Local News

  • Weekend fire guts popular MW eatery

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – What was a bustling restaurant filled with people on Friday night was reduced to a fire damaged shell strewn with debris on Saturday after an early morning fire ripped through the Kettle Creek in Mount Washington. 

    Mount Washington Fire Chief Michael Dooley said Fern Creek, Shepherdsville and Mount Washington fire units responded to the scene at 1150 North Bardstown Rd. around 3 a.m., shortly after the fire broke out.

  • Cedar Grove Rd. section closed this weekend

     The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road) in Bullitt County between Omega Parkway and Mooney Lane (mile points 1.69 and 2.26).

    This closure is scheduled from 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15th until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 18th as part of the KY 480 widening project. 

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via Omega Parkway, Gordon Food Industrial Drive and Park Loop Road.

  • LJ proposes way to allow smoking

     LEBANON JUNCTION – The Bullitt County Board of Health’s recently passed countywide smoking ban is expected to go into effect this September pending litigation, however, the regulation may not apply to certain establishments in Lebanon Junction if city officials have anything to say about it.

  • GOP candidates begin stump for state posts

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - All three candidates for the state’s top elected position took the stage at the Bullitt County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day observance.

  • Plans moving forward to place spray park in LJ

         LEBANON JUNCTION - A spray park will be coming to southern Bullitt County and the location appears to be slated for the site of the former swimming pool.

  • Airports remaining concern on cell tower rules

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The fate of a text amendment dealing with regulations over cell towers could soon be in the hands of the legislative bodies.

  • Ky. farmers have rules on double cropping practices

     Jeanie Williams, County Extension Director of the USDA, Farm Service Agency (FSA) wants to make crop producers aware of Kentucky’s approved double cropping practices.

  • Woman hospitalized following MW collision

                MOUNT WASHINGTON - A local woman was hospitalized Thursday afternoon following a collision at the intersection of Old Bardstown Road and the 31E Bypass.

                Mount Washington Police, Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office and Mount Washington Fire units responded to the two-car collision around 2:20 p.m.

  • Redistricting...A united front for county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When redistricting occurred after the 2000 Census, Bullitt County was carved into numerous state House of Representatives districts.

  • Fiscal Court votes to disband Drug Task Force

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite hopes that the Bullitt County Drug Task Force might continue following the Task Force Board’s show of support last week, Bullitt Fiscal Court decided to disband the drug enforcement agency, effectively turning control over to the Sheriff’s Department.

    Fiscal Court members voted unanimously to accept the motion made by Magistrate Ruthie Ashbaugh to discontinue the multi-jurisdictional entity as of June 30.