Local News

  • Local escapee still being sought by KSP

        ELIZABETHTOWN - Hardin County officials are still looking for a Shepherdsville man who walked out of the detention center.
        As of Saturday, Lonnie Ray Coy, 43, of Shepherdsville, was still at large.
        Joshua Nunn, 19, of Edmonton, was captured Thursday by Kentucky State Police hiding in a residence in Rineyville.
        The two men escaped on Saturday at approximately 2 a.m., according to KSP spokesman Norman Chaffins.

  • Grand jury could look at burglary, shooting

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police are officially releasing few details about an attempted break-in and the ultimate death of a 25-year-old man.
        According to Sgt. Troy Armstrong, spokesman for the Shepherdsville Police Department, the Bullitt County Grand Jury will be in charge of determining if any indictments are handed down in the Nov. 20 incident.
        A resident in Sycamore Bend subdivision arrived at her home with her two sons on Sunday and found that someone had broken in.

  • Holiday events to fill nights in three cities

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the turkey leftovers consumed and the shopping frenzy of Black Friday merely an after-thought on the credit cards, several Bullitt County communities are gearing up to kick off the holiday season.
        This weekend will feature festivities in Shepherdsville, Mount Washington and Lebanon Junction. Hillview hosted its Winterfest celebration prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Light Up Shepherdsville

  • City, police settle OT issue

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For a seven-year period, police officers for the city of Shepherdsville were required to report 15 minutes early for work.
        For the officers, those were unpaid minutes that they didn't feel were right.
        As a result, the officers filed a complaint with the state Department of Labor.
        With the case still pending in Frankfort, the Shepherdsville City Council has opted to reach an agreement with the officers.

  • Giving Thanks

     While many were enjoying the Thanksgiving day holiday at home, dozens of volunteers gathered at First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville and at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church between Shepherdsville and Mount Washington.

    The mission of this day was to make sure several hundred families had a hot, delicious Thanksgiving meal.

    For years, volunteers at both churches, along with groups like Scout Troop 848, have worked to prepare meals for those in need in the community.

  • MW clarifies policy on police car usage

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Mount Washington City Council recently approved a resolution that will allow officers slightly more flexibility with regard to the police department’s vehicle policy.

  • Scouting for Food

     Dozens of volunteers recently gathered at the Mount Washington City Hall Annex Building to help sort, box and ship food items collected during the Boy Scouts of Amercia’s Scouting for Food drive.

  • Three vehicle accident on 44

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – A rear end collision turned into a three-vehicle accident Monday afternoon.

                Around 4 p.m. Bullitt County Sheriff’s deputies, Mount Washington Fire units and Bullitt County EMS responded to the scene in the area of Highway 44 and Greenbriar Road.

    It was there that a blue Dodge Charger, a gray Pontiac and a white service van sat battered following the collision.

  • Hebron Estates threatens lawsuit

    HEBRON ESTATES - If an outside storage unit is not removed by a local business, the Hebron Estates City Commission has authorized taking the matter to court.
        Mayor Jerry Clark said Notebook Learning had been notified that the PODS unit in the parking lot must be removed.
        There was discussion about allowing compromise where a privacy fence could cover the storage unit.
        Commissioner James Tucker said if one exemption was allowed, others would follow.

  • Sanitation district will seek hike in user fee

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sewer customers who are part of the Bullitt County  
    Sanitation District could see a rate increase in the coming months.
        The Bullitt County Sanitation District board will meet on Tuesday  
    and is expected to approve a resolution asking for an average 3  
    percent service fee increase over each of the next three years.
        Bullitt Fiscal Court, which set up the sanitation district in 1997,  
    would then consider the proposal.