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Today's News

  • Son now faces manslaughter charge in death of his father

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man accused of causing injuries which resulted in the death of his father will now face a new charge.

  • JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Late Models headline June 17th Midwest 150 action at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, Ind. – Three divisions are set to share the Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery tracks on Saturday night, June 17th for the fourth annual Midwest 150.  The full night of racing action will feature the super-fast JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour late models and the always exciting Lucas Oil Great American Stocks on the .555-mile high banks.  The Salem Front Wheel Drive Stocks will provide the racing action on the quarter-mile infield oval.

    The night of racing will be topped off with the running of the Midwest 100 for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour.

  • Former Webster Co. officer indicted for Civil Rights offenses, falsification

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A former officer with the Providence Police Department, located in Webster County, Kentucky, was charged by federal grand jury indictment this week, with two counts of willfully depriving an arrestee of his constitutional rights under color of law, and one count of falsifying a document, announced the Justice Department and John E. Kuhn, Jr., United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    William Dukes, Jr., 42 of Greenville, Kentucky, was arrested today and currently is in  federal custody.

  • BBB Warning: Sheriff’s Office scam calls

     Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is issuing an alert regarding scam calls claiming to be with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office. One consumer has reported a loss of $2,000 (two thousand dollars).

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 11, 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:

  • BE’s Osborne signs for hoops with IUS squad

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East standout Jared Osborne, the 2017 Bullitt County Player of the Year, wants basketball to be a part of his life – forever.

    The next step in that long journey will have Osborne playing his collect basketball at Indiana University Southeast. The Charger senior made that decision in mid-April and then signed last month during a ceremony in the Bullitt East Media Center in front of friends, family and coaches.

  • BE grad Gravens earns NAIA All-America honors

     Story courtesy of Midway College Sports Information Department.

    MIDWAY, KY. – In just one season in a Midway University softball uniform Kelsey Gravens has accomplished a lot, but her latest accomplishment might just be the cherry on top as she has earned All-American honors from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

  • Court not quite ready to invest in 16-camera system at shelter

    CLERMONT -- There might be a need for cameras at the Bullitt County Animal Shelter.

    But, there might not be a need for 16 cameras.

    Staff and volunteers at the shelter hope that with some new bids, a decision could be made at the June 20 meeting of Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    Angie Greenup, assistant director of the shelter, said that there is a great need to have the security cameras in place.

    Recently, there was an incident at the shelter that could have been documented if the camera system was in place.

  • No panic as Mount Washington woman delivers own baby in car

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—How does a woman deliver her baby in the backseat of a moving car without her husband knowing? 

    Using hypnosis, of course.

    Mount Washington resident Christy High first taste of hypnosis came from a tour with a hypnotist after playing Cleopatra at Caesar’s. While on the tour, she learned how the craft was used for more than just party tricks.

  • Final defendant in Ballard meth ring gets 20 years

     PADUCAH – Wickliffe, Kentucky, resident and convicted felon, Christopher Ford, was the last of six co-defendants sentenced in United States District Court this week to 240 months in prison, followed by a five year period of supervised release, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, for his role in the distribution of methamphetamine, a controlled substance, and additional charges of being a felon in possession of firearms, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.