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Today's News

  • Lions Club Goes Out With a Roar

    SHEPHERDSVILLE- One final, glorious roar was heard.

    A full room gathered to reminisce and celebrate the past success of the Shepherdsville Lions Club, which will officially disband as of June 29.

    A final official meeting took place to properly close out club business, with past members present and many being recognized for their years of devotion and service.

  • MW Middle named third time as School to Watch

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— For the third time in a row, Mount Washington Middle School has proven that it takes more than test scores to elevate students.

    The school was recently named a 2017 National School to Watch school, a title that last three years. The school previously earned the title in 2010 and 2013.

    The National School to Watch program began in 1999 and identifies schools across the country that are well on their way to meetings the criteria for high performance, Principal Dr. Denise Allen said. 

  • Beavers resigns as BCHS principal; Franklin interim as replacement sought

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Bullitt Central High will seek out a new principal for the 2017-18 school year.

    Dr. James Beavers has resigned from his position of principal effective at the end of June. He is currently on leave and may return before the end of the school year.

    Superintendent Keith Davis said that retired principal Bonita Franklin has been selected as interim principal. Before retirement, Franklin has served as principal in several schools.

  • Jewish South part of group to be sold by parent firm

     HILL VIEW — If the city of Hillview hopes to have a hospital built in its community, it will not be owned and operated by KentuckyOne Health.

    The health system announced on Friday that it would be placing its Louisville area facilities, including Jewish Hospital Medical Center South in Hillview, up for sale.

    According to a release, KentuckyOne Health will focus its operations on a smaller footprint centered in Central and Eastern Kentucky.

  • Harlan Co. man charged with child sex offenses

     HARLAN On May 23, 2017, at approximately 1:09 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Clayton E. Lee, 60, on charges related to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Lee was arrested as the result of an Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after Post 10-Harlan investigators received information regarding child sexual exploitation images being located on Lee’s computer.

  • Indictments issued on sex-related allegations in Bullitt County cases

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Four individuals have been indicted on sex-related allegations by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Christopher C. Hamilton has been indicted on the charges of rape, sodomy and incest.

    According to the indictment, Hamilton allegedly had sexual intercourse between January 2011 and Dec. 31, 2015, with a female under 12 years of age.

    During that same period, he allegedly had deviate sexual intercourse with a female less than 12 years old.

    And he also had intercourse with a person that he should have known was a relative.

  • Former Henderson Co. church treasurer guilty of embezzlement

     OWENSBORO – The former treasurer of Greater Norris Baptist Church, located in Henderson County, Kentucky, was sentenced in United States District Court today, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to 21 months in prison, followed by a three year period of supervised release and was ordered to pay $201,260.02 in restitution, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Motorcyclist killed in wreck in Pioneer Village

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- A motorcyclist trying to turn into a northern Bullitt County subdivision was struck and killed Saturday evening.

    According to Kentucky State Police spokesman Jeff Gregory, Aaron Jennette was stopped on westbound John Harper Highway around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday.

    Jennette, 32, was attempting to make a left-hand turn into Running Creek Drive, which is just east of Blue Lick Road.

  • Marshall Co. resident sentenced for bank, i.d. fraud

      PADUCAH – A Marshall County, Kentucky, resident was recently sentenced in United States District Court, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to 51 months in prison, followed by a three year period of supervised release and was ordered to pay $109,064.94 in restitution for committing bank fraud and identity fraud announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Sheriff’s narcotics unit seizes over 220 pounds of pot; 7 may be indicted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- On Monday, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit conducted a multi-agency investigation that could lead to indictments on at least seven individuals.

    Lt. Col. Mike Halbleib said his agency worked with the Nebraska State Patrol and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Detectives seized approximately 222 pounds of marijuana, four vehicles, 12 vials of HGH, 127 HGH pills, a gun and over $57,700 in cash.