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Today's News

  • MW residents like sod better than homes

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Another controversial rezoning request will head to the Mount Washington City Council.

    The request received a favorable recommendation from Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning, though not unanimously, and coming after lengthy discussion.

    The request was made for 229 acres of property along Highway 44 East, backing up to Waterford Road, known locally as the sod farm.

    Owners Larry and Carolyn Helm hope to rezone the property from Agricultural and R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential, with plans to create a new subdivision.

  • Family looks to find way to aid others facing hearing issues

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - At age 2, Luke Montgomery is already bi-lingual.

    His parents and older brother are as well, so they can communicate with him.

    Luke was born with congenital deafness - sensorineural deafness syndrome - that left him considered deaf, albeit with very limited hearing abilities.

    Luke’s parents, Brooke and Jeff Montgomery, decided early on that the family, including sons Nate, 9, and Seth, 6, would learn their new language along with Luke.

  • Shepherdsville garbage service can be stopped

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If you are past due in your payments for garbage service in the city of Shepherdsville, you could be cut off in the next few weeks.

    And then the code enforcement officer with the city will be asking you where you are getting rid of your garbage.

    With the current hauler over $150,000 in the hole from payments by Shepherdsville customers, city officials recently made a change in its collection ordinance.

  • Dooley reinstated to position after long, costly legal battle

      MOUNT WASHINGTON—After nearly six years, the question has finally been answered: Michael Dooley is the chief of the Mount Washington Fire Protection District.

    In the latest of executive session meetings to work out plans, a motion was approved to bring the matter to a conclusion after Dooley was improperly terminated in 2012.

    As of Oct. 2, Dooley officially returned to work as Mount Washington’s fire chief.

    “I’m just happy it’s all done,” he said.

  • Agencies work to catch bank robber

     SHEPHERDSVILLE --  A man who allegedly robbed a bank on Friday found out it was not his lucky day.

  • Beshear, BOAT outline plans of attack

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local team received a boost from a state official on its ongoing battle with the recent drug epidemic.

    The Bullitt Opioid Addiction Team (BOAT) welcomed Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear to speak with local officials about drug-related issues and the ongoing struggle to combat them.

    The event was hosted at the Bullitt County Detention Center, with various officials and concerned residents invited to share their concerns and suggestions.

  • Colorfest this weekend at Bernheim

     CLERMONT - It’s not every day you can launch a pumpkin into the air, work your way through a hay maze, and check out the beautiful natural autumn colors.

    At least not along with food vendors, live music, and educational programs.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest provides all that and more during its annual ColorFest celebration, scheduled this year for Oct. 21 and 22.

  • Citizens seek Chapeze to be scenic byway

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A group working to protect the scenic value of the Chapeze Lane area got a shot in the arm from the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    And they hope to get the same level of support from Bullitt Fiscal Court. But that can’t happen until the court hosts a special  meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the courthouse.

    The public is invited to attend.

  • Interstate 65 lane closure in Bullitt County October 18

    Louisville, KY  - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of maintenance work tonight on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. KYTC maintenance staff will be performing asphalt pavement repairs on I-65 South between the Clermont and Lebanon Junction exits.

    The right lane of I-65 South will be closed between mile markers 108 and 109. This work is scheduled between 6 p.m. and midnight.

  • Interstate 65 North closed this weekend in Jefferson County

    Louisville, KY (Oct. 17, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds motorists that a portion of Interstate 65 North will be closed this weekend in Jefferson County. This interstate shut-down is the second of two weekend closures, one in each direction, to accommodate safety improvements and other roadway maintenance. 

    I-65 North is scheduled for closure this weekend between I-264 and I-64 (mile markers 130.6 to 136.4). All driving lanes, exit ramps and entrance ramps will be closed in this section of roadway.