Today's News

  • School system revamping work ethic certification

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The work ethic of local education and civic leaders could enhance the work ethic of Bullitt County students.

    Bullitt County Public Schools is revamping its Work Ethic Certification program, expanding its efforts by involving more organizations for further support.

    Lee Barger, BCPS district director of College and Career Readiness and Innovative Programs, discussed updated plans at a school board meeting, joined by Junior Achievement programs director Barbara Byrd and Kentucky Army National Guard recruiter SSG Schelee Burkett.

  • Possible hepatitis A-related death reported in Louisville

     FRANKFORT –  The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) and the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW), are reporting a hepatitis A-related death of a Louisville resident.

  • Police looking for couple who robbed assistant county attorney

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Detectives are investigating a late Sunday night home invasion that involved a local attorney.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Det. Mike Cook said police responded to the Proctor Lane area in Clermont just before midnight in regards to a home invasion.

    Assistant county attorney Doug McCann told police he was the victim of a home invasion when a couple entered his home, tied him up, and robbed him.

  • Audience gets plenty of info on legalization of marijuana

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — Ashly Taylor runs a cannabis center in Colorado. The native Kentuckian would like to open shop in her home state. However, current Kentucky laws prohibit it, even though she says the business is already here.

    Taylor, along with Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Coalition (KCFC) member Tom Reichert, retired Louisville Metro Officer Steve Watts and Alliance for Innovative Medicine founder and executive director Shannon Stacy, recently sat on a forum during a town hall meeting in Shepherdsville to discuss Senate Bill 80. 

  • California service to pay $11 million for false claims allegations

    LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, acting on behalf of the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, the TRICARE Program, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) today announced a $10,635,615.90 settlement with Natera, Inc., to resolve claims that Natera improperly billed federal healthcare programs for Natera’s non-invasive prenatal test known as Panorama®. Natera has also agreed to pay an additional $756,183 to a number of state Medicaid programs.

  • Simpson Co. resident gets 20 years for Molotov cocktails

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, announced the sentencing, of a Simpson County, Kentucky resident, in United States District Court yesterday, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to twenty years in prison, without the possibility of parole, for making and possessing illegal firearms, commonly known as Molotov cocktails.

  • Mercy Hill won’t let flood waters stop opening of new church worship center

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Anyone with property along the Salt River tends to see their location as a curse during floods.

    A local church has taken what could be considered a curse and turned it into a blessing.

    Mercy Hill Church in Shepherdsville received substantial water damage to its building infrastructure during the recent high water event. The church moved into the old Troutman Dry Goods store located on Joe B. Hall Avenue.

  • Three charged in multiple Family Dollar robberies

     LOUISVILLE – Three Louisville men were charged by grand jury indictment today, with multiple counts of robbery and Hobbs Act robbery of commercial businesses for their alleged roles in robberies at Family Dollar Stores and a Dollar general Store, located in West Louisville, Shively and Portland neighborhoods, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • MW Fire to seek judge’s opinion on dual office

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Can a member of fiscal court also serve as a trustee with the local fire taxing district?

    That was the question posed by Michael Huffman to the state Attorney General’s office.

    And, the non-binding opinion of assistant attorney general Taylor Payne is that the person could not serve in both capacities.

    County attorney John Wooldridge said it would be a matter that would need to be decided by circuit court judge Rodney Burress.

  • Belcher sworn into office

    Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. swore Linda Belcher into office as the state representative of the 49th District. She won a special election on Feb. 20 to fill out the term of the late Dan Johnson.


    The state Board of Elections certified the special election and Belcher was sworn in later that day.