Local News

  • Proposals for Metro United Way funds taken now through July 8

     Metro United Way has issued a request for proposals to provide funds to non-profit agencies in Bullitt County. 

    The funding opportunity is open to all non-profit organizations serving Bullitt County, with a priority on those that align with Metro United Way’s focus on education, financial stability and healthy lives – the building blocks for a better life for all.

  • KSP charges man with child porn possession, distribution

     On June 16, 2015, at 6:10 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post-4 Elizabethtown, arrested Joseph F. Sanchez JR., 41, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Louisville man sentenced for prostitution transport

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A Jefferson County, Kentucky, man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell to 51 months in prison for transporting adult females, with the intent that they engage in prostitution, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Third time charm for Erica Holder

      BERNHEIM - The third time really was a charm for Erica Holder on Monday night as she was crowned the 2015 Miss Bullitt County Fair on the opening night of the week long festival.

    Competing in the summer event each of the two previous years, Holder gained experience and maturity that she carried into play against four other competitors, impressing the four judges to earn the crown from 2014 Miss Bullitt County Fair Joanna Whitener.

  • Hillview will approve budget at tonight's meeting

      HILLVIEW - Despite past issues with trucking companies, the city of Hillview may see a new company take up residence at the old Brooks Elementary location.

    Summit Trucking LLC, currently based in Clarksville, Indiana, is considering purchasing the property as a new location on the south side of the Ohio River, to help avoid additional tolls implemented by the future I-65 bridge.

  • Dobson overcomes many obstacles to earn his high school diploma

    Every year at high school graduation time, there are stories of students who must overcome significant obstacles to earn that coveted piece of paper.

    Meet Jordan Dodson of Bullitt Alternative Center. Less than one year ago, Jordan was an unhappy adolescent leading a lift going nowhere.

    Thanks to the Bullitt Alternative Centerm he will now graduate with a high school diploma June 6th.

    "I am excited that I now have a future to look forward to," he said.

  • Shooting case won't go to grand jury

         SHEPHERDSVILLE--A Bullitt County district judge has ruled that there was not enough evidence to send a murder case to the grand jury in a 2014 death.

         Judge Rebecca Ward ruled on Monday that there was not enough evidence against Deandre Lewis McElroy, who was recently charged by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office with the May 9, 2014 murder of Donesha McStotts.

         The charges were dismissed without prejudice, which means new charges can be brought at any time.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 14, 2015

    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.

  • 2015 Miss Bullitt County Fair




    1. Juliauna Kathleen Wilkerson, 18, Shepherdsville

    Parents: Christopher and Christine Weber

    School: University of Kentucky

    Sponsor: L&W Lawn Care


    2. Patricia Elise Mills, 18, Shepherdsville

    Parent: Patty Mills

    School: St. Catharine College

    Sponsor: Family and friends


    3. Erica Brooke Holder, 18, Brooks

    Parents: Brian and Glenda Holder

  • Louisville man arrested in predator sting

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest of a Jefferson County man on one count of using a computer to contact a minor for sex. Gregory Keith Brown, 58, was arrested yesterday by Attorney General Conway’s Cybercrime investigators along with assistance from the Kentucky State Police. Brown was arraigned this morning in Jefferson District Court. After Brown’s arrest, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Louisville looking for computers, phones and other equipment used to contact minor children.