Local News

  • Individuals indicted for drug-related charges at grand jury

            SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals have been indicted by the Bullitt Circuit Grand Jury panel for drug-related felony charges:

            *Nathan T. Houtchins and Michael Schrader - charged with complicity to manufacture methamphetamines, complicity to wanton endangerment and complicity to unlawful possession of a meth precursor.

            According to the indictment, the pair had equipment or materials needed to manufacture meth on Jan. 24, 2012.

  • Communication key part of county plan

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - As part of moving the county forward, a component is improving communications.
        The strategic planning commission listed communications as one of the goals in its list of recommendations to city and county leaders.
        Alex Wimsatt, a member of the committee, recently told Bullitt Fiscal Court members that the goal of the group was to unify the county and to create a vision.

  • Mount Washington's Ruth Ball reaches milestone birthday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - While this week marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, it also marks a milestone for one Mount Washington woman.
     On Tuesday, longtime Mount Washington resident Ruth Ball will celebrate her 100th birthday.
     Though her century-birthday is certainly a rare feat, Ball said it's just another day to her.
     "I don't feel any different," she said with a smirk.

  • Pearl decides to retire from store, meeting spot

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After a lifetime of service, local businesswoman Pearl Hudson, 78, will hand over control of Pearl's Food Mart on Tuesday. 
     Though the convenience store and its name will remain much the same under new management, Hudson's retirement will mark the end of an era in Mount Washington history.
     Hudson, who has operated the convenience store affectionately referred to as "Pearl's" for a quarter century, said her last day will be bittersweet, but it's time to pass the torch.   

  • Sewer work may be farmed out

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Could the city of Shepherdsville soon have a company operating its sewage treatment system?
     That is a possibility.
     Clure Winfree, area manager for Veolia, talked with Shepherdsville city councilmembers about that possibility on Monday.
     Already with partnerships in nearby communities such as Oldham County, Radcliff and Fort Knox, Winfree said the company could provide services for Shepherdsville at a less expensive cost.

  • Show will buy coins, gold, silver at Centre

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shepherdsville is the next stop on the list for the International Coin Collectors Association's world tour. 

    During this event at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center, the ICCA will be purchasing coins, paper currency, gold and silver on behalf of their global network of collectors, dealers and refineries. This special event is free and open to the public.

  • Hillview clean up day set this Saturday; county days set for April 28 and May 12

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Plans have been finalized and citizens of Bullitt County now know how to get rid of their waste.

  • Bridge washes out gun shoot

     WEST POINT - Those who looked forward to the 2012 Spring Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show at West Point’s Knob Creek Gun Range will have to make other plans for this weekend. 

  • Easter Bunny found in Bullitt County

     The Easter Bunny was busy during the annual Hillview Easter Egg hunt.

    From offering to hold some of the candy for the little hunters to posing with a youngster for a picture to trying to coax a youngster to come have his picture taken, the Easter Bunny was the main center of attention.

    The Operation Santa committee in Hillview sponsored the annual event.

  • The Last Supper

     In celebration of Easter, Belmont Baptist Church put on a play about the Last Supper and the events that led to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    Lebanon Junction resident Steve Taylor played the role of Jesus.