Local News

  • Constable races more popular than ever

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Some people in the state want to do away with the Constitutional office.
        But others want to keep the position.
        And, in Bullitt County, there are plenty of candidates battling for the four constable positions.
        There is a guarantee that there will be a new constable in January 2015 in each of the four districts.
        First District
        In the First District, there will be a pair of Democrats on the May 20 ballot.

  • Five battle for Republican nod in Fourth District

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There is one guarantee for residents in the Fourth District.
        They will be represented on Bullitt Fiscal Court by a new magistrate in January.
        With incumbent John Bradshaw opting to run for county judge, the field for magistrate is wide open.
        In the spring Republican primary, Paul Ham, Roger Hobbs, Sherry Hurt, Tom Kelly and Joe Rayhill will be battling for the party nomination.

  • Wimsatt challenges Webber for new District 26 state House seat

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Technically, it will be an open seat when voters go to the polls to select their Republican nominee for the 26th District House of Representatives seat on May 20.
        However, Russell Webber, who will be challenged by Alex Wimsatt, is a current member of the House.
        During the redistricting, Bullitt County underwent several changes.
        Gone is David Floyd, Dwight Butler and Jeff Greer.

  • Roberts challenged by Bradshaw in county judge's race


  • HIP: So far, sheriff still in control of program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When the parties entered the courtroom at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, the home incarceration program in Bullitt County was under the direction of the sheriff's office.
        And, when the parties representing various sides of a civil lawsuit left the Bullitt Circuit Courtroom two hours later, the sheriff's office was still in control of the home incarceration program.

  • Hebron Middle baseball looks to use fields located at Shep. Park

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The new baseball/softball fields at First Street Park in Shepherdsville already look like a ghost town.

    The new facilities, including two fields and a caller's stand, have not been used regularly by any local teams, other than the Shepherdsville Titans football team.

    The Hebron Middle School baseball team needs a place to practice and play, and are willing to take over the maintenance of the fields.

  • Sheet found in barn to be tested

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could a pillow case and degraded sheet found in a barn off Greenwell Ford Road be a key piece of evidence in the 1999 death of Jessica Dishon?
        Prosectors believe that they could.
        In a hearing Friday, prosecutors Michael Mann and Michael Ferguson introduced information concerning the finding of bed linens last month.
        Stanley Dishon, the victim's uncle, has been charged with her kidnapping and murder.

  • Bevin visits Bullitt GOP

     Matt Bevin, candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Mitch McConnell, made a visit last week to the Bullitt County Republican Party.

    Bevin talked to the standing-room only crowd at Becknell  Hall about his philosophies on government and changes he would like to make if elected to the U.S. Senate.

    The winner would face Allison Grimes in the fall general election.

    Primary election day is Tuesday, May 20.

  • BBB tips for Mother's Day shopping

     Mother’s Day is right around the corner! If you are ordering flowers, beware of petal pushers!  Unscrupulous florists will place fake listings in local phone directories, and when you call you are unknowingly forwarded to an out-of-town telemarketing company. The telemarketer takes your credit card information and forwards your order to an area florist. The telemarketer takes a processing fee, and a percentage of the total order. Later, you realize you were charged more than you had planned, and the flowers are not as ordered – if delivered at all!

  • JUNK....JUNK....and more JUNK

     The county residents filled up 23 dumpsters in three sites last month.

    The final day to dispose of junk by county residents will be this Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the old Shepherdsville High/Middle and at Lebanon Junction Elementary.