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  • HOMEARAMA comes to Bullitt County

             MOUNT WASHINGTON— Buyers, designers and HGTV lovers take note: Homerama kicks off in Bullitt County for the first time ever this Saturday.
        The two-week event, located in the River Crest subdivision behind Pleasant Grove Elementary in Mount Washington, features nine homes built with the newest and most popular housing designs. Curious minds are able to walk the homes and see for themselves what Bullitt County has to offer.

  • Shepherdsville Man Arrested for Seeking Sex with Minor

    FRANKFORT, KY. (July 6, 2016) – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Cyber Crimes Unit today announced a Shepherdsville man has been arrested for seeking sex with a minor.

     

    Jonathen Howerton, 24, of Shepherdsville, was arrested July 5 and charged with prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor for sex, a Class D felony.

  • What a blast!

       The annual Bullitt Blast may have surprised a few people by the scheduling of the fireworks show on Saturday, July 2.
       That turned out to be a great decision as Mother Nature played havoc with other regional shows.
       A large crowd came out to watch the show at the Shepherdsville City Park.
       See more pictures from the event in our multimedia section.

  • Back on Target: Archery provides Glass way to get life together, compete in South Africa

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Noah Glass never knew this was possible. He never imagined his first time on an airplane would be a trip to Johannesburg, South Africa. He never thought he would become the seventh archer in the nation, and receive the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to compete for Team USA in the National Archery in the Schools Program All Star Championship on July 9.

  • Woman, man arrested for running over police officer during traffic stop

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A woman and man have been arrested after she ran over a Shepherdsville police officer who was attempting to make an arrest.
        At around 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, Shepherdsville officers attempted to take a female into custody for three outstanding arrest warrants in Jefferson and Oldham counties. However, when the arrest was taking place, Taira L. Litsey, 31, of Louisville, drove off in her red 2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible.

  • PLAY!!!

     HILLVIEW - The summer solstice annually brings the most daylight to the Earth.

    The Bullitt County Health Department recognizes that opportunity as the most time each year to go outside and play.

    The 2016 Longest Day of Play event was hosted at the Little Flock Community Center.

    Patrons had an opportunity to participate in many outdoor activities and sports, such as soccer, Frisbee, nine-square, cornhole and more.

  • Cindy Rayhill’s work named tops at art show

      MOUNT WASHINGTON—The rain didn’t stop a crowd of art enthusiasts from visiting Citizens Union Bank in Mount Washington for the annual Bullitt County Arts Council Visual Artists All Members Show.

    This year marked five years that CUB bank has hosted the show, which Bullitt County Visual Arts Council co-chair La Verne Arkenburg said is unusual for any art program to have.

    “We’re very happy and we certainly don’t want to turn it loose,” she said.

  • Mother of LJ son killed in war helps to keep support alive

     FORT KNOX—What should have been a day celebrating her son’s 32nd birthday was instead a day spent by Becky Johnson dedicated to helping Gold Star Mothers continue their lives after losing a loved one to war.

    Staff sergeant Gary “Lee” Woods, Jr. was 24 years old when his Humvee was hit by a truck loaded with explosives in Iraq in 2008.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 3, 2016

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Designate a sober driver this Fourth of July

     FRANKFORT – The Fourth of July is a favorite American holiday filled with picnics, parties, parades and more. However, celebrating can quickly turn to tragedy when people choose to drive after drinking.  The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is urging everyone to plan ahead this Independence Day and designate a sober driver.