Today's News

  • MW water, sewer bills will change

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Folks who pay the city of Mount Washington for water and sewer service will soon notice a few changes in their bills.

        During the city council’s last regular meeting, council members unanimously approved an ordinance that changed water and sewer rates to a fixed system.

  • Gulf Oil Spill Recovery: BBB Tips for Donors and Volunteers

        In the wake of any disaster, many reach for their checkbooks and donate money to organizations. But, with any disaster are a slew of scams. In the wake of the oil spill, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance cautions consumers to beware that scammers will use e-mails, websites, door-to-door collections, flyers, mailings, and telephone calls to make contact and solicit money. Some will claim they are raising money for environmental causes or they may offer fraudulent services like remediation services related to the oil spill.

  • BRAC grant to help city sewer projects

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the expansion of its sewer plant and its extension of a new line to serve hundreds of acres in southern Bullitt County, Shepherdsville officials knew the improvements would be expensive.

        However, thanks to the changes on the Fort Know military reservation, the debt on the improvements was lessened by $3 million.

        The city of Shepherdsville was the lone recipient of grant money from the BRAC pool of $38 million.

  • Local track season was continuation of success

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The high school track and field season certainly earned its time in the spotlight this spring in Bullitt County.

        The three state championships won by local athletes ties the mark for the most ever. More importantly, the 47 total points scored (25 by the North Bullitt girls, 20 by the Bullitt East girls and two by the North Bullitt boys) is the most ever in the final meet of the season.

  • North Bullitt Eagle Basketball Camp

        There were plenty of basketballs to go around last week at the Eagle Basketball Camp conducted by North Bullitt head coach Lee Barger.

        The camp was filled with competitions and fundamentals.

        The camp was split into two sessions with roughly 70 campers in each session.

  • Early release granted in DUI fatality

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - As Melissa Bartley made her way for a 10th court appearance, she passed the scene of the accident and the cemetery in which her son is buried.

        She also passed Bullitt Central High School, where Joshua Bartley was an admired student.

        Now, her family must continue to live with the fact that the person who admitted driving the vehicle that resulted in Bartley’s death nearly a year ago will soon be freed from incarceration.

  • Grant provides weather radios to prepare entities for storms

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sometimes others natural disasters can prove to be a benefit for others.

        In Bullitt County, the Emergency Management Agency will have 500 weather radios to distribute thanks to federal funds made available from other disasters.

        Les Bandy, a member of the Bullitt County EMA, said a hazardous mitigation grant application was filed. When a federal disaster is declared anywhere in Kentucky, others can apply for the funds.


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of July 19:


    UPDATE: Joe B. Hall underpass closed July 21

        On Wednesday, July 21, the Joe B. Hall Avenue underpass (formerly known as Second Street) in Shepherdsville will be closed.

        The underpass will be closed from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. The underpass will be undergoing prep work for painting in the future.

  • Plenty of wild cards in this tale

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – The jokers were running wild during another recent Bullitt Fiscal Court meeting fiasco.

        Capitalizing on popular news events of the day, combined with upcoming elections, officials were playing for every vote possible.

        Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts began dealing out the likelihood of Bullitt County officially campaigning to host the next FIFA World Cup Soccer tournament.