1 arrested after Nelson County officials find missing teen
HAVE YOU SEEN HER? Taylor Cissell, 15, has been reported missing from the Walnut Creek, Louisville Road area.
🚨 Traffic Alert: Major Crash Blocks All Lanes on I-264 West in Jefferson County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Louisville, KY. A significant traffic accident has been reported on Interstate 264 West at mile marker 5.8 just past the Dixie Highway in Jefferson County. As a consequence of the crash, all lanes are currently blocked. Commuters are advised to seek alternative routes to avoid delays. Motorists should stay informed and consider using different roads until the accident has been cleared and the lanes are reopened. Updates regarding the situation will be provided by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (@KYTC) under the advisory #KnowBeforeYouGo.
Kentucky Bourbon Festival announces when tickets will go on sale
BARDSTOWN, Ky. — Kentucky Bourbon Festival has announced when tickets will be going on sale for the annual sold-out event in Bardstown. Tickets to the event, set to take place Sept. 13-15, will be available for purchase on April 17 with early access for "Bourbon Insiders" on April 16.
Nelson County man sentenced for bank fraud, money laundering
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Kentucky man will be serving time for committing bank fraud and money laundering. According to a release from the U.S. Department of Justice, 42-year-old Nelson County resident Wavy Curtis Shain was sentenced to nine years and two months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $4,455,755 in restitution.
One Dead, One Injured In House Fire
An 80-year-old man died in a fire in Waddy, Kentucky Friday afternoon and one other person was taken to the hospital. It happened around 12:45 p.m. in the 600 block of McFarland Lane, according to Shelby County coroner Jeff Ivers. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they searched the home...
'800 pills could kill a lot of people' drugs, guns seized during Nelson County traffic stop
NELSON COUNTY, Ky. — Not far from the Bullitt County line, on New Shepherdsville Road, near Weller Loop, a Nelson County Sheriff's Deputy pulled over a car with just one working headlight. "The one headlight is why she got pulled over and then when he walked up to the...
Indigent Burial program helps a grieving mother lay two sons to rest
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Jefferson County program helped a grieving mother lay her sons to rest two years after their untimely deaths. “My heart is broken,” Shavanda Allen said. “It’s like I can’t mend it back together no matter how much I try.”. In 2022,...
Man Charged In Organized Crime Ring
A man police believe was involved in an organized crime ring involving hundreds of thousands of dollars of stolen goods from a home improvement store chain has been arrested. According to arrest documents, 66 year-old Gary Carman was arrested for helping steal more than $300,000 in merchandise from Louisville area Lowe’s stores over a six month period.
Bardstown, KY Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near bardstown.
Early morning wind and hail cause damage to Nelson County homes
BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) - Strong winds ripped through parts of Nelson County Wednesday morning, but it’s the size of the hail that’s causing several homeowners damage. Many of those homes are now full of holes. The weather caused downed trees and blocked roadways, but city crews were quick...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Cats Today in Bardstown, KY
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to bardstown..
LaRue and Nelson counties receive state funding for industrial development projects
LaRue and Nelson counties are among 13 Kentucky counties that received state funding for projects that are part of Phase Two of the Kentucky Product Development Initiative. According to a release from the governor’s office, the matching funds support job growth and economic development by providing funding for local communities to invest in site and building upgrades. The initiative is overseen by the Cabinet for Economic Development.
Louisville firefighter rescues driver from dangling semi-truck
LOUISVILLE, KY — A crash on George Clark Memorial Bridge in Jefferson County, Kentucky, resulted in a semi-truck dangling over the Ohio River with the driver still inside. Louisville firefighters safely rescued the driver using a ladder truck to lower a first responder down to the cab. The firefighter secured the driver at the end of his line and slowly hoisted him back to safety on the bridge.
Kentucky State Police Post 15 To Conduct Traffic Safety Checkpoints
COLUMBIA, Ky. (March 1, 2024) – Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Green, Taylor, Marion, Washington, Russell, Casey, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, and Cumberland counties. These checkpoints will be conducted as part of Post 15’s highway...
Taste the Ocean in Bardstown: 3 Exceptional Seafood Restaurants to Try
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Bardstown. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds sweeping through
A strong storm system moving into the Ohio Valley will bring widespread thunderstorms to the region. Some of these storms could produce very large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. A Tornado Watch is currently in place until 8 a.m. for Bullitt, Meade, Shelby and Spencer counties and until 9 a.m....
Mt. Eden residents take legal action against building management company
This comes after a fire broke out on Feb. 11 at the building, displacing eight families and raising more concerns about the state of the building.
JCPS elementary school dropping physical education program
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Jefferson County Public Schools elementary school is losing its physical education program next year because of low enrollment. In a letter to families, Dunn Elementary leaders said the district's new student assignment plan reduced the number of students expected to attend, which impacts the school's budget.
Shelby County School Superintendent steps down amid AML diagnosis
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Shelby County Public Schools Superintendent is retiring from her position after she was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Dr. Sally Sugg announced her retirement on Feb. 15, effective at the end of the school year. Four days later, she began treatment against AML. She’ll require a stem cell bone marrow transplant and blood transfusions as part of her battle.
Spencer County, KY High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - March 1
Rally behind your favorite local high school basketball team in Spencer County, Kentucky today by tuning in and catching every play. Details on how to watch all of the high-school action can be found below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family...