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Today's News

  • Sheriff to retire effective Tuesday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There could be a new sheriff in town as early as Wednesday morning.

    Shortly before 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Myrtle French, the office manager for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, delivered a letter to Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.

    It contained the letter rumored to be coming from Sheriff David Greenwell.

    “To whom it may concern: February 28, 2017, will be my last day as sheriff of Bullitt Co. I will be retired starting March 1, 2017. Thanks, Sheriff David Greenwell. P.S. Jesus Knows!”

  • UPDATE: Siren test moved to Friday

     UPDATE: (Feb. 27, 10:37 a.m.: Kentucky Emergency Management announced Monday that the Kentucky Statewide Tornado Drill scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28, has been postponed due to pending weather.

  • Short Retirement: McCubbin quickly decides working better than life being retired

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- He loved going to Florida three times in the past eight months.

    He loved spending time with the grandchildren.

    And he loved being away from the 24/7 stress and strain of running a law enforcement agency.

    But, eight months after he resigned from the Bardstown Police Department as its chief, Rick McCubbin knew that he was too young to retire.

    “This is my passion. This is my life,” McCubbin said of his love for law enforcement. “It’s a calling.”

  • MW to put guidelines on building along Main

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— A rebuilding after a fire won’t stop the work the city is putting into fixing up the community.

    At least, that’s the example Mayor Barry Armstrong said.

    A new ordinance provides guidelines for future buildings along both sides of the Main Street corridor, beginning near Dooley Drive and going north on North Bardstown Road until the end of Snapp Street.

    The 21-page ordinance covers areas from outdoor lighting, landscaping and parking layouts to entrance designs and building façade.

  • Water line break slows Second Chance

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— Pools of water by the front door are not what one would expect when visiting a wildlife animal rehabilitation center.

    Unfortunately, until the funds can be raised to fix the problem, that’s what will greet Second Chances Wildlife Center visitors.

  • MW police charge two in recent robbery

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— On Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10:20 p.m., an armed robbery occurred at Pearl’s Food Mart, located at 10180 Highway 44 East in Mount Washington.

    According to Det. Dan Kelty, the robber stole an undisclosed amount of money, cigarettes and cigarillos.

    Through a team effort, the agency caught the juvenile within 24-hours.

    The juvenile is charged with robbery in the first degree.

  • Mount Washington Council Meeting Cancelled

    The following message was sent out by the City of Mount Washington at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017:

     

    PURSUANT TO KRS 83A.060(6) DUE TO A LACK OF QUORUM THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE CANCELLED 2-27-17

     

    At this time, no reschedule date has been set. The next regular council meeting will be on Monday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Fick Hall, formerly known as the Annex Building, off Branham Way. The public is invited to attend.

  • Fire groups closer than ever to contract

     CLERMONT — In the past, the sizzle of the conversation between members of two groups working for the people of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District was pretty explosive.

    But, on this particular Saturday, that sizzle in the kitchen of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department came from the bacon and not the banter.

    After about two hours of discussion, members of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection Board and the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire and Rescue Board were shaking hands and checking out if there were any leftovers in the kitchen.

  • Work begins on homeless shelter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Since the disbanding of The Shepherd’s Shelter, Bullitt County’s primary resource in the struggle against homelessness, other organizations have attempted to step up and meet the needs.

    Those local organizations have been working together, with assistance from Metro United Way, to develop the Bullitt County Housing First Coalition, attempting to combine all local efforts toward a common goal.

  • Dollar Sunday collections through March

     The Bullitt County Housing First Coalition, dedicated to ending homelessness in the community, is raising funds for a new county homeless shelter facility as well as for short-term homeless-related needs.

    The group is hosting its first fund-raising event, known as the Dollar Sunday Initiative, through all area churches.

    Every church is asked to designate one Sunday service through March 26 to ask each member to donate $1 toward the coalition.