Local News

  • Belcher will run for 'new' 49th District House of Rep seat

     FOX CHASE – Before the ink was dry from Gov. Steve Beshear’s pen, Linda Belcher knew what her next professional journey would be.

    Belcher was ready to return to the place she called home for four years.

    The Fox Chase resident is ready to regain her seat as state representative of the 49th District.

    And due to redistricting, which was approved by the General Assembly on Friday, Belcher will not have to face Russell Webber, who won their 2012 election battle.

  • Exit ramp signal lights will be full-time

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announces changes to the traffic signal operation at the interchange of KY 245 and Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Later this week, the signal will change from part-time operation to full-time operation.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 16, 2013

     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 

  • Masons honor Ellingsworth, Johnson for service

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Their paths may have never crossed.

  • Winning ways continue for local couple

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--What started out as an overabundance of cucumbers ended up winning Bart and Katina Padgett some ribbons at the Kentucky State Fair this year.

    “It was a blessing in disguise,” Katina said.

    Last September they had a surplus of cucumbers left over so talked about making some pickles and relish with them.

  • Shep. drops property tax, revenue will remain same

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Owners of real estate in the city of Shepherdsville may not receive a reduction in sewer rates or in the percentage of their occupational tax.

  • New store has home supply items close to Bullitt homes

     Have you been looking for a new place to buy home supplies? Savvy Home Supply has expanded its business by opening a second location in Brooks, KY. Their new place is located on 106A Brooks Hill Rd, Brooks, KY 40169. “We opened this place this place spring,” said owner Jon Hobson. “I thought it would be a good place to expand our business and this is a bigger location for larger displays. The first location is 610A Hitts Ln, Louisville, KY.”

  • County looks at creating HR position

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Still gathering information, Bullitt Fiscal Court members are pondering the hiring of a human resources manager.

  • Condition of stream concerns city officials

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - It started as an environmental concern, then turned into a legal concern, but now is becoming a health concern.

    The Hunters Hollow City Council is worried that someone will become sick from the dirty water in the creek located within the city.

    The new concern comes from what city officials claim was a positive test by the city's storm water engineer, Jim Harned, for E-Coli in the stream.

  • Missing Ohio teen found safe in Bullitt

     BARDSTOWN---Three days after teen William Scheetz went missing from his home in Powell, Ohio, he was found yesterday in Mount Washington.

    "Safe and OK," were the words used by Bullitt County Sheriff's Office detective Scotty McGaha to describe the boy's condition.