Local News

  • Bullitt EDA tabs former director of W.Va. post

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – A man who has led economic development efforts for an entire state is now leading that charge for Bullitt County.

         The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority has tabbed John R. Snider as its new executive director.

         He replaces Bob Fouts, who opted to not seek a renewal of his contract after nine years at the helm.

  • Severe weather can strike at any time; ways to be prepared

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If you don’t like the weather in the Ohio Valley, just stick around for 24 hours.

  • People not blowing smoke...they support hemp

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a last-ditch effort to gather public support for legislation that would allow Kentucky farmers to grow hemp for a variety of products, Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer recently took his case to the people of Bullitt County.

  • MW woman escapes rollover accident

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Mount Washington woman is glad to be alive after escaping a rollover accident Wednesday morning. 

    Nancy Gray was headed west on Hwy. 44 when the Saturn Vue SUV she was driving exited the right side of the road. 

    The vehicle flipped three to four times before crashing into a fence and landing on its top, according to police.

    A witness told police it appeared the driver overcorrected when the vehicle hydroplaned. 

  • ROADWORK: Week of Feb. 25

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Feb. 25:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 44:  Delays possible between Bullitt Lick Creek and Saltwell Road in Shepherdsville (mile points 10.3 to 11.7) due to sidewalk repairs and improving ramps to ADA compliance.  Motorists should watch for flagging operations Monday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    Jefferson County:

  • Hebron Estates takes time to remember commissioner

     HEBRON ESTATES - The Hebron Estates City Commission began business as usual in February this year.

  • Court cases settled in Bullitt Circuit Court

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following cases were recently resolved in Bullitt Circuit Court:                         

    *Craig W. Johnson — was sentenced to a total of six years.     

    He entered a guilty plea to burglary and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    *Steven B. Pigg Jr. — was sentenced to five years with diversion for the same period of time.           

  • Man gets no money; cuffed within minutes

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A Shepherdsville man was taken into custody less than 20 minutes after he allegedly tried to rob a local bank Wednesday morning.

  • Man who robbed cinema to spend time in prison

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A man charged with robbing a local cinema will serve eight years in prison.

  • AAA Urges Caution with Icy Roadways in the Forecast

     With the potential for freezing rain forecast to move into the area this evening, AAA wants to remind motorists that driving in such conditions requires extreme caution and has issued tips to help motorists cope with the potentially icy roads.

    “The first question you should ask yourself is whether you need to be on the roads,” said Roger Boyd, director of public affairs for AAA. “Icy roads are among the most dangerous conditions a driver can face and if you can avoid driving you should.”