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  • 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.

  • Tickets still available to Think Pink to raise breast cancer awareness

        SHEPHERDSVILLE— The fourth annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness event is getting personal this year.
        Rather than getting technical with medical talk like in previous years, the committee decided to highlight four presenters who have lived through and been affected by breast cancer in some way.