Local News

  • ROADSHOW for the week of May 13, 2018

     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.


  • Happily Ever After: Couple finds love at Shepherdsville CAA senior center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Better late than never.

    That’s what was written on the wedding cake for Suzanne McDaniel and Paul Conard, a couple who were married where they first met, at the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Senior Center in Shepherdsville.

    Conard has attended the center for eight years, with McDaniel there the past three. Since they met there, where they spend time with all of their mutual friends, they wanted to have the ceremony there as well.

  • Inmate at detention facility diagnosed with Hep A

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — An inmate in the Bullitt County Jail is among 24 confirmed Hepatitis A cases which have been reported locally as of May 4.

    Health Department nurse administrator Marci Flechler said that 24 confirmed Hepatitis A cases have been reported in Bullitt County as of last Friday.

    Flechler added that there were no known Hepatitis A cases currently at the Detention Center. She also reminded that there was “a lot of heresay” false information being shared via social media.

  • Chest pain observation service now available at Jewish South

     HILLVIEW --  Medical Center Jewish South, part of KentuckyOne Health, is now offering patients in Bullitt County and surrounding areas a new option for chest pain diagnosis and care.

    Chest Pain Observation services at the hospital are now available to patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, allowing community members to get the help they need at all hours of the day and night.

    The Chest Pain Observation program opened in 2018, providing patients who have low-risk chest pain prompt diagnosis and high-quality treatment.

  • Bomb threats closes Kroger; nothing found

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Shepherdsville Kroger store was closed for about 90 minutes on Monday afternoon.

    When the bomb threat was called in by an unknown person, Kroger officials immediately notified law enforcement and began evacuation procedures before responding units arrived.

    The Louisville Metro Police Department assisted the Shepherdsville Police Department by sending resources to assist with the search of the building.

    The search yielded negative results.

  • Relay for Life set for Friday night at NBHS

     HEBRON ESTATES - The silver screen. The red carpet. The purple shirts. And every story involved is worthy of an Oscar.

    “Lights, Camera, Cure” is the theme for the 2018 Bullitt County Relay for Life benefitting the American Cancer Society.

    This year’s event will be hosted on Friday, May 11, at North Bullitt High School, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

    Gayle Shuff, Relay’s event experience lead, said participating teams were encouraged to represent their favorite movie or television themes.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of May 6, 2018

     Serving the counties of Bullitt, Franklin, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble

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    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.


  • Ft. Knox training will result in increased noise

     FORT KNOX - Derby Week is usually a blast, but even more so this year around the Fort Knox area.

    The post announced trainings through May 8, including troops firing larger caliber weapons systems.

    Nearby residents are accustomed to noises, but this week's blasts and vibrations are expected to be louder than normal.

    Fort Knox is located partially within Bullitt County limits, as well as in portions of Hardin and Meade Counties.

  • Higgins, Mahoney seek nomination

     HILLVIEW — There will be a pair of contested magisterial races in the Third District this May.

    In the Democratic primary, Mike Higgins will face Geneva Mahoney on May 22.

    The winner will face the survivor of the Republican primary.



    For years, Higgins has been active in the community. From his membership and active participation with the North Bullitt Lions Club to his volunteer work in the school system, Higgins has been involved in the community.

  • Finding those Spring Flowers

     Hey... it didn’t rain on the annual Master Gardeners Plant Sale at the Bullitt County Extension Office.

    The norm for the annual plant sale is for rain... make that heavy rain... to fall on the rain or shine sale.

    This past Saturday, the crowds were huge as they enjoyed the sunshine and the many great items on sale.