Today's News

  • Mt. Washington U-8 Stars nab state softball title

        FERN CREEK-- Not even a one-hour rain delay could keep the Under-8 Mount Washington All-Stars from roaring out of the loser's bracket on Sunday to capture the Kentucky Babe Ruth State Softball title at Fern Creek Park.

  • What a blast!

       The annual Bullitt Blast may have surprised a few people by the scheduling of the fireworks show on Saturday, July 2.
       That turned out to be a great decision as Mother Nature played havoc with other regional shows.
       A large crowd came out to watch the show at the Shepherdsville City Park.
       See more pictures from the event in our multimedia section.

  • Hillview facing important budget in 2016-17

        HILLVIEW -- It might be the most important budget cycle the city of Hillview has ever experienced.
        Not only will the city of Hillview pay out $133,434 in debt service on a $5 million bond, it must pay out an estimated $282,023.
        Both result from the settlement of an $11 million judgment against the city in a breach of contract claim by Truck America.
        With the debt reaching $15 million due to interest, a settlement was reached earlier this year.

  • Back on Target: Archery provides Glass way to get life together, compete in South Africa

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Noah Glass never knew this was possible. He never imagined his first time on an airplane would be a trip to Johannesburg, South Africa. He never thought he would become the seventh archer in the nation, and receive the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to compete for Team USA in the National Archery in the Schools Program All Star Championship on July 9.

  • Woman, man arrested for running over police officer during traffic stop

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A woman and man have been arrested after she ran over a Shepherdsville police officer who was attempting to make an arrest.
        At around 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, Shepherdsville officers attempted to take a female into custody for three outstanding arrest warrants in Jefferson and Oldham counties. However, when the arrest was taking place, Taira L. Litsey, 31, of Louisville, drove off in her red 2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible.

  • Adams honored for service to MW AARP

     MOUNT WASHINGTON-- After eight years, Vivian Adams is stepping down as president of the Mount Washington AARP Chapter 4613. According to Adams, her doctors made the recommendation for her health and it was not an easy decision to make.

    The Mount Washington AARP is the largest in the state, with an average of 76 members in attendance at the monthly meetings. The organization donates thousands a year to help the community.

    At this moment, there is no new president lined up.

  • Hebron Estates approves budget with few changes

     HEBRON ESTATES - A new fiscal year budget was approved, even with a slight tweak at the last moment.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission unanimously approved its 2016-17 fiscal year budget, effective July 1.

    The vote came after a presentation by Daniel Hall, representing the Knox Regional Development Alliance.

  • PLAY!!!

     HILLVIEW - The summer solstice annually brings the most daylight to the Earth.

    The Bullitt County Health Department recognizes that opportunity as the most time each year to go outside and play.

    The 2016 Longest Day of Play event was hosted at the Little Flock Community Center.

    Patrons had an opportunity to participate in many outdoor activities and sports, such as soccer, Frisbee, nine-square, cornhole and more.

  • Cindy Rayhill’s work named tops at art show

      MOUNT WASHINGTON—The rain didn’t stop a crowd of art enthusiasts from visiting Citizens Union Bank in Mount Washington for the annual Bullitt County Arts Council Visual Artists All Members Show.

    This year marked five years that CUB bank has hosted the show, which Bullitt County Visual Arts Council co-chair La Verne Arkenburg said is unusual for any art program to have.

    “We’re very happy and we certainly don’t want to turn it loose,” she said.

  • Alliance will add 150 jobs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A world’s largest wholesale distributor of CD, DVD and Blu-Ray titles in the United States could soon be getting bigger.

    And that growth will benefit Shepherdsville and Bullitt County.

    Alliance Entertainment LLC, which has a facility located in the Cedar Grove Business Park, is looking to expand its current operation.

    The company received preliminary approval for a $500,000 tax credit from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority on Thursday.