Local News

  • Bacher figures out way to help clean up trash, earn Eagle Scout

     HILLVIEW - Littering is a problem thatís all too common and 18-year-old North Bullitt High School graduate James Bacher saw a need to fix it.

    “Every time I walked through my neighborhood or rode through the city, I would see trash on the ground,” he said.

    Some people would make an effort to pick up trash, but Bacher said they would have to carry it home to dispose of it.

    Bacher used what he saw as inspiration for his Eagle Scout project, creating and installing 27 trash cans throughout Hillview and Pioneer Village.

  • Constable enters guilty plea

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just hours after resigning from office, Clifton Joel Hudson entered guilty pleas in Bullitt Circuit Court to a pair of drug-related indictments.

         Hudson, 43, entered a guilty plea to one count of trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

         This was a result of a May 28 buy with a confidential informant at his Mount Washington home.

  • HOSPITALITY - Everyone’s responsibility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was a two-hour workshop filled with lots of questions.

  • Constable resigns after drug-related charges

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – On Tuesday morning, a thin and pale Clifton Joel Hudson appeared in Bullitt District Court for a probable cause hearing on his latest drug-related charge.

         By 7 p.m. last night, Hudson had tendered his resignation as constable of the Second District.

         Hudson’s second case in the past year on drug-related charges will now be in the hands of the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

  • Crusade for Children hits record

     The firefighters were out in force, and some in dresses, to collect money last weekend for the 60th annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

  • Roadwork to increase in area

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Thanks to changes in the latest Census figures, Bullitt County roads will get a little extra work in the coming fiscal year.

  • Guys can get body tune-up at Hillview fair

     HILLVIEW - In an effort to encourage men to keep their bodies tuned-up like their cars, the Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) is sponsoring The Guys’ Full Body Tune-Up.

  • Bardstown PD still seek assistance on Ellis murder

     KSP Post 4 Detectives are asking for the public's help regarding the murder of Ofc. Jason Ellis with the Bardstown Police Department.

    We are asking any residents in and around Nelson County that may have had trees trimmed or removed from their property or observed someone trimming or removing trees around the time of Ofc. Ellis' murder to please call Post 4 at (270) 766-5078 or email me at norman.chaffins@ky.gov.

  • ROADWORK: Week of June 3

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, 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. 

  • McConnell would like to call offensive plays instead

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says there are three things that guarantee America will still be number one by the end of the 21st century.