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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.