Bullitt County

Man killed after crashing into dump truck in Bullitt County

It happened on KY 1020 near North Lakeview Drive, which is near The Crossing’s Golf Club, around 3 p.m.

Man charged in Shepherdsville homicide

Mount Washington Police Chief Troy Pitcock steps down

  Bullitt County asks parents, students how to address pandemic-related learning loss, mental health issues

  Bullitt County donut shop re-opens after owner loses battle to coronavirus

Man charged with kidnapping after leading police on multi-county chase

Suspects charged in thefts of diesel fuel costing thousands of dollars

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New I-65 interchange ramp in Bullitt County open for traffic

  Zoneton Fire Department says final goodbye to Maj. Garry Key

Zoneton officials give ‘hero’s farewell’ to Major Garry Key

  Woman warns others after windshield shattered by sheet of ice on Kentucky interstate

Funeral arrangements released for Zoneton Fire Major Garry Key

Shepherdsville parents arrested after baby found neglected, injured in home filled with bugs

  Zoneton Fire Major Garry Key dies after nearly month-long battle with COVID

After battling COVID-19 for nearly a month, the Zoneton Fire District announced that Major Garry Key died Saturday afternoon.

Winter weather preparations in effect for Kentucky roadways

KYTC said current estimates of snow and wintry mix could see anywhere from one to two inches with less than a tenth of an inch of ice accumulation.

  Bullitt teacher conducts virtual classes from daughter’s hospital room in another state

Cheyenne Crowe's remote classroom is inside the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital room of her 12-year-old daughter.

  Bullitt County officer-involved shooting under investigation by KSP

An officer-involved shooting Saturday night in Bullitt County that killed one person is now under investigation by Kentucky State Police.

  Bullitt Co. group housing homeless overnight in army tents amid pandemic

  Zoneton Fire Major continues battle against COVID-19

2 arrested after multi-county high speed chase

  Mount Washington man faces judge on charges from U.S. Capitol siege

  Using the hybrid model, it’s back-to-school in Bullitt County

Zoneton Fire Protection District’s major on ventilator due to COVID

  ‘It was eerie’: Gruesome Hillview incident leaves child shot in the head, suspect dead of suicide

Neighbors told WAVE 3 News they rushed to help the victims after the tragedy.

  Zoneton fire chief laid to rest after battle with cancer, COVID-19

Fire Chief Rob Orkies served in the fire service for more than 36 years.

  Fort Knox family spreading holiday cheer with massive light display

Families can tune their radios to 88.7 FM and drive by the on-post residence and watch the lights flicker on and off with the music.

  Massive COVID-19 warehouse hiding in plain sight in Bullitt County

Up close, the structure is massive and seems to go on forever.

Services scheduled for Zoneton fire chief who died after COVID, cancer battles

Funeral services have been set for a local fire chief who died following battles with both cancer and COVID-19.

Zoneton Fire Chief Rob Orkies dies following COVID, cancer battles

Zoneton Fire District Chief Rob Orkies died Friday after he battled both cancer and COVID-19.

  Zoneton Fire’s Santa Truck honors chief battling cancer and COVID-19

“This is his favorite time of the year, so it’s been tough,” Captain Steven Corbin said.

  Snow days may be less likely as students learn remotely during pandemic

The first snow of the season has laid a light blanket across much of WAVE Country. But for many learning remotely, the prospects of a snow day are slim this year.

Zoneton Fire District selling bracelets in support of fire chief battling cancer

The Zoneton Fire Protection District continues to show their support for their fire chief, Rob Orkies, who is currently battling cancer in the ICU.

  Zoneton Fire District prepping for Santa runs as chief battles cancer, COVID-19

In October, Fire Chief Rob Orkies was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in his neck and lymph nodes.

Driver airlifted from crash on I-65 in Bullitt County

The crash was reported on I-65 North, near the 106 mile marker, just before 5 a.m. Thursday, according to the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

  North Bullitt football player sent to hospital for brain surgery returned to cheer on team for Bullitt Cup game

A local high school football player that suffered a major head injury during a game the beginning of October returned to the sidelines Friday to cheer on his team.

Bullitt County woman arrested after disappearance of Justin Burt

Police have been searching for Stivers in relation to Justin Burt's disappearance.

  52-year-old Mt. Washington veteran, VA nurse dies of COVID-19

John Vereb was an emergency room nurse at the Veterans Affairs Clinic on Newburg Road before he contracted COVID-19.

Bullitt County Public Schools to return to remote learning

Students will learn remotely for the week of Oct. 26 to Oct. 30.

Plush toy of Mount Washington K9 officer Bane available for pre-order

Now you can own your own plush toy replica of Mt. Washington Police Department’s first K9 officer.

  Bullitt County family continues search for Justin Burt, the neighbors who police say last saw him

Burt disappeared during the early morning hours of September 4, according to the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

  North Bullitt High School football player recovering from brain surgery after Friday’s game

His mother is asking for prayers from everyone.

2 killed in Shepherdsville murder-suicide; victim’s mom saw early signs of domestic violence

Kim Schroeder said she planned on taking her daughter, who was a recovering addict, to look for a car this week. Instead, she had to plan her funeral.

Man, 32, missing from Bullitt County for more than a month

Thirty-two-year-old Justin Burt was last seen on Sept. 4 in Bullitt County walking in the area of Angelina Road.

  Beshear comments on social media video where driver honks at Bullitt Co. bus performing temp checks

A video shared on social media caught the eye of Governor Beshear, showing a driver blaring on the horn while kids boarding the bus get their temperatures checked.

Counselor at Fort Knox High School dies following positive COVID test

A counselor at Fort Knox schools died this week after she had tested positive for COVID-19.

Shepherdsville police searching for missing teenager

Call Shepherdsville Police Department if you have any information on her whereabouts.

  Hundreds of Bullitt County first responders receive free meals

The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce found a new way to honor hundreds of its first responders.

Bullitt County Public Schools return to in-person classes

Bullitt County Public Schools is expected to return to in-person classes beginning in late September.

  New bourbon distillery launching in Bullitt County

A 36-inch continuous still would give Clermont Distilling Company a chance to produce up to 50,000 barrels per year.

Shepherdsville man charged with child abuse

A screaming child was heard by dispatchers during the 911 call.

Bullitt County COVID case total reaches 441

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise exponentially in Bullitt County, the district announced it now has a total of 441 cases.

Man charged in Bullitt County murder

The shooting happened early Sunday in the Triangle Lane area. The suspect was arrested the next day.

Amazon hiring for fulfillment center and delivery positions

The company has more than 1,750 openings to fill.

Bullitt County Public Schools announces upcoming school year will begin with full NTI

The upcoming school year for all students of Bullitt County Public Schools will now begin utilizing remote learning.

  Bullitt County leaders prepare for more COVID-19 restrictions

When Bullitt County leaders joined together today for their regular countywide COVID-19 teleconference, they discussed current infection numbers and plans for more possible restrictions.

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

Bullitt County Public Schools are set to begin in-person learning on Aug. 26.

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

A World War II veteran received a birthday surprise Sunday as dozens of cars, motorcycles and other vehicles drove by to celebrate his 95th birthday.

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

KSP’s Critical Incident Response Team is continuing to investigate the shooting.

Deadly crash closes I-65 North in Bullitt County

According to Shepherdsville police, the crash happened at 12:30 p.m. at the 117 mile marker.

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

Lemual Sikes, 39, was booked into the Bullitt County Detention Center.

Masks will be required for students on buses in Bullitt County

Students in Bullitt County will be required to wear a face mask on the bus this year.

US Army Cadet Command welcomes new Deputy Commander

Col. Glaser said he looks forward to adding to the long history of Fort Knox and Cadet Command.

3 killed in Shepherdsville crash identified

The crash was reported at 10:19 a.m. Thursday at KY 480 and KY 61.

BCPS elementary students to get chromebooks

Elementary students in Bullitt County Public Schools will be assigned a chromebook this upcoming year.

Mile marker signs placed along Floyds Fork, Salt River

The decision to hang the signs was made after firefighters responded to several reports of lost kayakers.

Bullitt County PVA dies

In addition to being the Bullitt County PVA, Rasner owned Deppsters Photography.

Plaque honors fallen Bullitt County military members

The plaque has every Bullitt County resident who died while in the military service, either in battle or in peace time.

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

The event was held for the 2020 class of Bullitt Central High School.

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

For thousands of Kentuckians, the unemployment process has been difficult. Feledra Moore-Phillips’ situation is no different.

Kentucky AG files amicus brief in support of Maryville Baptist Church

Attorney General Daniel Cameron argues that executive orders on March 19 and March 25 by Beshear amounted to a mandate against faith-based gatherings but allows activities to continue by secular groups and organizations.

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

Louisville Metro Police have made an arrest after a driver leads officers on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle into Bullitt County early Saturday morning.

  North Bullitt High School seniors honored on their front lawns

At North Bullitt High School, seniors are being reminded their sacrifices will never be forgotten and their accomplishments are just beginning.

  Nightly Mt. Washington fireworks display honors COVID-19 victims

Michael Chisolm’s new nightly routine begins at 8:45 p.m. as he walks from the front door of his home into the middle of the streets. Then, he sets down fireworks - one for each Kentuckian to die that day from the coronavirus.

  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.