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Today's News

  • Hillview officials asked to control yard signs

     HILLVIEW-- He counted 27 yard signs in a stretch from Zoneton Road to Tanyard Springs Boulevard.

    And Mike Raney wasn’t happy to see them.

    So the president of the Tanyard Springs Homeowners Association took his cause to the Hillview City Council.

    His question was simple. Does the city have any regulations on the placement of yard signs?

    “To me, it’s litter,” said Raney. “They’re like breeding out there.”

  • Former executive assistant sentenced, to serve restitution for wire fraud

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced today that Jill Maree Chester, 43, of Louisville, Kentucky, was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., following her conviction on criminal counts of wire fraud, stemming from Chester’s actions while she worked as an executive assistant at a Louisville business.

  • Illegal immigrant charged with illegal re-entry

     LOUISVILLE Miguel Angel Villasenor-Saucedo, a Mexican national illegally present in the United States, was charged this week by grand jury indictment with Illegal Re-entry After Deportation, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Miguel Angel Villasenor-Saucedo, 40, residing in Louisville, Kentucky, is a citizen of Mexico who on October 22, 2016 was found to be illegally present in the United States after having been deported from the United States on May 13, 2013.

  • Minnis makes right moves as educator named tops in state

     HEBRON ESTATES - Whether it’s the strategy of a chess board move or the skill of saving up energy for the end of the cross-country run, Dennis Minnis knows how to teach and motivate his students.

    As a long-time Bullitt County Public Schools educator, Minnis tries to assist in the physical education at all schools and education levels.

    His efforts were recognized by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD), which selected Minnis as the 2016-17 Elementary School PE Teacher of the Year.

  • Louisville man sentenced for role in string of armed robberies

        LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the 37-year sentence of a violent convicted felon for his role in a string of armed robberies in Metro Louisville. The federal charges stemmed from “Project Recoil,” the on-going partnership of multiple Jefferson County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies, developed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Kentucky, to maximize penalties for the most violent offenders and to reduce violent crime in our community.

  • Louisville woman guilty of defrauding Social Security

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville woman pleaded guilty this week in United States District Court before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to several charges involving the fraudulent receipt of Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits by the Social Security Administration (SSA), for an eleven-year period, totaling $268,396 announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Another "look-alike" weapon found at BCHS

      The following was a letter emailed to Bullitt Central High School parents from principal Jim Beavers in regards to a look-alike weapon found on campus Monday:

    This morning, at Bullitt Central High School, we had another look-alike weapon brought to school.  Again, it was a look-alike weapon and there has been no firearm at BC.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 4, 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.

  • Man charged in hit and run death

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Louisville resident has been charged in the death of a 21-year-old Bullitt County man on Saturday morning.

    William Lee “Billy” Dezern, 21, was attempting to help a family friend with her vehicle that had become disabled on northbound Interstate 65 just south of the Brooks Road exit.

    According to Col. Mike Murdoch of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, a call to dispatch at 10:11 a.m. reported that a 1999 White Ford Ranger was driving erratically northbound on Interstate 65.

  • MW man dies in multi-vehicle wreck

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — An accident early Monday morning led to a chain-reaction crash that resulted in the death of a Mount Washington man.

    According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeff Gregory, the multi-injury accident started at around 6:06 a.m. and led to Interstate 65 being shut down until mid-afternoon.

    Gregory said KSP received a call for assistance on a multi-vehicle accident.