Today's News

  • Three face charges of taking items at Best Buy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two men who knew the inner workings of the computer system at the Best Buy distribution center have been charged with their roles in the alleged theft of over $175,000 in electronic items.

  • Program works to fix dental issues for kids

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – A smile costs nothing, but without proper dental hygiene it can cost a lot.

                Louisville-based community dental partnership Smile Kentucky! understands the importance of having healthy teeth, which is why the organization has committed to providing Bullitt County children with free dental screenings and educational programs.

  • Mount Washington still mixed on property tax

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – What began as a routine meeting of the Mount Washington City Council turned into an unexpected debate over a proposed property tax increase.

                During the council’s Oct. 10 regular meeting, councilman Dennis Griffin made a motion to keep the current rate of .111 cents on each $100 of assessed valuation of all real and personal property within the city.

  • Hillview provides fitness equipment

    HILLVIEW - The City of Hillview continues to offer opportunities for citizens to maintain physical fitness.

                In recent years the city implemented a health walk along city sidewalks.

                Now, with the transfer of civic offices to the new Hillview Government Center, the Hillview Community Center makes the most of newly-found space with the addition of a fitness center.

  • Officers earn praise for acts to save life in house fire

                PIONEER VILLAGE - To serve and to protect.

                A motto that emergency personnel live up to on a daily basis.

                Recently, four law enforcement officials found themselves in a situation where life and death could be determined.

                On Aug. 28, 2011, a home on Zoneton Road was on fire.

  • Democrats want to reach finish line on November 8

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Democratic election bus rolled into town Thursday with a simple message - don't believe that the statewide races are already won or you might wind up like Willie Shoemaker in the 1957 Kentucky Derby.

                With less than three weeks until the Nov. 8 general election, Democratic candidates met with a crowd at the Bullitt County courthouse.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Oct. 24

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Oct. 24:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.
    KY 1020 (Coral Ridge Road):  Roadway will be closed to through traffic near Letts Road (mile points 4.95) due to cross-drain replacement.   This closure is scheduled for

  • Three men arrested in connection with Best Buy thefts

    SHEPHERDSVILLE- The Shepherdsville Police Department has arrested Richard L. Constant II, Benjamin J. Hursh, and Jacob W. Waters for theft of electronic devices from the Best Buy Distribution Center.

    The subjects are accused of misdirecting shipments of electronic devices in excess of $175,000 from the Best Buy Distribution Center to a private residence where the items were then sold.

    The subjects were taken to the Bullitt County Detention Center.

  • Late evidence delays trial over killing of cats

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A trial involving a man who allegedly tortured and killed several cats in Bullitt County has been delayed.

  • Recipe of the Week 10/19/11

     Parents often labor over how to pack a nutritious and delicious lunch box for their children, but when a child suffers from gluten intolerance, the task can become monumental.