Local News

  • Nester still has Fire for dance, cheer

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – After years of wanting to be a professional dancer, 20 year old Chelsea Nester’s dream has come true.Since last October, Nester has been a member of the Louisville Fire arena football team’s Wildfires dance team.Of the 50 who tried out, Nester was one of only 19 chosen for the team.“It’s great to get paid for doing something I love,” said Nester.Nester heard about the Wildfires through a friend, who was on the team years ago.

  • Truck flips on Highway 44 near Mount Washington

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – No one was seriously injured after a food service truck collided with a minivan on Highway 44 East Tuesday afternoon.

    The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m., according to Bullitt County Sheriffs Sgt. Brent Hall.

    The food service truck, owned by Irish Mill Foods, was headed eastbound when it appeared that the truck's wheels left the roadway. Hall said the driver overcompensated and crossed lanes, ramming into a Chevy Venture.

  • Rezoning request would be key piece of $5M road bond project

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A project that could possibly lead to hundreds and even thousands of new jobs has cleared the first hurdle.A request by Browning Industries to rezone 185 acres from Agricultural to IL Light Industrial was given a favorable recommendation by the Bullitt Count Joint Planning Commission.There was little opposition to the plan on property just west of the CSX Railroad starting near Beech Grove Road south to near Forest Hill Road.The proposal would tie into the the $5 million bond issue the Shepherdsville Cit


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of July 13:

  • Brooks Run robbery leads to arrest, warrant

    HILLVIEW - A Bullitt County woman is in custody following a robbery at her terminally-ill neighbor's apartment.

    Charlotte D. Clark, 18, was arrested by Bullitt County sheriffs Friday afternoon. She has been charged with theft of unlawful taking over $300 and theft of a controlled substance. Clark may face other additional charges.

    According to Det. Scotty McGaha, Clark distracted her neighbor at the Brooks Run Apartments while her uncle, James Ronald Clark, 44, of Louisville, broke into the neighbor's apartment.

  • More commercial development set for MW rezoning

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A little more commercial development could be in the future for the eastern part of Bullitt County.The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to a request from Oakbrooke Properties to rezone 15.7 acres from R-1 Residential to B-2 Central Business.The property is located on the northwest intersection of the US 31 Bypass and High Point Court.Developer Kenny Stout said he has a contract to purchase most of the proposed property.

  • Final sentencing delayed for Perry Bennington

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Perry Bennington did not learn his fate on the first of three indictments.In May, Bennington entered a plea to the amended charge of rape in the second degree, a Class C felony.The felony is punishable by 5-10 years in prison and prosecutor Michael Mann recommended the maximum sentence.Bennington entered the plea on the charge that around Dec.

  • Local entertainer shows talent on national TV

    A Bullitt County resident and his brother received the chance of a lifetime appearing on a national television show.

    Dominic Latkovski and his brother Brennan advanced to the next round on the show "America's Got Talent" on NBC. The show airs on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m.

    The brothers are the founders of the ZOOperstars, a band of inflatable sports mascots.Dominic also performs as The BirdZerk, a zany, colorful mascot that appears at numerous sporting events.

  • City considers Sunday liquor sales

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Should the city of Shepherdsville have Sunday liquor sales? The Shepherdsville City Council wants to hear your views before they vote on the issue. A special meeting will be held on Monday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m. The specific issues on the table for discussion will be a pair of ordinances dealing with liquor sales - a citywide ability to sell beer, liquor and wine by the drink on Sundays and a provision to allow certified golf courses to sell every day of the week. 

  • Writers group provides forum feedback

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Many people have a passion for writing and dream of being published, but it can be a difficult task. For anyone struggling with writing or getting published now there’s a group that offers help.The Bullitt County Creative Writing Group began meeting in March at the Dorothea Stottman Library in Hillview. The group’s purpose is to provide support for writers and encourage those seeking publication.Writers Becky Kelley and Jean Kinsey facilitate the meetings.