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  • Ward, Porter attend judicial college

     FRANKFORT– District Court Judges Rebecca Ward and Jennifer Porter, who serve Bullitt County, participated in sessions on criminal evidence, forensics, implicit bias, legislation and more at the 2017 District Judges College in Covington from Aug. 22-25. 

    The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college. 

  • Double murder, suicide Saturday night

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  -- Three people are dead as a result late Saturday night of a domestic dispute.

    Mount Washington police are investigating a  homicide where two individuals were shot to death.

    And, the alleged suspect, would later be found dead at his home in Shepherdsville.

    According to the Mount Washington Police, a call was received at around 10:37 p.m. on Saturday of shots being fired.

  • HELPING HANDS: Church plans Christmas relief for Houston

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the residents of the affected areas in Texas and Louisiana could use a Christmas-sized miracle.

    Come December, some of them will receive it, courtesy of the good people of Bullitt County, Kentucky.

    Family Day Ministries, located in Shepherdsville, will send their God’s Miracle Crew south for a mission known as Bullitt County Christmas in Houston, Texas.

  • Woman indicted for possession of stolen car from Tennessee

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A woman has been indicted for allegedly having possession of a vehicle which was stolen from Lebanon, Tenn.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted Jessica Nalley-Mahaffey on the charge of receiving stolen property over $10,000.

    According to the indictment, Nalley-Mahaffey had an automobile that she should have known was stolen from Clayton Automotive in Lebanon, Tenn.

    This is a Class C felony, which is punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

    Pioneer Village police officer Nick Hibbs investigated the case.

  • Meredith captures blue ribbon imagery at state fair

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— At 10-years-old, Chase Meredith has out-won both his parents at the Kentucky State Fair.

    His mom, Shannon, has been taking pictures “since before I was born,” he said. Shannon owns a photography business where she specializes in weddings and family portraits.

    Three years ago, she was sorting through potential fair entries when she asked Chase if he’d like to enter any of the shots he’d taken while on a family trip.

  • ACTIVE HEROES

     HILLVIEW— Organized by the Hillview Police Department, over 90 participants ran, biked, walked or Army crawled their way through the course to help raise over $4,000 for Active Heroes. Active Heroes is an organization dedicated to decreasing the rate of veteran suicides, which now average 20 veterans a day.

    The 14th Armor Re-creations group of Shepherdsville displayed military tanks for attendees to look inside of, as well as other military vehicles.

    Zoneton Fire, Louisville SWAT, the Air Force and the Army were among the other displays at the event.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 17, 2017

      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.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Traffic accident leads to arrest for Cub Run resident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- An accident has led to a DUI charge for a Cub Run resident.

    Shepherdsville Police responded to a non-injury accident on Aug. 29 at Highway 61 and Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Once on the scene, officers determined that one of the operators of vehicles involved in the collision was under the influence of alcohol.

    Amy Wray, 48, of Cub Run was arrested by Officer Cowan and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs with an aggravating circumstance.

  • Remember 9-11

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — Three giant American flags were raised in front of the Judicial Center for a Sept. 11 commemoration on Sunday.

    Deemed the Bullitt County Annual First Responder Heroes Honor Day, the event gathered first responders from Lebanon Junction, Mount Washington, Nichols, Shepherdsville and Southeast Bullitt, as well as numerous city and county officials, veterans and residents.

    Organized by state representative Dan Johnson, Johnson shared his 9/11 experience, having been in New York City during the attacks.

  • Repeal of merit ordinance may open up field for sheriff

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A race which seemed destined to have a large field next year could be open to a few more candidates.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court is being asked to repeal an ordinance which set up job protection for members of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    But that ordinance also prevented current deputies from running for the position of sheriff — unless they were willing to resign from their job.