Today's News

  • Boyle excited at chance to lead school

      BROOKS - A long-time local instructional coach will have an opportunity to oversee all the instruction at Brooks Elementary.

    Melissa Boyle was selected by the Brooks Site-Based Decision Making Council as the school's newest principal, replacing Cheri Lineweaver.

    Boyle has spent her entire career in Bullitt County Public Schools as an instructional coach for Pleasant Grove and Cedar Grove Elementaries.

  • Lineweaver retires but looking for next mission

      BROOKS - The revolving door on the principal's office at Brooks Elementary has since been removed.

    Following a stretch of news principals each year for four years, Cheri Lineweaver brought stability to the position.

    In six years with the school she has overseen many changes, most notably to the new Brooks campus, which resulted in a larger student base.

    WIth the school stabilized, Lineweaver devised to refocus on her personal life, announcing her retirement at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

  • 2015 Miss Bullitt County Fair




    1. Juliauna Kathleen Wilkerson, 18, Shepherdsville

    Parents: Christopher and Christine Weber

    School: University of Kentucky

    Sponsor: L&W Lawn Care


    2. Patricia Elise Mills, 18, Shepherdsville

    Parent: Patty Mills

    School: St. Catharine College

    Sponsor: Family and friends


    3. Erica Brooke Holder, 18, Brooks

    Parents: Brian and Glenda Holder

  • Surcharge undecided for Hunters Hollow sewer customers

    FRANKFORT - A decision on increasing surcharge rates for the residents linked to the Hunters Hollow sewage treatment plant has temporarily stalled.

    A Public Service Commission hearing did not result in a decision either way. Instead, legal counsel will have an extended amount of time to submit and review further evidence for PSC consideration.

  • Clinton County man guilty of false tax returns

      BOWLING GREEN – A Clinton County, Kentucky, man pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to six counts of failing to report approximately $386,183.67 in income and royalty income during a six year period and for overstating business expenses of $581,519.91 announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Man convicted of evading income taxes, providing false documents to IRS

     WASHINGTON – A Russell Springs, Kentucky, man has been found guilty by a jury sitting in the U.S. District Court in Bowling Green, Kentucky, of multiple tax crimes, including failure to report hundreds of thousands of dollars on his income taxes, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey of the Eastern District of Kentucky.

  • Carolina rig perfect for post spawn bass

     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The calendar said June 1, but the cold northeast wind, chilly rain and leaden skies seemed more like a bad day on the opening weekend of the April Keeneland meet.

    June finally arrived in Kentucky this week and water temperatures in lakes across the state inched their way up toward the high 70s.

    “Black bass are in post spawn now,” said Jeff Ross, assistant director of fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “They should be completely done with spawning.”

  • Baseball continues to find success locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If you haven’t been keeping track, I can certainly tell you without hesitation that Bullitt County has been playing some pretty good baseball over the past decade or so.

    Of course, North Bullitt is coming off back-to-back Sixth Region titles and the Eagles will certainly be one of the favorites when the spring season rolls around in nine months or so. Coach Brian Wise’s program has reached the semi-finals and quarter-finals of the Kentucky State Baseball Tournament at the end of the past two seasons.

  • Louisville man arrested in predator sting

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest of a Jefferson County man on one count of using a computer to contact a minor for sex. Gregory Keith Brown, 58, was arrested yesterday by Attorney General Conway’s Cybercrime investigators along with assistance from the Kentucky State Police. Brown was arraigned this morning in Jefferson District Court. After Brown’s arrest, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Louisville looking for computers, phones and other equipment used to contact minor children.

  • Arrest, hearing announced for child porn case

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest of a Casey County man on multiple counts of possessing child pornography. Brian K. Evans, 43, was arrested on June 3 by Attorney General Conway’s Cybercrime investigators, after a search warrant was executed at his residence in Liberty, Ky. Evans is scheduled for a preliminary hearing today, June 11 at 10 a.m. in Casey District Court.