Bullitt County

  Pass the Cash: Bullitt Co. community bands together to help struggling mother

In a first, the cash was passed through multiple people before reaching its recipient - Crystal.

  Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest fights against proposed pipeline

Owners could be fined for allowing contractor to dump concrete on Bullitt County property

Kentucky awarded $9 million for mental health programs in schools

  Bullitt County property owners fighting proposed pipeline

Business offers reward in vintage phone booth theft

High school booster club treasurer appears in court for theft case

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  LG&E plans to build new pipeline in Bullitt County

Child rescued from furnace duct in Bullitt County

Bullitt Central boosters treasurer indicted, arrested

  State of emergency declared after 225,000 pounds of slurry dumped into Bluelick Creek

New hotel opens in Bullitt County

  New Bullitt Co. ambulance honors local veterans

  Bullitt County residents upset by sludge dumped in creek

Residents said they first noticed the problem after finding dead fish along the banks of the creek.

  More school districts receive subpoenas from Kentucky Labor Cabinet

Five Kentucky school districts have received subpoenas from the state Labor Cabinet this week regarding teacher sickouts during the legislative session.

2 juveniles accused in plot to kill Bullitt Central High School teacher

A parent contacted police Wednesday after discovering text messages on his or her child’s phone about someone trying to get their hands on a gun.

  Pass the Cash: WAVE Country woman receives double lung transplant, needs new vehicle

Each week on WAVE 3 News, we help someone in the community who's in need. This week, it was Tracy, who just underwent a double lung transplant.

  Group in Bullitt County manages to help homeless on small budget

Louisville man killed in Bullitt County crash

Bullitt County man arrested for shooting former girlfriend

Oldham Co., Bullitt Co. schools set graduation dates

Charges dismissed against former Bullitt County chief deputy

Bullitt County school board joins JCPS in asking state to drop request for teachers’ names

  Bullitt County students building catapults for competition

Before they begin building their full-scale catapults, they took their prototypes to First Build for feedback.

Thousands remain without power in Louisville, outages reported all over WAVE Country

As of 6 p.m., more than 22,000 LG&E customers are without power in Louisville.

KY education commissioner demands teacher attendance records in wake of sickouts

Education commissioner Wayne Lewis said he wants to ensure state law is upheld.

JCPS, Bullitt County Public Schools out Thursday, March 14

This comes amid weeks of sickouts organized by public school teachers who want to protest bills in Frankfort.

Deadly crash investigation ongoing in Bullitt County

It's unclear what caused the crash.

I-65 interchange project moves forward in Bullitt County

It’s being built near mile marker 114 just south of Shepherdsville.

Bullitt County deputy jailer arrested on drug charges

Wesley Burris was arrested after admitting to carrying drug paraphernalia inside his boot when he was working.

I-65 traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Bullitt County

A traffic stop in Shepherdsville leads to the arrest of a Kentucky man on several drug charges.

Two arrested following accidental shooting in Hillview

Police said a woman accidentally discharged the gun and called 911.

  Classmates of Bullitt Co. child battling bone cancer show support during visit

Derrick Schott, 5, broke his arm last year. A trip to the Emergency Room revealed he had bone cancer.

Man found shot at Hillview home

The victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital. His condition has not been released.

Mount Washington police officer involved in Tuesday afternoon crash

None of the injuries are considered life threatening.

I-65 N reopens in Bullitt County after injury crash involving police officer

The crash was reported near mile marker 117 around 11:15 a.m. Saturday.

  KY father who lost daughter to overdose helps set up sting to catch men accused of selling her drugs

A man who lost his daughter to a drug overdose set up a sting to catch the men who sold her that deadly dose.

Feds indict 2 in Bullitt County overdose death

The victim was found dead on Feb. 2 in Shepherdsville.

  Kentucky’s Real ID changes could cut organ donor registrations in half

Officials with the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates are concerned that a longer period between renewing a driver’s license could cut the number of organ donor registrations in half.

Bullitt County fire engulfs home

The Zoneton Fire Protection District responded to over a dozen calls Friday and Saturday. One call led to a home engulfed by flames with no hope of saving anything.

Contractor pleads guilty to taking over $268K from customers without doing work

Scott Adam Cooper pleaded guilty to theft charges involving 36 customers.

400 acres annexed by Shepherdsville, neighbors concerned about more commercial development

The annexed land, which is in the Chapeze Lane (KY 245) area of southeastern Bullitt County, is still zoned agricultural.

  Dozens of WAVE Country schools closed due to frigid temperatures

Closing or delaying school due to weather conditions is not something school systems take lightly.

More crews called to fight fire in Hillview

The fire started around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 3900 block of East Blue Lick Road.

Hearing held for Shepherdsville man charged with child sexual abuse

Jessie Bray, 51, is a custodian for the Bullitt County Public Schools.

Cities, organizations open emergency shelters amid extreme cold

The Hillview Government Center will be open from 58:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

KY offering student loan forgiveness to teachers

The goal is to attract top talent, a diverse workforce and teachers with experience.

Shepherdsville man arrested on child porn charges

Jonathan Daniel Cole of Shepherdsville is facing 40 charges. Kentucky State Police say additional charges are expected.

Bullitt County Schools employee accused of child sex abuse

The exact allegations haven’t been made public, but the district said everything happened off school property.

  WAVE Country trees, cars, houses could be impacted by flash freeze

The flash freeze is expected to happen Saturday night intro Sunday morning, with lows in the single digits on Monday.

  KY police officers awarded for helping save 6-week-old baby’s life

Three Mt. Washington police officers are being awarded for their actions to help save a baby in cardiac arrest.

Part of Interstate 65 closed following deadly accident

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet confirms part of Interstate 65 is closed in Bullitt County, due to a deadly accident.

Person dies on I-65 South after 2 separate crashes in Bullitt County

It happened near the exit for Clermont and Bardstown, between Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction.

3 from WAVE Country nabbed in Laurel Co. drug bust

Laurel County authorities say they were bringing a large amount of crystal meth into the area.

KY step-brothers arrested following wild police chase

During the chase, police said the men ran a school bus off the road and tried to ram an officer’s cruiser.

Teacher pleads not guilty after juveniles found with alcohol, marijuana at New Year’s Eve party

A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher has been charged with multiple counts of unlawful transaction with a minor appeared in a Bullitt County courtroom Thursday.

Courts employee charged with drug possession after shoplifting arrest

Louisville Metro police found the drugs after placing her under arrested for shoplifting

  Dogs and pig save sleeping woman from Bullitt Co. house fire

“She had three dogs and a pig,” said Zoneton Fire Marshal Kevin Mouton. “They were all in a kennel while she was asleep in bed during the fire. What woke her was the animals.”

Louisville woman sentenced for killing man in hit and run crash

Emily Hickey pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in the death of 29-year-old Berry Bergin.

All I-65 lanes reopened in Bullitt County following crash, FedEx truck leaking acid

The wreck happened around 6 p.m. at the 111 mile marker in the northbound lanes.

  Minors with alcohol, pot found at party hosted by JCPS teacher

According to police, 14 juveniles were among the more than three dozen people found inside the Bullitt County home.

Funeral arrangements announced for LMPD detective killed in line of duty

Louisville Metro Police released the funeral arrangements and visitation for Detective Deidre Mengedoht, who was killed in a crash on Christmas Eve.

  Corrections officer suspended for punching Bullitt County Jail inmate; investigation closed

The inmate's attorney said criminal charges should be filed because his client was knocked unconscious and suffered a brain injury.

  Untied shoelace, a fall, and broken arm leads to something more serious

They found out DJ broke his humerus bone -- but the doctors noticed something else.

  Community supporting KY family of four-year-old with terminal brain cancer

A WAVE Country family dealing with some serious heartbreak this season is trying to make the most of it.

  Bullitt Co. men live like homeless to raise awareness

Joe Bohannon and his friend Tom are spending 12 nights out in the cold to raise awareness for those without a home.

  ‘Adulting Day’ teaches local high school seniors how to cook, change a tire, pay bills

Bullitt Central High School seniors had time to spend on topics other than math and English during an Adulting Day event Wednesday.

Portions of Shepherdsville under boil water advisory

It's unclear when the boil water advisory will be lifted.

  Bullitt County daycare under investigation for alleged child abuse

The daycare under investigation is the Notebook Learning Center off of Burkland Blvd. in Shepherdsville.

Shepherdsville men spend 12 nights outside to raise funds, awareness about homelessness

During the 12 days the men are sleeping outside, they’ll also be taking donations at several area businesses.

Santa Claus kicks off tour of Zoneton

Thursday night, he will join the Zoneton Fire Department and ride on an engine with thousands of holiday lights.

  Construction starts on I-65 interchange in Bullitt County

For years people in Bullitt County have complained about the traffic on Interstate 65. That will all change because construction on a new interchange has started.

Bullitt Central High School principal suspended

This is Huber’s second year as principal of Bullitt Central.

  Ex-UofL coach, State Farm agent heard using racial slur on phone call about lawsuit

Imagine you get in a car crash, and find out you don’t have the kind of insurance you need. What’s more, the company claims you knew that all along.

Name of man killed on I-65 crash in Bullitt County released

All lanes of Interstate 65 northbound are shut down in Bullitt County due to a deadly wreck.

Dusty Witherspoon: Bullitt County teacher fired after allegedly threatening school

A Bullitt County teacher was fired Friday, about two weeks after she allegedly made a threat toward Bullitt Central High School.

KSP investigating missing funds at Bullitt Central High School athletic boosters

At least one of the school teams noticed checks not clearing in August.

BCPS honored for progress towards energy saving goals

BCPS superintendent Jesse Bacon says the money saved ensures more funds for classrooms, students and teachers.

Man charged with murder in Bullitt County shooting

A man is charged with murder after a shooting in Bullitt County on Saturday morning.

Former Bullitt County sheriff found not guilty

A former Bullitt County sheriff has been found not guilty on federal charges in connection to a pot ring.

Bullitt County court order changes polling place for 76 voters in Pleasant Grove

Voters who live in the Pleasant Grove community on the following four roads were “improperly coded” into Mt. Washington.