Local News

  • Deadline to file for office less than week away

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The anticipated avalanche of candidates in upcoming races in Shepherdsville has not panned out.

    But, there are still a few more days until the Tuesday, Aug. 9, deadline.

    Candidates for the upcoming fall general election are slowly coming forward.

    In Shepherdsville, retired police officer Curtis Hockenbury, former councilmember Faith Portman and former mayor Sherman Tinnell have filed for the office of mayor.

  • Two in custody after stealing vehicle

      The following is a statemnt released by the Shepherdsville Police Department on Tuesday morning:

    Shepherdsville Police responded to an attempt to locate a vehicle on Interstate 65 South traveling at a high rate of speed.

    Officers then observed the vehicle exit the roadway striking an embankment. One suspect fled from the vehicle into the woods along Interstate 65.

  • MW market continues its major growth

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Although the Mount Washington Farmer’s Market isn’t new as a whole, it does have a few new parts working in its favor this season.
        The most noticeable change for the year is the location of the market: under to new pavilion at the end of the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington’s parking lot.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 31, 2016


  • Johnson selected GOP candidate in 49th

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For years, Dan Johnson has been a part of the campaign process.
        Even today, he is vice-chairman of the local Donald Trump campaign.
        But the 55-year-old minister really hadn’t thought about entering a local race.
        That is, until there was a declared vacancy in the race for the 49th District House of Representatives seat.

  • Congressmen Paul, Guthrie to make stops in Mt. Washington over course of next week

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A pair of congressmen will make stops in Bullitt County over the next week as they are on their summer break.

    On Thursday, July 28, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will be at Tuscany Restaurant at 11:45 a.m. The restaurant is on Highway 44 East next to Mount Washington Elementary School.

    This will be part of Paul’s town hall meetings throughout the state.

    The public is invited to come out and speak with the senator.

  • Little filing activity as Aug. 9 deadline quickly approaching

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As the days dwindle until the filing deadline passes for the November general election, little activity has occurred over the past week.

    The deadline is at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the Bullitt County Clerk’s office.

    The slight activity seen has been in city council races.

    In Shepherdsville, seven individuals have registered for the six available council seats.

    For the first time, Shepherdsville will hold non-partisan races.

  • Helping those in need have a good hair day on Sunday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Thanks to Great Clips and the Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) in Bullitt County organization, some Bullitt County residents are readily prepared for the upcoming school year.

    The Great Clips Shepherdsville location hosted a free haircut event for HOPE clients as a way to help them prepare for the Aug. 10 first day of school.

    Along with haircuts and styles for all family members, students also received free backpacks and school supplies.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 24, 2016


  • Community support for police officers grows in light of issues across nation

      HILLVIEW -- Police officers continuously put their lives on the line to protect their community.

    During the memorial service of the five slain Dallas police officers, President Obama detailed the difficulties of such a selfless career.

    “Like most Americans each day, you get up…and you head to work,” Obama said. “But your work, and the work of police officers across the country, is like no other.”