Local News

  • Highway 44 to be affected by resurfacing work

     Motorists using Highway 44, especially in the Mount Washington area, should be warned.

    Work is slated to begin on July 18 to mill off the top portion of the roadway.

    Resurfacing is set for July 20-29, depending on weather.

    According to county road foreman Jimmy Stivers, work is supposed to be done from 7 p.m. through 5 a.m.

    Even if the work is being done at night, Stivers said to expect traffic issues.

    Work continues on Interstate 65 and on Highway 61.

  • Murder, suicide ruled in deaths

     NICHOLS - When a family member arrived at the home of Avery and Marion Blevens on Monday afternoon, they were greeted by a horrific tragedy.

    The married couple was found deceased in a bedroom in the home on Cow Branch Road in western Bullitt County.

    Lt. Mike Murdoch, public information officer for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, said that deputies got a call at 12:58 p.m. on Monday.

    Arriving at the scene, the deputies confirmed that two adults were dead.

  • Trial date set for Dishon charges; request made for dismissal of some

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Cases involving allegations of sexual abuse by a man also accused of killing his niece in 1999 may finally get to trial in January 2015.

  • City looking for answers on sewage plant failure

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - The Hunters Hollow City Commission, along with neighboring communities, remain up the creek without paddles.

    The commission continues in its frustrating process to find a permanent solution to its sewer issues stemming from a sewer plant failure in March.

    At the June commission meeting, city attorney Mark Edison informed the council that any such solution was likely, at least, eight months away.

  • Fiscal Court not ready to pay bill to Hardin Co. jailer

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If a jailer who placed a Bullitt County woman on his home incarceration program in Hardin County at the request of a fellow jailer and a circuit judge hopes to get paid, he will have to wait at least a couple of weeks.

  • Shepherdsville Lions Club

    Over the past several months, the Shepherdsville Lions Club hosted guest speakers from the community.

  • Proposal accepted through today for Metro United Way funding

     Metro United Way has issued a request for proposals to provide funds to non-profit agencies in Bullitt County. The funding opportunity is open to all non-profit organizations serving Bullitt County, with a priority on those that align with Metro United Way’s focus on education, financial stability and healthy lives – the building blocks for a better life for all.


  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 14, 2014

    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.

  • A day at the pool

    Photographer Mary Barczak spent some time at the Mount Washington public pool recently as temperatures soared into the 90s.

  • Man struck, killed while walking on train tracks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man died after being struck by a train in Shepherdsville Wednesday afternoon.

    William Marshall McCubbins, 39, of Shepherdsville, was pronounced dead at the scene by Bullitt County coroner David Billings.

    According to Shepherdsville Police Sgt. Mike O'Donnell, McCubbins was apparently walking northbound on the CSX tracks when he was struck from behind by a northbound train.