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  • Police warn of scams that hit community

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Phone scams are nothing new but the Mount Washington Police Department warns of recent ones that include sending bail money for grandchildren or sending tax money to claim a new Mercedes.

    Detective Dan Kelty stated he received a call at the end of December from a resident who was called in November about a grandchild being in jail.

  • Two arrested as over $5,500 in crystal methamphetamine seized

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The first major drug bust of the new year came just two days into 2017.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Drug Task Force seized around $5,500 worth of crystal methamphetamine in an investigation that concluded on Jan. 2.

    According to Col. Mike Murdoch, public information officer for the sheriff’s office, detectives with the task force stopped Jonathon Wayne Ernspiker Sr.

    Ernspiker, 34, of Shepherdsville, was wanted on a parole violation at the time of the traffic stop.

  • Callie’s Cats provides better chance animals can live their full nine lives

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — While most college students are planning spring break trips or knee-deep in textbooks, Shepherdsville native Callie Wells has taken a slightly different route.

    With the help of the Kentucky Humane Society, Wells founded Callie’s Cats last July, an organization dedicated to rescuing cats and kittens from kill shelters and the wild, nurturing them to health and provided necessary care until a forever home is found.

  • Understand your pay stub in filling out forms

      When you work, you will receive a pay stub each time you get paid, although it may not be a paper stub.
        Understanding your pay stub is vital to managing your money and budgeting.
        Each employer’s pay stub is different, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), but you will usually see these items:
        Gross Pay: This is what you earned that pay period before any taxes or benefits, such as insurance, were withheld.

  • Neighbors assist in containing fire

     HILLVIEW - Firefighters, along with some neighborly assistance, controlled a residential structure fire Monday afternoon.

    Zoneton Fire Marshal Kevin Moulton said units were dispatched to 316 Overdale Drive at 3:37 p.m.

    According to Moulton, the fire was contained to the living room area in the front of the house.

    Moulton said the homeowner was in the shower at the time and was unaware of the fire until seeing smoke.

    Meanwhile, two neighbors saw the fire and broke through a front window to combat it with an extinguisher.

  • Freezing weather gone; school days rescheduled

     Bullitt County Public Schools have rescheduled two days that were postponed last week due to winter wearther.

    Schools were closed on Thursday and Friday following a weather system that brought snowfall and freezing temperatures to the area.

    BCPS have rtescheduled the dats, with Friday, Feb. 17, replacing Thursday and Friday, Mar. 17, replacing Friday. The dates were the first two listed on the BCPS 2016-17 school year calendar.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 8, 2017

    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.

  • Cottrell sues sheriff for dismissal; claims Whistleblower Act

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Three months after being terminated, former chief deputy John Cottrell has sued sheriff David Greenwell and Bullitt County government.
        Filed on Tuesday in Bullitt Circuit Court, Cottrell is claiming a violation of the whistleblower protection stating that he was terminated Oct. 5 for his investigation and questions about Greenwell and the sheriff’s office.

  • Cities among those joining forces with Room in the Inn

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Each night, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., two ‘Room in the Inn’ vans roll up to their temporary home, carrying families and community members in need of a safe and warm space to sleep.
        However, finding a location to send the vans each night can be a struggle.
        While several local churches have helped the non-profit organization over the past year, some of Bullitt County’s city councils have stepped up to help their citizens as well.

  • OPERATION SANTA

     HILLVIEW - It’s one thing to donate to 400 families at Christmas. It’s another thing to prepare the donations.

    Hillview’s Operation Santa assisted 400 area families with food boxes, toys and coats this season.

    The Hillview Recreation Department received some assistance in preparing the food boxes for distribution.

    Volunteers included the North Bullitt High School baseball team and members of Corbin’s Karate Academy.