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Today's News

  • Chicago company acquires Publishers

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- An icon in the Bullitt County business community and the first major employer in the area has been sold.

  • AWESOME: Colorado firm purchases local flea market

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Steve Gasser decided to open a flea market in Bullitt County, he wanted to make a splash.

    And he knew that he had to do some clever marketing. And he did.

    When Gasser selected the name, he went for the best.

    The Most Awesome Flea Market opened 22 years ago in a field between the Salt River and Cedar Grove Road.

    With vendors both inside and outside, the marketing worked as the crowds were large each Saturday and Sunday.

  • Council to reduce number of restricted accounts

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Despite having a carryover in the general fund of around $1.8 million, city officials in Shepherdsville raised questions about whether the coffers might run dry.

    And, after seeing what happened in 2011, they were clear that history would not repeat itself.

    For an hour, council members threw out allegations that transactions could be “possibly illegal” and that “numbers don’t add up.”

  • Fox Chase residents will have new signs for their city streets

    FOX CHASE - For Fox Chase residents, a new sign is a good sign.

    The Fox Chase City Council agreed to replace street signs throughout the city at a total cost of $150 per sign.

    Council member Mike Higgins said he noticed that the signs were becoming difficult to read in some places due to their weathering.

    The council selected Dale Mulhall to replace the current signs with signs of similar color and text style, along with proper reflective materials. Mulhall said he would also replace the sign posts.

  • Traffic accident leads to arrest for Cub Run resident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- An accident has led to a DUI charge for a Cub Run resident.

    Shepherdsville Police responded to a non-injury accident on Aug. 29 at Highway 61 and Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Once on the scene, officers determined that one of the operators of vehicles involved in the collision was under the influence of alcohol.

    Amy Wray, 48, of Cub Run was arrested by Officer Cowan and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs with an aggravating circumstance.

  • 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.