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Today's News

  • Police investigate second shooting

    UPDATE: 08/23

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Law enforcement officials are investigating the second shooting over the weekend.

        According to Capt. Ken Bernardi, the Shepherdsville Police Department is investigating a shooting at around 6:18 p.m. on Sunday.

        The shooting occurred in the 200 Block of Fifth Avenue in the Salt River community.

        The victim, who was a white male in his 30s, was taken to University of Louisville Hospital by air ambulance.

  • Police charge caregiver in assault of grandfather

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man has been charged with failing to care for his 87-year-old grandfather.

        According to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, a call was received on Wednesday that an elderly man had been beaten up and needed medical care.

        Danny Ray Bruce, 44, was taking care of his grandfather the past couple of years at their home on Highway 44 West, according to McGaha.

  • Fresh produce doesn't last long as Farmer's Market very popular in MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Corn and cucumbers and peppers, oh my!

        Locals recently had the opportunity to purchase all this and more at the city’s first ever farmer’s market, sponsored by the Mount Washington Main Street Committee.

        Over 250 people gathered for the inaugural event held on the parking lot between First Federal and Peoples Bank Mount Washington on Bardstown Road where vendors sold truck loads of fresh, local produce.

  • Brangers feels that BE can still be district contender

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - You would have to excuse veteran Bullitt East boys’ soccer coach Mike Brangers if he put nametags on his players for the start of practice this summer.

        It will be hard for fans to recognize the Chargers at the start of this season after heavy graduation losses changed the profile of the program. Gone are a core group of players that helped the program to a pair of district runner-up finishes over the past four years as well as the programs’ first top-25 ranking a year ago.

  • Guthrie, Hornback make stop to talk politics in Pearl's renovated convenience store

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Pearl’s Food Mart on Highway 44 may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of a center for political activity, but for 23 years it has been just that, providing a forum where countless politicians and candidates have gathered with the people.

        U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie and Republican state senate candidate Paul Hornback recently visited Pearl’s, making them two of the newest politicians to visit the Mount Washington landmark.

  • To stay or to go, that is question facing many

    Parents from three middle schools have a tough decision.

    Do they take advantage of the federal No Child Left Behind standards and ask that their middle school youngsters be allowed to transfer to Eastside or Bernheim?

    Or do they stay at their current school and look for improvements? And if they qualify under the free and reduce lunch standards, will they ask for supplemental educational assistance?

    Today is the deadline to ask for a change. That is a tough decision.

    We won’t even attempt to sway parents one way or another.

  • Singing with your Heart and Soul

    The first Heart and Soul Gospel Jubilee was held recently at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Groups such as The Turner Family and Blood Bought performed for crowds throughout the day.

  • Y closer to managing parks program

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Agreeing to try something new, Bullitt Fiscal Court will have a new agency managing its recreation programs.

        And, at the same time, the court members agreed to set aside money to help the parks program acquire and maintain green space.

        Fiscal court voted 4-0, with magistrate Eddie Bleemel not present, to agree to contract with the Bullitt County YMCA to manage the baseball, softball, basketball and Tae Kwon Do, as well as the swimming pools.

  • Police warn workers may not be who they say

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Det. Buddy Stump of the Mount Washington Police Department is requesting two Bullitt County men be indicted by the grand jury for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of cash and property from four local homes while on the job for Insight Communications and a local plumbing company.

    According to Stump, police suspect one of the men burglarized three homes while doing service and installation work for Insight, where he was employed at the time.

  • Three branches try to find savings in prisons

    Note about this initiative: As part of the commonwealth’s ongoing efforts to increase public safety and reduce the number of repeat criminal offenders, leaders from all three branches of government are partnering with the Pew Center on the States to develop strategies for reducing crime while still holding offenders accountable and controlling corrections spending.