Local News

  • Hometown Heroes honored in annual fall festival

        Hometown Heroes will be celebrated at this year’s Wall Street Park Festival in Lebanon Junction.
        This year’s festival will be held Friday and Saturday Sept. 23-24.
        The grand marshals for the Saturday, Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m. parade will be veterans from Lebanon Junction who served in the military during the Vietnam War or before.

  • County Observes 9-11

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Veterans, firefighters, and other first responders were celebrated in front of the Bullitt County Judicial Center on the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

    Billed as A Time of Prayer, Praise and Patriotism, about 200 Bullitt Countians gathered under three large American flags to commemorate the day.

    Various church officials also attended to offer prayers, including Rushing Wind Ministries pastor Lou Imbrogno, a Brooklyn native.

  • MW hosts simplified fall festival Sept. 16-17

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Leaves falling in Mount Washington means it’s time for the annual Fall Festival, sponsored by the Mount Washington Lions and Lioness Club.

    This year’s festival will be held Friday and Saturday Sept. 16-17.

    On Friday night, a car cruise-in will take place in the First Baptist Church’s parking lot. On Saturday, that cruise-in becomes a full-fledged car show, hosted by the Mountain City Cruisers.

  • Hillview, MW police earn accreditation

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Two local police departments have always felt that they were doing a good job.

    Now, an outside team of evaluators have certified that the Hillview and Mount Washington police departments are, in fact, doing a good job.

    Both the Mount Washington and Hillview police departments received their accreditation in early August at a ceremony in Bowling Green.

  • State Fair ‘would’ not be same with Beckner’s winning entry

     CLERMONT - The trees even bow when John Beckner walks by.

    One of them snapped in half on his property, leaving Beckner to clean it up after returning home from the Kentucky State Fair with another Best of Show wooden toy model.

    Beckner has entered handmade models in the state fair since 1999. In that time he has earned eight Best of Shows, along with nine first place blue ribbons, 8 second places and three thirds.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 11, 2016


  • Farm to Table dinner will give different perspective of food

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— In a fast-paced society, sometimes it’s nice to go back to your roots.
        That’s the idea behind the Bullitt County Farm Bureau Farm to Table Harvest Festival.

  • Honoring the First Responders

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce again hosted a luncheon to honor all the first responders in the county in observance of 9-11.

    Many agencies from throughout the county were present for the lunch and a presentation.

    A group picture was held outside the large draped flag.

    More photos can be found here.

  • Fayette man charged with child sex exploitation

     LEXINGTON — On September 8, 2016, at approximately 7:53 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Lexington Police Department, arrested Darryl L. Reed, 50, on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer re: sex offenses.

  • Farm Bureau hosts youth contests

     The Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest on Saturday, Sept. 17.

    Contestants must be 15 years old but not have reached 19 years of age by Jan. 1, 2017.

    They must be a member of Bullitt County Farm Bureau and must submit a contest application, along with a certified copy of school grades for the past two years.

    The two areas of competition are a personal interview (behind closed doors) and a two-minute prepared speech related to agriculture or Farm Bureau (this is in front of the audience).