Today's News

  • Businessman honored for his long-time support of scouting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Boy Scouts of America Lincoln Heritage Council presented its 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award to local businessman Kenny Hester.

    Beginning with a small transmission business off Velva Drive in the county’s north end, Hester developed the business into Whatever It Takes Transmission Parts. He went on to found Hester’s Family Fitness, and in recent years the facility moved into the new Hester Building located on W. Hebron Lane.

  • Charges against Cottrell dismissed

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A former chief deputy has now been cleared on all criminal charges in Bullitt County.

    A prosecutor’s request to dismiss without prejudice charges against John Cottrell was granted Monday in Bullitt Circuit Court.

    Cottrell, who served under retired sheriff Dave Greenwell, was indicted on three felony charges.

    Cottrell would face felonies for taking control of a legend drug while it was in the evidence room. He also allegedly abused the trust of a law enforcement official and tampered with physical evidence.

  • Louisville man charged with meth possession, distribution

      LOUISVILLE – A Louisville convicted felon was charged by grand jury indictment today with possession and distribution of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Roger Dale Goodman, 37, is charged in a single count indictment with conspiring with others between January of 2017 and April of 2018, to knowingly and intentionally distribute meth.

  • Rally for Education

    SHEPHERDSVILLE—Teachers are always looking for an opportunity to do just that: teach.

    Teaching their students about democracy and the power of peaceful protest is no different.

    Teachers, principals, bus drivers, counselors, friends, family and more joined together on Thursday afternoon to peacefully protest outside of Roby Elementary in Shepherdsville.

  • Louisville resident arrested for stolen property, drugs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- At 3:11 a.m. on Monday, the Fourth Platoon unit of the Shepherdsville Police Department observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation at the intersection of Highway 44 and Adam Shepherd Parkway.

    A check through the NCIC system determined the vehicle had been reported taken out of Glasgow. Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver. During a search incident to arrest, officers found methamphetamine and a loaded syringe.

  • Election signs now legal for candidates in city of Hillview

     HILLVIEW  -- Political signs are now legal in the city of Hillview.

    After a few questions were raised over a new ordinance regulating all signs, some clarification was given.

    Under the ordinance on signage approved recently, political signs can go up on April 15 and must be taken down by May 31.

    For the general election, signs can be put up on Oct. 1 and must be taken down by Nov. 15.

    During these periods, any temporary sign may be erected without a fee.

  • Hillview rezones property for new apartments

     HILLVIEW  -- A Class A apartment complex is planned for the city of Hillview.

    The Bowling Green-based Monticello Properties will begin construction within the next year on an apartment complex off Hebron Lane and the John Harper Highway.

    The Hillview City Council approved the rezoning request for 31 acres to be rezoned from R-1 and R-2 Residential to R-3 Residential.

    Jack Sheidler, owner of the development company, said that there would be 176 units on the property known as the Hester family farm.

  • Shawn MacIntyre selected to serve on Hunters Hollow board

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - For the first time this calendar year, the Hunters Hollow City Commission had all the chairs filled.

    Shawn MacIntyre was sworn in as a new city commissioner. He joins current members Bonnie Israel, David Lotze and Ron Parker.

    MacIntyre fills the vacancy left by Tammy Ross, who was sworn in as mayor in January, replacing long-time leader Linda Parker.

  • Hardin EMS settles, resolves ADA complaint

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced the settlement agreement with Hardin County Emergency Medical Services (HCEMS), on March 28, 2018, to resolve a complaint, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), regarding the provision of emergency medical services to qualified individuals with disabilities, including individuals using service animals.

  • BBB Issues Warning on Local “Contractor”