Today's News

  • Ministry group gets new digs to better serve MW community

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — In tough times, neighbors put differences aside and work toward a common goal. 

    That’s what Community Ministries is all about.

    Founded in 1984 by W. A. Lutes with the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington, Community Ministries strives to help residents with both physical and spiritual needs.

    Eventually, the organization began working with other churches to form the group that is known today.

  • Man facing murder charge in shooting

     HILLVIEW -- Officers from four agencies responded to a frantic 911 call early Saturday morning.

    But, as they arrived, they heard two shots from a home in the 100 Block of Majestic Boulevard, just off East Blue Lick Road near the city of Hillview.

    With the front and back doors barricaded, Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office said officers broke through only to find a man laying dead in the kitchen.

    “They found the man laying there with gunshot wounds,” said McGaha.

  • Individual indicted on sex-related allegations

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A man has been indicted for illegal sexual activity.

    Israel R. Hinojosa was recently indicted by the Bullitt County Circuit Grand Jury on charges of rape, incest and sexual abuse.

    According to the indictment, Hinojosa allegedly forced an individual to have sexual intercourse on July 28, 2018.

    On that same date, Hinojosa had sexual intercourse with a person he should have known was a relative.

    And on that date, he also forced an individual to have sexual contact.

  • Old rock quarry remains full of questions from city council

     FOX CHASE - More shots were fired by Fox Chase City Council members regarding issues at the old rock quarry.

    Council member Jamie Wolz presented an audio recording of gunshots coming from the quarry just one hour prior to the October business meeting.

    Wolz and council member Ed Berger both called police to report the shooting, along with a few other residents attending the meeting.

    “This is when I put my grand babies in the car,” Wolz said.

  • Crossroads salutes local veterans

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—They may be required by law to teach students about the significance of Veteran’s Day but some schools go a little deeper than others.

    At Crossroads Elementary in Mount Washington, students were invited to interact one-on-one with veterans from all walks of life.

    Organized by teacher Teresa Cox and a team of Crossroads staff, flyers were sent home with students asking for family members to join the event and share their stories.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of November 11, 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.


  • Greenwell found not guilty on all charges

      LOUISVILLE — He was brought to tears when listening to his taped conversation with FBI agents.

  • Former deputy indicted once again

       SHEPHERDSVILLE — After having a series of charges dismissed earlier this year, former chief deputy John Cottrell is again facing allegations relating to his work in the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury re-indicted Cottrell on four felony and two misdemeanor counts. One felony was determined to be a no true bill.

    The latest grand jury panel indicted Cottrell on two counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.

  • Controversial zoning request to be delayed until Nov. 26 meeting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — During its initial appearance before the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission, A&H Lakeview Land LLC met with some stiff opposition.

    But, before the attorney for the company gets an opportunity to change the mind of the Shepherdsville City Council, there will be a delay in the process.

    The planning commission gave an unfavorable recommendation on the applicant’s request to rezone 7.7 acres from R-1 Residential to R-3 Residential on Lakeview Drive.

  • Book recaps memories from Vietnam veteran

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was never John Loudermilk’s thought to become a book author.

    After surviving a heart attack in January, he began to collect all of the notes he had written down since returning home from the Vietnam War, deciding to put them in a form to share with his family.

    Eventually the notes were organized in a chronological fashion, combined with photographs and letters sent home from the time, to form a book, Battlefield Faith, now published and available for purchase.