Local News

  • Bevin Unveils Proposal for Medicaid Transformation

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 22, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin today presented “Kentucky HEALTH”, a comprehensive plan to transform Kentucky’s Medicaid program, empowering individuals to improve their health and well-being while simultaneously ensuring Medicaid’s long-term fiscal sustainability in the Commonwealth. 

  • State fire marshal advises Kentuckians to celebrate Independence Day at community events

     FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Division of Fire Prevention and the state fire marshal encourage Kentuckians to attend community celebrations instead of celebrating with fireworks at home.

    “Using fireworks at home risks injury and property damage and may also violate local ordinances,” said state Fire Marshal Mike Haney. “I recommend that families attend local festivities instead of celebrating with fireworks at home. Let the professionals entertain your family.

  • Family Day, community aid tornado victims in Mayfield

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Family Day Ministries has become Bullitt County’s best way to aid and assist those in need throughout the country.
        In recent years the church has hosted donation deliveries to victims of natural disasters, collecting from local residents and transporting the items via the church delivery truck.
        FDM’s latest collection will benefit tornado victims located in Mayfield, a small town south of Paducah in western Kentucky.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 19, 2016


  • School arranges man’s dream of seeing his stepdaughter graduate

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—What could have easily been a time of sadness and grief for one Mount Washington family was turned into a time of gratefulness thanks to the local community.
        Mike Underwood was diagnosed with appendix cancer on Jan. 7, 2015.

  • KSP Charges Nelson Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

     BARDSTOWN - On June 16, 2016, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested Brenton T. Byrd, 36, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Open Records celebrates 40 years of open government

     Government watchdogs are celebrating this month the 40th anniversary of the Kentucky Open Records Act. It has withstood the test of time as an indispensable tool for a variety of individuals and interest groups seeking to hold public officials accountable.

  • Meade County’s Rhodes claims crown

     CLERMONT – Erica Rhodes loves pageants and pageants seem to love the 5-6, 140-pound 21-year old from Brandenburg.

    On Monday night under the pavilion at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds, Rhodes was crowned the 2016 Miss Bullitt County Fair in a contest with four other young women.

    The Miss Bullitt County Fair Pageant is the traditional main event on opening night. This year’s Bullitt County Fair runs through Saturday.

  • Crusading For a Cause

        Once again this year, the Bullitt County community came through for the Crusade for Children.
        Throughout Kentuckiana, over $5.4 million was raised during the annual event.
        Locally, around $184,000 was generated by local fire departments.
        Once again, Zoneton led the way with $94,369.19 to place them in the top 10 of all fire departments.
        Shepherdsville firefighters collected $27,270.99, while Mount Washington received $23,525.

  • Sheriff changes mind; will run for third term

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- David Greenwell would have been content to close out his law enforcement career when his term ends in two years.
        At the age of 58, he would be ready for retirement.
        In fact, the two-term sheriff had been very clear in telling everyone that he would not run for that office in 2018.
        Well, never say never.
        Greenwell announced last week that he would indeed run for a third term as Bullitt County sheriff.