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  • KSP Offers Halloween Safety Tips

     FRANKFORT – (October 28, 2016) Trick-or-treaters, parents, motorists and homeowners all play important roles in keeping Halloween safe.  The Kentucky State Police offer the following tips for a safe and enjoyable Halloween:

    FOR MOTORISTS

  • UPDATE: SPD seeking missing juvenile

     UPDATE (10/28, 11:05 a.m.) - Shepherdsville Police report that they have located the missing juvenile.

    The department thanked the community for their assistance in the situation.

  • MW officers looking for clues into shooting of businessman

                    MOUNT WASHINGTON—Police know that there was a shooting early Wednesday morning but the investigation continues to find the responsible parties and the reasons why.
        Mount Washington police are investigating a shooting that occurred at Donut King early Wednesday morning.
        According to Det. Dan Kelty, the donut shop owner was shot twice in the head around 1 a.m. on Wednesday in the back doorway of the business located at 10731 Highway 44 East.

  • Candidates hope to win over voters in political forum hosted by Chamber

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The public had an opportunity to meet and listen to some of their future public officials at the 2016 Fall Candidate Forum presented by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News.

    Candidates involved in state-level elections were invited to speak at the forum, as well as answering questions presented by the Chamber. Local candidates were also encouraged to attend and were recognized.

  • Focus, practice results in Smith winning gold

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- You don’t wake up early in life thinking that one day you would be a world champion.

    But, as a competitor, you find yourself doing well in competitions at the local, state and national levels, that thought of being a “world champion” can creep into your mind.

    For Frank Smith, his experiences in archery have led him to great heights.

    Last month, he reached the pinnacle of his career in Wagga Wagga, Australia.

  • KSP charges Anderson Co. man with child sex exploitation

     LAWRENCEBURG – On October 25, 2016, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Robert Cataldi, 42, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Cataldi was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online. 

  • STRIKE OVER... bourbon to flow

       CLERMONT -- In a vote on Friday that was almost completely flipped from the previous week, employees with Jim Beam Brands overwhelmingly opted to accept a new labor contract.
        With the 204-19 vote on Friday, the over 250 workers at the Clermont and Boston plants will be returning to work on Monday morning.
        On Oct. 15, the workers walked off their jobs.

  • Bathroom fire at Bluegrass Academy Child Care

                MOUNT WASHINGTON— A fire in the bathroom caused Bluegrass Academy Child Care in Mount Washington to evacuate at around 8:35 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

                According to assistant director Kim Skaggs, the teachers evacuated the roughly 100 children, age six weeks to four years old, in under a minute.

  • KSP seeks public assistance with electronic crime investigation

     The following is a release from the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, distributed on Oct. 20, 2016:

    On October 13, 2016, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Stephen K. Goodlett, 36, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch is seeking the public’s assistance in this investigation.

  • UPDATE: Police seeking missing juvenile

     UPDATE (Tuesday, 10/25): - The missing juvenile was found safe according to the Bullitt County Sheriffs Department.

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    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Sheriffs Department is seeking public assistance to help locate a missing juvenile.

    Madison Whitehead, 15, was last seen leaving Bullitt Central High School Thursday morning at about 9:20 a.m.

    She was last seen wearing red basketball shorts, a gray hoodie and work boots, and was carrying a camouflage backpack.