Today's News

  • LJ fire department unveils rescue truck

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- Residents can feel a little safer thanks to the Lebanon Junction Fire Department’s newest addition.

    The department bought a new-to-them rescue truck that has four doors and can carry six people and equipment.

    The truck cost just under $43,000, fire chief Todd Crady said.

  • Making the Grade: District remains proficient; moves up ladder

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Willie Foster interviewed for the position of principal at Bullitt East High School four years ago, he may have said a few things that offended some folks.

    For example, he used the term “sleeping giant” to characterize Bullitt East in terms of its academic possibilities.

    Well, the “giant” is now awake.

    Bullitt East earned the title of being a School of Distinction in the latest round of results from the state Department of Education accountability assessment.

  • Fall fire season now in place in Kentucky

    FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) is using noses and paws to catch arsonists as the fall wildfire season, which runs from Oct. 1 through Dec. 15, gets underway. 

    During the wildfire hazard season outdoor burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in or within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland.

    Bloodhounds trained to investigate arson cases will be available for the second year. Through a partnership with the Bell County Forestry Camp, multiple bloodhounds and handlers are now available to assist KDF with wildfire arson investigation.

  • September great month for BC FFA

    Speaking competitions, conferences, floats, safety days, and meetings? Oh my! 

    During the month of September, the Bullitt Central FFA Chapter has been busy, busy, busy with a variety of events. September 14-17, many officers and members stayed after school every day to help build our float for the homecoming parade that took place on Thursday, September 17. With the theme “Through the Decades”, the back half of the float had many technological aspects such as a computer and a printer to show how technology is involved in agriculture.

  • MW Police search for suspicious driver

     UPDATE (10-1, 4:30 p.m.): The Mount Washington Police Department has released the following update on the suspect:

    A victim identified the car in the photos taken by a security camera as the suspect's car.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 5

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 4, 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.

  • KSP involved in multi-county pursuit

     ELIZABETHTOWN –Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown were involved in an overnight pursuit that resulted in an arrest and multiple charges for a Leitchfield man.

    On October 2, 2015 at approximately 2:15 a.m., Bullitt County Dispatch contacted KSP Post 4 for assistance in a pursuit that was initiated by Hillview Police after responding to a suspicious vehicle complaint.

    The vehicle, a 1996 Chevrolet Lumina, fled from police and entered I-65 at the Brooks exit traveling south Interstate 65.

  • Really busy morning for Hillview PD

    HILLVIEW -- At around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, things got real busy for members of the Hillview Police Department.

    On the northern portion of the city’s boundary, a man was found passed out in the drive-thru lane of the McDonald’s on Preston Highway.

    Just minutes later, police were called to the BP station on the Brooks interchange to investigate a robbery.

    At 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, police were called to the McDonald’s as a male suspect was passed out in his vehicle.

  • Mother, father arrested for alleged abuse of young child


    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A mother and father have been arrested for what police believe are serious injuries inflicted upon their two-month-old daughter.

    Brian Richard Ray, 27, and Jocelyn Kristina Marie Myles, 25, both of Mount Washington, were arrested on arrested on warrants Tuesday evening.

  • Hillview tax rate rises as way to add revenue to pay debts

     HILLVIEW - In an effort to prove that it is trying to generate funds in order to pay off a $15 million lawsuit, Hillview city officials agreed to take the 4 percent increase allowed by law.

    But the vote was not unanimous.

    Councilmembers Kim Whitlock, David Conn, Lisa Boggs and Randall Hill voted to increase the real property tax rate. Councilmembers Karen Johnson and JoAnn Wick were opposed.

    Under the approved proposal, the real property rate will be 12.14 cents per $100 of assessed property.