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Today's News

  • Meredith captures blue ribbon imagery at state fair

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— At 10-years-old, Chase Meredith has out-won both his parents at the Kentucky State Fair.

    His mom, Shannon, has been taking pictures “since before I was born,” he said. Shannon owns a photography business where she specializes in weddings and family portraits.

    Three years ago, she was sorting through potential fair entries when she asked Chase if he’d like to enter any of the shots he’d taken while on a family trip.

  • Double murder, suicide Saturday night

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  -- Three people are dead as a result late Saturday night of a domestic dispute.

    Mount Washington police are investigating a  homicide where two individuals were shot to death.

    And, the alleged suspect, would later be found dead at his home in Shepherdsville.

    According to the Mount Washington Police, a call was received at around 10:37 p.m. on Saturday of shots being fired.

  • HELPING HANDS: Church plans Christmas relief for Houston

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the residents of the affected areas in Texas and Louisiana could use a Christmas-sized miracle.

    Come December, some of them will receive it, courtesy of the good people of Bullitt County, Kentucky.

    Family Day Ministries, located in Shepherdsville, will send their God’s Miracle Crew south for a mission known as Bullitt County Christmas in Houston, Texas.

  • City hopes to bring Christmas cheer in new way

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

    Well, not quite this soon.

    The Shepherdsville City Council endorsed the purchase of $8,000 in new Christmas decorations in what the beautification committee hopes is just the beginning.

    Committee chairperson Lisa Carter was in Gatlinburg recently and ran across a dealer who handles holiday decorations.

    In her wish list of 37 items, Carter could receive a 20 percent discount, no taxes since it would be sold out of state and free delivery.

  • Woman indicted for possession of stolen car from Tennessee

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A woman has been indicted for allegedly having possession of a vehicle which was stolen from Lebanon, Tenn.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted Jessica Nalley-Mahaffey on the charge of receiving stolen property over $10,000.

    According to the indictment, Nalley-Mahaffey had an automobile that she should have known was stolen from Clayton Automotive in Lebanon, Tenn.

    This is a Class C felony, which is punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

    Pioneer Village police officer Nick Hibbs investigated the case.

  • Eastside’s Anne Lopez finalist for top science, math honors

     Eastside Middle School’s Anne Lopez is one of two Kentucky teachers named state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching (PAEMST)

    “I was shocked, overjoyed and surprised,” she said.

    Lopez will be officially honored at the Kentucky Science Teachers Association conference, November 10-11, at the Lexington Convention Center.

    Applications for the award were due several months ago but, during a busy summer, Lopez actually forgot about it.

  • ACTIVE HEROES

     HILLVIEW— Organized by the Hillview Police Department, over 90 participants ran, biked, walked or Army crawled their way through the course to help raise over $4,000 for Active Heroes. Active Heroes is an organization dedicated to decreasing the rate of veteran suicides, which now average 20 veterans a day.

    The 14th Armor Re-creations group of Shepherdsville displayed military tanks for attendees to look inside of, as well as other military vehicles.

    Zoneton Fire, Louisville SWAT, the Air Force and the Army were among the other displays at the event.

  • Ward, Porter attend judicial college

     FRANKFORT– District Court Judges Rebecca Ward and Jennifer Porter, who serve Bullitt County, participated in sessions on criminal evidence, forensics, implicit bias, legislation and more at the 2017 District Judges College in Covington from Aug. 22-25. 

    The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 17, 2017

      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, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Hillview looks for magical cure to stop speeders

     HILLVIEW — The mayor hates to get phone calls about speeding motorists.

    The police chief hates to get phone calls from the mayor complaining about calls he is getting on speeding motorists.

    The problem is there may never be a solution to the common denominator to the complaint calls — speeding motorists.

    Hillview mayor Jim Eadens said he can look outside his front door and watch speeders race up and down Overdale Drive.

    And he gets phone calls from all parts of the city complaining about drivers exceeding the speed limit.