Local News

  • Churches unite to provide temporary aid

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A local church foundation believes it has the key to relieving the burdens of homelessness in Bullitt County.

    Heart of My City, a Christian ministry led by pastor Carl Rogers, started a program locally known as Room in the Inn, based on similar programs implemented in other locations to assist the homeless.

    The Room in the Inn concept is a conglomeration of local churches taking turns in hosting overnight stays for homeless individuals and families, with meals provided.

  • Two arrested on parole violations after standoff

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two men were arrested early Friday morning after a four-hour standoff involving several police agencies.

    Scottie R. Perkins, 41, of Shepherdsville, and Johnny Scott, 66, of West Point, were both arrested and charged with parole violations.

    According to Ken Bernardi, a spokesman for the Shepherdsville Police Department, officers from that agency arrived at the Honeysuckle Mobile Home Park, which is located off Highway 44 West.

    The officers were looking to talk with an individual to be questioned about a robbery.

  • BE grad Lucas part of band launching its newest album

     LOUISVILLE - The folk-rock band Bridge 19 releases its new album, Riding on a Wire, and celebrates with a Louisville release party on Nov. 7.

    A finalist for a 2015 Louisville Music Award for Folk Artist of the Year (winner announced on Nov. 5), Bridge 19 is Audrey Cecil (guitars, vocals), Amanda Lucas (guitars, vocals, percussion), who are founding members and songwriters. 

  • Belcher to chair state committee

     FRANKFORT - State Rep. Linda Belcher of Shepherdsville has selected to serve as chair of the Kentucky General Assembly’s Capital Projects and Bond Oversight Committee charged with overseeing the expenditure of funds budgeted for capital projects throughout the Commonwealth

  • Bellarmine joins in quest to bring ‘dream’ alive

     LOUISVILLE -- It was a celebration. But it was also the beginning of the next phase in the life of the Bowman Valley School.

    The first phase into its restoration has been accomplished -- it has been saved.

    But the next quest will involve securing a lot of funding to make it the historical and educational piece many envision.


      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Polls closed at 6 p.m. in Bullitt County, and the Bullitt County Clerk's Office had the unofficial results ready at 7:44p.m.

    County clerk Kevin Mooney reported no significant problems at the polls during Election Day.

    "It's been pretty quiet," he said.

    All of Bullitt County's races were at the state level except for Lebanon Junction, where mayor pro-tem Larry Dangerfield and city councilmember Carroll Samuels appeared on the ballot uncontested.




  • MW moves forward with sports park

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The land developed as a business industrial park is about to become the Field of Dreams.

    A new multi-million dollar sports complex is in its final planning stages.

    According to Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong, the idea of the project had been tossed around for six or seven years.

    “We were overloading our current park and we were very limited on what we could offer,” he said.

  • Governor announces TIGER Grant, ‘Transforming Dixie Highway’ Project

     LOUISVILLE – Governor Steve Beshear, along with Congressman John Yarmuth, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and a host of local legislators and Metro Council members, today celebrated the awarding of a $16.9 million federal grant to help transform Dixie Highway into a model corridor for commuters, commerce and pedestrian safety.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 1, 2015

    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.

  • Shepherd’s Shelter closing its program

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The primary organization that opens its doors to assist homeless Bullitt Countians will shut its doors permanently by year’s end.

    The Shepherds Shelter, Inc, was first established as a faith-based organization in 2002. Since that time it has become a state-funded program offering temporary housing, self-sufficiency programs and overall help to struggling community members.