Bullitt County

  Jesse Schott: Memorial building dedicated to Bullitt Co. teen

Free Hepatitis C screenings available on Sunday

Eighth-generation distiller names new Jim Beam operation in Bullitt Co. after father

Bullitt County schools hosting Kindergarten Kickoff

Dogs at Bullitt County Animal Shelter felt community love

Local animal shelter needs volunteers July 16-18

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Man under arrest flees after stealing police SUV

  LG&E to sue landowners for property to build proposed Bullitt County pipeline

Shepherdsville Fire debuts new engines, gear

Shiloh’s Coffee House gives all its profit away to help others

State audit of former Bullitt Co. sheriff notes mismanagement of money, illegal tow lot operations

Second Chances Wildlife Center in a ‘stinky’ situation

Corrected diploma covers ready for pickup at Bullitt Central High School

Students can pick up the corrected version of their diploma cover from Bullitt Central High School's front office, between 8 a.m. and noon, Monday through Thursday.

Woman pleaded guilty to stealing from Bullitt County high school

Cathy Bowman was the treasurer of the Bullitt Central High Athletic Boosters when thousands of dollars came up missing.

  Kentucky community joins search to find suspect of brutal pig beatings

The owner of two pigs who were beaten to death in Bullitt County is on the hunt for answers.

Former deputy jailer allegedly impersonated police, pointed gun at drivers on I-265

A Louisville man has been arrested, accused in possibly two separate instances of impersonating an officer.

How to take advantage of free, fun summer activities that promote learning in Louisville

High school seniors walk the halls of elementary schools

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

‘Sleep Tight’ project builds 50 beds for 50 kids in need

Bullitt County teen posted threat about a gun on Instagram, police say

  Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest fights against proposed pipeline

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

Some of it flowed into Bluelick Creek creating a mess of gray sludge that other residents say killed wildlife and one family’s dog.

Kentucky awarded $9 million for mental health programs in schools

Kentucky is one of four states that received the grant.

  Bullitt County property owners fighting proposed pipeline

LG&E has proposed to build a 12-mile pipeline through the county.

Business offers reward in vintage phone booth theft

The phone booth was stolen from The Central Garage sometime between 8 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday.

High school booster club treasurer appears in court for theft case

A woman accused of stealing more than $10,000 from a high school sports booster program in Bullitt County made her first appearance in court Monday.

  LG&E plans to build new pipeline in Bullitt County

Some Bullitt County residents aren’t thrilled about a proposed new LG&E natural gas transmission pipeline.

Child rescued from furnace duct in Bullitt County

A child was rescued in Bullitt County after falling into a furnace duct Thursday afternoon.

Bullitt Central boosters treasurer indicted, arrested

The indictment charges Cathy Lynn Bowman with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000.

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

Representatives said this is something they’ve never encountered before and it's going to take a while to clean up.

New hotel opens in Bullitt County

A new hotel is now open in northern Bullitt County.

  New Bullitt Co. ambulance honors local veterans

All five branches of the military are represented, as well as those missing in action.

  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

Room in the Inn spends about $40,000 a year to help around 20 people a night.

Louisville man killed in Bullitt County crash

It happened around noon on KY 61 in Shepherdsville, Kentucky State Police confirmed.

Bullitt County man arrested for shooting former girlfriend

A Shepherdsville man has been arrested for shooting his former girlfriend.

Oldham Co., Bullitt Co. schools set graduation dates

Ceremonies for both school districts will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

Charges dismissed against former Bullitt County chief deputy

John Cottrell had been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.

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

The two districts have aligned themselves against the state, standing with teachers.

  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.