Today's News

  • Border wars...Hebron Estates annexation talks

                HEBRON ESTATES - The border wars continue in the city of Hebron Estates.

                A year-long discussion has continued at city business meetings in reference to a proposed annexation of property primarily belonging to the Bailey Family Farm.

  • Applications taken for nomination as Bell Awards volunteer winners

    LOUISVILLE - Nominations are being sought for the 2012 WLKY Bell Awards Program. 

    Celebrating its thirty-fifth year, the Bell Awards recognizes individuals who have demonstrated the true "spirit of Louisville" through selfless volunteer service in our community. 

    Ten adults will be presented with the prestigious Bell Award, and two high school youths will be awarded the Youth Service Honor. 

    Additionally, the two youth recipients will each receive a $2,000 cash scholarship award. 

  • Mom pleads to letting her son be hurt by boyfriend

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The mother of a two-year-old boy has admitted that she put her toddler in harm's way last fall.
     Courtney McConnell entered a guilty plea Thursday in Bullitt Circuit Court on an amended charge of criminal abuse. Under the plea agreement reached with the commonwealth, Courtney would receive a three-year sentence for the Class D felony.
     However, she would not serve any additional jail time if she fulfills the guidelines of pre-trial diversion for the next five years.

  • Vote Tuesday...Ten Democrats battle in Shep.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A total of 10 candidates will be on the ballot Tuesday in the race for Shepherdsville City Council.
     The top six Democratic votegetters will advance to the November general election where they will face six Republicans, who will not face a primary runoff.
     The top six elected in the fall will serve two years. Current mayor Scott Ellis still has two-plus years remaining on his term.

  • Vacancy...Court won't fill sanitation, maintenance seats

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An appointment remains vacant and a maintenance position is still unfilled in Bullitt County after a pair of proposals were defeated.
     Bullitt Fiscal Court opted to not approve an appointment tendered by Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts to the sanitation board and the hiring of a maintenance person for the judicial center.
     The initial nomination for Glen Fleming to serve on the Bullitt County Sanitation Board was defeated 3-2.

  • Police to be out in force through Memorial Day weekend

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 17, 2012) – Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts – beware.  The 2012 national “Click It or Ticket” Memorial Day seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 21 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up. 

  • Phillips takes issues from EMS to DC

    WASHINGTON - Bullitt County EMS director Mike Phillips met with Kentucky’s Congressional members and their legislative staff this week in Washington, D.C., to discuss some of the challenges that Medicare funding, medication shortages, revised ambulance specifications and federal death benefits present for emergency medical services agencies across Kentucky.

    Representatives of the Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association have travelled to Washington seven out of the past nine years.

  • Honoring Joseph Greenwell

     Master Chief Joseph Robert Greenwell, Jr. graduated from Bullitt Central High School, Shepherdsville, Kentucky in June of 1976. After trying to major in Mathematics at University of Kentucky and working as an Ironworker prior to enlisting in the United States Navy on 16 August 1981 under the delayed entry program and entered Recruit training at RTC Great Lakes, Illinois on 11 January 1982.

  • Preston takes top job at Franklin-Simpson

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Former Bullitt East football coach Doug Preston, who remained a teacher at the school this school year, was named the new head football coach at Franklin-Simpson High School last week.

  • Wise feels Eagle baseball is peaking at right time

     HEBRON ESTATES - Timing is everything and for North Bullitt baseball coach Brian Wise, the timing of his team’s best games is perfect.