Today's News

  • Local musicians putting string of concerts for senior centers

     MOUNT WAHSINGTON - A group of regional musicians is stringing together some free shows for Bullitt Countians.

    The Preston Highway String Band features a collection retirees who decided to play community concerts featuring Bluegrass, Country and Old-Time Gospel music.

    Bill Fowler, a 40-year employee with L&N Railroad, emcees the shows while also singing some of the songs and keeping pace on the dobro.

    "We all are retired and do this to hopefully make life a little better for the people that we meet and play for," Fowler said.

  • MW's Echsner honored for his dedication to teaching, science

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Over the past six years Mount Washington resident David Echsner has devoted himself to helping students expand their minds and learn valuable skills through the science of robotics.

    Echsner, who coaches the Kentucky Engineers of Tomorrow, a competitive robotics team made up of students from Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham and Shelby Counties, believes robotics can help students reach their full potential.

  • BC FFA annual fruit sale

    The holiday season has once again sprung upon us. Let the food, cheerfulness, and last minute shopping begin!

    But wait….what should you get those loved ones? Well a healthy and delicious solution would be a holiday fruit basket.

    The Bullitt Central FFA chapter would like to announce their annual holiday fruit sales. This fruit contributes to the chapter, and it allows the students to do more school, and community activities. This fruit sale provides many opportunities for students as well as people within the community.

  • Local escapee still being sought by KSP

        ELIZABETHTOWN - Hardin County officials are still looking for a Shepherdsville man who walked out of the detention center.
        As of Saturday, Lonnie Ray Coy, 43, of Shepherdsville, was still at large.
        Joshua Nunn, 19, of Edmonton, was captured Thursday by Kentucky State Police hiding in a residence in Rineyville.
        The two men escaped on Saturday at approximately 2 a.m., according to KSP spokesman Norman Chaffins.

  • Grand jury could look at burglary, shooting

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police are officially releasing few details about an attempted break-in and the ultimate death of a 25-year-old man.
        According to Sgt. Troy Armstrong, spokesman for the Shepherdsville Police Department, the Bullitt County Grand Jury will be in charge of determining if any indictments are handed down in the Nov. 20 incident.
        A resident in Sycamore Bend subdivision arrived at her home with her two sons on Sunday and found that someone had broken in.

  • Holiday events to fill nights in three cities

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the turkey leftovers consumed and the shopping frenzy of Black Friday merely an after-thought on the credit cards, several Bullitt County communities are gearing up to kick off the holiday season.
        This weekend will feature festivities in Shepherdsville, Mount Washington and Lebanon Junction. Hillview hosted its Winterfest celebration prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Light Up Shepherdsville

  • City, police settle OT issue

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For a seven-year period, police officers for the city of Shepherdsville were required to report 15 minutes early for work.
        For the officers, those were unpaid minutes that they didn't feel were right.
        As a result, the officers filed a complaint with the state Department of Labor.
        With the case still pending in Frankfort, the Shepherdsville City Council has opted to reach an agreement with the officers.

  • Giving Thanks

     While many were enjoying the Thanksgiving day holiday at home, dozens of volunteers gathered at First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville and at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church between Shepherdsville and Mount Washington.

    The mission of this day was to make sure several hundred families had a hot, delicious Thanksgiving meal.

    For years, volunteers at both churches, along with groups like Scout Troop 848, have worked to prepare meals for those in need in the community.

  • MW clarifies policy on police car usage

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Mount Washington City Council recently approved a resolution that will allow officers slightly more flexibility with regard to the police department’s vehicle policy.

  • Fiscal Court looking at some grave issues surrounding pauper burials

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While other counties are allowing cremations to be done as part of pauper burials, county attorney Monica Meredith Robinson said it isn’t proper.