Today's News

  • Convicted felon guilty of threat to task force member, multiple firearm violations
  • Atlanta tax consultant sentenced in Kentucky for fraud, laundering

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. –  An Atlanta, Georgia tax consultant was sentenced in United States District Court this week, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to 27 months in prison for committing mail fraud and money laundering associated with a scheme to defraud the Kentucky Department of Revenue and his client Signature Healthcare, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Local police seek suspect in Indiana thefts

     The Shepherdsville Police are working with the Carmel Police Department in Indiana in the search for a suspect wanted for theft.

    Carmel Police are seeking a suspect wanted for multiple thefts in their area, located just north of Indianapolis.

    The suspect’s vehicle, a dark blue or black Hyundai sedan, has a Kentucky license plate number of 263-WJE, which was reported stolen in the Shepherdsville area. Police believe the suspect has ties to the area.

    Police also reported that the suspect speaks with a southern accent.

  • OH...what a day

     It was a glorious weekend for the Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park festival.

    From the entertainment to the booths to the annual parade, large crowds came out to celebrate last Friday and Saturday.

    The festival is now located in the Wall Street Park, which is growing each year.

    The perfect weather helped draw out one of the largest crowds in history.

    See more photos here.

  • Library buys land for new main facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — With a new branch recently opened in Mount Washington and another branch set for construction in Nichols, the Bullitt County Public Library Board of Trustees are looking toward the future for its main facility.

    Poor location and lack of space are two reasons that has led to the purchase of five acres of land on Conestoga Parkway for a new Shepherdsville location of the Bullitt County Public Libraries.

  • Process begins for new school leader

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The official search for Bullitt County’s new school superintendent is officially underway.

    The Bullitt County School Board hired the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) to assist with the process to fill the vacancy being left by Keith Davis, who announced he will not seek a contract extension when the current pact ends  June 30, 2018.

  • Sanitation district now seeing gains thanks to growth, rate increases

      HILLVIEW -- With the state mandating a plan for the future, the Bullitt County Sanitation District is moving forward.

    The sanitation district has purchased two tracts of property from Countryside Enterprises. The total of three acres is located next to the existing sewer treatment plant on John Harper Highway.

    The plan is to replace the existing treatment plant with a larger regional facility to help reduce current problems with the system. Existing plants are an average of 50 years old.

  • Oh so close! East falls to Mercy in overtime

     LOUISVILLE – Heartbreak and the Bullitt East Lady Chargers seem to go hand-in-hand when it comes to girls’ soccer.

    That was the case again last week as for the 16th straight time the Mercy Jaguars got the best of the Lady Chargers in a classic regular season match that needed extra time to find a winner.

  • BE/Eastside’s Macie Brown has a big fall

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just four days after becoming the youngest player from Bullitt County to ever qualify for a KHSAA State Golf Championship, Bullitt East and Eastside seventh-grader Macie Brown added to her honors on Saturday, winning the Girls’ Kentucky Middle School State Golf Championship.

  • Domestic Violence Month: An overview of a grave topic

     When Ellen heard her husband come through the door, she knew this would be a bad night. Quickly sending her kids to their room, she turned the music up so they wouldn’t hear what was coming. After last night’s beating, Ellen had made sure to do all he’d asked of her today: cooked his food, cleaned the house, washed and folded his clothes, and dressed exactly the way he wanted. Still, it was never enough. As he walked toward her, Ellen wondered just what she’d done wrong this time.