Today's News

  • Louisville office manager guilty of $800,000 embezzlement

     LOUISVILLE – The former officer manager of a Louisville, Kentucky, company pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court today, to a single charge of wire fraud announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Paige L. Talley, 55,  of Louisville, pleaded guilty to submitting fraudulent travel reimbursement requests and payroll “miscellaneous adjustments” while employed as human resources and office manager at Luvata Electrofin, Inc. (LEI) that resulted in a loss of $800,000 to the company.

  • BBB Tips on Holiday Shopping

     The holiday shopping season is here! Whether you are planning to go out shopping on Black Friday, or shop from home on Cyber Monday, here are some shopping tips from your Better Business Bureau.

    Black Friday Shopping

    Know before You Go. Many retailers will release their Black Friday deals online, in social media, and other publications. Some will also send emails (sign up for their email alerts). Research where the sales are and make a list of your gift priorities to compare prices and plan your day of deals.

  • Groups work together to provide family with smoother ride in life

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A few local companies have given one Mount Washington family a big reason to be thankful this season.

    Travis Holbert, a fourth grader at Crossroads Elementary, has cerebral palsy.

    “Everything in the head just works great,” his mom, Melissa Hembree, said. “It’s them limbs that don’t want to do what he wants them to.”

  • Thanks should be given daily

      A lot of bad things are happening in our world today.

    From terrorist bombings to the all-too-common shootings in our communities, things do not seem right with the world.

    But, even in light of the bad, we should all take a moment this time of year to give thanks.

    No matter how small or no matter how large, there is something we can all be thankful for at this Thanksgiving season.

    As a newspaper, we are also thankful.

  • Efforts to deal with homeless issue shows heart, desire

     It’s one of those subjects that few people want to discuss. But it is also reality.

    Over the past four weeks, reporter Stephen Thomas has profiled some of the efforts being undertaken to address a growing problem -- homelessness.

    Many years ago, the late Shepherdsville mayor Adrian Jones had a dream of starting a homeless shelter in the community. Some 25 years ago, he saw a need.

  • Turkeys gone wild this year

     Many Bullitt Countians already have their Christmas decorations up, but many more are concerned about a potential crisis situation threatening to affect the nation, even local areas.

    Americans are living in fear of the Great Turkey Shortage projected throughout the country, primarily by the companies that sell turkeys.

    A potential early solution to the local issue was a proposed donation offered by Beam Suntory, makers of Jim Beam, who offered to supply the area.

  • Lady Eagles ready to make final push

     HEBRON ESTATES – With four straight 23rd District titles and reaching the semifinals of the Sixth Region Tournament each of the past two seasons, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles have certainly become an elite program.

    Now, head coach Dave Marion and an experienced group led by Bellarmine signee Katie Downey are looking to take that final step and challenge for a regional title.The Lady Eagles are seeking to break into the upper echelon of Sixth Region powers that has in the past been limited to Mercy, Butler and Bullitt East.

  • Eagles will be taller and deeper this season

     HEBRON ESTATES – In Korey Craddock’s first season at the helm, the North Bullitt Eagles had a winning record, got to the championship game of the 24th District Tournament and then got to play in the Sixth Region Tournament before a huge crowd at Bullitt East.

    The baseline was good, including a 16-12 record that included the title of a holiday tournament. Still, the Eagles did lose to Moore 63-62 in the district final before the 75-54 loss to Bullitt East to end the season in the Sixth Region Tournament quarter-finals.

  • Church employee charged with embezzlement for personal expenses

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the guilty plea of an Allen County, Kentucky woman before U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, yesterday, to three counts of wire fraud, for embezzling $274,846 from her former employer, the Scottsville Baptist Church.

  • Gun concern "unsubstantiated" at NB

     The following Message is from the Bullitt County Public School System:

    Dear Parents and Partners of North Bullitt High School,