Local News

  • Year-long probe nets big drug bust

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For the past year, detectives with the Bullitt County Drug Task Force have had an investigation underway.

    On Sunday, two individuals were arrested by the task force.

    Junior J. Guzman, 25, and Cid Alvaro, 30, were arrested.

    According to Capt. Mike Halbleib, director of the sheriff’s task force, the detectives were still trying to verify the identity of the suspects.

  • Daughters of American Revolution honor life of Henry Crist with marker

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It had truly been a labor of love or the members of the Daughters of American Revolution Salt River chapter in Bullitt County.
        The research and the resources to make a lasting recogniton to Henry Crist was not done overnight.
        But, recently, a large crowd gathered at the Bullitt County Courthouse on a hot Saturday afternoon.
        They came to learn a little about the man who had a big presence in Bullitt County.

  • Works of young artists etched in stone at Shepherdsville Park

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The careers of some of Bullitt County’s finest young artists are now etched in stone.
        Their permanent works are now being featured for public view at the Shepherdsville City Park.
        The Junior Visual Artists of the Bullitt County Arts Council completed a two-year project involving the carving of stones that spell “SALT RIVER” and the placement of the stones at the park.

  • MW couple establishes local Budget Blinds franchise

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Two military veterans are helping local homeowners with their windows.
        Mount Washington residents Tom and Cami Bauhs established their own Budget Blinds franchise in January.
        The company features blinds, shutters, shades, drapes, even rugs.
        Tom said the company comes to the resident’s home in a large sample van to better fit the customer’s needs, including free home consultation and measurements.

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  • Boy Scout honors vets as Eagle Scout project

         MOUNT WASHINGTON— A Mount Washington Boy Scout designed a monument to honor Vietnam Veterans at the Louisville Veteran Affairs Medical Center.
        Serving as part of his application to become an Eagle Scout, Tyler Prell first came up with the idea after visiting the Vietnam Wall in Washington D.C. five years ago.
        “We spoke to a lot of veterans who told us how they were spat on and called ‘baby killers’,” he said.

  • LG&E and KU thank customers for recycling 40,000 appliances

     LOUISVILLE – When it comes to protecting the environment and better managing energy use as a community, a little can go a long way. Customer participation in Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company’s Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program is proving just how far. Thanks to their participation, the utilities are celebrating a significant milestone – 40,000 appliances recycled.

  • Nelson man arrested on child porn charges

     BARDSTOWN – Kentucky State Police Post 04 Troopers, along with Investigators from the KSP Electronic Crimes Branch, arrested a Nelson County man on child pornography charges.

    On Aug. 16, Joseph B. Smith, 53, of Bardstown was arrested and charged with 20 counts of possess/view matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.

  • Opening day festivities kick off the 112th Kentucky State Fair

     LOUISVILLE – Celebrate the history, heritage and culture of the Bluegrass State on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Kentucky State Fair kick-off. The 11-day celebration features hundreds of exhibits, livestock, food, rides and concerts, along with the World’s Championship Horse Show in Freedom Hall.

  • Mount Washington All-Stars perfect in winning U8 World Series championship

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A late decision to head to Florida for the Babe Ruth World Series turned into gold for the Mount Washington U-8 All-Stars last week as they swept through the tournament without a loss.

    In the end, coach Jimmy Kincaid’s team faced an old foe for the title -- Burkesville -- another team from Kentucky that Mount Washington had split four earlier games with this summer. Mount Washington had beaten Burkesville twice at the end to claim the Kentucky State Championship back on July 3.