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  • Hillview will approve budget at tonight's meeting

      HILLVIEW - Despite past issues with trucking companies, the city of Hillview may see a new company take up residence at the old Brooks Elementary location.

    Summit Trucking LLC, currently based in Clarksville, Indiana, is considering purchasing the property as a new location on the south side of the Ohio River, to help avoid additional tolls implemented by the future I-65 bridge.

  • Dobson overcomes many obstacles to earn his high school diploma

    Every year at high school graduation time, there are stories of students who must overcome significant obstacles to earn that coveted piece of paper.

    Meet Jordan Dodson of Bullitt Alternative Center. Less than one year ago, Jordan was an unhappy adolescent leading a lift going nowhere.

    Thanks to the Bullitt Alternative Centerm he will now graduate with a high school diploma June 6th.

    "I am excited that I now have a future to look forward to," he said.

  • Shooting case won't go to grand jury

         SHEPHERDSVILLE--A Bullitt County district judge has ruled that there was not enough evidence to send a murder case to the grand jury in a 2014 death.

         Judge Rebecca Ward ruled on Monday that there was not enough evidence against Deandre Lewis McElroy, who was recently charged by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office with the May 9, 2014 murder of Donesha McStotts.

         The charges were dismissed without prejudice, which means new charges can be brought at any time.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 14, 2015

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • 2015 Miss Bullitt County Fair

    MISS BC FAIR 2015 CONTESTANTS:

     

     

    1. Juliauna Kathleen Wilkerson, 18, Shepherdsville

    Parents: Christopher and Christine Weber

    School: University of Kentucky

    Sponsor: L&W Lawn Care

     

    2. Patricia Elise Mills, 18, Shepherdsville

    Parent: Patty Mills

    School: St. Catharine College

    Sponsor: Family and friends

     

    3. Erica Brooke Holder, 18, Brooks

    Parents: Brian and Glenda Holder

  • Louisville man arrested in predator sting

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest of a Jefferson County man on one count of using a computer to contact a minor for sex. Gregory Keith Brown, 58, was arrested yesterday by Attorney General Conway’s Cybercrime investigators along with assistance from the Kentucky State Police. Brown was arraigned this morning in Jefferson District Court. After Brown’s arrest, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Louisville looking for computers, phones and other equipment used to contact minor children.

  • Arrest, hearing announced for child porn case

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest of a Casey County man on multiple counts of possessing child pornography. Brian K. Evans, 43, was arrested on June 3 by Attorney General Conway’s Cybercrime investigators, after a search warrant was executed at his residence in Liberty, Ky. Evans is scheduled for a preliminary hearing today, June 11 at 10 a.m. in Casey District Court.

  • Louisville man arrested for using computer to contact minors

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announce the arrest of a Jefferson County man on one count of using a computer to contact a minor and possession of controlled substance.

    Douglas T. Powell, 62, was arrested on May 29 by Attorney General Conway’s Cybercrime investigators along with officers from the Jefferstown Police Department. After Powell’s arrest, investigators searched his residence in Louisville, Ky.

  • County Fair opens on Monday

      CLERMONT -  Turning 40 doesn’t mean you’re too old to still have good old fashioned fun.

    Jimmy Anderson, president of the Bullitt County Fair Board, believes that. 

    He’ll help oversee the 40th annual Bullitt County Fair, scheduled for June 15-20 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Anderson said a core group of board members and volunteers have worked together many years to maintain family fun through new events intertwined with the historical features that make people recognize the county fair.

  • Hillview City Fair to have plenty of events

     HILLVIEW - School is out, the weather is getting hotter, the days are getting longer, and the Hillview Government Center parking spaces are limited.

    It’s a sure sign that it’s time for the annual Hillview City Fair presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club. This year’s event will take June 11-13.

    Fair coordinator Harlen Compton said the event was beginning to streamline after six years, with minimal changes from the previous year. The most noticeable change will be the live music.