Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 15, 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.

    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.


  • Hillview chief found guilty of lying

      LOUISVILLE – Hillview Police Chief Glenn Caple was convicted today of making a false statement to federal agents when questioned about his knowledge and involvement in moving evidence found on an elected official’s property on January 4, 2012, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Region 3 wrestling action set for PRP on Friday-Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The three Bullitt County wrestling programs will compete this weekend in the Region Three Championships at Pleasure Ridge Park High School with a number of Bullitt Central and Bullitt East athletes expected to make runs at individual honors.

    On the team front, it appears that Fern Creek is the team to beat and that might be a tall order for any of the other dozen teams in the region. Still, along with Doss, the Chargers and Cougars could well be in the hunt for a top three team finish.

  • Central’s Wolf to play tennis at Campbellsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Four years ago, Bullitt Central’s Amber Wolf never dreamed she would be signing papers to play tennis in college.

    In fact, four years ago, Wolf didn’t know much about tennis at all.

    At that point, Wolf was a freshman volleyball player for the Lady Cougars, competing under head coach Jennifer Romine. At that point, Romine was also the girls’ tennis coach and one day she mentioned to Wolf about playing the spring sport.

  • Local representatives named to Republican positions

     House Republican Caucus Leadership, which is House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown; Republican Caucus Chair Stan Lee, R-Lexington; and Republican Whip Jim DeCesare, R-Bowling Green, announced today the creation of positions called ranking members among the caucus.The ranking members named to House Committees, which includes several local representatives, are:

    *Agriculture and Small Business: Rep. James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, who covers a couple of eastern Bullitt County precincts, as well as all of Spencer and Anderson counties

  • Donation made to police Care Bear program

     A generous man made a special donation to the Mount Washington Police Department and Shepherdsville Fire Department recently. 

    Mount Washington resident Brad Williams donated to of his teddy bears to the chiefs so they can be given to children who need it most. 

    The departments keep bears and other stuffed animals on hand with them to give to children who might be at fires or domestic disputes to help keep their minds off of the situation.

    “It would be good if everyone could give a bear,” Brad said.

  • Apartment fire fought in LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Residents were evacuated following a structure fire at an apartment complex in Lebanon Junction Thursday afternoon.

    Lebanon Junction and Shepherdsville Fire units responded to the middle building of the Bryant Place Apartments complex at 175 Brook St. just after 4 p.m..

    Lebanon Junction police officer  Larry Coy said a neighbor saw smoke coming from a shed attached top the back of the building and alerted a resident while calling 9-1-1.


     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Firefighters contained a blaze at a Shepherdsville residence Thursday afternoon.

  • Bullitt County swimmers set for Regionals

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – By any definition, this has been a trying season for the Bullitt County swimming program as the group had to change coaches just as the campaign was getting underway.

    Still, the swimmers have put forth a strong effort over the past three months and are ready to enter post-season action this week when they will compete in the Region 2 Meet at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium on Thursday with preliminaries with hopes of advancing to the finals on Friday night.

  • Artifacts, history still sought for Bowman Valley

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Work continues on restoring the Bowman Valley Schoolhouse.

    The last African-American schoolhouse in the county was recently moved to its new home next to the Bullitt County Board of Education.

    According to project volunteer Gwinn Hahn, several activities are currently underway.

    With the assistance of students from Bellarmine University, an oral history is being collected from former students of the school.