Local News

  • Street Rod Nationals will be in town on August 2-5, 2012

     LOUISVILLE - Once again, the National Street Rod Association’s annual Street Rod Nationals Plus will be held in Louisville at the beautiful Kentucky Exposition Center. 

  • Commission moves on Hwy. 245 beautification

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Kentucky Department of Transportation’s refusal to accept two separate maintenance agreements submitted by the county have delayed the Interstate 65 exit 112 interchange beautification project for months.

  • Flexible buildings provide space for high schools; sports affected

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — The student population at the three high schools in Bullitt County continues to grow.

  • Man, ex- girlfriend face abuse charges on toddler

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Two people have been charged with allegedly abusing a two-year-old toddler.

  • ROADWORK: Week of July 30

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

    Bullitt County:

  • One injured in 44 accident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - One person was injured in a two-car accident Monday morning on Highway 44 West.

    Bullitt County EMS transported a patient to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South with minor injuries.

    The accident occurred around 11 a.m. when a driver leaving the El Nopal Restaurant in a Honda Accord turned left, colliding with a BMW headed westbound.

    No other injuries were reported. Shepherdsville Fire and Police units also responded along with EMS.


     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After the rain and thunderstorms that swept through Bullitt County yesterday, according to State Forestry officials and local fire officials, the risk of uncontrolled fires from open burning has been tremendously reduced.

    Based on their recommendations, County Judge Executive Melanie Roberts has rescinded the Executive Order banning opening burning throughout Bullitt County, effective immediately.

    However, the EPA Burning ban remains in effect, which means any open burning is limited to campfires and cooking fires.

  • Health department services shift due to budget

     Recent changes in state budget allocations to local health departments is creating the need for changes in policies. 

  • Child drowns in residential pool

     ZONETON - A two-year-old child drowned after being retrieved from a swimming pool Wednesday night.

    The child, a resident of the Camp Taylor neighborhood in Louisville, was attending a pool party at the 2500 block of Zoneton Road.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs, Zoneton Fire and Bullitt County EMS units responded to the residence around 8:30 p.m., said Bullitt County Sheriffs Det. Scotty McGaha.

    According to McGaha, children had been swimming but were back inside the residence. At some point they noticed the child was not among them.

  • Governor signs three bills dealing with NRA issues

     FRANKFORT – Three bills backed by the National Rifle Association and supported by Rep. Linda Belcher (D - Shepherdsville) were ceremoniously signed into law last week by Gov. Steve Beshear.

    These pieces of legislation were designed to shore up Second Amendment rights enjoyed by Kentucky citizens.