Today's News

  • High-speed chase ends in Deatsville Road cow pasture

     A high-speed car chase that started near Exit 116 in Bullitt County ended in a shallow dry gulch in a cow pasture off Deatsville Road with a crashed stolen car, a suspected rolling meth lab and two people in cuffs.

  • Suspect charged in rest area stabbing

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - An arrest was made in the stabbing death of Alabama resident Aaron Jewell at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center on Saturday, June 20.

    Nicole Rae Skyberg, 26, was arrested by Shepherdsville Police Wednesday evening and charged with murder.

    SPD spokesperson Capt. Ken Bernardi said Skyberg, a California resident, was the passenger in Jewell's truck that was questioned by detectives at the scene.

    "She was a person of interest from the beginning of the investigation," he said.

  • Pioneer Village looks at purchasing property

      PIONEER VILLAGE - After years of discussion, the Pioneer Village City Council is finally in a position to purchase the Hiram Gibson property located adjacent to Becknell Hall.

    In order to complete the purchase, the council made two financial moves to guarantee funding of the purchase.

  • Bullitt Central welcomes newest group to Hall

    Former faculty and current alumnae compose the 2015 Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame inductees.

  • County budget approved quietly

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Without a commentÉwithout a mumbleÉwithout a dissenting vote, Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved its $21.9 million budget for the upcoming year.
        This still cuts about $1 million off the current budget, which ends June 30.
        The budget approved Tuesday has little variance in the one proposed by Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts in late April.
        The final budget increased by around $200,000 to a final mark of $21.98 million.

  • Local contingent shines at annual East-West All-Star games Saturday

    The annual Kentucky High School Coaches Association East/West Junior All Star Basketball Games had a strong Bullitt County flavor on Saturday as four seniors-to-be took part in the two games at Bellarmine Univerity's Knight Hall.

    In the opening girls' game, North Bullitt's Katie Downey played for the West team. The Lady Eagles' leading scorer last seasons scored one point as her team fell 71-69.

  • Help needed with summer diamond All-Stars

        SHEPHERDSVILLE-- It's here again.
        It is time for the summer baseball and softball All-Star season.
        Normally, my internal clock for covering such things tells me that around the July 4th holiday that All-Star action will begin. Often times, it is the first weekend after the holiday.
        This year, word is trickling in that some leagues and age groups are getting a jump on that, starting play as early as this week.

  • Take safety precautions with fireworks to help prevent eye injuries

     FRANKFORT, Ky. – Fireworks are a tradition that go hand-in-hand with the Fourth of July.

    But all too often, that tradition can lead to injury. That’s why the Kentucky Optometric Association is urging families to take precautions to protect themselves and their children against the potential dangers of fireworks.

  • State fire marshal reminds Kentuckians to ‘proceed with caution’ this Independence Day

     FRANKFORT – Kentuckians are encouraged to attend a community celebration this Fourth of July holiday.

    Kentucky State Fire Marshal Bill Swope advises families to let the professionals entertain you.

    “Setting off fireworks at home runs the risk of injury and may also run the risk of violating local ordinances and state law,” Swope said. “Citizens should be aware of potential prohibitions against celebrating with fireworks as local governments can set their own fireworks ban.”

  • KentuckyOne Health Jewish Hospital honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award

     LOUISVILLE —Jewish Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.