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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 29, 2017

    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.

     

    Bullitt County:

  • KSP charges Bullitt man with child sexual exploitation offenses

     HILLVIEW On January 26, 2017, at approximately 8:24 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Mark A. Raeber, 35, on a charge related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Raeber 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 uploading images of child sexual exploitation online.  

  • On Target

     At the recent Bullitt East Archery Tournament, it was three schools from the Shepherdsville area that won the team titles.

    In the elementary division, it was Cedar Grove that came home with the first place trophy after posting a score of 2947.

    It was Bernheim that won the middle school title at the Jan. 14 event with a final score of 3206. Bernheim’s Sara Macarthy was the top individual with a score of 286.

  • William Thomas Lee - a very prominent family

     William Thomas Lee’s parents were Orleans Lee and Mary Cundiff.  William’s father Orleans was born in 1826 in Belmont, Bullitt County, Kentucky. 

    He grew up in Bullitt County and married Mary Cundiff in 1826.  Mary Cundiff was born in 1828 in Bullitt County, Kentucky. 

    She was the daughter of John Brown Cundiff and Elizabeth Younger. 

    They had 10 children.  They were Amanda, John Henry, Mary Allis, Alice, Charles, William, Sarah, Orleans, Emma and Mary Lee.

  • RENAISSANCE in LEARNING

     CLERMONT – Bernheim Middle School is hosting a reformation of sorts for its students.

    The BMS Renaissance Rally is a school-wide celebration focusing on student success.

    “It is all about the culture and climate of our school and getting our students excited about being successful at school,” said BMS Youth Services Center coordinator Tara Davis.

    The event is similar to a school pep rally but with the emphasis on recognizing academic achievements and good character.

  • Physician convicted of unlawful distribution, fraud

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., today announced the conviction of a Louisville physician, in United States District Court, before Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., on multiple charges including unlawful distribution of controlled substances and health care fraud.

  • Duvall nets 30 as Lady Chargers beat Mason

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers ran their winning streak to ten games and 15 of the last 16 as they won twice more over the weekend playing in the Raatz Fence/O’Shea’s Classic at Mercy High School.

    Bullitt East has become a regular in the Mercy event which is one of the most prestigious ‘showcase’ events in the state each season. The event attracts a lot of college coaches to see the assembled talent.

  • Lady Cougars end losing streak with a win at Atherton

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After averaging just 41 points a game through the first 18 games of the season, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars finally found some offensive firepower on Friday, traveling into Jefferson County and beating Atherton 60-44.

    The 60 points offensive production was the second most the team had scored in a game this season, surpassed only by the 71 points they scored against Jeffersontown early in the season.

    Bullitt Central (6-14)  also scored 60 points before Christmas in a win at home over Waggener.

  • Grants to provide two additional CASA workers

     Through grant funds the CASA Program for Bullitt County has hired two additional staff members to work as Volunteers Coordinators. 

    We welcome Laurie Dye and Victoria (Tori) Wildt, who will be working to assist in serving additional abused and neglected children in the court system, who are without an advocate.  

    There are approximately 500 children in the Bullitt County Family Court System due to abuse and neglect.  CASA is currently serving on cases involving 140 of these children. 

  • Parade float winners from Shepherdsville Christmas event

     Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury handed out awards to the winners for best floats in this year’s Shepherdsville Christmas Parade.

    Pastor Ron Lasley accepted for Beech Grove Baptist Church for having the best float among the churches.

    Jimmy Lawson and Hardy-Close Funeral Home accepted the honor for the best small business.

    Vicki Downing accepted for Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, which won the best float for the larger business division.