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Today's News

  • Shepherdsville turns to K-9 units to assist in various law enforcement activities

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- During his four years of service with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, Billy Allen advocated for a K-9 unit.

    When he went to the Shepherdsville Police Department, Allen again had an interest in starting a K-9 unit.

    So, when two positions were posted to work as a K-9 officer, Allen jumped at the opportunity.

    Now, Allen and Chad Woods have new partners, Diego and Cherry.

    So far, the experience has been a great one, said Allen.

  • Edmonson Co. man charged with child sex exploitation

     BOWLING GREEN – An Edmonson County, Kentucky, resident was charged this week by grand jury indictment with sexual exploitation of children announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Louisville felon sentenced for drugs, firearm possession

      LOUISVILLE – A Louisville felon was sentenced this week in United States District Court, by District Judge David J. Hale, to 188 months in prison for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine and for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Bardstown man sentenced for violating federal drug trafficking laws

      LOUISVILLE – A Nelson County, Kentucky, man was sentenced in United States District Court this week by District Judge David J. Hale, to 10 years in prison followed by a five year period of supervised release for violating federal drug trafficking laws, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.  There is no parole in the federal system.

    According to court records, Timothy Lee Yonts, 47, of Bardstown, knowingly conspired with other persons between May and September of 2016, to intentionally possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.

  • Louisville man sentenced for defrauding nutrition assistance program

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was recently sentenced in United States District Court by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III to serve 36 months in prison, for defrauding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) of $789,657.06, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Union Co. judge/executive charged with scheming to defraud

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky.  – The current Union County Judge/Executive was charged today by grand jury indictment with scheming to defraud the citizens of Union County of their right to honest services announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Remember 9-11

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — Three giant American flags were raised in front of the Judicial Center for a Sept. 11 commemoration on Sunday.

    Deemed the Bullitt County Annual First Responder Heroes Honor Day, the event gathered first responders from Lebanon Junction, Mount Washington, Nichols, Shepherdsville and Southeast Bullitt, as well as numerous city and county officials, veterans and residents.

    Organized by state representative Dan Johnson, Johnson shared his 9/11 experience, having been in New York City during the attacks.

  • Libraries are Alive: MW library finally ready for use

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — In a digital world, many may fear that libraries are dead.

    The recent completion of the Bullitt County Public Libraries branch in Mount Washington proves otherwise.

    No longer just a place to pick out a book and leave, the new building, located at 214 North Bardstown Road, offers a wide variety of spaces to allow patrons to feel at ease. That feeling is one director Joe Schweiss describes as third space: a comfortable place someone can go that isn’t work or home.

  • Nichols will have new library next to school within year

     NICHOLS -- A battle that has lasted for years may soon be over.

    After a community meeting last fall, June Dawson was sure that the Bullitt County Public Library System would build a branch in her community.

    As a long-time advocate of the Nichols community, Dawson was overwhelmed by the turnout supporting the construction of a branch library.

    Dennis Mitchell, another long-time advocate of the community, also felt that a facility would be built after seeing the widespread support last fall.

  • BBB Tips for the Equifax Data Breach

     BBB serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is alerting local consumers about the latest data breach announcement. Equifax, one of the three credit reporting bureaus, announced that personal information may have been exposed for about 143 million Americans.