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Today's News

  • Hunt found not guilty in misdemeanor case

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A former Bullitt County sheriff’s employe was found not guilty of a misdemeanor charge.

    Yvonne Lynn Hunt had been charged with a single count of improper access to computer information.

    However, in Bullitt District Court on Tuesday, a four-man, two-woman jury found Hunt not guilty.

    The charge, which was taken after Hunt had filed a lawsuit against sheriff Dave Greenwell for wrongful termination, alleged that she improperly got information off a computer that was related to a criminal case.

  • Indictments issued on drug-related allegations

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The following individuals were recently indicted for felony charges by the Bullitt County Grand Jury:

    *April Hoover — charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, tampering with physical evidence and trafficking in a controlled substance.

    According to the indictment, Hoover had methamphetamine on Nov. 6, 2016, with the intent to traffick. She also had a handgun in her possession.

    She was also charged with trying to destroy or tamper with the evidence.

  • Police seek assistance in pharmacy burglary

     The following statement was released by the Shepherdsville Police Monday afternoon:

    In the early morning hours of February 13, 2017 the B & B Pharmacy was burglarized.

    Two individuals were captured on camera committing the burglary while a third individual waited in a nearby vehicle, which appears to be a small newer model hatchback, similar to a Mazda 3.

    If you have any information in regards to this case please contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000.

  • ENDANGERED SPECIES: Shepherdsville Lions become extinct?

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A civic organization that has supported the community for 72 years wants to continue rather than go out like a lamb.

    The Shepherdsville Lions Club, the oldest Lions organization in Bullitt County, is struggling to maintain its place as a pillar of community volunteerism.

  • Fox Chase rezones property for commercial purposes

    FOX CHASE - The City of Fox Chase is open for business.

    The city commission approved an ordinance at their January business meeting to rezone 5.06 acres of land owned by James Robards.

    The property, located adjacent to Hebron Presbyterian Church, would be rezoned from R-1 Residential to B-1 Business.

    The council approved the ordinance with certain business restrictions that were discussed at the December business meeting, including no allowance of a methadone clinic, halfway house, adult-themed businesses or drug rehabilitation centers.

  • Bullitt East student to have play as part of Actor’s series

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — What started as a new playwriting class has led to one student having her play performed by the professionals.

    Senior Jordan Maloyed was selected as one of eight playwrights to have her 10-minute play “Not Another Cliché” performed as part of the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville’s 2017 New Voices Young Playwrights Festival in April.

  • Assistant Director Hired; Staff Gets Pay Hike

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The verbal nipping at the heels between the county judge and the animal control officer continued on Tuesday.

    But, after all the barking was done, an assistant director was hired and two existing employees got pay increases.

    Angie Greenup was hired to serve as the assistant animal control officer.

    Her annual salary will be $38,000 — which is the exact amount paid to director Mark Williams.

  • Residents voice concern but work to continue using residential street

     CEDAR GROVE — Residents will have another six months to ensure construction activities along Meadowland Trail.

    In a heated confrontation that started in the hallway before Bullitt Fiscal Court began its recent meeting, Active Heroes won their battle to extend an encroachment permit.

    Much to the dismay of residents who attended the Feb. 7 meeting, fiscal court members voted unanimously to allow work on the camp facility for veterans.

    According to Troy Bochum, executive director of Active Heroes, a retreat is currently under construction.

  • Topics were varied during two-hour forum

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The topics were wide ranging Saturday as the four state legislators met with their constituents.

    The town hall discussion was held at the Mount Washington City Hall Annex.

    A crowd of around 75 came out on a brisk morning to discuss things like education, drugs and roads.

    State Sen. Dan Seum was joined by state representatives Russell Webber, James Tipton and Dan Johnson.

    Various education topics combined to dominate much of the discussion.

  • Hebron Estates gets insurance plan in place

     HEBRON ESTATES - Not long after switching the city’s insurance tax rate collection through the county from 3 to 5 percent, the Hebron Estates City Commission approved an insurance premiums surcharge ordinance.

    The new ordinance affects the levy of license fees imposed on insurance companies representing city residents.

    According to the ordinance, a 5 percent fee, based on life and health insurance policy premiums collected within the city, will be imposed.