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Today's News

  • Dispatch to be overseen by sheriff’s department

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If you call Central Dispatch, you probably won’t notice a lot of difference.

    However, the oversight of the department now falls into the control of sheriff Donnie Tinnell.

    With the quest to return its Central Dispatch system to full privileges, the operations of that agency will now be overseen by the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    After a long discussion, fiscal court unanimously agreed to turn the control of Central Dispatch over to sheriff Tinnell.

  • Woman convicted of causing injuries to police officer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A woman has been found guilty of actions she took last October which left a police officer injured.

    Taira Leigh Litsey, 32, was found guilty by Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress of assault, wanton endangerment, fleeing police and operating on a suspended license.

    She was also found to be a persistent felony offender in the second degree.

    Final sentencing will be held on May 31 at 1 p.m.

    The trial was the first in which no jury was involved. Burress was the sole decider in a criminal felony trial.

  • MW Sewer Line Replacement to Cause Summer Road Delays

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Residents in the older areas of Mount Washington may experience some road delays over the summer due to sewer line work.

    According to Public Works Director Ronnie Fick, the replacement of the sewer lines will correct excessive infiltration in the lines which will ultimately help the sewer treatment plant last longer.

    “This project is long overdue,” he said.

  • LG&E, Ky. Utilities agree on rates

     Louisville Gas and Electric Company, Kentucky Utilities Company and most parties to the utilities’ rate review have reached an agreement filed with the Kentucky Public Service Commission today.  

  • Boy Scouts honor Jerry Summers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE— A long-time supporter of the scouts and the Bullitt County community was honored Tuesday as a distinguished citizen.

    Jerry Summers was present the 2017 Distinguished Citizen Award by the Boy Scouts of America at the organization’s annual fundraiser dinner.

  • AARP salutes Clark for years of service

     Roger W Clark Sr. passed away Friday April 14, 2017.

    Roger Clark Sr. was an active member of Mount Washington AARP since 2003 and served as its President for six years

    Roger began the AARP solicitations at local markets for Community Ministries Food Bank in 2003. The proceeds to the food bank from AARP increased each year

    Roger revitalized the AARP veteran’s VA hospital Christmas package in 2004 providing clothing and gifts to needy veterans and their families.

  • FLASHLIGHT EASTER EGG HUNT

     Members and visitors were welcomed to Kings Baptist Church for a flashlight egg hunt.

    Before it got dark, the group ate dinner and the children crafted reminders of what the Easter season is truly about.

    Pastor Derrick Ousley delivered an Easter message before beginning the hunt outside where all age groups were welcome to find the candy-filled eggs.

    Several baskets were also given away to different age groups, including a Vacation Bible School preview basket.

  • KSP make arrest in Grayson Co. murder of LJ man

     LEITCHFIELD – Kentucky State Police Post 04 Detectives are conducting a murder investigation in Grayson Co.

    On April 19, 2017 at approximately 12:46 PM EDST KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown was contacted by the Grayson Co. Sheriff’s Office asking for assistance on a death investigation involving the body of a deceased male found off of Frontage Rd.

    Through investigation, Detectives were able to determine that Robert D. Hayes (56) of Lebanon Jct. had died as the result of a homicide.

  • Bojangles newest national chain to land in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Another restaurant chain is looking to continue its trek north with a new eatery in Bullitt County.

    Bojangles, which has over 600 restaurants, including 11 in Kentucky, will build its northern-most eatery the Commonwealth in Shepherdsville.

    The company secured a variance for five smaller-than-allowed parking spaces, as well as its site plan review, on Thursday.

    Attorney Eric Merlino, representing the company based in Tennessee, said that the restaurant is to be located on Conestoga Parkway adjacent to the PBI Bank facility.

  • St. Clair enters plea agreement in ‘91 case

     ELIZABETHTOWN — A man who is already on death row in Kentucky for the 1991 murder of a Bardstown man recently entered a guilty plea on charges which occurred in Hardin County.

    Michael Dale St. Clair, who has also been convicted of murder charges in his home state of Oklahoma, accepted a guilty plea in Hardin County, according to state Attorney General Andy Besmear.

    On April 12, St. Clair entered a guilty plea to kidnapping, attempted murder, two counts of receiving stolen property and facilitation to arson.