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  • Hillview chief found guilty of lying

      LOUISVILLE – Hillview Police Chief Glenn Caple was convicted today of making a false statement to federal agents when questioned about his knowledge and involvement in moving evidence found on an elected official’s property on January 4, 2012, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Local representatives named to Republican positions

     House Republican Caucus Leadership, which is House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown; Republican Caucus Chair Stan Lee, R-Lexington; and Republican Whip Jim DeCesare, R-Bowling Green, announced today the creation of positions called ranking members among the caucus.The ranking members named to House Committees, which includes several local representatives, are:

    *Agriculture and Small Business: Rep. James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, who covers a couple of eastern Bullitt County precincts, as well as all of Spencer and Anderson counties

  • Apartment fire fought in LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Residents were evacuated following a structure fire at an apartment complex in Lebanon Junction Thursday afternoon.

    Lebanon Junction and Shepherdsville Fire units responded to the middle building of the Bryant Place Apartments complex at 175 Brook St. just after 4 p.m..

    Lebanon Junction police officer  Larry Coy said a neighbor saw smoke coming from a shed attached top the back of the building and alerted a resident while calling 9-1-1.

  • ALL HANDS ON DECK

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Firefighters contained a blaze at a Shepherdsville residence Thursday afternoon.

  • Police searching for suspects in attempted murder

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police are searching for two suspects involved in an attempted murder late Tuesday afternoon.

    Bullitt County Sheriff's, with assistance from Shepherdsville Police, are seeking two individuals involved in the shooting of a Pizza Hut delivery driver in the Kings Forest subdivision around 5:30 p.m..

    According to Sheriff's public information officer Mike Murdoch, the delivery driver was approached by another vehicle at the intersection of Kings Lake Drive and Pitts Point Road.

  • One injured in N. Buckman accident

     A driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries following an accident along N. Buckman St. Wednesday afternoon.

    Shepherdsville Police responded to the scene at the 400 block of N. Buckman around 1:30 p.m.

    SPD Ofc. Tim Wade said a resident was pulling backwards out of his driveway into traffic. His Chevy Dually truck collided with a Honda Pilot headed northbound.

    The Pilot swerved off the roadway and into a chain-link fence, suffering substantial front right damage. The Dually experienced rear left-side damage.

  • Gathering Thursday offers chance to unite

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There have been moments where the community appears to be divided.

    Whether it’s during election time, or if it’s involving business such as the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department and Board of Trustees, or whether it’s just disagreements at city council meetings.

    Randy Pace has noticed it. As pastor of the Family Worship Center, as a Christian, and as a Bullitt Countian, it’s a heavy burden.

  • A Final Tribute to Les Bandy

     It was time Monday to say the final goodbyes to Les Bandy, deputy director of Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency. He died on Thursday evening in a single vehicle accident off Highway 44 West.

    Thousands of emergency responders from Bullitt County and throughout the state of Kentucky came to express gratitude for Bandy’s 35-plus years of service to the community.

  • Accidents common as major portion of Preston opens to traffic; various factors listed as causes

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Bullitt County residents couldn’t hardly wait any longer for the new stretch of Highway 61 to open.

    And now that it has, drivers can’t seem to wait for the traffic lights.

    The Pioneer Village City Council discussed concerns relating to the number of accidents that have taken place at the new intersection of Highway 61 and John Harper Highway in the short amount of time the roadway has been open.

  • Butler hopes he has opportunity; already making positive moves

    CLERMONT -- The advice from some of his friends has been to run.