Thomas Barr
Retiring police chief Doug Puckett (left) and incoming Shepherdsville chief Rick McCubbin at the council meeting
Changing of the Guard: Puckett to retire as police chief; city approves hire of McCubbin

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After 42 years in law enforcement, Douglas Puckett has reason to smile.
    Puckett has decided that it is time to retire.
    Rick McCubbin also had reason to smile on this particular evening.
    In law enforcement for nearly 30 years, McCubbin decided after less than a year in retirement, it was time to get back to work.