Local News

  • Interstate 65 lane closures in Bullitt County June 17

     Louisville, KY (June 17, 2013) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane closures today and this evening on southbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.  KYTC crews will be patching the pavement in the right lane on two different sections of the interstate. 

    The first section of work will occur between mile points 108 and 110 today from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  The second section of work will take place this evening between mile points 118 and 120 from 6:00 p.m. until midnight.

  • Summerfest set Saturday in Lebanon Jct.

     For the second time Lebanon Junction will be hosting Summerfest in order to draw more people to its park.

  • New events sure to bring fireworks to County Fair

     CLERMONT - It will be a magical time next week with fireworks in the air and cowboys riding on the grounds.

  • Music comes to streets of Mount Washington

      MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Mount Washington Main Street Committee is hoping to start a new tradition.

  • Bacher figures out way to help clean up trash, earn Eagle Scout

     HILLVIEW - Littering is a problem thatís all too common and 18-year-old North Bullitt High School graduate James Bacher saw a need to fix it.

    “Every time I walked through my neighborhood or rode through the city, I would see trash on the ground,” he said.

    Some people would make an effort to pick up trash, but Bacher said they would have to carry it home to dispose of it.

    Bacher used what he saw as inspiration for his Eagle Scout project, creating and installing 27 trash cans throughout Hillview and Pioneer Village.

  • Constable enters guilty plea

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just hours after resigning from office, Clifton Joel Hudson entered guilty pleas in Bullitt Circuit Court to a pair of drug-related indictments.

         Hudson, 43, entered a guilty plea to one count of trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

         This was a result of a May 28 buy with a confidential informant at his Mount Washington home.

  • HOSPITALITY - Everyone’s responsibility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was a two-hour workshop filled with lots of questions.

  • Constable resigns after drug-related charges

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – On Tuesday morning, a thin and pale Clifton Joel Hudson appeared in Bullitt District Court for a probable cause hearing on his latest drug-related charge.

         By 7 p.m. last night, Hudson had tendered his resignation as constable of the Second District.

         Hudson’s second case in the past year on drug-related charges will now be in the hands of the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

  • Crusade for Children hits record

     The firefighters were out in force, and some in dresses, to collect money last weekend for the 60th annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

  • Roadwork to increase in area

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Thanks to changes in the latest Census figures, Bullitt County roads will get a little extra work in the coming fiscal year.