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  • You can vote for Roberts as one of Most Admired in area

     Who are some of the women you most admire in the Louisville and southern Indiana area?

    Today’s Woman is looking for your help in deciding who those most admired women are for the year 2018.

    Currently, the magazine is hosting an on-line contest.

    The editorial staff of Today’s Woman recently nominated ladies for the 16th annual event.

    In the area of politics, Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts is one six women nominated.

    You can vote once a day with the voting open until Noon on Thursday, March 22.

  • CASA of Bullitt County cuts ribbon on new office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local organization dedicated to providing safe places for local children has a new safe place of its own.

    The Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program hosted a ribbon cutting to dedicate its new office location, on the second floor of the old Bullitt County Bank building on the corner of S. Buckman St. and Joe B. Hall Ave. in Shepherdsville.

    Executive director Cindy Prestigiacomo said the organization needed to expand its office space. The new area includes a lobby, conference room and kitchen area.

  • Man could face life in prison on drug charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- A man could face up to life in prison for his involvement in trafficking heroin in Bullitt County.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury has indicted Artavis Groves on a variety of drug-related charges.

    According to the indictment, Groves was trafficking in a controlled substance on Jan. 26, 2018. Heroin was the tested drug.

    A second count of trafficking in Hydrocodone was also charged.

  • Police looking for couple who robbed assistant county attorney

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Detectives are investigating a late Sunday night home invasion that involved a local attorney.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Det. Mike Cook said police responded to the Proctor Lane area in Clermont just before midnight in regards to a home invasion.

    Assistant county attorney Doug McCann told police he was the victim of a home invasion when a couple entered his home, tied him up, and robbed him.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of March 4, 2018

     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.

  • MW Fire to seek judge’s opinion on dual office

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Can a member of fiscal court also serve as a trustee with the local fire taxing district?

    That was the question posed by Michael Huffman to the state Attorney General’s office.

    And, the non-binding opinion of assistant attorney general Taylor Payne is that the person could not serve in both capacities.

    County attorney John Wooldridge said it would be a matter that would need to be decided by circuit court judge Rodney Burress.

  • Mercy Hill won’t let flood waters stop opening of new church worship center

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Anyone with property along the Salt River tends to see their location as a curse during floods.

    A local church has taken what could be considered a curse and turned it into a blessing.

    Mercy Hill Church in Shepherdsville received substantial water damage to its building infrastructure during the recent high water event. The church moved into the old Troutman Dry Goods store located on Joe B. Hall Avenue.

  • U.S. Rep. Guthrie to again host district art competition

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced the beginning of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. 

    The Congressional Art Competition is an annual high school art contest held by each member of the U.S. House of Representatives in their respective congressional districts. 


     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Residents of all ages gathered at Paroquet Springs Conference Center recently to learn how to keep those hearts healthy.

    Bullitt County Health Department Health Educator Liz McGuire opened the annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon by saying the health department’s county assessment continues to show the county’s largest areas of concern are heart problems and strokes.

    “Our mission is prevention,” she said.

  • House passes budget plan

     FRANKFORT – Today, the Kentucky House of Representatives passed a funding package aimed to set Kentucky on a robust path for the future.