Today's News

  • SPD seeking missing juvenile

     The following is a message released by the Shepherdsville Police Department on Thursday afternoon:

    The Shepherdsville Police Department needs your assistance in locating a missing juvenile.

    Brandon Adam Anthony Wisehart was last seen in Shepherdsville on Monday, October 24, 2016.

  • Police investigating shooting at MW donut shop

      UPDATE (10/26, 5:30 p.m.): MOUNT WASHINGTON — Mount Washington Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at Donut King early this morning.

  • Candidates hope to win over voters in political forum hosted by Chamber

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The public had an opportunity to meet and listen to some of their future public officials at the 2016 Fall Candidate Forum presented by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News.

    Candidates involved in state-level elections were invited to speak at the forum, as well as answering questions presented by the Chamber. Local candidates were also encouraged to attend and were recognized.

  • Hubbard Lane may be widened in some parts by county, developer

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It appears that a joint partnership between the county and developer Richard Miles could provide motorists using a portion of Hubbard Lane a wider path to travel.

    And, there is a possibility that the entire road may be widened at some point in time.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court members heard from Miles, who is developing some lots in the Twin Eagles Subdivision and from Phillip Burress, a resident who is not interested in widening the road -- unless speed control measures are taken.

  • Local resident making sure Opal’s Dream will continue to help others

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A chance visit by one man and a wish by one woman led to the fulfillment of many dreams.
        Jerry Stith visited the Highlands Nursing and Rehabilitation Center around Christmas of 2010, meeting activities director Diana Shults. From there he purchased small Christmas gifts for the residents and continued to visit.
        In 2011 Shults shared Christmas wish lists that were turned in by the residents, including one from Opal Grubbs.

  • Bathroom fire at Bluegrass Academy Child Care

                MOUNT WASHINGTON— A fire in the bathroom caused Bluegrass Academy Child Care in Mount Washington to evacuate at around 8:35 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

                According to assistant director Kim Skaggs, the teachers evacuated the roughly 100 children, age six weeks to four years old, in under a minute.

  • KSP charges Anderson Co. man with child sex exploitation

     LAWRENCEBURG – On October 25, 2016, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Robert Cataldi, 42, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Cataldi was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online. 

  • Best in the State: Local couple honored for their volunteer work at Shep. Elem.

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two nationalized Americans that adopted Bullitt County as their home have now been adopted by a local school.
        And their volunteer efforts at the school have led to an award from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
        Lebanon Junction residents Emilie and John Ward received the Senior Volunteer Service Award from Gov. Matt Bevin at the State Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

  • MW senior center looks to get city help on repairs

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— The Ralph Lutes Mount Washington Seniors Center is looking for some updates.
        Judy Hall, a representative for the center, spoke to the Mount Washington City Council about concerns the group has at the building.
        Although the city owns the building and the group expressed its gratitude for the $1 a year rent, Hall explained that any inside maintenance, such as $6,000 air conditioner pumps, is paid for by through fundraising.

  • STRIKE OVER... bourbon to flow

       CLERMONT -- In a vote on Friday that was almost completely flipped from the previous week, employees with Jim Beam Brands overwhelmingly opted to accept a new labor contract.
        With the 204-19 vote on Friday, the over 250 workers at the Clermont and Boston plants will be returning to work on Monday morning.
        On Oct. 15, the workers walked off their jobs.