Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bullitt schools continue to progress in state accountability

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County school officials are smiling.

  • Local celebrities dance to provide funds for college scholarships

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Thanks to this special fundraiser, three Bullitt County students will be dancing in the streets of their college campuses.

    The Bullitt County Arts Council will host its second annual Dancing for the Arts competition at Paroquet Sorings Conference Centre.

    The event is a BCAC fundraiser toward three $1,000 college scholarships, one awarded to each local high school or homeschool students who are taking a college major in an arts-related field.

  • Blood drive, bone marrow donor event at NBCC

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local residents can do their part to help others in two different but equally important ways.

    North Bullitt Christian Church is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive and a Be The Match Bone Marrow Donor Drive on Sunday, October 4, from 12:30 to 5 p.m.

    No appointment is necessary for the bone marrow drive. Donors must be between the ages of 18 and 44. The donor will complete a brief medical history and conduct a cheek swab, which will be processed and added to the donor registry.

  • Healthy Hometown Jubilee

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition hosted a Healthy Hometown Jubilee at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to celebrate its five years of community service and commitment.

    KRDC members from partnering Henry and Shelby counties also attended the celebration.

    Director Jessica Craddock gave a synopsis of the coalition’s activities, efforts and successes during the five years, showing the strides Bullitt County made in raising diabetes awareness and offering assistance programs and monthly informational sessions.

  • 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.

  • Trial date in November for mayor’s case

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - The date has been set for when a six-member jury panel will decide the fate of Shepherdsville mayor Scott Ellis.

    Special Judge C. Derek Reed, who presides in LaRue and Hart counties, set a date of Friday, Nov. 13, at 9 a.m.

    Ellis was indicted for a misdemeanor charge of soliciting prostitution.

    During a brief pre-trial conference on Tuesday morning in Bullitt District Court, special Hardin County prosecutor Mark Shouse and defense attorney John Cook said that negotiations on a settlement had been held.