Local News

  • Indictments handed in flea market case

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A simple traffic stop has led to the arrest of three individuals allegedly involved with the theft of items approaching $100,000 at the Awesome Flea Market in January.

  • Fire sale

     Members of the Shepherdsville Fire Department were busy on Sunday afternoon as a fire broke out in the All-Star Mini-Storage facility on the corner of West Blue Lick Road and North Buckman Street.

    Quick work by the firefighters kept the fire from spreading to an adjacent commercial shopping center, other storage units, a car wash and a church.

    Despite the tall flames and spectacular colors, no injuries were reported.

  • Doris Cornell, retired circuit clerk, dies at 72

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A longtime figure in local government circles passed away on Monday, March 5, 2012, at the age of 72.

  • KidsFest to entertain area youth Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s one of Bullitt County’s biggest annual events, and maybe the best because it’s for the children.

  • Statewide tornado drill on Tuesday; local notification system available

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As winter appears to have come and gone without a major cold streak or measurable snowfall, we all begin to look to the skies for severe weather.

    March marks the beginning of the severe weather season and Bullitt Countians remember some of the tornadic activities which have hit in the past.

    For Marke Richardson and the rest of the Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency team, this is the time when awareness is sought from the public.

  • Farmers may have option on license tags

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Farmers, especially those who drive their vehicles out of state, might want to consider a new option when purchasing license registration renewals during March.

  • County dodges weather bullet

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – While a rash of violent tornadoes left towns decimated and several dead throughout central Kentucky and southern Indiana on Friday, no widespread damage or serious injuries were reported in Bullitt County.

    In a phrase, Bullitt County dodged a bullet.

    The storm system that ripped through the region produced only high wind, heavy rain and hail in Bullitt County.

  • BBB Tips on Storm Relief Donations

    In the wake of severe storms that came through the Midwest and South, the BBB offers the following tips to help Americans decide where to direct donations to assist storm victims and their families:

    Be cautious when giving online.

    Be cautious about online giving, especially in response to spam messages and emails that claim to link to a relief organization. If you are seeking to give to an organization involved in relief efforts, go directly to the charity’s Web site.

  • ROADWORK: Week of March 5

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

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Shoulder closures and delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to installation of roadway lighting.

    Jefferson County:

  • LEAP YEAR BABIES: Feb. 29 babies share a unique bond for life

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s unusual, even rare, but not impossible. For those involved, it’s even kind of special. A handful of Bullitt County Public Schools’ students, and one teacher, share a common birthday on Feb. 29, also known as Leap Year Day.