Local News

  • Everything not smelling sweet quite yet for MW sewer customers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The battle of the stink continues in Mount Washington. At Monday’s city council meeting, a lengthy discussion was had about possible solutions for the sewage stench.

    Fortunately, Mayor Joetta Calhoun said the cold winter we’ve had has helped with the smell for now. But as warmer temperatures begin, they have to start exploring more solutions.

    She other city officials have been meeting with Webster Environmental and Odor Control Engineering from Louisville and Aqua Utility Services LLC from New Albany, Ind.

  • Shepherdsville looks at request to take over care of Saltwell Drive

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Saltwell Drive has long been a location of potholes, cracks and other issues.

    Although the roadway has received much-needed improvements, the area is still bumpy for some nearby residents.

    Local attorney Tom Givhan owns the Reserves of Thomas Glen apartment complex located off of Saltwell. He announced to the Shepherdsville City Council that Saltwell was now under Housing and Urban Development compliance.

    Givhan inquired about the city accepting the roadway now that its improvement demands have been met.

  • Lawson believes his ability to work on solutions key as magistrate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For the past 30 years, Gary Lawson has been in the tire and automotive business.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 24, 2014

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • County funds to ensure drug testing, dog will continue

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Through her experience serving as county attorney, Monica Robinson understands that there is a problem with juveniles using drugs.

  • KIDS COUNT...Education key to health

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Dr. Swannie Jett arrived at the Bullitt County Public Health Department, his mission was to become more involved in the community.

    A key part of that was to educate the public on health issues. And to alert the public that the health department was more than a place for those needing to get a shot.

    That mission is probably a big part of Bullitt County’s high marks in the 2013 Kentucky KIDS COUNT survey.

    In the area of health, Bullitt County ranked 12th out of 120 counties.

  • Quick work saves life of woman at overpass

     HILLVIEW - Would she have jumped? Or would she not?

    For a pair of individuals on Sunday morning, there was no time to consider the options.

    Due to an observant citizen and a quick acting police officer, what could have been a tragic situation was averted early Sunday morning.

    According to Hillview police chief Glenn Caple, police officer Kyle McAllister got a call from a resident in the community around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

  • County supports program to find summer jobs for Bullitt youth

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--There’s promising news for Bullitt County youth this summer.  At Tuesday’s meeting Bullitt Fiscal Court voted to give the Kentucky Youth Career Center $50,000 to hire a full-time coordinator for the Kentuckiana Works SummerWorks program for one year.

    The coordinator will report to the Program Manager Jennifer Welch, and focus on connecting Bullitt County youth to summer employers.

    “Our students need this now,” said one of KW’s Bullitt County representatives Lou Ann Moore.

  • Seay doesn't like what he sees and will make run for county clerk's seat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In deciding that he would make his first political run this year, Rick Seay began to do some research.

  • Rasner to seek county judge seat as independent candidate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Depp Rasner still has a passion to help the community and to lead the county.