Today's News

  • Friday will be night of fun at pavilion in Mt. Washington

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—It’s the most wonderful time of the year and it kicks off on Friday, Nov. 30, at Light Up Mount Washington.

    Beginning at 6 p.m. at the pavilion in the First Baptist Church parking lot, attendees can enjoy live music from the Bullitt East High, Mount Washington Elementary and First Baptist choirs until the Bullitt East Marching Band and Santa start their way down Main Street at 6:50 p.m.

  • Shepherdsville Light Up will start during light of the day

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — On an early December night, the weather can be unpredictable.

    And, it could wind up being pretty darn cold.

    As hundreds lined up last year to get hot dogs, hot chocolate and a visit with Santa Claus, it was sure chilly in the Shepherdsville City Park.

    To shake things up a little this year, and to avoid any chance of the cold night along the river, the Light Up Shepherdsville committee will make a few changes this Saturday, Dec. 1.

  • Business donates K-9 equipment

     Jerry and Janet Stith, owners of JC’s Cigarette Outlet and Board Members of the Opal’s Dream Foundation, have once again given back to the community by donating a First In K9 attic deployment system.

    The Stiths recently met Officer Chad Woods and K9 Cherry when they responded to a call for service in the Stith’s neighborhood. The team made quite an impression on the couple.  After the encounter, the Stith’s approached the department about making a donation to the K9 program that would improve the safety of dogs.

  • Give Thanks

     It is that time of year where we annually turn retrospective and reflect on the many things we are thankful for.

    This is something we should really do on a daily basis. But, like those New Year resolutions, our best intentions quickly go out the window.

    This Thanksgiving week we take an opportunity to say thanks.

    *Thanks to all our first responders. They can never be paid enough for their services. Whether it is fighting crime or battling fires or trying to save lives, they are valuable people.

  • Shouldn’t be any shortage of turkeys

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The recent Republican wave in the 2018 Bullitt County election has made the area prime pecking ground for the beginning of a major controversy surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Being one of the most pro-Donald Trump counties in the United States, Trump personally recognized the community by donating a Thanksgiving turkey to long-time Republican Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.

  • Local historian look at Browningtown Massacre

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local historian Charles Hartley found a topic to research that wasn’t exactly the most pleasant story.

    However, after years of discussions and heresay, he decided the story was important enough to share for posterity.

    The new book - and the story itself - are known as “The Browningtown Massacre,” an event that took place in the county 90 years ago.

  • Publishers buyer now set to sell to national leader in printing world

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — One company is bringing employees from its Canadian operation to Bullitt County while another long-time local operation could be bought by a second company in the past two years.

    It was recently announced that Quad/Graphics has acquired LSC Communications.

    The deal, if approved by federal trade officials, would combine the two largest printing operations in the United States.

  • Numbers won’t produce traffic signal

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Residents had high hopes for a traffic light to help congestion caused where Bogard and Lloyd lanes meet Highway 44 East in front of Pleasant Grove Elementary.

    For many residents and government officials, it was believed to be the last in a line of three lights installed on Highway 44, after the Armstrong Lane and Bells Mill Road ones were complete.

  • Harlow spends free time making dresses for children all over world

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—While many in Kentucky are shopping for new holiday outfits or deciding which clothes to toss and which to keep, there are some parts of the world where many children have never had clothing of his or her own.

    Mount Washington resident Donna Harlow, 76, has helped dress hundreds of children in the Dominican Republic, Belize and Haiti with outfits made in her very own home.

    Using donated fabrics, elastics, buttons and thread, Harlow can sew several dresses, shorts and shirts a day.

  • KSP Post 4 Thanksgiving Holiday Period Traffic Safety Checkpoints

     Elizabethtown, KY. (November 20, 2018)–The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 4 would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various traffic safety checkpoints and saturating known problematic areas in the district through general patrol tactics.