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  • Number would give list of local services

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Everyone is familiar now to call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. Many also know to dial 4-1-1 for information.

    A new number, 2-1-1, is sweeping across the country and into Bullitt County, providing information on available community resources.

    Glen Powell, 2-1-1 director for the Louisville Metro United Way, spoke to the Bullitt County Inter-Agency Council about the phone number, one that would help local services provide and share their resources.

  • Mayor faces harassment suit

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- First facing a criminal investigation, Shepherdsville mayor Scott Ellis is now facing a civil lawsuit claiming sexual harassment of a former employee.
        While no charges have been filed in the criminal investigation that began in late 2014, Ellis is now facing a lawsuit filed last week in Bullitt Circuit Court.
        Also named in the lawsuit is the city of Shepherdsville.

  • Hip shaking in Lebanon Junction

    It was hot earlier this month but nothing compared to the temperatures at the Wall
    Street Park in Lebanon Junction.
    For a second straight year, Todd Bodenheimer provided his tribute to Elvis.
    The performance again drew a big crowd to the park and a lot of appreciation from the big crowd.

  • Shepherdsville police department needs help in identifying suspect in burglary

    A burglary took place on Miller Drive in Shepherdsville, KY on 6/29/2015 at approximately 10:15 am. The suspect is described as a white male, late teens to early 20’s, dark hair, at the time wearing dark colored shorts, dark shirt, and flip flop sandals.

    Anyone with any information concerning this crime or information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000 or the anonymous tip line at 502-215-1588.

  • Culvert may keep old Preston from reopening

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two roads remain closed and there is no indication when the third phase of the  Highway 61 project will begin.
        According to Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the state transportation cabinet's District Five, there has not been a decision made on whether to permanently close old Preston Highway just south of Hebron Lane.
        Currently, the road is closed due to a collapsed culvert.

  • Survey gives Mount Washington, others high marks for place to raise families

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--School’s been over for about a month now, but one Bullitt County city just received some high marks.

    Mount Washington was recently listed third on the 2015 Niche Rankings survey for the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in the Louisville Metro Area.”

    Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong said he’s “pleased and proud to be number three,” but they hope to reach even higher.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 29, 2015

    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.

  • Woman charged in stabbing death of Ala. man

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - An arrest was made in the stabbing death of Alabama resident Aaron Jewell at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center on Saturday, June 20.

    Nicole Rae Skyberg, 26, was arrested by Shepherdsville Police Wednesday evening and charged with murder.

    SPD spokesperson Capt. Ken Bernardi said Skyberg, a California resident, was the passenger in Jewell's truck that was questioned by detectives at the scene.

    "She was a person of interest from the beginning of the investigation," he said.

  • City Fair will be Blast this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Countians can prepare to have a blast at a blast with a different kind of blast to it.

                The 2015 version of the Bullitt Blast and Shepherdsville City Fair, scheduled for July 2-4, will mix the traditions with some exciting new events.

                The events are hosted by the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission and the Zoneton Trowel Club.

  • Bullitt County man caught in Nelson after high-speed chase

    BARDSTOWN--A high-speed car chase that started near Exit 116 in Bullitt County ended in a shallow dry gulch in a cow pasture off Deatsville Road with a crashed stolen car, a suspected rolling meth lab and two people in cuffs.