Local News

  • Guthrie talks about events that happen daily in Capitol

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A full room listened as US Rep. Brett Guthrie presented a public Town Hall Meeting Wednesday night at the Shepherdsville Government Center.

  • Sheriff’s Office part of Drive Sober campaign

     The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, along with other law enforcement agencies, is currently participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

    The campaign runs through the Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3.

    This is sponsored by the Kentucky Highway Safety Program to inform the public that everyone who drinks and gets behind the wheel of a vehicle will be arrested if they are pulled over and are above the legal limit.

  • Singing for a benefit

     Carl Brown and Paul Shepherd were among the entertainers who participated in a recent fund-raiser for the Log Cabin Gospel.

    The organization recently lost its home when a fire struck its church in Shepherdsville.

    There are no decisions yet on a new home.

  • Thompson throws hat into ring for co. judge’s position

     PIONEER VILLAGE — For Tony Thompson, the message is clear. He believes Bullitt County deserves better.

  • Fundraiser will help local artist to national award event

     BROOKS - An art show will help one special local artist and his family travel to Canada, where he is due to receive a prestigious award.

    Trent Altman will represent the USA at the International Naturally Autistic People Awards Convention and Festival, held in British Columbia, Canada, in October.

    Trent, 36, was selected within the visual arts category. His work will be displayed alongside representatives from 70 countries.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 19, 2013

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 19, 2013

    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, andmaintenance crews may 

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

  • Lawsuit seeks pay for time on security screens

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If an employee is required to stay past his or her time to work while undergoing work-related obligations, should they be paid?

         Tina and Aaron Vance believe they should be.

         The Vances are part of a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court on Wednesday seeking payment for their time spent while working for Amazon.com, Zappos.com and various staffing agencies.

  • Once again, poles to stay clean

     HILLVIEW – You’ve seen them everywhere.

         Utility poles, street sign posts and just about any permanent object where a sign can be posted.

         Signs posted on top of each other advertising everything from yard sales, lost and found animals, vehicles for sale to jobs on the market and services offered.

         People have complained about the unsightliness of the signage.

  • Fiscal Court not ready for religious information displays on properties

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The division between church and state has apparently gotten a bit blurred throughout various parts of the country.

         But, in Bullitt County, fiscal court members aren’t quite ready to face a legal challenge of the U.S. Constitution.

         Isaiah Sharp and Joe Hurst, members of the Shepherdsville congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, approached Bullitt Fiscal Court members with a request.

  • Gov. Beshear announces $143,000 in protection program grants for 17 Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 19, 2013) – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that $143,112 in state Law Enforcement Protection Program (LEPP) grants have been awarded to 17  law enforcement agencies.