Today's News

  • Major manufacturer commits big funds to equip local tech center

     LOUISVILLE -- Written on the memo line of a $120,000 check to the Bullitt County Area Technology Center is “to help students build their futures.”

    Thanks to GE Appliances, Amatrol and Technical Training Aids, that’s exactly what is going to happen.

    According to president and CEO of GE Appliances and Lighting Chip Blankenship, many companies are finding their biggest challenge is finding qualified applicants to fill the manufacturing operations demand in their ever-growing community.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 1, 2015

    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.

  • Statewide offices on ballot Tuesday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Those who didn’t go to the polls in the spring primary may be surprised to see that the norm has been changed.

    Due to construction at Maryville and Mount Washington Elementary, Bullitt County clerk Kevin Mooney opted to change several polling locations during the primary.

    Those new locations will stay in effect as voters go to the polls on Tuesday.

    For those who normally voted at Maryville Elementary, Zoneton Middle will be your new destination.

  • Shepherd’s Shelter closing its program

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The primary organization that opens its doors to assist homeless Bullitt Countians will shut its doors permanently by year’s end.

    The Shepherds Shelter, Inc, was first established as a faith-based organization in 2002. Since that time it has become a state-funded program offering temporary housing, self-sufficiency programs and overall help to struggling community members.

  • Gas leak at Clermont Road and South Preston

    A large gas leak was reported around 3:10 p.m. on Fri. Oct. 30, 2015 at Clermont Road and South Preston Highway between Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction.


    Southeast Fire has been called to the scene.

  • Bernheim Middle believes threat is a hoax

      The following e-mail was sent out by Bernheim Middle School principal Troy Kolb at 3:57 on  Thurs. Oct. 29:


  • Election Fraud Hotline will be open through 7 p.m.

    FRANKFORT -- As voters prepare to head to the polls next Tuesday, Attorney General Jack Conway reminds Kentuckians that they can help his office combat vote fraud by utilizing his Election Fraud Hotline. Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations are encouraged to call the Election Fraud Hotline at 800-328-VOTE (800-328-8683).

  • Horrific stories can be told on movie screens from events in Bullitt County

    There’s no doubt in this cynical journalist’s mind that 2015 has been the scariest year in some time.

    The shootings and threats, the scandals, the ethics charges, the upcoming presidential election campaign starting a year early…it’s all pretty creepy.

    Sometimes both you, the beloved reader, and I both experience the burnout of story after story dealing with so much blatant negativity and drama. Sometimes we just need to step back and enjoy the fun things in life… like vampires, spiders, witches and ghoulish creatures.

  • Don’t forget to get out to vote next Tuesday

     No, Donald Trump will not be on the ballot next Tuesday when the voting machines are open in Bullitt County.

    To cast your opinion about the flashy leader of the GOP primary polls, or to show your support for Hillary Clinton, you will have to wait until next spring.

    What you will decide on Tuesday is who will be your leadership team in Frankfort for the next four years.

    We’re  not here to endorse anyone.

    What we do endorse is that you go out to the polls.

  • Charges dismissed against man who shot down drone

    HILLVIEW -- William Merideth’s action this summer drew international attention.

    But when he shot down a drone hovering over his Hillview home, it was not a criminal act.

    Bullitt District Judge Rebecca Ward ruled on Monday that the charges of criminal mischief and wanton endangerment would be dismissed.

    “He had the right to shoot this drone,” Ward said in her ruling during a probable cause hearing.

    Merideth shot down the drone owned by David Boggs after he saw it hovering over  his property.