Local News

  • Secretary of state hopeful familiar with hard work of political campaigns

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - During a tour which included 47 counties, Democratic Kentucky Secretary of State candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes made a recent visit to Bullitt County.

  • Consistent rains result in swelling of rivers, creeks

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - For many, memories of the 1997 flood are too fresh in their minds.

  • Attorney General Provides Consumer Information for Kentucky Storm Victims

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway wants victims of recent severe storms and torrential downpours to be aware of scam artists who may try to prey upon their misfortune.

    “Those whose homes have been damaged by high winds, lightning or flooding should not be victimized again by criminals who are looking to take advantage of widespread devastation in the Commonwealth,” General Conway said.

  • UPDATE: Rally at BC to give pep to parents

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central High School will host a new event designed to offer a pep talk for community parents.

  • Red Cross opens flood shelter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt/Spencer County American Red Cross is opening a shelter for flood victims in Shepherdsville.

    The shelter is established at the Red Cross offices located at 214 Frank E. Simon Ave. next to the Bullitt County Judicial Center.

    Local residents affected by the rising waters are invited if their homes are unattainable or if travel to them remains unsafe.

    For more information contact the Red Cross offices at 955-6529.

  • LJ too familiar with floods

    LEBANON JUNCTION – Hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst, flood weary Lebanon Junction officials and residents were busy Monday afternoon taking precautions to avert additional flooding in the area of Railroad Avenue and the Rolling Fork River.

    The Rolling Fork River Levee is saturated, there’s standing water on both sides of the floodwall and the end of Railroad Avenue near the river sits submerged, rendering four households virtually inaccessible except by foot or by All-Terrain Vehicle.

  • ROADWORK: Week of April 25

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of April 25:

    Bullitt County:

    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.

    Jefferson County:

  • Acreage reporting requirements

     The Mount Washington FSA Service Center (Bullitt/Spencer/Jefferson Counties) would like to remind producers of the acreage reporting requirements that must be met prior to receiving FSA program benefits. 

  • ‘Drop your weapon’...Man doesn’t; killed

     HILLVIEW - A man is dead after being shot by a police officer responding to a domestic call Friday afternoon.

    Bullitt County Sheriff David Greenwell confirmed the shooting by a deputy at the home located at the 900 block of Dublin Circle.

    Greenwell said police units were dispatched to the residence around 1:30 p.m. on a domestic call.

    Once inside, Greenwell said an elderly man came out of the basement with a loaded shotgun.

  • Flood conditions in Bullitt County

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced that Highway 44 West and Highway 480 (Cedar Grove Rd.) are reopened as of Saturday.

    Highway 1494 (Beech Grove Rd.) remains closed between the 3 and 4 mile points.