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Today's News

  • Stanley Lewis Dishon sentenced to 20 years

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The parents of the murdered teenager were there for answers.
        Three of the victims of sexual abuse dating back to 1982 were also there on Thursday seeking answers.
        But at the end of the final sentencing hearing for Stanley Lewis Dishon, there were no answers on why the 56-year-old man could have committed such crimes.
        Special Circuit Judge Charles Simms III accepted the Alford pleas entered in January involving multiple allegations against Dishon.

  • Detective, prosecutor have theories on murder, abuse

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the defendant Stanley Lewis Dishon gave no insight into his reasons in committing heinous crimes against family members dating back to 1982, those associated with the case were able to lay out some of their theories.
        And prosecutor Michael Ferguson is concerned that some would not come forward when allegations do occur.
        Under an Alford plea, Dishon admitted killing his niece, Jessica Dishon, in September 1999.

  • Agency helps find jobs

    LOUISVILLE--Community Services Project recently joined the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce. The nonprofit helps people with severe disabilities find jobs.

    “Our mission is to provide competitive fulfilling employment opportunities for persons with disabilities including veterans, youth in transition and the homeless,” said CEO executive director Mary O'Bryan.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 30, 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.

     

  • I-65 ramp closure this weekend

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a ramp closure this weekend to northbound Interstate 65 at Lebanon Junction in Bullitt County.  This ramp closure is 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.

  • Dishon sentenced to 20 years for death of Jessica Dishon, other sexual offenses

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Stanley Lewis Dishon was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

    Special Circuit Judge Charles Simms III accepted the guilty plea entered by Dishon, 57.

    Among the charges was manslaughter. This involved the 1999 death of his niece Jessica Dishon.

    But the most extensive prison sentences dealt with a variety of sex offenses Dishon committed against family members dating back to 1982.

    While several of the victims sought answers from Dishon on why he committed the acts, the defendant did not answer.

  • KSP charges Louisville man with child porn possession, distribution

     LOUISVILLE - On March 26, 2015, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested Christopher L. Miller, 32, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Medica owner decides time right to retire; customers now part of Rite-Aid franchise

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Twenty years ago, Leon Claywell felt there was a need for an independently-owned pharmacy in Shepherdsville.

    Now, 20 years after opening Medica (originally called The Medicine Shoppe), Claywell still believes that there is a need for those independently-owned operations.

    But as Claywell is not as young as he was when the store opened near the railroad tracks on Highway 44 East, he knows the time has come to retire.

  • Cincinnati man sentenced for sex trafficking scheme

    WASHINGTON – Senior U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II of the Western District of Kentucky sentenced Cincinnati resident, Christopher Hisle, 45, to serve 180 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release, the Justice Department announced today.

    Restitution will be determined at a future date. Hisle pleaded guilty on Nov. 14, 2014, to sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, and to enticing individuals to travel in interstate commerce for prostitution and transporting individuals in interstate commerce for prostitution.

  • Gala provides educational grant funds for foundation

     The Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education awarded nearly $16,000 in grants to 12 schools during 2014-2015.

    Schools such as Cedar Grove, Crossroads and Maryville Elementary along with Eastside Middle, Bullitt East High, Bullitt Alternative and Riverview Opportunity Center were among a few of the facilities awarded funds to pay for program and projects that would not have been possible otherwise.

    Since the 2011-2012 school year, the Foundation has raised and awarded over $38,000 in grants for schools.