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Local News

  • Boy Scout camp, residences get some damage due to gusty winds

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A series of thunderstorms left serious damages in a small area of southeast Bullitt County on Wednesday.

    Marke Richardson of Bullitt County Emergency Management said high winds ripped the roof off a barn and damaged mobile homes in the 4100 block of Wilson Creek Road near Lebanon Junction Wednesday.

    Additionally, the Crooked Creek Boy Scout Camp in Clermont sustained an estimated $100,000 in damage, according to camp program support specialist Johnathon Boles.

  • Pair drive-thru order uncovers drugs, gun

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A trip to the Mount Washington Dairy Queen drive-thru landed two central Kentucky men in jail Friday morning. 

  • Fitness, medical complex vision is reality

     HILLVIEW - Kenny Hester had a vision. And although he admittedly looked at other places to fulfill his dream, his heart always brought him back to his Bullitt County roots.

    There was nothing unlucky about this Friday the 13th as the local businessman proudly unveiled his vision - an office complex that would bring medical services to the community, as well as offer a place for his expanded fitness center.

  • Retaining employees for dispatch, EMS reaches critical stage

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s not a new problem. And there is no one single way to solve it.

  • Crusade brings local money back to Bullitt County CASA

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second year in a row, the WHAS Crusade for Children has returned part of Bullitt County’s donations to an agency that oversees the treatment of youngsters who are part of the court system.

    Executive Director Dawn Lee recently presented a check for $12,500 to the Bullitt County Court-Appointed Special Advocates to fund that agency’s work to protect the children who wind up in the court system.

    Lee presented the check to Cindy Prestigiacomo, executive director of CASA.

  • Hillview City Fair explodes with fun, success during recent run

     HILLVIEW - The joy of the annual city fair in Hillview spilled over into the June meeting of the town board.

  • Hunters Hollow officials worried about summer ‘activities’ of kids

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - The Hunters Hollow city commissioners don’t know what they’re gonna do, but they’re looking for a cure for the summertime blues.

  • Cable Barrier Installation to Begin on Interstate 65

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office in Louisville advises motorists to be aware of impending construction on Interstate 65 in Bullitt and Jefferson Counties.

    Work is scheduled to begin July 16th on installation of median cable barriers on seven mile section of Interstate 65.  The new barriers will extend from just north of KY 44 in Bullitt County to three-quarters of a mile north of I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) in Jefferson County (mile points 116.9 to 123.9).

  • Woman claims man ‘took’ sex for service

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A local mechanic was arrested after being accused of forcing sex upon a Mount Washington teen in exchange for automotive repair work.

    Wesley Bryson of Mount Washington was taken into custody shortly after someone reported that the 66-year-old had raped a 19-year-old girl at his Mount Washington repair shop a few hours before police arrived on the scene at Flatlick Road early Wednesday morning. 

  • Crime in the County

     Continuing for the next several months, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with the Mount Washington, Hillview, Shepherdsville, Pioneer Village and Lebanon Junction police departments, will be conducting DUI safety checkpoints at various locations throughout the county.