Local News

  • Hebron Estates budget looks healthy

    HEBRON ESTATES -- If you are looking to find a city who might be in financial troubles due to the economy, don't waste time looking at one northern Bullitt County municipality.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 2, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    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.


  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 26, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Pioneer Village not ready to decide on amendment

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Like other cities, Pioneer Village implemented a "wait and see" policy on building definitions.

    A new county zoning text amendment proposal in regards to what is considered a building for tax reasons was tabled by the Pioneer Village City Council.

    City attorney Mark Edison presented the proposal at the March council meeting. In April he announced that Planning and Zoning was considering a dropping required permits for "buildings" under 200 square feet.


     Memorial Day is honored each year in Bullitt County with special ceremonies honoring active duty and veteran military members.

  • Computer tech gains access to confidential files

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Herbert “Herbie” Hall III had a problem.

    He apparently had a tattoo on his back that had not been completed by artist Paul Turner.

    In an attempt to possibly gain him favor with the jailed artist, Hall allegedly gained access to confidential court documents illegally.

    Hall, 26, has been charged with unlawful access to a computer.

    According to Lt. Mike Murdoch, spokesman for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, Hall allegedly stole a password and got into the CourtNet system.

  • FINISH THE FIGHT: Survivors tell tales on how they beat dreaded disease

     HEBRON ESTATES - The heat couldn’t stop them. The rain couldn’t stop them. Now the unusual chill of a Friday May evening wouldn’t stop them.

    Cancer didn’t stop them, either.

    Survivors gathered to celebrate life victories, big and small, during the 2014 Bullitt County Relay for Life, one that will be remembered as possibly the coldest Relay event in the county’s history.


     The annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life was held on Friday at North Bullitt High School.

    Young and old from all parts of Bullitt County gathered to honor those who survived the disease and to remember those who were not as fortunate.

    Next week, a story on some of the survivors who gathered at the celebration. Also, some pictures from a few guys who will do just about anything to raise money for the fight against cancer.


  • KYTC: Temporary W. Blue Lick closure Thursday night

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of the temporary closure of KY 2673 (West Blue Lick Road) in Bullitt County.

    This roadway will be closed this evening between Highland Boulevard and Pryor Valley Road (mile points 1.5 to 2.0) due to pipe replacement.

    This closure is scheduled for Thursday evening, May 22 from 6:00 p.m. until midnight.

  • Meter theft turns into meth charge

     HILLVIEW - An investigation into theft charges turned into something much more.

    Roland Ritter, 37, has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, four counts of wanton endangerment on police officers, two counts of tampering with physical evidence, theft of services and theft of an electric meter.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office assisted Salt River Electric personel with an investigation of stolen electric meters.