Local News

  • Fox Chase escapes with no snow issue

                FOX CHASE - What once looked like a potential nightmare for the city of Fox Chase has so far turned out to be a nice saving of funds.

                The city of Pioneer Village ended a snow removal contract with Fox Chase earlier in the season, leaving officials scrambling for a contracted replacement.

                The search came down to two individuals, Jason Denner and Craig Stump.

  • Public health week honored in Kentucky

                FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to promote Public Health Week, an annual observance that focuses on a critical public health issue to raise awareness and help people live longer, healthier lives.

  • ROADWORK: Week of April 9

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of April 9:


    KY 251 (Belmont Road):  Lane closures and delays possible between Belmont Farm Lane and KY 61 (mile points 0.0 and 3.0) due to roadway resurfacing.  Work is currently scheduled for weeknights from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. the following morning.

  • Vehicle versus tree

                MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Mount Washington man sustained minor injuries after crashing his car into tree and a light pole Thursday night.

                Mount Washington Police and Fire units were dispatched to the accident scene on Woodlake Drive near Highway 44 East around 9 p.m.

  • Beam Inc, employees provide aid for disaster work by Red Cross

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Thanks to a contribution from a local employer, disaster relief help will be spread a little further for tornado victims in Kentucky and Indiana.

  • Shepherdsville Lions honor camp, Belcher

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Founded as a band camp in 1959, Camp Crescendo has since become a retreat for a variety of groups, but more importantly it is a haven where kids can be kids. 

  • Local man arrested in MW after police discover materials for making meth in his truck


    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A Shepherdsville man was arrested in Mount Washington Tuesday evening after police discovered items commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine in his truck.

                Jeremy Chad Burton, 24, was taken into custody at Highway 44 East and Armstrong Lane around 8 p.m.

  • Cats, Cards fans enjoy big game in various locations

      While thousands of college basketball fans flocked to New Orleans for Saturday’s historic NCAA Final Four matchup of the University of Louisville Cardinals and the University of Kentucky Wildcats, many Bullitt Countians watched the Battle of the Bluegrass from the comfort of their favorite watering holes. 

  • Independent candidate paperwork to declare intent due on April 2

    FRANKFORT - Pursuant to KRS 118.365(5) and KRS 118.367, individuals seeking to run as an independent, political organization or political group candidate for certain partisan offices must file their Statement-of-Candidacy forms no later than Monday, April 2, 2012, at 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) in order to be placed on the ballot for the November general election. There is no fee to file a Statement of Candidacy.

    Candidates for federal offices, nonpartisan offices, and partisan city offices of cities of the second to sixth classes are exempt from this requirement.

  • Study wants input from area diabetics

               SHEPHERDSVILLE  - The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) is looking for volunteers to participate in paid interviews pertaining to diabetes.

                Bullitt County KIPDA organizer Jessica Craddock said the interviews will help local officials determine the best implementation of grant funding used toward prevention of Type II diabetes.