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Today's News

  • Bojangles newest national chain to land in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Another restaurant chain is looking to continue its trek north with a new eatery in Bullitt County.

    Bojangles, which has over 600 restaurants, including 11 in Kentucky, will build its northern-most eatery the Commonwealth in Shepherdsville.

    The company secured a variance for five smaller-than-allowed parking spaces, as well as its site plan review, on Thursday.

    Attorney Eric Merlino, representing the company based in Tennessee, said that the restaurant is to be located on Conestoga Parkway adjacent to the PBI Bank facility.

  • Sanitation District to begin quest to upgrade current facilities

     HILLVIEW — The  hard work of meeting the promises made to the state Division of Water has now begun for members of the Bullitt County Sanitation District.

    Approval was given to begin the first phase of its plans to get rid of smaller treatment plants and constructing a larger regional facility.

    The sanitation board voted unanimously to allow district manager Jerry Kennedy to borrow up to $775,000.

    The first phase of the $18 million project will include obtaining a loan from the Kentucky Rural Water Finance corporation.

  • Hunters Hollow officials can only wait on sewer decision

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - Mayor Linda Parker determined that a sewage treatment plant explosion in 2015, affecting 700 area residents including Hunters Hollow homes, classified as an immediate emergency.

    Over two years have gone by, however, as Parker, the city commission, and the residents continue to wait for both answers and results.

  • An Adventure in the Forest

      CLERMONT - Students don’t have to travel out of Bullitt County to enjoy fun adventures during Spring Break.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest hosted Spring Break Adventure Week, a free event filled with guided promotions and daily activities to keep students active while celebrating the natural wonders of the environment.

    The event included daily Discovery Station activities featuring hands-on educational opportunities with a focus on plant and animals.

  • BCHS students open greenhouse

     Looking for any annual flowers or vegetables? 

    The Bullitt Central Greenhouse students, such as myself, have grown not only these plants but also our minds.

    These plants are completely student grown and have provided the students with much needed experiences, skills, and knowledge.

    Teamwork and a strong work ethic are two of the more important skills used and discussed in the greenhouse class.  The greenhouse also allowed us to incorporate many principles from core content classes in a real-life setting.

  • Shepherdsville man pleas guilty to sex charge

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Cyber Crimes Unit today announced a Shepherdsville man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for seeking sex with a minor.

    Jonathen Howerton, 25, of Shepherdsville, was sentenced last week in Louisville by United States District Court Judge David Hale. As part of his plea agreement, Howerton must register as a sex offender upon release. 

  • Grayson Co. police seek endangered missing juvenile

     CLARKSON - The Leitchfield Police Department, the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, and other law enforcement agencies are currently searching for a missing juvenile.

    Sixteen-year-old Savanna C. Crawford was last seen leaving her residence located on Penner Drive in Leitchfield, KY at approximately 7:00 p.m. CT on Monday, April 10, 2017.

  • STAND OFF: Man captured, warrants served in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— What started as a post-burglary search warrant quickly turned into a standoff situation.

    On Monday afternoon, two residences were broken into in the Treva Drive area.

    Due to several firearms being included in the list of stolen items, Louisville Metro Police was called in to assist with the high-risk search warrant on Tuesday, April 11, Daugherty said.

  • Woman enters plea in death of moped rider

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Jefferson County woman may not face any additional jail time after entering a plea Tuesday in Bullitt Circuit Court.

    Emily Hickey entered a plea to reckless homicide and could be sentenced to five years in  prison. Final sentencing will be on May 15.

    However, probation will be recommended. If she does not violate her probation for five years, Hickey would not be subject to any additional jail time.

    In May 2016, Hickey was driving westbound in the eastbound lane in the early morning hours.

  • Former company president guilty of misbranded medical devices

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the guilty pleas to a criminal information made on April 17, 2017 by SCM True Air Technologies, Inc. and the former company president John N. Keesaer, in United States District Court before Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin.