Local News

  • Police standoff results in arrest for local man

     HEBRON ESTATES - A local man is in custody facing charges following a standoff with police at his house.

  • Man shot in Shep.; probe on-going

            SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Shepherdsville police department is in the early stages of investigation after a shooting on Saturday morning, April 28.

            According to a release from the police department, a male subject was shot at around 5 a.m. on Saturday in the 100 Block of Driftwood Drive, which is northwest of Floyds Fork at Highway 44 East.

  • MW looking to get back delinquent water bills

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – Those who fail to pay Mount Washington tax or water and sewer bills may face a drop in their credit ratings if the city moves forward with a proposal to hire a collection agency.

                During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, city officials discussed the possibility of outsourcing collection of delinquent bills.

  • Little change in proposed budget

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Magistrates didn't see too many changes from previous years then they were presented the proposed budget for Bullitt County government.
     County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts presented her $19.3 million budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year.
     The proposed budget is an increase of roughly $400,000 from the current financial plan, which ends on June 30.
     Deputy Judge Lisa Craddock said that the county employees will not see a pay increase. Last year, employees received a 50-cent per hour increase.

  • Fifteen inducted to first group of BCHS standouts

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a time to reflect.
     It was a time to celebrate
     And it was a time for some old friends to get together to talk about was a key part of their lives.
     They came to be part of the first induction of 15 individuals into the newly-created Bullitt Central High Hall of Fame.
     Besides the inductees, the ceremony honored Bill Hardy is the distinguished community member; Donna Canchola as the parent of the year; and  Robert Music as the school's teacher of the year.

  • ROADWORK: Week of May 7

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of May 7:

    Bullitt County:

    Southbound Interstate 65:  Left and middle lanes will be closed approaching KY 480 (mile point 115.2) to allow for pavement repairs.  These lane closures are scheduled from 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9th until 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 10th.

  • Blue Lick renames complex to honor 45-year park veteran

     HILLVIEW — Many of the 500 youngsters assembled Saturday morning didn’t realize the significance of the moment.

  • Hit and run still under investigation

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – A five-vehicle hit and run accident on Highway 44 left a Shepherdsville woman critically injured and a Louisville man and two juveniles hospitalized the afternoon of Sunday, April 22.

    Sgt. Charlie Mann of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department said emergency personnel arrived on the scene of the accident at 4059 Highway 44 East around 5:30 p.m.

    The sheriff’s department believes the vehicle at fault for the multiple-vehicle crash is a white Ford Ranger, according to eyewitness accounts.

  • Clements appointed magistrate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A well-known business man and community leader will take his seat officially on Bullitt Fiscal Court for the first Tuesday morning.
     Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Rick Clements as magistrate of Second District. He fills the seat vacated when first-term magistrate Dan Kelty resigned to take a position with the Mount Washington Police Department.

  • Judicial center still making news

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the Bullitt County Judicial Center has been opened for several years, the litigation surrounding its long-term construction process continues.
     Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to allow a $575,000 settlement from the firm representing Architecture Plus and Construction Management.
     The state Administrative Office of the Courts was seeking damages on $1.1 million.
     County attorney Monica Robinson said the project development board actually sued the companies.