Local News

  • Program encourages kids to speak up when there are acts of violence

     HEBRON ESTATES - In an attempt to get at the root causes of domestic violence, it's never too early to learn.

    Some children may experience domestic violence through parents or even from bullies their own age.

    Representatives from The Center for Women and Families teamed with Hebron Middle School to offer a program, "Step In and Speak Up," discussing tell-tale signs and prevention methods.

  • Masden, Shumaker battle for mayor's seat in Lebanon Jct.

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- There will be a new leader of city government in January.

  • State candidates talk about issues at forum

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was some humor. There was a little bit of jabbing. But, for the most part, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce's Meet Your Candidates forum on Thursday went off without any major incidents.

  • Higgins to challenge incumbent Laswell in Third District race

    FOX CHASE -- No matter the outcome on election day, the next magistrate for the Third District will be a resident of the city of Fox Chase.

  • City recommends back-flow valves

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - "I encourage every resident and business owner to put in a back flow preventer," said Hunters Hollow mayor Linda Parker.

    The back flow preventer will help keep raw sewage from getting into homes and businesses, an event that Parker said was beginning to happen in the city.

    The reason for the sewage back-ups, according to Parker, is the lack of a sufficient treatment plant since March, when the plant serving the city exploded.

  • Rayhill, Wright run in race for Fourth District magistrate

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- Two men with well-known names will battle it out to become the next magistrate in the Fourth District.

  • Losers congratulated for being winners in contest

     The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education, and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) would like to thank all those who participated with the recent C.R.E.W. Weight Loss Competition. Each person who registered with this program received a weight loss toolkit that included passes to local fitness centers, information on healthy weight loss strategies, and sample meal plans. Over the course of the eight week competition, Bullitt County community members were collectively able to lose a total of 184 pounds.


  • Sewer situation appears to be resolved for now

    HUNTERS HOLLOW -- Any fear that a sewer treatment plant operator may walk away from a troubled system should now be alleviated.

  • High Flying in Hillview

    HILLVIEW - The Hillview Recreation Department keeps its wheels spinning when it comes to offering community activities.

    The latest edition to the city shows why the department is on a roll.

    Hillview officially opened its new skate park, located next to the police department outside of the Hillview Government Center.

    An official grand opening and ribbon cutting was hosted by the city and the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Fall breeding season increases deer movement

     FRANKFORT - Cooler temperatures and shorter days bring out the fall colors that paint Kentucky’s landscape in warm hues before winter arrives.

    At about the same time, the breeding instinct in whitetail deer stirs, putting them on the move and more frequently into the paths of motorists.

    About half of all collisions between vehicles and deer in Kentucky occur over the last three months of the calendar year, according to statistics compiled by Kentucky State Police. More of these collisions are reported in November than in any other month.