Local News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 29, 2013

    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. 

  • Street rods will return to Louisville area
  • Fun events to help raise $ for the cause

     Fundraising for the National Alzheimer’s Association at Elmcroft Senior Living Communities in Mount Washington got off to a rolling start.

  • Chess program well positioned to grow even more in new year

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - There were 89 competitors after the crown, using mental capacities to attain their goals.

    Only so many could leave with the title of Bullitt County chess champion.

    The competitors gathered at Crossroads Elementary for the first annual county chess tournament sponsored by Bullitt County Public Schools.

    Every county elementary and middle school hosted a chess team this year thanks to support by the school board to promote the cerebral sport.

  • County may take different route to look at processes

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The fears of a costly “forensic” audit may have been alleviated.

    But there will be some cost to figure out the questions Bullitt Fiscal Court wants answered to prevent a recent overpayment issue from reoccurring.

    Simon Keemer, a representative of Dean Dorton Ford PSC certified public accounting firm, said that a“forensic” audit is something that wouldn’t apply to the county’s situation.

  • Crash at Village Lane and North Bardstown

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- A three car wreck at Village Lane and North Bardstown Road this evening caused quite the back up in traffic.

    Reportedly, two people were unconscious at the scene. A helicopter landed shortly after to transport those in critical condition to the hospital.

  • Local filmmaker proves that scary can also be rewarding

     HILLVIEW - In a world where there are no happy endings, Craig Everett Earl couldn’t be happier.

  • Former owner of Louisville pharmaceutical company pleads guilty to FDA violations

     LOUISVILLE – The former owner of National Respiratory Services, LLC (NRS) and a former minority shareholder have pleaded guilty, in United States District Court, before Magistrate Judge James D. Moyer, to charges of misbranding and altering drugs and the company admitted to committing health care fraud, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Wednesday I-65 lane closure in Bullitt

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a lane closure today on northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.  KYTC crews will be performing concrete slab repairs in the right lane between mile point 121 and 122.

    This work is scheduled for Wednesday, July 24 from 10:00 a.m. until noon.  Motorists should slow down when approaching the work zone and pay close attention to all follow directions on all posted signage.

  • UAW gives manpower to fix problems

     LEBANON JUNCTION - It was a muggy hot morning Wednesday, but that didn’t discourage  the crew of five from going to work.

    However, instead of getting ready to work on cars all day on the assembly line at the Ford  plant, they loaded their trucks with tools and lumber and jetted off to Bullitt County.

    The team’s project for the day was to relocate a handicap ramp to the house of Shepherdsville resident Paul Graser.