Today's News

  • STRIKE OVER... bourbon to flow

       CLERMONT -- In a vote on Friday that was almost completely flipped from the previous week, employees with Jim Beam Brands overwhelmingly opted to accept a new labor contract.
        With the 204-19 vote on Friday, the over 250 workers at the Clermont and Boston plants will be returning to work on Monday morning.
        On Oct. 15, the workers walked off their jobs.

  • Police seeking missing juvenile

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Sheriffs Department is seeking public assistance to help locate a missing juvenile.

    Madison Whitehead, 15, was last seen leaving Bullitt Central High School Thursday morning at about 9:20 a.m.

    She was last seen wearing red basketball shorts, a gray hoodie and work boots, and was carrying a camouflage backpack.

  • Local resident making sure Opal’s Dream will continue to help others

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A chance visit by one man and a wish by one woman led to the fulfillment of many dreams.
        Jerry Stith visited the Highlands Nursing and Rehabilitation Center around Christmas of 2010, meeting activities director Diana Shults. From there he purchased small Christmas gifts for the residents and continued to visit.
        In 2011 Shults shared Christmas wish lists that were turned in by the residents, including one from Opal Grubbs.


        MOUNT WASHINGTON—For the first time ever, a Bullitt County teacher has been named the top middle school teacher of the year.
        Eastside Middle’s Sarah Mills was presented with a check for $3,000 during a ceremony in Frankfort, sponsored by Valvoline.

  • Bathroom fire at Bluegrass Academy Child Care

                MOUNT WASHINGTON— A fire in the bathroom caused Bluegrass Academy Child Care in Mount Washington to evacuate at around 8:35 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

                According to assistant director Kim Skaggs, the teachers evacuated the roughly 100 children, age six weeks to four years old, in under a minute.

  • Best in the State: Local couple honored for their volunteer work at Shep. Elem.

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two nationalized Americans that adopted Bullitt County as their home have now been adopted by a local school.
        And their volunteer efforts at the school have led to an award from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
        Lebanon Junction residents Emilie and John Ward received the Senior Volunteer Service Award from Gov. Matt Bevin at the State Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

  • MW senior center looks to get city help on repairs

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— The Ralph Lutes Mount Washington Seniors Center is looking for some updates.
        Judy Hall, a representative for the center, spoke to the Mount Washington City Council about concerns the group has at the building.
        Although the city owns the building and the group expressed its gratitude for the $1 a year rent, Hall explained that any inside maintenance, such as $6,000 air conditioner pumps, is paid for by through fundraising.

  • Calloway County man charged with multiple child sex exploitation counts

     PADUCAH – A Calloway County, Kentucky, man was charged by grand jury in a 27 count indictment with inducing minor victims to engage in sexually explicit conduct, inducing minor victims to produce visual depictions of that conduct which were then transmitted over the internet, and with inducing a minor to engage in commercial sex acts announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • KSP seeks public assistance with electronic crime investigation

     The following is a release from the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, distributed on Oct. 20, 2016:

    On October 13, 2016, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Stephen K. Goodlett, 36, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch is seeking the public’s assistance in this investigation.

  • U of L releases statement regarding NCAA allegations

     The University of Louisville has received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA and a redacted copy of the document is attached.  The university is currently reviewing the allegations and will prepare a response, which will be provided to the NCAA within 90 days.  The university will continue to cooperate with the NCAA throughout the process.