Local News

  • Beam Inc, employees provide aid for disaster work by Red Cross

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Thanks to a contribution from a local employer, disaster relief help will be spread a little further for tornado victims in Kentucky and Indiana.

  • Shepherdsville Lions honor camp, Belcher

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Founded as a band camp in 1959, Camp Crescendo has since become a retreat for a variety of groups, but more importantly it is a haven where kids can be kids. 

  • Local man arrested in MW after police discover materials for making meth in his truck


    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A Shepherdsville man was arrested in Mount Washington Tuesday evening after police discovered items commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine in his truck.

                Jeremy Chad Burton, 24, was taken into custody at Highway 44 East and Armstrong Lane around 8 p.m.

  • Cats, Cards fans enjoy big game in various locations

      While thousands of college basketball fans flocked to New Orleans for Saturday’s historic NCAA Final Four matchup of the University of Louisville Cardinals and the University of Kentucky Wildcats, many Bullitt Countians watched the Battle of the Bluegrass from the comfort of their favorite watering holes. 

  • Independent candidate paperwork to declare intent due on April 2

    FRANKFORT - Pursuant to KRS 118.365(5) and KRS 118.367, individuals seeking to run as an independent, political organization or political group candidate for certain partisan offices must file their Statement-of-Candidacy forms no later than Monday, April 2, 2012, at 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) in order to be placed on the ballot for the November general election. There is no fee to file a Statement of Candidacy.

    Candidates for federal offices, nonpartisan offices, and partisan city offices of cities of the second to sixth classes are exempt from this requirement.

  • Study wants input from area diabetics

               SHEPHERDSVILLE  - The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) is looking for volunteers to participate in paid interviews pertaining to diabetes.

                Bullitt County KIPDA organizer Jessica Craddock said the interviews will help local officials determine the best implementation of grant funding used toward prevention of Type II diabetes.

  • LJ to be part of program to help catch the bad guys

    LEBANON JUNCTION - As any investigator will tell you, having the right information can mean the difference between a closed case and a cold case.

    With leadsonline.com, local law enforcement agencies like the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department and the Shepherdsville Police Department have a wealth of information at their fingertips.

  • Serving in Peace Corps right verdict for attorney

      BALTI, Moldova - Laela Kashan originally attended law school because she wanted to help others.

    The Hillview resident, a graduate of Hebron Middle and North Bullitt High School, attended Northern Kentucky University's Chase Law School, passing the Kentucky Bar Exam in October 2008.

    It was in law school that Kashan discovered a more profound way to serve others.

    "I had been thinking about Peace Corps during law school," she said. "The way they sell it seemed like something I wanted to get into."

  • ROADWORK: Week of April 2

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of April 2:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Shoulder closures and delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to shoulder work.

    Jefferson County:

  • REMINDER: MW boil water advisory lifted

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The boil water advisory issued for Mount Washington Water customers has been lifted.
        The Kentucky Division of Water gave the city the green light to lift the advisory late Tuesday afternoon.
        City Utilities Superintendent Ronnie Fick said water samples tested Monday came back "good" and water service throughout the city should be back to normal.
        The advisory was issued Saturday after a 16-inch water main broke in the north end of the city.