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Today's News

  • Two charged in drug-related death

     LOUISVILLE -- Two defendants have been charged by a federal grand jury for possession of heroin that caused the death of a Shepherdsville victim

    U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced Wednesday that Aaron Shelton, 27, and Tajuan M. McDowell, a.k.a. Tawain McDowell, 18, have been charged in the indictment with possession of heroin with intent to distribute. 

    Shelton faces an additional charge of conspiracy to distribute heroin  -- causing death.

  • Hunters Hollow looks to solve law enforcement need

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - Like any other city, Hunters Hollow continues to struggle with proper enforcement of city laws and statutes.

    Speeding and parking violations continue to top the lists, leading the city commission to contract with the Pioneer Village Police Department for increased police patrols.

    The city decided to look into a new working contract with incoming constable Larry Watkins who represents the area including Hunters Hollow.

  • Athena selected as name for female Golden Eagle

     CLERMONT -- The votes are in! 

    The public has spoken!

    Athena is the name of the female golden eagle that Bernheim is now tracking. Named for the Greek goddess of wisdom, courage and inspiration, the public chose the moniker for the majestic raptor over Goldie and Persephone.

    Athena is the second golden eagle Bernheim is tracking and is thought to be the companion of Harper, her male counterpart who Bernheim has been tracking since 2015.

  • Emergency funds to make repairs on Knob Creek, Chapeze Lane

     FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded rural secondary emergency funds for two slide repairs in Bullitt County. 

    These funds will be used for repairs on KY 3219 (Chapeze Lane) between Tanglewood Road and Lovers Leap Lane (mile marker 2.0) and on KY 2672 (Knob Creek Road) just south of the Bullitt/Jefferson County line (mile marker 1.75). KYTC is providing $195,000 for repairs at these locations.

  • Fine foregiveness February at libraries

      Bullitt County Public Library is giving patrons a fresh start in 2019 with their fourth annual Fine Forgiveness February.

  • Greenbriar to receive repairs

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  — An intersection where it is common for cars making a turn to wind up in the ditch will soon be improved.

    That is, as long it is OK by the state Department of Transportation.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court approved its road department the task of widening the Fisher Lane and Greenbriar Road intersection.

    Since the state right-of-way is involved, permission must be secured, according to road department foreman Robert Watkins.

    Magistrate Shaun Logsdon said the deep dropoff of the road is a common complaint he hears.

  • MW looks for grant to provide fitness tips at park

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — It’s not an infomercial: in just seven minutes, visitors of the Mount Washington Community Park will have access to a free full-body workout come this spring.

    The first in the state, Mount Washington was awarded a $30,000 grant to build an outdoor bodyweight circuit training system through the Fitness Campaign.

  • New sheriff looks to begin quest toward accreditation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Walter Sholar wants to get better pay for his employees. 

    The new sheriff also wants to make sure his agency gets accredited.

    And he would like to increase the number of deputies who are out on the street patrolling.

    But, only a month into his new position as sheriff, Sholar knows that he can only tackle one issue at a time.

    So far, Sholar is pleased with the progress and he is pleased with his staff.

  • Valentine Gala 2019

     It was a record crowd at the 2019 Valentine Gala.

    This year’s event, featuring music by Whiskey Tango, was the first time that the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education was the benefactor. 

    See more pictures from the Valentine Gala here.

  • Students present seniors with Valentine’s dinner

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Valentine’s Day is about showing those you love just how much you love them. At Saint Francis Xavier church in Mount Washington, it’s a day that allows the younger generation to show its love for the older ones of the church.

    For over 20 years, the middle school classes have worked to bring a homemade meal to the seniors of the church at Thanksgiving.

    After the need arose to split the students due to size about 10 years ago, the eighth grader’s Valentine’s supper began.