Today's News

  • Grand opening: Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks

     It was a beautiful day to cut a ribbon recently for the staff of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home.

    Joined by members of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and local officials, the ribbon was cut on a brand new funeral home on Highway 44 East in Mount Washington. The full-service facility is near Bullitt East High School and Calvary Christian.

    The new facility is the third in Bullitt County to be operated by the family-owned company.

    Doves were released to signify the formal opening of the funeral home.

  • Music in the Park

     Come out to the Shepherdsville First Street Park every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. to enjoy some good music.

    Bring your instrument and play along. The gatherings will be held every Tuesday until the weather turns bad.

    Everyone is invited to come out and listen or to join in the fun.

  • Bullitt County native selected Bernheim’s development director

     CLERMONT -- Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has named Cadell Walker the new Director of Development, charged with advancing Bernheim’s development activities in major gifts, membership and annual campaigns. 

    Walker has over fifteen years of leadership and senior management experience in the nonprofit sector.

  • Bernheim to host popular CONNECT on Aug. 22

     CLERMONT -- Bernheim Forest invites guests to connect, literally, with the Earth at this year’s CONNECT at Bernheim.

    It will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 6:26-10:26 p.m. for the annual summer celebration that showcases all that is possible when Art, Science and Nature intersect.

    New this year -- the Mud Play Zone.

    Wear your getting down and dirty clothes and bring an extra towel along for the ride home.

    As in years past, Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and demonstrations.

  • Former Hillview police chief will not face prison for lying to FBI agents

     LOUISVILLE -- The former Hillview police chief who was found guilty of lying to the FBI will not face prison time.

  • Former business owner pleads guilty to $1.1 million in mail fraud

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The former vendor for multiple local, state, and federal campaigns, PACs, and non-profit organizations throughout the United States, including the McConnell Senate Committee pleaded guilty to three charges of mail fraud today, in U.S. District Court, for stealing more than $1.1 million in contributions and donations intended for committees and organizations announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Indiana man caught in AG predator sting

    Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announce the arrest of a New Albany, IN man on one count of using a computer to contact a minor for sex. Dale Thomas Hammond, 60, was arrested yesterday by Attorney General Conway’s Cybercrime investigators. Hammond was arraigned this morning in Jefferson District Court.

  • Hardin man charged with child exploitation

     On August 6, 2015, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested Gregory M. Wingfield, 22, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and promoting a minor under 16 in a sex performance.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 9

     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.


  • Unofficial Results: James/O'Connor Memorial at Salem Speedway

     Unofficial Results - Scott County Visitors Commission JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

    Presented by John Jones Auto Group

    Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery

    Saturday, August 8, 2015


    Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series

    Fast Qualifier: Brian Gerster, 14.135

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Trunbull, 2. Koehler, 3. Blue, 4. Vaughn