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Today's News

  • Louisville business owner charged with tax evasion

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the indictment this week, of former Louisville business owner Lawrence P. Tatem, for willful failure to file federal income tax returns during a four-year period and evasion of payment of taxes, penalties, and assessments totaling $533,498 from a two-year period.

  • Bowling Green sub teacher sentenced on child porn charges

     BOWLING GREEN – A substitute teacher, formerly employed by the Bowling Green (Kentucky) School system, was sentenced to ten years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release this week in United States District Court, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers for possession and distribution of child pornography, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Former medical office manager sentenced for fraud, i.d. theft

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the sentencing of a former medical office manager to 20 months in prison, on Wednesday, August 19, 2016, by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell, for committing health care fraud and aggravated identity theft.

  • LG&E and KU thank customers for recycling 40,000 appliances

     LOUISVILLE – When it comes to protecting the environment and better managing energy use as a community, a little can go a long way. Customer participation in Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company’s Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program is proving just how far. Thanks to their participation, the utilities are celebrating a significant milestone – 40,000 appliances recycled.

  • Nelson man arrested on child porn charges

     BARDSTOWN – Kentucky State Police Post 04 Troopers, along with Investigators from the KSP Electronic Crimes Branch, arrested a Nelson County man on child pornography charges.

    On Aug. 16, Joseph B. Smith, 53, of Bardstown was arrested and charged with 20 counts of possess/view matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.

  • Maryville opens to concerns as work continues

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- On the outside, it probably doesn’t look like a place where children can get an education.

    There are storage units and construction debris. Doors are blocked and new ones are in use.

    But, superintendent Keith Davis is convinced that students can learn, albeit in less than a perfect situation.

    Delayed three days in opening, students at Maryville Elementary entered a building Monday that was missing ceiling tiles and floor tiles. 

  • Mount Washington All-Stars perfect in winning U8 World Series championship

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A late decision to head to Florida for the Babe Ruth World Series turned into gold for the Mount Washington U-8 All-Stars last week as they swept through the tournament without a loss.

    In the end, coach Jimmy Kincaid’s team faced an old foe for the title -- Burkesville -- another team from Kentucky that Mount Washington had split four earlier games with this summer. Mount Washington had beaten Burkesville twice at the end to claim the Kentucky State Championship back on July 3.

  • Hearing set on annex questions

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With a trial date looming over the annexation of property owned by George Miller and Miller Enterprises, attorneys will return to court on Wednesday.

    The action brought by the Southeast Bullitt Community versus both the city of Shepherdsville and Miller seeks to have an annexation of the property ruled to be illegal.

    Shepherdsville city attorney Joseph Wantland has filed a motion seeking dismissal of the case.

  • Rasner has plan to get city moving in better direction plan to get city moving in right path

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Depp Rasner believes the current status of city government in Shepherdsville is a bit dysfunctional.

    With his business experience, his college degree and his time in county government, Rasner believes he can be the person to make a positive change in Shepherdsville.

    Rasner will be one of six candidates vying for the final two years of Scott Ellis’ term as mayor.

  • Baugh looks to form organization to help with ADA

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For years, Barry Baugh has been a watchdog for businesses that aren’t adhering to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    Now, he is planning to establish a non-profit organization to continue his crusade.

    Baugh approached the Shepherdsville City Council about his plans at a recent meeting.