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  • No panic as Mount Washington woman delivers own baby in car

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—How does a woman deliver her baby in the backseat of a moving car without her husband knowing? 

    Using hypnosis, of course.

    Mount Washington resident Christy High first taste of hypnosis came from a tour with a hypnotist after playing Cleopatra at Caesar’s. While on the tour, she learned how the craft was used for more than just party tricks.

  • Greenwell serves her community with installing food boxes in area

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - To serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout law… also, take what you need, and give what you can.

    Bethany Greenwell, representing Girl Scout Troop 152 in Shepherdsville, is completing her Gold Award project by helping to place three Shepherds Pantry boxes throughout the community.

    The boxes were first created by the Shepherdsville First Church of the Nazarene, allowing residents of many areas a place where they could donate food or collect food depending on their need.

  • Couple charged with abuse of two-month old

     Detectives from the Shepherdsville Police Department have arrested two people today in connection with the abuse of a 2-month-old child.

    On June 1, the child was medically examined at the hospital to be evaluated for possible abuse. Hospital staff discovered multiple serious injuries including a hole in the infant’s esophagus, facial bruising, a torn frenulum, and a spinal injury. Doctors described the injuries to be inflicted physical abuse. 

  • Son charged for beating father

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What started as a father trying to stop his son from driving drunk has led to a death investigation.

  • Repo men learn man did mean ‘not tonight’

     CLERMONT -- Two men assigned to repossess a vehicle in Bullitt County on Tuesday night got more than they bargained for.

  • 2017 CRUSADE for CHILDREN

     Local fire departments collected over $160,000 for the 64th annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

    Zoneton led the way with over $78,000 and Shepherdsville was next with over $25,000.

    Mount Washington had $24,000 and Southeast Bullitt had over $20,000.

    Nichols had another $11,323. No total was listed for Lebanon Junction on the official Crusade website.

    Over $5.5 million was raised and every dollar helps the children.

  • Bullitt County Fair June 12-17: Officials hope Mother Nature in better mood

     CLERMONT - There might be other events with rides, food and pageants, but in Bullitt County there’s still nothing quite like the fair.

    The 2017 Bullitt County Fair, now in its 42 consecutive year, takes place June 12-17 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Fair Board president Jimmy Anderson said this year’s event will be mostly similar to the previous year, with a few notable changes and additions.

    A new event this year is an ATV Rodeo, presented by B&M Motorsports, scheduled for Tuesday night in the Horse Show ring.

  • KSP: One dead after multi-county pursuit

     BARDSTOWN – Kentucky State Police Post 4 and Post 12 Troopers along with the Nelson Co. Sheriff’s Dept. and the Bardstown Police Dept responded to assist the Louisville Metro Police Dept in a pursuit that started in Jefferson Co. and ended in Bardstown almost two hours later.

    On June 5, 2017 at approximately 1:34 AM EDST, Louisville Metro Safe contacted KSP Post 4 and requested assistance with a pursuit on I-65. Louisville Metro PD Officers had previously attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Chrysler 300 for expired tags.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 4, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • German man arrested for luring minor to have sex

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A man from Germany who traveled to Bullitt County to meet a minor has been arrested.

    Michael Manfred Natterer, 22, of Lockitzaue, Germany, has been charged with prohibited use of an electronic communications system to lure a minor, unlawful transaction with a minor and custodial interference.

    According to documents filed by the Shepherdsville Police Department, over the past four-plus months, Natterer allegedly had made contact with a 15-year-old boy over Facebook and an app program called “telegram.”