Today's News

  • Foundation fights for cure for cancer

     CEDAR GROVE— Inspired by his own childhood cancer fight, a local pediatrician has started his own foundation to help end the battle.

    In the fall of 1999, Dr. Caleb Buege was a 15-year-old freshman at Bullitt Central when he had his doctor take a look at a sports injury. Little did he know, the pains he felt in his shoulder weren’t from playing sports but were caused by a type of rare bone cancer called osteosarcoma.

    Buege encountered 16 rounds of chemotherapy in a span of 18 months.

  • BEHS students rally to remember

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—The deadly shooting in Marshall County earlier this year hit too close to home for those at Bullitt East High.

    Alum Scott Cosner is the father of twin boys who attend Marshall County High. On Jan. 23, one son was shot in the back of the neck while students trying to escape trampled the other.

    Both boys have recovered and made a special appearance at Bullitt East on Wednesday as part of an assembly organized by the student-led newspaper, the Livewire.

  • Forum Tuesday in Hillview to talk about opioids

     HILLVIEW - Is there anything the community can do to combat the opioid crisis?

    Local and regional agencies are going to discuss the community’s role in the opioid crisis during a series of lectures at the Hillview Government Center.

    The primary session, The Community’s Role in Addressing the Opioid Crisis, will take place Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m.

    Organizers welcome community members, educational and governmental leaders, business officials, families and faith-based leaders to both listen and participate.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of March 18, 2018

     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.

  • KIDSFEST 2018

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - KidsFest 2018 may have hosted more kids this year than any other in the event’s history.

    A full crowd gathered at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre for the free event hosted by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce with contributing sponsor Kosair Charities.

    Bike safety riding, train riding, cow milking, game playing, book reading, arts and craft doing, bounce house bouncing, dancing and overall merriment was had by all.

    For more information on that annual event, contact the Chamber of Commerce, 543-6727.

  • N.Buckman/Adam Shepherd intersection to be closed Mar. 20

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of the temporary closure of Adam Shepherd Parkway at KY 61 (North Buckman Street).

    This road in Shepherdsville will be closed as part of construction on the KY 61 widening and realignment project.

  • Medical Marijuana: Fiscal Court changes mind, drops support

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Government officials can always change their minds.


    A couple of weeks after passing a resolution to endorse legislative action to approve medical marijuana in Kentucky, Bullitt Fiscal Court members decided to change their minds.

    With Dr. Lee Watts, chaplain to the state capitol but is not a state employee, giving a presentation and with several local ministers in the audience, court members voted 4-1 to rescind its prior resolution.

  • Mother indicted for criminal abuse

     HILLVIEW -- A Lebanon Junction woman has been indicted just days after her 17-month-old son was taken to KentuckyOne Jewish Medical Center South.

    Kimberly Ann Munk, 27, of Lebanon Junction, has been indicted on a series of charges related to the alleged care of her son.

    Hillview Police arrested Munk last Monday after her son was taken to the hospital after he swallowed some type of drug and had to be taken to Norton Children’s Hospital for treatment.

  • Johnson drops out of primary race for 49th District seat

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The dream of following her late husband in his state representative seat has come to a close for Rebecca Johnson.

    On Monday, Johnson withdrew her candidacy for the 49th District seat.

    She was to have a contested Republican primary in May with Thomas Huff.

    Instead, she has withdrawn her candidacy. Huff will now face Democrat Linda Belcher.

    On Feb. 20, Johnson and Belcher squared off in a special election to fill the seat vacated with the death in December of state Rep. Dan Johnson.

  • City not sure about pool funding

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While a formal proposal has yet to be made, the initial response to the city of Shepherdsville being a financial partner in a proposed aquatic center seemed to suffer from rough waters.

    Recently, a public meeting was held by the aquatic committee formed to determine if a facility was wanted.

    During that meeting, preliminary sketches of a $4 million facility were on display.

    Keith Griffee, a member of the aquatic committee, said that the only way such a facility would be built and maintained would be to form partnerships.