Today's News

  • Louisville felon guilty of drugs, firearm possession

       LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., announced the guilty plea of a Louisville felon, to possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine and to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, in United States District Court before District Judge David J. Hale.

  • Bullitt teachers among those honored by annual Campbellsville Univ. event

     CAMPBELLSVILLE – Kentucky’s 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year, Kellie Jones of Taylor County’s Intermediate School, urged the teachers to whom she spoke at Campbellsville University to “keep your passion for teaching” and “Students today need passionate and energetic influence in their learning and in their lives.”

  • Mayor has plenty of plans for Shepherdsville budget; special meeting Tuesday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With a general fund budget increasing by approximately $200,000 in the upcoming fiscal year, mayor Curtis Hockenbury has a few places he would like the council to spend it.

    On Monday, Hockenbury presented the first reading and mayor’s  address on the 2017-18 budget.

    But, before council members are ready to put their stamp of approval, there will be a special meeting at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, to discuss any final changes.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 18, 2017

     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.

  • Simpson Co. resident guilty of creating Molotov cocktails

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the guilty plea of a Simpson County, Kentucky resident, to charges of making and possessing illegal firearms, commonly known as Molotov cocktails, before United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, on Friday, June 16, 2017, in United States District Court.

  • Last Call?... Future of arts council not scripted yet

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The show must go on…but it must have seven dedicated people.

    That’s how many members will be necessary to continue the Bullitt County Arts Council, or the organization will fold at the end of the year.

    The council officially voted to disband by 2018, with the stipulation added that BCAC will continue with enough people in place to properly manage the group.

    “We’re at a concerning level,” announced BCAC president Donna Burke.

  • Team working on fire contract loses member at end of month

     CLERMONT — As the two parties grow closer to a contract agreement, there will be a new player on the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District Board in July.

    Despite a request to reappoint current chairman Marty Brown, Bullitt Fiscal Court voted unanimously to appoint Frank Hettinger to the fire board.

    After several years of conflict, an agreement could happen within the next month on a contract between the fire district board and the Southeast Bullitt fire department board.

  • Dishon story to air on A&E

     A second show this year will tell the story of Jessica Dishon’s tragic death in 1999.

    A&E network will show another perspective of Dishon’s death at the age of 17.

    After years of no answers in the murder, the victim’s uncle, Stanley, was finally targeted as her killer.

    He would enter a guilty plea on sexual abuse charges for his actions against other individuals. He would enter a manslaughter charge in Dishon’s death.

    He would be sentenced to 18 years on the various charges.

  • Two charged with drug user's death after distribution

     LOUISVILLE – Two Calvert City residents were charged by grand jury indictment this week with intentionally distributing U-4770 commonly known as U-4 or by its street name, “Pink”, a Schedule I controlled substance, to a person known as “T.M.” whose death and serious bodily injury resulted from the use of such substance, and serious bodily injury to K.M. resulted from the use of such substance announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Rhodes has right moves to earn title

     BERNHEIM – In the past, Emma Rhodes has wowed audiences with her moves as a nationally acclaimed ballroom dancer.

    But on Monday, on the first night of the 2017 Bullitt County Fair, Rhodes found success on the runway, as she impressed the four judges to beat out 14 other contestants to be named Miss Bullitt County Fair.

    At the close of the two-hour competition under the pavilion, Rhodes was crowned the new queen by 2016 winner Erica Rhodes (no relation).