Local News

  • Officials map out plan to pay vendors

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Facing debts of $3-$5 million, city officials wanted to show vendors their commitment to making a plan to pay their bills.

  • BE homecoming games will take place against NB

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Despite classes being canceled, Bullitt East High School will still host basketball games and homecoming festivities Friday night.

    The Chargers will host county and district rivals North Bullitt. The Boys' varsity game is scheduled for 6 p.m., with the Girls' teams following at 7:30.

    Homecoming announcements will take place in between games.

  • Cold winter weekend; school out Friday

         Students are celebrating a three-day weekend in Bullitt County thanks to a Thursday night decision to cancel classes.

    BCPS spokesperson John Roberts said the decision was made because officials were concerned about buses maneuvering on secondary roads.

    Main roads were clear by Friday, but snow may cover grassy areas throughout the weekend because of colder temperatures.

    The National Weather Service in Louisville reported wind chills during the weekend falling into the single digits.

  • Rocky start doesn’t stop Ellis’ vision for city’s future

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Talking about a crash course in learning the job of mayor.

  • Indictments sought in connection to area robberies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Shepherdsville Police Department has sought indictments on Luke A. Hasty and Solomon S. Evans for Robbery 1st degree for the November robbery of the Cash Express and the robberies of the Dollar General Store (Shepherdsville Square) and the Advanced America Cash (Shepherds Crossing), both in January.

  • Attorney reported missing; another prosecutor resigns

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second time in the past four months, law enforcement officials are looking for a missing attorney who has ties to Shepherdsville.

  • January is radon month

        January is National Radon Month. The purpose of the month is to draw attention to radon as a serious public health issue and to motivate Americans to take action to protect themselves from radon health effects.
        In the state of Kentucky, Bullitt County is located in ZONE 1, which has the highest potential for exposure.

  • Funding found for fixing LJ flood wall leaks

        LEBANON JUNCTION - After years of dealing with the deteriorating Lebanon Junction Levee on the Rolling Fork River, city officials recently breathed a sigh of relief upon learning that construction crews would soon begin repair work.
    On Jan. 13 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers distributed a news release stating that federal, state and local funds were in place for the estimated $400,000 project and construction could begin as soon as spring.

  • City borrows money to pay bills

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - City officials felt it was bad but it might be worse than they expected.
        The Shepherdsville City Council voted Thursday to allow mayor Scott Ellis to negotiate a line of credit at the Peoples Bank of Bullitt County for $300,000. Any additional amounts would have to be approved by the council.
        The money is needed to keep the city operating as it tries to figure out how finances got into a bind.

  • Coroner seeks office space in courthouse to work with families

         SHEPHERDSVILLE - When he campaigned for the position, David Billings felt the coroner should have office space in a governmental building.