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Today's News

  • Police searching for missing teenager

     UPDATE (01/23/15): Police continue to search for Alexis Nicole Kelly.

    Shepherdsville Police have received and confirmed sightings of Kelly in the Okolona area.

    SPD also received a tip that Kelly has dyed her hair red since the initial news release.

    Anyone with information is asked to call SPD, (502) 955-7480, or contact your local police department.

     

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  • Contract termination ignites lawsuit

     CLERMONT -- The Southeast Bullitt fire board voted on Jan. 2 to terminate the existing contract for fire protection.

  • Dishon pleads guilty for role in niece's death

     BARDSTOWN -- It was on a Friday morning on Sept. 10, 1999, that Jessica Dishon would be seen for the final time.

  • KYTC District 5 Crews are staying on duty Friday night

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 road crews in Bullitt, Franklin, Shelby and Spencer counties will be staying at work beyond their normal 4 PM ending time.

    The weather forecast predicts a rain/snow mix this evening across central and eastern Kentucky which includes the southern portion of our district.

    The two road crews in Jefferson County will come on duty at midnight when winter weather could be moving into Louisville.

  • Ramp closures on I-65 this weekend

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of two ramp closures this weekend on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.  These ramp closures are part of a $20.7 million project for removal and replacement of various sections of concrete pavement across a 20-mile section of I-65.

  • Valentine Gala tickets on sale; basket tickets available

     The American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties will host their annual Valentine Gala on Saturday, Feb. 14.

    The 17th annual event at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will include music by Wulfe Pack.

    Tickets are $55 per person or $110 per couple. A table of eight is available for $440.

    Cocktails begin at 7 p.m. with dinner at 8 p.m. featuring music by Hans Sander.

    The dance runs from 9 p.m. until midnight. The Wulfe Pack will perform.

    Tickets may be purchased by calling 955-6259.

  • Pioneer Village welcomes new councilman, new P&Z member

      PIONEER VILLAGE - Pioneer Village will gain a city council member they already had, while not exactly losing the one that is stepping down.

    Former council member Denver Matthews was sworn in as one of the six members representing the city beginning in January.

    Matthews joins five returning members, replacing Tony Thompson, who ran for the county judge/executive’s office.

    Meanwhile, Thompson was unanimously approved by the council to become the city’s representative on the Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Board.

  • Catch of the day: Fryer fire at Long John Silver's

      Around 10 o'clock this morning, Shepherdsville Fire Department personnel responded to the Long John Silvers restaurant on Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Upon arrival, firefighters saw that a fryer had apparently caught fire and the flames were taken up the exhaust system, exactly how the system is to work.

    Fire Chief Layne Troutman reported that there were no injuries. The major damage was from smoke which filled the building.

    There was no timetable on when the restaurant would reopen.

  • Physician charged in deaths resulting from prescribed medicines

     LOUISVILLE - A Kentuckiana physician was charged today by a federal grand jury with prescribing pain medications that resulted in the deaths of five patients, health care fraud, and unlawful distribution or dispensing of controlled substances announce Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • STANDOFF: Man arrested without incident following confrontation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man is in custody following a four-hour standoff with police Monday afternoon.

    Scott Edward Ray, 43, was charged with first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree assault and third-degree terroristic threatening following the incident.

    Shepherdsville Police units first responded to a domestic violence situation reported at the 300 block of River Oaks Drive around 2:30 p.m.

    Upon arrival, police learned that the situation involved a brother and sister at a different residence located at the 100 block.