Today's News

  • DISPUTED DEFICIT: Sheriff doesn’t agree with auditor

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In one of his final rounds of audits before leaving office, Adam Edelen released the financial examination for Bullitt County Sheriff David Greenwell.

    And the number one issue revolved around a familiar topic -- the deficit Greenwell’s office owes the state of Kentucky.

    When Greenwell took office in 2011, Bullitt County’s population numbers triggered a new way of running the offices of sheriff and county clerk.

  • Twin siblings return to place of birth in observance of their 70th birthday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On Jan. 13, twin siblings Morris E. McCubbins and Marcella McCubbins Hale will celebrate 70 years of life together.

    In honor of the occasion, they decided to return to the place where it all began.

    Seated at a window near the back of the Ridgway Memorial Library, they both reminisced as they looked across Joe B. Hall Avenue toward the building where they were both born on Jan. 13, 1946.

    The building, which dates back more than 100 years, is most commonly known as the Trunnell House.

  • Don’t look to buy alcohol on Christmas in Mt. Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— Businesses were paid a visit by the ghost of ordinances past on Christmas Eve.

    After a local business posted on social media that it would be open on Christmas Day, new Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Brent Wheeler contacted the business to confirm they knew that, according to an ordinance passed in 2003, the sale of alcohol on Christmas Day was prohibited in Mount Washington.

    According to Wheeler, the manager said that his call was the first time he had heard of the rule in their many years of business.

  • Chapeze Lane pulled from city agenda

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Residents opposed to a rezoning request on Chapeze Lane may be able to relax for the time being.

    Efforts to get the property owned by George Miller and Miller Enterprises annexed and rezoned to IG General Industrial by the Shepherdsville City Council were derailed on Tuesday.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court did not allow a request by Miller’s attorney, Tammy Baker, to have the vote on two tracts withdrawn on Tuesday.

  • Kentucky Transportation Crews Ready for Winter Weather

     LOUISVILLE – With unseasonably warm temperatures during the month of December, many folks have been wondering when snow would finally arrive in the Louisville area. That time may come this weekend with light snow forecasted for the region on Sunday.

  • Busy time for firefighters

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Following a cold week, the Shepherdsville Fire Department had things heat up with two runs on Thursday afternoon.

    The agency first responded to a residential fire at the home of Morris and Barbara Longacre located on Arrow Creek Rd. at 12:11 p.m.

    According to SFD chief Layne Troutman, Southeast Bullitt Fire was initially dispatched, though the area was annexed into Shepherdsville a few months ago. He said both departments arrived simultaneously and worked together.

  • MW AARP holiday meeting

     The Mount Washington AARP chapter gathered for its annual holiday dinner.

    The meeting also featured the installation of officers, as well as some musical entertainment and a visit by Santa.

    The next monthly meeting is on Thursday, Jan. 7, at Noon, at St. Francis Xavier.

  • Underwood brothers fought in World War II

      Bennie E. Underwood was born in 1910 and Virgil Underwood was born in 1915 in Bullitt County, Kentucky. 

    Their parents were Willis Underwood and Delia Reed.  Bennie and Virgil had several siblings.  They were Lillian, Mary Jane, George, Bertha, Ella, Zelma, Wesley and Lesley.  Their father was a farmer, so Bennie and Virgil along with their brothers and sisters grew up on the farm.  

  • Former credit union manager sentenced for embezzlement

      PADUCAH – Debra C. Pyfrom, the former manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 816 Federal Credit Union, was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell to serve 78 months in prison and pay restitution in the amount of $600,520.16 for committing bank fraud, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

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