Today's News

  • County recovers over $105,000 in sophisticated on-line theft

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The news got a little brighter for county officials looking to recover over $415,000 taken in an on-line scam.

    The money, which was discovered missing last Tuesday, has apparently been sent to the Ukraine.

    After meeting nearly three hours in closed session, Bullitt Fiscal Court members learned that some of the funds have been recovered.

    County attorney Walter Sholar said many hours had been spent over the past week both by local and bank officials to recover over $105,813.

  • Family continues daily task of caring for children with MD

    ZONETON ee" On any day, you might find the Cissell brothers at a baseball game or even playing racecars with their wheelchairs in the driveway.

    Caleb, 13, Elijah, 10 and Jacob, 6, love the same activities that other children love including Nascar and art. They even have some healthy sibling sports rivalries.

    But experiencing the world is a bit different for the Cissell brothers than for many children. Shockingly all three boys have the Duchenne’s form of Muscular Dystrophy ee" a debilitating and degenerative genetic muscular disease.

  • Mike Marlar Claims 11th Annual Kentuckiana Klash Victory at Bluegrass Speedway

    BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway presented the 11th Annual Kentuckiana Klash for the O’Reilly Battle of the Bluegrass Super Late Models on Saturday evening and Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN would claim his second win of the ’09 season at the mile Nelson County clay oval, with the victory worth $5,000. Other feature winners for the evening included Pat Hagan of New Haven, KY, who claimed his fifth WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman feature win of the season and Michael England of Glasgow, KY would drive to his third straight Modified feature checkered flag.

  • Ride to Survive will provide way to make a difference

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — Some ride to have fun, others ride to reach a destination. This Saturday a group of concerned citizens will ride to remember a group of Mount Washington teens who died by suicide.

    The participants in the second annual Make a Difference For Kids Inc.’s Ride to Survive Poker Run are hoping to create awareness of youth cyberbullying and teen suicide.

    All proceeds will benefit the Make a Difference for Kids foundation that is led by President Mark Neblett of Mount Washington.

  • Fate leads Jasper to teach music for 26 years at BE

    MOUNT WASHINGTON " Having a career other than working in the family business never really crossed M.D. Jasper’s mind, until his father’s untimely death.

    When Jasper was a freshman in high school, he lost his father, J.R. Jasper. Up until that time, Jasper always assumed he would pitch in at the family’s farm machinery and auto dealership.

  • Play for life with Lung Book

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The American Lung Association has the perfect remedy for golfers feeling the pinch of a tight economy. It’s the 2009 Kentucky Golf Tour Book (“Lung Book’) which offers reduced rates at over 400 courses, practice ranges and indoor facilities.

    There are 181 courses in Kentucky alone, plus additional courses in Indiana, Tennessee and several other states.

  • Alphin stays red, commits to the Louisville Cardinals

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East baseball standout Brandon Alphin won’t have to make major changes in his clothes closet when he heads off to college.

    Playing in red and gold for the Chargers, Alphin will be wearing red and black in college after committing recently to the University of Louisville.

    It was a dream come true for Alphin when he visited with Cardinals assistant coach/recruiting coordinator Chris Lemonis and was then asked to meet with Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell. By the end of the meeting, Alphin was sold and he gave his commitment.

  • POLICE ALERT: Reward offered for stolen backhoe

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department is looking for a stolen Kubota backhoe that was stolen from the Old Preston Hwy South area.

    The attached picture is of a like item. A reward has been offered if found.

    If you have any information regarding this theft or the location of the stolen item please contact Sgt. Jeremy Meyer at the Shepherdsville Police Department, 502-921-1000 ext 1113.

    You may also give information about this crime or any crime by using the anonymous tip line, 502-215-1588.

  • Jordy, Shepherdsville K-9, dies over the weekend

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The city of Shepherdsville unexpectedly lost a member of its police department over the weekend.

    According to Cpt. Ken Bernardi, K-9 Lt. Jordy died over the weekend at home.

    Jordy joined the Shepherdsville Police Department in 2006 and worked with various handlers — Jeff Schank, Mark Riley and Jason Rives.

    Anytime an officer is hurt or dies, Bernardi said the rest of the department takes it very hard.

    “In my 25 years as an officer, I’ve never seen a drug dog work so hard,” said Bernardi.