Local News

  • Quick work saves life of woman at overpass

     HILLVIEW - Would she have jumped? Or would she not?

    For a pair of individuals on Sunday morning, there was no time to consider the options.

    Due to an observant citizen and a quick acting police officer, what could have been a tragic situation was averted early Sunday morning.

    According to Hillview police chief Glenn Caple, police officer Kyle McAllister got a call from a resident in the community around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

  • County supports program to find summer jobs for Bullitt youth

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--There’s promising news for Bullitt County youth this summer.  At Tuesday’s meeting Bullitt Fiscal Court voted to give the Kentucky Youth Career Center $50,000 to hire a full-time coordinator for the Kentuckiana Works SummerWorks program for one year.

    The coordinator will report to the Program Manager Jennifer Welch, and focus on connecting Bullitt County youth to summer employers.

    “Our students need this now,” said one of KW’s Bullitt County representatives Lou Ann Moore.

  • Seay doesn't like what he sees and will make run for county clerk's seat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In deciding that he would make his first political run this year, Rick Seay began to do some research.

  • Rasner to seek county judge seat as independent candidate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Depp Rasner still has a passion to help the community and to lead the county.

  • Man dies after car strikes bus

     BELMONT -- A Louisville man died when he collided with a Bullitt County school bus.

  • Shepherdsville may slow down process of action to allow study

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council heard a first reading of a new ordinance pertaining to ordinance procedure.

    Ironically, they also heard discussion involving a new firetruck, a discussion that the new ordinance could've put on hold until a following meeting.

    City attorney Joe Wantland presented the new ordinance, which included deadlines for when upcoming agendas would be prepared and distributed prior to a meeting.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 17, 2014

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

    Jefferson County:

    Westbound Interstate 64: Shoulder closures and delays possible just west of Hurstbourne Parkway between mile

  • Lynn Martin joins CASA as volunteer coordinator

     The Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocates recently hired Lynn Martin as its part-time volunteer coordinator.

    He will be working to recruit, train and support volunteers to serve additional children who are in the court system as a result of abuse or neglect.

    As a father of two grown children and a long-time CASA volunteer, Lynn brings other especially relevant experiences to the job. 

  • 2014 City Fair will have more of a BLAST

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s going to be a blast. 

    The Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission has voted to partner with the Zoneton Trowel Club to combine the Shepherdsville City Fair and Bullitt Blast into one event this summer.

    Zoneton board member Tony Thompson said he thought the arrangement could benefit both parties and bring the community together for a three-day event at the Shepherdsville city park.

    “We can showcase the county and we can showcase the river,” he said.

  • Online hunter education registration goes statewide

     FRANKFORT – Online registration for Kentucky’s hunter education programs is now statewide.

    The new system, which was tested in various regions of the state last fall, will help speed up the delivery of hunter education cards to participants.

    “This is part of an overall effort by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to improve services to the public,” said Jamie Cook, the agency’s mentor hunting coordinator. “Online registration makes the process much more efficient.”