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Today's News

  • Webster Co. business owner sentenced for violating Clean Air Act

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Webster County, Kentucky business owner was sentenced in United States District Court this week, by Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl to serve a 90-day sentence plus two years probated with the condition that he not commit additional environmental offenses, for the negligent violation of the Clean Air Act, which is a Class A Misdemeanor, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • 2016-17 Teen Court members begin their work

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- This year’s group of high school students who are part of the Teen Court program were recently sworn in.

    Bullitt County is one of just 22 Teen Court programs in the entire state of Kentucky.

    This real-life program allows juvenile offenders to have their case heard before a jury of their peers.

    The punishment given by the Teen Court members  is binding.

  • BBB Warns of Smokies Wildfire Scams

     Natural disasters like the recent fires in the Smoky Mountains area are tragic. Many organizations are available to assist those who are affected; however, this also provides an opportunity for scammers to take advantage of this tragedy.

    Better Business Bureau encourages you to visit give.org before you donate to learn more about the charity. BBB reminds you to not be pressured into making contributions, as reputable organizations do not use these pushy tactics. Here are more tips for disaster relief giving:

  • Greene survives first-day jitters to settle into job

     HEBRON ESTATES — First-day jitters are to be expected, especially when someone starts a new school.

    Even more so when that someone is a first year teacher with 120 pairs of eyes watching her every move.

    North Bullitt art teacher Kayla Greene felt the jitters and then some on her first day.

    “Everyone here has been super great, super helpful and very nice, but they aren’t necessarily my comfort zone,” she said.

    After a 14-hour day, Greene drove home and cried when she saw her husband.

  • Former special deputy pleads guilty

     LOUISVILLE – A former special deputy for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office was among three people who entered guilty pleas recently in U.S. District Court.

    Christopher Mattingly entered pleas to trafficking in marijuana and methamphetamine and money laundering, according to U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Two co-defendants admitted to concealing the criminal activities from law enforcement during a 15 month period.

    Those pleading guilty in United States District Court on Nov. 16 before U.S. District Judge David J. Hale

  • Curb kits run into problems in MW subdivision

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Residents in Mount Washington thought they found a solution to scraping their cars on the high curbs of their Twelve Oaks driveways.

    Six years ago, someone in the city told them the solution was allowed.

    However, the current administration says that the solution breaks a city ordinance put into effect in 1991.

    According to ordinance 91.32, no person shall encumber any street or sidewalk with barrels, boxes, cans, articles or substances of any kind, so as to interfere with the free and unobstructed use thereof.

  • Louisville felon pleads guilty to multiple drugs, firearms charges
  • Old library to become new MW city hall

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — As construction continues on the newest library building in the middle of town, the mystery over what will happen to the current building has been solved.

    The city of Mount Washington will buy the building for $225,000 and will take possession and close on the deal once the library makes the move to the new building in spring of next year.

  • State Treasurer Ball says Bullitt one of the growing counties

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce brought in an expert to speak on finances.

    Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball served as guest speaker for the Chamber’s November “Buy Local - Buy Chamber” networking luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Ball mentioned that Bullitt County was one of the Commonwealth’s fastest-growing communities, a reason she wanted to visit and speak at the event.

    “I like to be where it is happening and encourage the growth,” she said.

  • Community Thanksgiving service

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Hebron Presbyterian Church, First Church of Nazarene, First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville and Immanuel Baptist Church make up the Fellowship of Concern, a group dedicated to setting aside the way they do things and coming together to help those in need throughout the community.

    The annual Community Thanksgiving Service featured music by Isabelle Tipton, Doug Ferguson, Mya Hunter and Blake Herron and messages from each of the churches’ pastors.