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Today's News

  • After 15 years, Jessica's uncle admits role in her 1999 death

    BARDSTOWN -- It was on a Friday morning on Sept. 10, 1999, that Jessica Dishon would be seen for the final time.

  • One dead, one injured following Monday morning accident

     A fatal accident occurred on Highway 245 near the Nelson County line Monday morning.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office said an injury collision took place at around 8 a.m.

    According the the Sheriff's Office press release, a blue Ford Focus headed northbound crossed the center line, striking a silver Volkswagon Jetta headed southbound.

    The driver of the Jetta, a male approximately 25 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Man arrested, stolen guns recovered

     BROOKS -- A man already a federal parolee who is facing additional charges has been arrested once again.

  • Mount Washington may take rest of premium tax

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Bullitt County Fiscal Court might be very close to not receiving any insurance premium tax money from any county cities.

    At a recent meeting of the Mount Washington city council, new Mayor Barry Armstrong asked the council if they wanted to continue to contribute 1 percent of their total revenues from the insurance premium tax to fiscal court.

    “I just want to make sure we are being fait to the residents of Mount Washington by letting them have a part of the revenue,” he said.

  • Mike Keffer new police chief in LJ

    LEBANON JUNCTION--With the new year, the city of Lebanon Junction will also be starting under new leadership at the police department.

  • Valentine Gala tickets on sale; basket tickets available

     The American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties will host their annual Valentine Gala on Saturday, Feb. 14.

    The 17th annual event at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will include music by Wulfe Pack.

    Tickets are $55 per person or $110 per couple. A table of eight is available for $440.

    Cocktails begin at 7 p.m. with dinner at 8 p.m. featuring music by Hans Sander.

    The dance runs from 9 p.m. until midnight. The Wulfe Pack will perform.

    Tickets may be purchased by calling 955-6259.

  • STANDOFF: Man arrested without incident following confrontation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man is in custody following a four-hour standoff with police Monday afternoon.

    Scott Edward Ray, 43, was charged with first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree assault and third-degree terroristic threatening following the incident.

    Shepherdsville Police units first responded to a domestic violence situation reported at the 300 block of River Oaks Drive around 2:30 p.m.

    Upon arrival, police learned that the situation involved a brother and sister at a different residence located at the 100 block.

  • Pioneer Village welcomes new councilman, new P&Z member

      PIONEER VILLAGE - Pioneer Village will gain a city council member they already had, while not exactly losing the one that is stepping down.

    Former council member Denver Matthews was sworn in as one of the six members representing the city beginning in January.

    Matthews joins five returning members, replacing Tony Thompson, who ran for the county judge/executive’s office.

    Meanwhile, Thompson was unanimously approved by the council to become the city’s representative on the Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Board.

  • City tables decision on lowering tax on workers

       SHEPHERDSVILLE - For now, the occupational tax rate in Shepherdsville remains the same.

    By a split vote, the Shepherdsville City Council tabled the first reading of an ordinance to repeal the rate, two weeks after a split vote during a special meeting approved keeping the current rate.

    The rate in question, set at 1.5 percent, was first approved by the council in 2011 as a way to help tackle a $5 million dollar city debt. The rate was raised from 1 percent.

  • Teen allegedly kills LJ mother

    UPDATE 1-16, 11:55 p.m.

    LEBANON JUNCTION--A Lebanon Junction man has been charged with burglary in the first degree and murder after an incident Thursday afternoon.

    Around 2 p.m., police were dispatched to 247 Walnut St. in Lebanon Junction with reports of a shooting.

    Lebanon Junction Police Department, Kentucky State Police, Bullitt County EMS and Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call.