Local News

  • Man charged with abuse in ‘80s

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After seeing a man charged with sexual abuse in Grayson County recently on the television, a lady from Bullitt County knew she had to step forward.

  • Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day

    FRANKFORT- The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to promote World AIDS Day Dec. 1, providing a chance for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV.

  • Lights, Camera, Action: BLMS gets close look at theatre

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Middle schoolers can act theatrical at times. At Bullitt Lick Middle School, that’s actually encouraged.

  • 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.