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  • 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.

  • KSP charges Louisville man with child Sex offenses

      LOUISVILLE  On October 19, 2016, at approximately 10:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Mohammad Ronaghi, 37, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • U of L releases statement regarding NCAA allegations

     The University of Louisville has received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA and a redacted copy of the document is attached.  The university is currently reviewing the allegations and will prepare a response, which will be provided to the NCAA within 90 days.  The university will continue to cooperate with the NCAA throughout the process.

  • Candidates for state offices will be part of forum on Thursday

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Want to know a little more about the candidates running for some state offices?

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News will sponsor a forum on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Bullitt Central High School.

    Candidates will be there to meet and greet with the public at 6 p.m. and the program will begin around 6:30 p.m.

  • Victim ‘hunts’ for suspect who took his customized hunting equipment

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local hunter is seeking justice after his personal hunting sanctuary has been burglarized.

    Roger “Pappy” Eisenback, who was born with cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, said a small shed-like building that he uses for hunting was broken into.

    According to Eisenback, he left the area on Friday, and discovered the burglary the following Monday.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 16, 2016

     

  • Home invasion leads to arrest, others sought

      LEBANON JUNCTION -- One man is in custody and two others are being sought in what started as a home invasion and ended up with a deputy being struck by a semi-tractor trailer.

    Joseph Patrick Kean, 46, of Louisville, was arrested on Sunday morning after he was one of two individuals who went to a home on Lower Beech Grove Road around 10 a.m.