Local News

  • Heater recall

     The Bullitt County Health Department warned that Wal-Mart is recalling over two million electric heaters.

    The store placed a recall on 1,500-watt heaters with the product names of 'Flow Pro', 'Airtech', 'Aloha Breeze' and 'Comfort Essentials'.

    Malfunctions in the heaters may result in overheating, causing fires or melting.

    The Health Department warned consumers to stop using the heaters immediately and return them to Wal-Mart for a refund.

  • Mother faces abuse charge after toddler suffers injuries

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A mother has been charged with causing serious injuries to her 2-year-old son.

  • Pioneer Village hopes to slow down traffic

    PIONEER VILLAGE - A school without a school crossing has a few Pioneer Village residents on high alert.

    Speeding vehicles along Shepherds Way have become such a concern that residents brought signed petitions to the City Council during the November business meeting.

    Resident Todd Boley said the signatures were in favor off adding speed humps to the roadway.

  • Icy way to close out a school semester

        Shepherdsville - Bullitt Countians were greeted with cold, ice and snow over the past week but the inclement weather resulted in few problems.

        The Bullitt County Public Schools were closed on Thursday and Friday, giving students an early Christmas gift as classes will not resume until Jan. 3. Of course, students will now be in class until May 27.

  • Almost snow for Christmas


       It's not exactly the white Christmas everyone hoped for.

    A winter storm blanketed Bullitt County and surrounding areas with a sheet of ice early Thursday morning.

    Bullitt County Public Schools were closed at 4:45 a.m. due to the dangerous early morning road conditions. Officials closed Friday classes at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, extending the Christmas break.

    The area was under a winter storm warning during the Wednesday/Thursday overnight hours. Freezing rain began to fall around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Fatal accident on 245 near Clermont

    Clermont – On December 14, 2010, at 5:43 pm Eastern time, Kentucky State Police Post 04 was called to the scene of a fatal accident on KY-245, approximately 2 miles south of Clermont. 

    It has been determined that a 2003 Ford Econoline van, operated by Mary R Cloyd (age 27 of Bardstown, KY), was traveling north on KY-245, when, for unknown reason, the vehicle traveled off of the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. 

  • Fire in Lebanon Junction

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Three departments responded to a working house fire in Lebanon Junction Tuesday morning.

    LJFD units were dispatched to a home on Highway 434 near the Junction Jamboree around 10:30 a.m.

    Shepherdsville and Southeast Bullitt Fire units also responded to the scene. Firefighters had the initial fire under control within 20 minutes.

    No one was home at the the time of the fire. A few pets were rescued from the home by firefighters.

    The interior of the house received severe structural damage.

  • Group 'bitten' in efforts to help the shelter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hope for Pets is one organization that donates time and resources to the Bullitt County Animal Shelter.

  • Rezoning request to expand meat processing plant is withdrawn

     BROOKS - The concerns of a larger slaughterhouse operation off Brooks Hill Road have been averted for the time being.

  • County projects miss deadlines for bond issues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - At one point, Bullitt County projects were in line for millions of dollars in funding.