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Courts

  • New judge will be appointed in murder case

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Under heavy security, Stanley Dishon appeared in Bullitt Circuit Court to be arraigned on charges of murder and kidnapping related to the 1999 death of Jessica Dishon.

  • Ex-school aide may get probation on sex charge

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A former library aide at Bullitt East High School has admitted he had improper contact with a student.

    Chester Leon Faith, 45, of Mount Washington, entered a guilty plea Thursday in Bullitt Circuit Court to a single count of sexual abuse.

    Under the agreement with assistant commonwealth attorney Michael Ferguson, Faith would receive probation on his three-year sentence.

    Final sentencing is set for Nov. 26 and a sex offender evaluation must be completed.

  • Hillview Police chief indicted for lying to FBI in drug probe

     

  • Man indicted for sexual allegations from 1980s

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A man already serving time in the state corrections system has been indicted for allegations dating back to 1982.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Stanley Dishon on charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse.

    Two of the allegations are Class A felonies punishable by 20 years to life in prison.

    According to the indictment, Dishon allegedly had sexual contact and intercourse with a female less than 12 years of age during the year of 1982.

  • Fiscal Court questions use of jail canteen fund

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the purchase of two vehicles in the county’s name, Bullitt Fiscal Court members were shocked.

         With no approval given, two vehicles were purchased by the Bullitt County Detention Center and with proceeds from the canteen fund.

         In a pair of motions following a lengthy executive session, Bullitt Fiscal Court is seeking information from jailer Martha Knox.

  • Man indicted for sex crimes dating to 1973

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The following individuals were indicted recently by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on felony charges:

  • Court votes for forensic audit

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The financial affairs of Bullitt County government will soon undergo a forensic audit.

  • Commercial rezoning bid on Hwy. 44 shot down again

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – If Dollar General wants to open a new store along Highway 44 East, it will have to hope that the third time is the charm.

         For a second time in the past year, a location targeted for a new 9,100 square foot store has been nixed.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court voted 5-0 to overturn a favorable recommendation by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission to rezone 2.8 acres on Highway 44 East next to the Salt River Electric facility.

  • Budget approved without fuss

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With little discussion, Bullitt Fiscal Court members unanimously approved a $20.7 million budget, which goes into effect today.

         The final plan differed slightly from county judge/executive Melanie Roberts’ proposal in May. However, one thing that didn’t change was pay raises slated for county employees.

  • Grand jury issues indictments on drug offenses

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The following individuals have been charged with drug-related offenses by the Bullitt County Grand Jury: