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  • AGAIN...St. Clair sentenced to death

    Special Judge Thomas O. Castlen sentenced convicted murderer Michael Dale St. Clair to death on capital kidnapping charges Wednesday afternoon in Hardin Circuit Court just minutes after St. Clair proclaimed his latest trial unjust.

    The death sentence was in response to a Hardin County jury finding St. Clair guilty in late January of charges related to the 1991 kidnap and execution style killing of Francis "Frank" Brady, a Bardstown distillery worker who was abducted from a Sonora truck stop.

  • Council expects financial answers tonight

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tonight, Shepherdsville city officials and residents will hear what they've been waiting for - the financial status of the struggling municipality.
        The Shepherdsville City Council set a special meeting for Monday, Feb. 6. At that time, accountant Tim Hance will have an update on expenses and revenues as they relate to the current budget.

  • Hearing cancelled; zoning sent to city

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two of the three attorneys in the proceedings involving a controversial rezoning case agreed.

          And the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission went with the findings of the majority.

          Attorneys John Wooldridge and Bruce Simpson may agree on only one issue in the request to rezone over 160 acres from Agricultural to IG General Industrial on Highway 61 at Highway 245.

  • Police investigate flea market robbery

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  – Shepherdsville Police are investigating a burglary at The Awesome Flea Market.

    Between the hours of 12:00am and 6:00am Sunday January 29th, 2012 at least 2 male subjects entered the Awesome Flea Market, disabled the alarm system and stole a large amount of collectable currency, including old bills and coins.

    If you have any information concerning this or any other crime, please contact the Shepherdsville Police at 502-957-1001, 502-921-1000, or the anonymous tip line at 502-215-1588.

  • Luncheon Feb. 23 to raise awareness to health issue

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s still a major health issue to deal with, both in Bullitt County and throughout the United States: Heart disease.

  • Election fields may be small, races still interesting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some looking toward a race for state Senate or state House of Representatives will have a little bit longer to consider their fate.

  • Longtime LJ mayor, volunteer dies

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A man who not only led city government for years but also helped communities throughout the nation rebuild after disasters has passed away.

  • Chase turns into confrontation between MW police, suspect

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - What began as a report of reckless driving Sunday evening turned into a physical altercation between Mount Washington police and a man with a bench warrant for felony and misdemeanor charges. 

  • Hatcher, Glauber to battle for GOP nod in House

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The final days are counting down to the primary election filing deadline.
        With the low number of candidates as of Friday afternoon, that might mean it will be a busy Monday and Tuesday for local election officials.
        The race which has garnered the most interest is for the office of circuit clerk.
        Incumbent Layne Abell will have opposition in the May Democratic primary. Abell will be challenged by a familiar foe, Rani Lynn Mulvaney Davis.

  • Multi-Purpose awarded $1 million grant to help promote healthy marriages

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency has been awarded a $1 million grant federal grant for a program that will promote healthy marriages and relationships.

    The $1,034,712 federal grant, which spans three years, is from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, and Kim Embrey-Hill, executive director of Multi-Purpose, said her agency is one of only 60 such agencies in the country to receive this grant.