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Today's News

  • Bullitt man gets 30 years on child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE – A Bullitt County, Kentucky, man was sentenced today to 360 months in prison, followed by a life-time of supervised release, by Senior United States District Judge Thomas B. Russell, for the production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 22, 2016

     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.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Redistricting plan is dead

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Trinity and Kennedy Smith did not want to face the possibility of attending different schools in a couple of years.

    It appears the sisters who attend Eastside Middle and Pleasant Grove Elementary, respectively, will get their wish.

    In a decision not expected until July, the Bullitt County Public School Board voted 4-1 to not accept any of the redistricting proposals made by a committee.

  • Pioneer Village police stop results in local drug raid

     HEBRON ESTATES -- There is no such thing as a small town any more.

    Pioneer Village police chief D.J. Reynolds said one of his officers recently made a routine traffic stop.

    The next thing you know, a man is arrested with two warrants outstanding.

    He is also a major drug dealer in the region.

    When stopped, Pioneer Village police seized $3,000 in drugs and another $8,000 in cash.

  • KSP arrests Louisville man for child porn distribution

     LOUISVILLE — On May 17, 2016, at approximately 1:13 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Joseph T. Anderson, 26, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Anderson was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation on a popular social networking site.

  • Woman injured during parade incident

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — An accident involving a tractor and a golf cart brought the Mount Washington Spring Festival parade to a temporary stop on Saturday.

    According to the police report, Shirley Smith, 74, was attempting to park the tractor she drove in the parade in the First Baptist Church parking lot when she lost control of the unit, causing it to jump the curb and make contact with a golf cart that was parked in a small area of grass next to the roadway.

  • Landlords upset with Hillview’s proposal on rentals

      HILLVIEW -- To have rental properties inspected each time a new tenant moved in sounded like a good idea on the surface.

    But, for those who rent property in the city of Hillview, such an inspection proposal would be a very bad idea.

    Hillview mayor Jim Eadens said his concern is that people will sign the paperwork to rent property and then find out there are internal issues that they didn’t know about.

    Some landlords would take care of the repairs; others would not.

  • Man indicted on sex charge offenses that date back to pre-June 1996

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for alleged sex crimes dating back to 1990.

    Gregory Halbauer has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on a series of sex-related offenses.

    According to the indictment, Halbauer had sexual contact with a female who was less than 12 years of age when the alleged offenses started in 1990.

    In a course of conduct through June 1996, Halbauer allegedly committed the offenses of sexual abuse, sodomy, rape and incest.

  • Pioneer Village switches garbage collectors for next four years

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Residents in Pioneer Village now know where their trash will be going for the next four years.

    The Pioneer Village City Council approved a four-year bid with Waste Management for trash collection within the city limits from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2020.

    Waste Management was selected over Rumpke, the only other company to submit a bid.

  • Country Corner Greenhouse part of state’s Roadside Farm program

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Country Corner Greenhouse & Nursery of Bullitt County is one of the 88 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2016 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Country Corner Greenhouse & Nursery has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.