Local News

  • ROADWORK: Week of Sep. 12

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Sept. 12:

    Bullitt County:

    Interstate 65: Shoulder closures and delays possible between mile point s 103.8 and 109.36 due to media cable

    barrier installation.

    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.

  • State leaders invited to give views on 9/11 disaster

     In the moments before the first plane hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, officials from 18 states had gathered for the annual Southern Governors’ Association conference in Lexington. As Governor of Kentucky and chairman of the association, I was hosting the event. 

  • Road closures 9/11 and 9/15 for special events

     The Department of Highways District 5 Office has announced two temporary road closures during the upcoming week due to special events.

    Temporary closure of KY 61 (S. Buckman Street) in Shepherdsville between Second Street and Cherry Street (mile points 14.24 and 14.55) will take place Sunday, September 11, 2-4 p.m., for the Bullitt County Day of Remembrance procession.

  • Tasty Honor

     In  honor of responders during the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, disaster, White Castle officials in Shepherdsville hosted a special celebration Tuesday.

    Manager Mark Logsdon hosted members of the Shepherdsville Police and Fire departments for a special recognition.

    Mayor Scott Ellis and County Judge Melanie Roberts honored the first responders.

    As an added bonus, first responders countywide will be treated to a free combo meal throughout the day and night on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Shepherdsville location.

  • Temporary traffic signal at Armstrong/44 seems close

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - For those concerned the development at Highway 44E and Armstrong Lane will have a negative impact on traffic at the already congested intersection, the city has a temporary solution-a stop light-and it appears the light could be operational within a matter of days. 

  • Sanitation district, northern cities discuss issues

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Sewage concerns become important when they take place in your own back yard.

  • Shepherdsville delays action on annexing property

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Residents who live in the Bardstown Junction community, as well as those who attend Bardstown Junction Baptist Church, may be able to breathe a sigh of relief.

  • Ohio truck driver indicted for train wreck

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An Ohio truck driver will face a felony charge in the June derailment of rail cars in northern Bullitt County.

  • Residents tell EDA of worries

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While there was just one of the five members of fiscal court present, there was plenty of others interested to learn how the county’s Economic Development Authority operates.

  • LJ payroll tax closer to first hike since start

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A month after  councilman Steve Masden proposed increasing the city’s occupational tax rate to help meet increasing expenditures for services provided to city residents, council members voted 5-1 to hear an ordinance that would raise the rate from .8 to 1 percent.