Local News

  • County to pay cities past due payroll taxes

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For several of the eight municipalities, those who perform duties within the corporate boundaries are required to pay occupational taxes.

  • Two associated with MW woman enter pleas in drug misbranding case

     LOUISVILLE - Former Louisville pharmacist for National Respiratory Services, LLC plead guilty in United States District court, under a plea agreement to misdemeanor charges of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) violations, including misbranding inhalation drugs, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Miller to serve vacancy on Shep. council

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Serving on city government is nothing new for the appointed member of the Shepherdsville town board.

  • Shepherdsville fire to do business inspections

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Business owners should not be shocked if a member of the Shepherdsville Fire Department comes calling.

  • County agencies sued by church, members

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just hours after learning that a controversial rezoning request would be pulled from consideration, members of Bardstown Junction Baptist Church have filed a lawsuit against various county agencies.

  • 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.