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Today's News

  • Bullitt man gets 30 years on child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE – A Bullitt County, Kentucky, man was sentenced today to 360 months in prison, followed by a life-time of supervised release, by Senior United States District Judge Thomas B. Russell, for the production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Pioneer Village switches garbage collectors for next four years

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Residents in Pioneer Village now know where their trash will be going for the next four years.

    The Pioneer Village City Council approved a four-year bid with Waste Management for trash collection within the city limits from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2020.

    Waste Management was selected over Rumpke, the only other company to submit a bid.

  • Cravens back with Lady Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After four years away from the Bullitt Central program, Josh Cravens is returning, this time as the head coach, replacing Kyle Roach, who stepped down earlier this spring.

    In fact, it was the hiring of Roach that pushed Cravens away from the Lady Cougars. He had served as an assistant coach under previous coach Bryan Bates from 2006 to 2012 and had wanted the position that was eventually filled by Roach.

  • East’s defense struggles in loss to third-ranked team

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers hit the road over the weekend and for the first time this season, the road hit back.

    Playing in the Best of the West event at Buchanan Park in Bowling Green, the state’s fourth-ranked team dropped two of three games, including a 9-0 decision to Madisonville North Hopkins, a game in which the Lady Chargers made six errors and were never in the game.

  • KSP arrests Louisville man for child porn distribution

     LOUISVILLE — On May 17, 2016, at approximately 1:13 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Joseph T. Anderson, 26, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Anderson 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 sharing images of child sexual exploitation on a popular social networking site.

  • MW Spring Festival 2016

     Friday night visitors to the festival enjoyed performances by the Mount Washington Middle concert band and the Crossroads Elementary “Pirates! The Musical” cast.

    During the chillier Saturday, performers included Kristen Nicole, Kim Brown and the Mighty Worshippers and Tom Wietecha, along with two showings of the live shoot-out performed by the Cowboy Posse, presented by Schmid Funeral Home.

    Visitors also saw the Mountain City Cruisers Antique Car and Tractor show.

  • Redistricting plan is dead

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Trinity and Kennedy Smith did not want to face the possibility of attending different schools in a couple of years.

    It appears the sisters who attend Eastside Middle and Pleasant Grove Elementary, respectively, will get their wish.

    In a decision not expected until July, the Bullitt County Public School Board voted 4-1 to not accept any of the redistricting proposals made by a committee.

  • Landlords upset with Hillview’s proposal on rentals

      HILLVIEW -- To have rental properties inspected each time a new tenant moved in sounded like a good idea on the surface.

    But, for those who rent property in the city of Hillview, such an inspection proposal would be a very bad idea.

    Hillview mayor Jim Eadens said his concern is that people will sign the paperwork to rent property and then find out there are internal issues that they didn’t know about.

    Some landlords would take care of the repairs; others would not.

  • Woman injured during parade incident

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — An accident involving a tractor and a golf cart brought the Mount Washington Spring Festival parade to a temporary stop on Saturday.

    According to the police report, Shirley Smith, 74, was attempting to park the tractor she drove in the parade in the First Baptist Church parking lot when she lost control of the unit, causing it to jump the curb and make contact with a golf cart that was parked in a small area of grass next to the roadway.

  • Man indicted on sex charge offenses that date back to pre-June 1996

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for alleged sex crimes dating back to 1990.

    Gregory Halbauer has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on a series of sex-related offenses.

    According to the indictment, Halbauer had sexual contact with a female who was less than 12 years of age when the alleged offenses started in 1990.

    In a course of conduct through June 1996, Halbauer allegedly committed the offenses of sexual abuse, sodomy, rape and incest.