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Today's News

  • State officials work together to prevent Zika Virus

      FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife and State Parks to inform residents about the risks of exposure to the Zika virus through mosquito bites and how to stay safe in the outdoors throughout the spring and summer season.

  • District salutes employees who retire at end of year

     After investing time working with students, retiring educators are looking down a different path.

    Some already have travel plans. Others will spend more time with grandchildren. There are those who will do volunteer work.

    And some will return to education in another role.

    During the annual district retirement ceremony, Superintendent Keith Davis asked retiring Nichols Elementary School Principal Sheri Hamilton if she planned to work in schools in the future.

  • Davis earns good report card

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When superintendent Keith Davis received his “report card” on Monday, he was much more pleased than a year ago.

    And, so were the ones who were grading those papers -- the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    While it was a different process this year, the bottom line was that board members gave Davis stellar marks.

    “I think it is a great evaluation,” said Debby Atherton, chairperson of the school board.

  • Sheriff's department searches for missing girl

      MOUNT WASHINGTON — The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is requesting help in locating a missing Mount Washington girl.

    Sarah Beth Patton, 16, was last seen at her home on Monday, June 20, at 10 p.m. wearing a tie-dye t-shirt, blue jean cut-off shorts and white Converse sneakers.

    She was carrying a black, sequined bag. She is 5’0” and 120 pounds. She has a belly ring and a burn scar on her left arm.

  • Confiscated money provides sheriff way to lease new task force vehicles

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Drug Task Force has an opportunity to generate revenue from its work.

    However, that seized money and proceeds from confiscated items can only be used for certain things in the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    And sometimes it takes months and years to get a case settled in circuit court so that the seized and confiscated items can become possessions of the sheriff’s office.

  • Indictment charges man with trying to kill individual

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been charged with the attempted murder of another individual.

    Curtis E. Wyatt has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on the charge of attempted murder and wanton endangerment.

    On Feb. 29, 2016, Wyatt allegedly shot at another individual with a firearm.

    On that same day, he allegedly placed his 18-month-old son in physical danger due to the way he was operating his motor vehicle.

  • Louisville dentist guilty of illegal drug distribution

     LOUISVILLE – A Jefferson County, Kentucky, dentist pleaded guilty in United States District Court today, before Magistrate Judge Colin H. Lindsay, to a charge of illegal distribution of controlled substances announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    In court today, Rodney B. Fultz, 63, admitted to allowing an employee who was not authorized to write prescriptions for controlled substances to use his DEA registration number to prescribe 21,866 hydrocodone pills during a ten month period.

  • Daycare owner/operator sentenced for fraudulent child care payments

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced today the sentencing of a former Louisville daycare owner by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 46 months in prison for committing wire fraud and money laundering and was ordered to pay $1,424,929.00 in restitution to the victim.

  • Bevin Unveils Proposal for Medicaid Transformation

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 22, 2016) – Gov. Matt Bevin today presented “Kentucky HEALTH”, a comprehensive plan to transform Kentucky’s Medicaid program, empowering individuals to improve their health and well-being while simultaneously ensuring Medicaid’s long-term fiscal sustainability in the Commonwealth. 

  • The life and times of Sarah Courtney Taylor

     Sarah’s father was Edmund Hayes Taylor.  Edmund was born in 1772 in Virginia. 

    His father was Edmund Gibson Taylor and his mother was Sarah Stubbs. 

    Edmund was an officer in the regular Army.  He was in command of the Harper’s Ferry military post.  He fought in the Indian Wars.  

    At the close of the war, he was called to service in many appointments under the Government.  He gave up Army life when he married Eloise Thruston.