Today's News

  • Second forum gets a bit more captivating

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A crowd of about 50 people avoided conflicts with local festivals and college football games to listen to the views of a few candidates seeking office on Nov. 2.

        The second in a series of forums was held at the VFW Post in Shepherdsville. And this one had a little more fireworks than the initial gathering.


        Martha Knox boasts her experience of working at the Bullitt County Detention Center. Paul Watkins believes there needs to be a new set of eyes running the jail.

  • High-octane Cougars run past Doss in district race

        LOUISVILLE - It might not have been 48 minutes of perfection, but it was 40 minutes of pretty good football by the Bullitt Central Cougars on Thursday as they overpowered Doss 45-34 in a key Class 5-A district contest.

  • Police continue assault investigation

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shepherdsville Police continue to investigate a weekend assault incident.

        Capt. Ken Bernardi said units responded to the event on Saturday at a residence in the 2000 block of Old Preston Highway South.

        According to Bernardi, the victim was transported to University of Louisville Hospital and eventually transferred to Norton Hospital. Bernardi said the victim was released on Saturday.

  • Former winners in Halloween 200 at Salem



        SALEM, IN - Entries are rolling in, including those from four former winners, for the 2010 edition of the Halloween 200 presented by Smoker Friendly Discount Tobacco.


        The 22nd annual event, set to take place on Sunday afternoon, October 24th, is the final Salem Speedway race of the season.


  • Friday Night - Deja Vu all over again for Central

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Bullitt Central dropped down to Class 5-A in 2009, the schedule makers got it right.

        For the second year in a row, the title in District 3 will be on the line on the last night of district play as Bullitt Central heads to Radcliff for a showdown with powerful John Hardin. The Bulldogs, last year’s state runners-up in Class 5-A, are undefeated overall and both teams are 3-0 in district play.

  • Candidates have chance to voice views on today’s topics

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A crowd of around 50 people had the opportunity Saturday to listen to a few jokes, a little preaching and some political talk during the first of four candidates’ forums.

        The event, organized by Terry Seymour and Bernard Brown, were similar to ones held during the primary. On Saturday, candidates for U.S. Senate, state Senate and state House in the 49th District spoke.

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  • Man dies in fire off Ridge Road

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man was found dead at the scene of a Monday morning house fire.

        Norman E. Hawkins, 68, was discovered by firefighters in the charred remains of his residence at 1036 Ridge Road.

        Southeast Bullitt Fire and Bullitt County Sheriffs units responded to a working structure fire at the residence around 10:30 a.m., according to Chief Julius Hatfield.

        The house was completely engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The fire was spreading to nearby trees and fields.

  • New notification system to warn area of trouble

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s the middle of the night.

        You are in a deep sleep.

        Unbeknownst to you, there is a line of thunderstorms approaching with some potentially dangerous winds.

        You don’t have a weather radio.

        What will happen to you and your family?

        In the near future, there will be a way to instantly notify the entire county of any potentially dangerous situations.

  • Sign of the time in Fox Chase: no soliticing door-to-door

        FOX CHASE - “No solicitation” signs have been distributed to all Fox Chase houses.

        Council members discussed the process of discouraging solicitation throughout the city during the September city business meeting.

        Signs were sent out with the city newsletter; Individual homeowners had the option to place the signs near their front doors.

        Some residents and council members mentioned still receiving home visits from solicitors in recent days, some after signs were posted.

  • MW teen killed in ATV accident

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -  A local teen was pronounced dead late Tuesday afternoon following an All Terrain Vehicle accident on the corner of Flatlick Road and Wales Run Road.

        Lt. Col. Larry Coy of the Bullitt County Sheriffs Office said 18-year-old Matthew Mullins was riding an ATV up and down Flatlick Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle before running into a utility pole guard wire.