Bullitt County

Bullitt County Schools reopen to in-person learning Aug. 26

Bullitt County WWII veteran celebrates 95th birthday with drive-by parade

  KSP: Shepherdsville man shot dead by troopers after barricading himself in home

Deadly crash closes I-65 North in Bullitt County

  Indiana man, 39, admits to having sex with 13-year-old behind Hillview church

Masks will be required for students on buses in Bullitt County

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US Army Cadet Command welcomes new Deputy Commander

3 killed in Shepherdsville crash identified

BCPS elementary students to get chromebooks

Mile marker signs placed along Floyds Fork, Salt River

Bullitt County PVA dies

Plaque honors fallen Bullitt County military members

Elderly dog saved from ravine in Bullitt Co.

An elderly dog in Bullitt County found itself in a difficult situation and in need of some help.

  Bullitt County officials discuss reopening of the county

Although state government offices can open starting Monday, it could be a while before you can go into local government buildings in Bullitt County.

  Baby out of danger after being shot in Louisville

According to Louisville Metro police, the baby and a man in his 30′s where involved a shooting in the area of Cedrus Way Saturday around 8 p.m.

Two shot, child in critical condition

Two were taken to Hospital after shooting. Police don't know where the shooting happened.

  High school seniors in Bullitt Co. honored with parade

  Bullitt County woman’s 2-month unemployment problem finally nearing resolution

Kentucky AG files amicus brief in support of Maryville Baptist Church

Louisville Metro Police arrest man after high-speed pursuit leading into Bullitt County

  North Bullitt High School seniors honored on their front lawns

  Nightly Mt. Washington fireworks display honors COVID-19 victims

  Bullitt County church continues fighting for in-person services despite governor’s orders

Pastor Jack Roberts went on to say rules are being followed and feels like a personal vendetta against him from Governor Beshear.

Maryville Baptist Church temporary restraining order denied by federal judge

A motion for a temporary restraining order filed by a Hillview baptist church against an order by the Beshear administration has been denied by a District Court Judge on Saturday.

  Bullitt County leaders discuss state of COVID-19 in the area

To date, 32 people in Bullitt County who had tested positive for COVID-19. Two people have died.

  Churchgoers who filed suit against Beshear stand up against quarantine orders in new federal lawsuit

The notices from the state health department are out to some of those who attended Easter services at Maryville Baptist Church in Bullitt County on Sunday.

3 churchgoers file federal lawsuit against Beshear

Three people who ignored Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's ban on mass gatherings and attended an Easter Sunday church service have filed a lawsuit against the governor in federal court.

  Most attendees of Easter service in Maryville not Bullitt Co. residents

The health department said having license plate information could be useful for contact tracing if a person who was at the service tests positive.

  Bullitt County Health Department mulls response plan following church’s Easter Sunday service

Bullitt County Health Department leaders met Monday to discuss how to respond to the Easter Sunday gathering at Maryville Baptist Church.

  KSP records license plates of Maryville Baptist churchgoers from in and out of Ky.

With services continuing on as scheduled for Maryville Baptist, troopers wrote down license plates numbers and placed notices to self-quarantine.

  Bullitt County church continues to defy health department order

Bullitt County officials say they have been unable to convince one church to close its doors to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Two officers quarantined after arresting COVID-19 diagnosed person

Two officers are in self quarantine after arresting a person diagnosed with COVID-19.

Kentucky pastor questions why churches aren’t ‘essential’

“I’ve had cancer five times so I’m not worried about this virus,” Rev. Jack Roberts told WAVE 3 News

Despite mandates, Bullitt County church still hosts services

Maryville Baptist Church hosted services and dozens of people still attended in person on Sunday.

Multiple inmate fevers lead to Bullitt County Detention Center lockdown

The Bullitt County Detention Center is no longer on lockdown following a Tuesday morning precaution taken after multiple inmates complained of fevers.

Deputies: Woman threatened to kill robbery victims

A woman has been arrested accused of robbing victims at gunpoint and threatening to kill them.

  Six years later, Bullitt County family welcomes adopted daughter home

A Bullitt County family is finally together, as they’ve brought their adopted daughter home from Malawi.

Toddler shot in Bullitt County, rushed to hospital

The child was transported to Norton Children’s Hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Bullitt County K9 officer helps recover drugs, guns, and cash in narcotics investigation

The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office has recovered large amounts of drugs, guns, and cash in a long term investigation with the help of their newest K9 officer.

  Talks continue for tourism development of Highway 245 corridor

The Clermont exit off Interstate 65 in Bullitt County is a popular place. It’s where the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and Bernheim Forest bring visitors to see a slice of the Bluegrass State.

Hillview community rallies together to raise funds for all-inclusive playground

One local student from the Hillview community dreamed of getting an all-inclusive playground built for a Bullitt County elementary school.

  Shepherdsville woman looking to track down priceless go-kart

A woman is hoping a precious stolen memento will be returned to her.

Lovebirds: Bernheim’s golden eagles Harper & Athena officially a breeding pair

They’ve already become parents.

Suspect in Bullitt County murder arrested by U.S. Marshals

Anthony W. Allen, 44, was taken into custody on Interstate 64 around 11:20 a.m. Central time.

Bullitt County student leaders promoting kindess around the school

The kindness revolution began Wednesday, led by students on the Principal’s Advisory Council.

  Business owners, employees near Fort Knox excited for new Army HQs

Fort Knox is preparing for a major unit after Tuesday's announcement that the Army's Fifth Corps will bring a three-star general to the post.

  Man with special needs given new scooter after his was stolen in Bullitt County

Joey Combs was presented with the gifts at the Hillview police station.

Police in Bullitt County searching for wanted man in relation to death investigation

The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance locating a suspect for questioning on Saturday’s death investigation.

Victim identified in death investigation in Bullitt County

One man has died after an assault Saturday morning in Bullitt County, police have confirmed.

  Hillview man with special needs heartbroken after 2nd motorized scooter is stolen

"I don’t know why people want to steal stuff," the victim, Joey Combs, said.

  Hillview tire shop asks for community’s help to catch catalytic converter thief

"You know, 14 years ago when we started here, you could leave a car on the lot for weeks at a time and never have a problem,” the sales manager of Big O Tires said.

Man facing 130 child porn charges after KSP investigation

Bryan Curtis Wilson, 35, of Shepherdsville, was taken into custody on January 22.

  Zoneton Fire Chief recalls EMS, community response for late Bullitt County Lt. Scotty McGaha

Those Lt. Scotty McGaha from the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office worked with over the years rushed to help him Saturday.

  Bullitt Co. Sheriff remembers beloved long-time Lieutenant

The Bullet County Sheriff fondly remembers Lt. Scotty McGaha who served the community for nearly 40 years.

Southeast Christian Church announces 10th campus

The new church will be located in Bullitt County.

Lt. Scotty McGaha, longtime Bullitt County officer, passes away

Lt. McGaha was a former Marine and prominent member of the community, serving for more than three decades.

Republican Mike Nemes elected to Kentucky Senate

The Republican Party of Kentucky tweeted its congratulations to Nemes Tuesday.

  Mother of child left in stolen car appears in court

During a quick proceeding in Bullitt District Court, Kayla Simpers entered a not guilty plea to a second degree wanton endangerment charge.

  Man who hit KSP trooper conducting traffic stop sentenced

Louis Dunn was taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies at the Bullitt County Judicial Center and will now spend five years in prison.

Shepherdsville mom facing criminal charge for leaving child in car that man stole, leading police on chase in December

Kayla Simpers told WAVE 3 News she left her daughter in that unlocked car while running an errand in a UPS Store on Dec. 17.

1 killed in Bullitt County I-65 crash

The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-65 at the 110 mile marker around 1:40 a.m.

  ‘It’s the worst mistake I’ve ever made’: Mom grateful for daughter’s rescue after man stole car with child inside

"Please watch your babies. Hold them close," the mother said.

Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office looking for endangered person

Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate 63-year-old John Schmidt and is asking the public for any assistance in helping locate him.

Shepherdsville Police warn of $4,000 telephone scam

Anyone with information about this scammer is asked to contact the Shepherdsville Police Department or the Louisville Metro Police Department.

  Accessible playground for kids with developmental challenges planned for Bullitt County

Parents and friends of a child with developmental challenges came up with the idea for these types of playgrounds.

Bullitt County Public Schools suing Juul, other e-cigarette makers

Citing a dramatic increase in the number of vaping infractions, Bullitt County Schools becomes the first Kentucky school system to sue Juul and other vaping manufacturers.

Mount Washington police warn of phone scammers posing as LG&E

A male suspect is calling residents in the area pretending to be with LG&E and telling callers they have 15 minutes to settle an overdue bill.

  Exchange students staying in Bullitt Co. claim they were held against their will before being sent home

The two girls described the past week as a nightmare. They were supposed to finish out the year at Bullitt East High through the Education First exchange program.

Mt. Washington Police searching for shoplifting, car break-in suspects

Mt. Washington Police need help identifying suspects from two separate cases.

  Woman once in coma fighting for program she says saved her life

A Mount Washington woman is fighting to protect the Acquired Brain Injury Branch of the Kentucky Cabinet of Health and Family Services from extensive cuts.

Man wanted for thefts from Bullitt County pharmacy

Police say the man in the photos with this story is wanted in connection with several thefts at a local CVS.

  Fire captain warns against space heaters, open ovens inside during frigid weather

Many fires are sparked by a space heater or some type of electrical issue.

Bullitt County authorities issue warning after housekeeper arrested for theft

Tonya Vuick is accused of stealing items from her housekeeping client.

BCSO searching for gas station robbery suspect

Police say the robbery happened on Nov. 4. If you know anything about the robbery, contact the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office.

Semi driver who crashed on I-65 accused of driving under the influence

I-65 was shut down for several hours following the crash.

  Bullitt East wins national award for Unified Sports program

One WAVE Country school is getting national recognition for what they’re doing in their school and on the scoreboard, but the banner they’re getting isn’t about winning.

  Bullitt East High School earning prestigious award from ESPN for unifying athletes

Bullitt East High School is being recognized by ESPN and the Special Olympics with a nationally acclaimed award for unifying athletes.

Shepherdsville Police looking for suspected porch pirate

The Shepherdsville Police Department is asking for help from anyone who can help identify a person caught on camera suspected of stealing a package off a resident’s porch.

K-9 officer Bane alerts Mount Washington Police to illegal narcotics, counterfeit money

Mount Washington Police Department’s new K-9 officer Bane is making his presence known by leading police to a big bust.

FBLA students help cleanup Active Heroes Retreat Center

The center, which is located in Shepherdsville, is free for military families.