Today's News

  • Mount Washington farmer provides lettuce, strawberries for the Derby

     LOUISVILLE -- May has finally arrived, and soon we’ll hear the much anticipated pounding of the hooves.

    The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is here.

    For the fourth year in a row, the smells at the track include the delicious aromas of Churchill Downs Executive Chef David Danielson.

    Danielson, in his fourth year as executive chef and his seventh year with Levy Restaurants in Louisville, is committed to buying local foods and supporting farmers in Kentucky.

  • High school seniors urged to attend job fair Tuesday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- You’ve seen the ads in the newspaper.

    You’ve heard and seen the radio and television ad.

    And, you’ve driven by the numerous signs along the roadways.

    On Tuesday, May 9, the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority is coordinating a job fair to a targeted crowd.

    The recruitment drive will be pointed toward Bullitt County high school seniors who are 18 years of age or older.

  • WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS: Eastside takes GOLD

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— At the end of every cheer season, Eastside Middle coach Carrie DeBold wonders how the next year can get any better.

    After winning gold at the first ever International Cheer Union (ICU) Junior World Championships held in Orlando last week, she’s not too sure if next year can get better.

    Twenty-four girls competed last week against the best of the best from around the world.

  • KSP charges Warren man with child sex offenses

     BOWLING GREEN  On May 1, 2017, at approximately 4:47 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 3-Bowling Green, arrested Christopher P. Stinnett, 39, for prohibited use of electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer re: sex offenses.

  • Oasis brings years of experience in car buying world to Mt. Wash.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The city of Mount Washington is no desert, but that hasn’t stopped an Oasis from showing up.

    Located near St. Francis Catholic Church on Highway 44 East is a car lot with a goal to make the customer’s car-buying experience as relaxing as a water spring in a desert.

    Oasis Auto Sales not only features pre-owned vehicles but the three-man team has a combined 70 years of car-selling experience.

  • White Greer Maggard brings smiles to the community

    CEDAR GROVE - More smiles are on their way to the Cedar Grove area courtesy of White Greer Maggard Orthodontics.

    The company’s newest location is open for business at Cedar Grove Center, providing braces for both children and adults in the community.

    Co-partners Dr. Greg White, Dr. Morgan Mitchell and Dr. Jason Lawrence hope to provide a fun and relaxing environment with the primary goal of creating beautiful, healthy smiles.

  • County hires help for building boom

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The busy building season is upon the county and Jim Bozeman fears falling behind the demand for inspections.

    The code enforcement director got some assistance as Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to hire Ricky Dorsey as a full-time building inspector.

    Within six months of his employment, Dorsey must obtain his residential electrical certification.

    If not, Bozeman said he would no longer be employed.

    Besides the job incentive, that certification would earn Dorsey a $1,500 pay increase.

  • Man struck, killed as he walked along rail tracks

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- A man was struck and killed Saturday afternoon as he walked along the railroad tracks in southern Bullitt County.

    According to chief deputy Mike Cook of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, Dewayne Collett, 48, of Horsefly Hollow, was walking along the train tracks near Highway 61 and Bardstown Junction.

    Deputies responded to the call that a person had been struck.

    Cook said the victim was walking from Shepherdsville south toward his home when the incident occurred at 2:52 p.m. on Saturday.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning April 30, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.


    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.


  • County budget comparable to current

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When the new fiscal year kicks off on July 1, Bullitt County officials might have a pilot program in place to help retain emergency personnel.

    That was just one of the items discussed as Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts presented her 2017-18 budget to magistrates on Tuesday.

    The total budget of $23,516,653 is just shy of the current budget — with savings over $21,000.

    But, in the plan, which must be approved by magistrates, there are some salary improvements for all county employees.