Today's News

  • Sock Hop in Hillview

     It may have been rainy and dreary outside but it was hot inside the Hillview Government Center on Friday.

    Goldbrick provided the music for the Sock Hop which drew a capacity crowd.

    See more photos of the night here and a video here.

  • Lebanon Junction looks to expand city’s cemetery

     LEBANON JUNCTION — As the current cemetery in Lebanon Junction becomes more full, Mayor Larry Dangerfield and the city council are working to design the new section to reach its full potential.

    Situated across the current cemetery on Rudd Avenue, work in the new addition is set to start around mid-summer, depending on the weather, Dangerfield said.

    Once the weather dries up, gravel parking will be placed along the edge of the road to help those visiting or attending a burial.

  • Webber honored for work on behalf of state’s kids

     FRANKFORT, Ky. -- State Rep. Russell Webber of Shepherdsville has been recognized as a “Champion for Children” by the Kentucky Youth Advocates for his work on numerous issues relating to the health and well-being of Kentucky kids.

    Webber served on the House Working Group on Adoption and Foster Care, which crafted legislation for the 2018 General Assembly that provided transformative reforms to Kentucky’s adoption and foster care systems.

  • Ward tried to find way to help people from the bench

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — “It’s not a job. I enjoy helping people.”

    That was a quote from Rebecca Ward during her campaign for re-election as Bullitt District Judge in October 2010.

    Ward would serve five terms as district judge before retiring at the end of December.

    The Louisville native died on Sunday, Feb. 17.

    That philosophy of trying to find a way to help people is exactly how Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress remembers his law school classmate.

  • Women’s facility gets approval

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It the land business, it’s location, location, location.

    In the case of the establishment of a temporary housing facility for women, location certainly made a difference to members of the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments.

    Last year, Joe Bohannon sought to receive a conditional-use permit for a small facility off West Shannon Lane in Shepherdsville. The residents living on that street were opposed and the measure failed.

  • Rezoning not always favored by residents

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Rezonings near neighborhoods are always a tough sell.

    Twelve Oaks residents Tim and Molly Armstrong stated from the beginning to the Mount Washington City Council they are not the typical “not in my backyard” people.

  • Healthy Hearts

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—It was a sea of red at the 12th Annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon, hosted at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Norton Audubon’s Lisa Arnold, manager of the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Centers, spoke to the sold-out crowd about the benefits of at-home rehabilitation after a heart issue including a heart attack, bypass surgery, angina, or a transplant. Through rehabilitation, workers are able to provide patients with education, exercise and emotional support, Arnold said.

  • Officer involved in MW accident

     The following statement was released by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office Tuesday afternoon:

    On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office assisted Mount Washington Police Department at an injury collision involving one of their officers. 

  • System may cost a lot but make a lot of money

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Several years ago, there was discussion among the Shepherdsville city council members and their former controller.

    They were asking about finding a better accounting system to provide them with better reports.

    Time passed and the former employee left the city’s employment.

    Now, after doing some research, controller Stephanie Kellerman thinks she’s found a much more efficient system.

  • Three properties seek to add to base of industrial land

     BARDSTOWN JUNCTION -- Three tracts of property along Preston Highway could soon be part of the growing inventory of industrial land on the market in Bullitt County.

    The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission listened as three tracts, each roughly five acres in size, were recommended for IL Light Industrial zoning.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court would make the final decision.