

      LOUISVILLE  On October 6, 2016, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Brian K. Trees, 45, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • KSP charges Bullitt man with child sex exploitation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — On October 5, 2016, at approximately 10:06 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested Gregory D. Wesley, 61, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Man faces dozens of sex-related offenses

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A 78-year-old man from Shepherdsville is currently being housed in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

  • Under Fire... Both parties call for Johnson to withdraw

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Republican Party officials are asking that Dan Johnson resign in his race for the 49th District state representative seat.

    However, the candidate, who was selected by the Bullitt County Republican Party to fill a vacancy, is not ready to back out.

    Johnson, who was selected out of four interested individuals to fill the spot vacated when Jennifer Stepp was declared ineligible to run, drew controversy from his Facebook postings.

  • Hogue battling back after her car was struck by drunken driver

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – On Feb. 6, 2016, Chelsea Hogue was a normal 23-year-old from Mount Washington. 

    She was in her third year at the University of Louisville, working hard to become a nurse. When not in class, she worked as a server at Smokey Bones restaurant.

    However, things changed for the 2011 Bullitt East graduate when she and a friend were struck by a drunk driver while driving home.

    The Wreck and the Rehab

  • Diabetes Walk success

        The 4th Annual Diabetes Awareness Walk in the Park was held in First Street Park on Saturday, September 17, 2016.
        Twenty people braved the rain and came out to vie for a first place medal in their age bracket and to help raise awareness of the rapid increase of diabetes in our county.