Today's News

  • THINK PINK: Former First Lady part of awareness of breast cancer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A former Kentucky First Lady was in the pink during a visit to Bullitt County.

    Judy Patton was the honorary guest speaker at the 2018 Think Pink event, presented by the Bullitt County Health Department and the Kentucky Cancer Program at Parquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The annual event, hosted in October during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is designed to educate the community on health-related issues while celebrating the lives of those who  were affected.

  • Roby Elementary honors the veterans

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby Elementary honored local veterans during an annual celebration of the Veterans Day holiday.

    Both veterans and currently military members were invited for breakfast provided by the school, followed by a special ceremony.

    Students performed songs and discussed the history of the holiday, while veterans were invited to introduce themselves and place American flags inside a commemorative wreath.

  • Kroger shooter charged with hate crimes, firearm offenses

     WASHINGTON – Gregory A. Bush, 51, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on hate crime and firearm charges arising out of the racially motivated murder of two African-American patrons at a Kroger grocery store, and the attempted murder of a third, on Oct. 24 in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The indictment was announced by Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman, and FBI Louisville Special Agent in Charge James Robert Brown, Jr.

  • Kentucky Office of Highway Safety reminds Thanksgiving travelers to wear a seat belt – every trip, every time

     FRANKFORT – With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining in a national effort to send Thanksgiving travelers an important lifesaving reminder to buckle up – every trip, every time. 

  • Hillview considers snow removal contract

     HILLVIEW - The city of Hillview may renew an interlocal agreement with the city of Hunters Hollow for snow removal this season.


    The Hillview City Council tabled a decision on a contract renewal with Hunters Hollow during their first November business meeting.

    City attorney Tammy Baker said the agreement was similar to past years, with one change added that would require Hunters Hollow to pay an additional $500 for each scraping above the maximum allowed in the $2,500 contract.

  • Fellowship of Concern Thanksgiving service

     The First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville will host the 52nd annual Community Thanksgiving Service on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m.

    Because there is  no overhead or salaries, the entire offering received will go to benefit the Fellowship of Concern. It will be used to benefit low income families in the community.

    Gabe Pfefer, pastor of Shepherdsville Christian Church, will bring the message.

    You will be blessed by the musical talents of Isabelle Tipton, Mia Hunter, Donna Burke and Blake Herron.

  • 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.