Local News

  • Police investigate flea market robbery

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  – Shepherdsville Police are investigating a burglary at The Awesome Flea Market.

    Between the hours of 12:00am and 6:00am Sunday January 29th, 2012 at least 2 male subjects entered the Awesome Flea Market, disabled the alarm system and stole a large amount of collectable currency, including old bills and coins.

    If you have any information concerning this or any other crime, please contact the Shepherdsville Police at 502-957-1001, 502-921-1000, or the anonymous tip line at 502-215-1588.

  • Luncheon Feb. 23 to raise awareness to health issue

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s still a major health issue to deal with, both in Bullitt County and throughout the United States: Heart disease.

  • Election fields may be small, races still interesting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some looking toward a race for state Senate or state House of Representatives will have a little bit longer to consider their fate.

  • Longtime LJ mayor, volunteer dies

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A man who not only led city government for years but also helped communities throughout the nation rebuild after disasters has passed away.

  • Chase turns into confrontation between MW police, suspect

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - What began as a report of reckless driving Sunday evening turned into a physical altercation between Mount Washington police and a man with a bench warrant for felony and misdemeanor charges. 

  • Hatcher, Glauber to battle for GOP nod in House

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The final days are counting down to the primary election filing deadline.
        With the low number of candidates as of Friday afternoon, that might mean it will be a busy Monday and Tuesday for local election officials.
        The race which has garnered the most interest is for the office of circuit clerk.
        Incumbent Layne Abell will have opposition in the May Democratic primary. Abell will be challenged by a familiar foe, Rani Lynn Mulvaney Davis.

  • Multi-Purpose awarded $1 million grant to help promote healthy marriages

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency has been awarded a $1 million grant federal grant for a program that will promote healthy marriages and relationships.

    The $1,034,712 federal grant, which spans three years, is from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, and Kim Embrey-Hill, executive director of Multi-Purpose, said her agency is one of only 60 such agencies in the country to receive this grant.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Jan. 30

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Jan. 30:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.

    Jefferson County:

  • Pleasant Grove student runs at full speed to face life's challenges despite tough start

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - On the surface Pleasant Grove Elementary third grader Wesley Hill looks like any ordinary eight-year-old boy, but behind his smile is an extraordinary story. 

  • Jan. 31 filing deadline approaching

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – As the days dwindle to the filing deadline, activity has been slow at the Bullitt County Clerk’s Office.

    Few contested races are looming as the deadline of 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, approaches.

    The race for the 49th House seat now has two candidates.

    Incumbent Linda Belcher could be challenged in the fall by Republican Russell Webber. The two ran against each other in the fall of 2010 with Belcher winning in November.

    The other contested race, so far, will also be in the fall.