Local News

  • Rezoning request not up to par

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - They came clad in their white shirts to show their support for efforts to deny a rezoning request for over 650 acres of light industrial property in their back yard.

  • MW woman makes impressive trek from meth addict to champ

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  - Five years ago, Thrissie Dohn was a meth addict. Her life and the lives of her family were all but ruined.


     The schedule of events for the 2012 Bullitt County Fair. The gates, rides and exotic petting zoo open at 5 p.m. Friday. Gates open 9 a.m. Saturday, with rides and the exotic petting zoo beginning at noon. For more information visit www.bullittcountyfair.com.

    Friday, June 15:

    5:30 p.m.: Bullitt County Vocalist of the Year preliminaries, sponsired by the Bullitt County Arts Council. The finals take place Saturday at 6 p.m.

  • You heard it right... Stillwell selected queen of the fair

     BERNHEIM - Stefanie Elizabeth Stillwell knew that there were a lot of beautiful girls she was competing against on Monday night as the Miss Bullitt County Fair Pageant kicked off the annual week long summer festival.

  • City of Mount Washington hosts this summer's Farmer's Market

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Office decided not to hold its farmer's market in Mount Washington this year many locals held out hope that the market would somehow continue.
     Thanks to the city of Mount Washington the farmer's market will return on Saturday, June 23.
     Having heard from several local residents who wanted to see the market return, Mayor Joetta Calhoun appointed the city's Main Street program manager to coordinate the summer-long event.

  • Lebanon Junction takes full run at summer of Farmers' Market fun

    LEBANON JUNCTION - The Lebanon Junction Farmers Market recently kicked off at Lebanon Junction Memorial Park on Main Street.
    There you'll find everything local and lots of smiling faces.
    One of those faces will be local farmer Dayle Eskridge, who coordinates the community market.
    Eskridge said the market had a great response when it began last year.
    When asked how the market fared he responded, "Good enough to do it again."

  • Queries get pointed over county budget

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Proposed changes by two magistrates for the 2012-13 budget should be in all members' hands.
     The second reading of the budget is planned for Tuesday, June 19.
     "What's the holdup?" resident Sandy Higgins asked of magistrates Joe Laswell and John Bradshaw.
     The two magistrates said they would be offering changes to the budget proposed by County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts in May. However, those changes would not be completed until June 8.

  • UPDATE: Golden Alert lifted for Pruitt

     UPDATE (1:45 p.m.): A Golden Alert for Jackie Lynn Pruitt has been lifted.

    Pruitt was found safe and sound in the Nashville area.


    The Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency has issued a Golden Alert for Jackie Lynn Pruitt, 57.

    Pruitt was last seen wearing light blue jeans, gray suede shoes, dark blue with beige checkers on his shirt and a black undershirt.


     The Vine Hill Baptist Church annual car show brought out a lot of vehicles and a lot of spectators last Saturday. The event was held at the church on Highway 245 in Clermont.

  • Ex-boyfriend shoots man; shoots himself

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A love triangle turned deadly late Saturday night when a local man committed suicide after he threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend after shooting her boyfriend in the face.