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Today's News

  • No panic as Mount Washington woman delivers own baby in car

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—How does a woman deliver her baby in the backseat of a moving car without her husband knowing? 

    Using hypnosis, of course.

    Mount Washington resident Christy High first taste of hypnosis came from a tour with a hypnotist after playing Cleopatra at Caesar’s. While on the tour, she learned how the craft was used for more than just party tricks.

  • Final defendant in Ballard meth ring gets 20 years

     PADUCAH – Wickliffe, Kentucky, resident and convicted felon, Christopher Ford, was the last of six co-defendants sentenced in United States District Court this week to 240 months in prison, followed by a five year period of supervised release, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, for his role in the distribution of methamphetamine, a controlled substance, and additional charges of being a felon in possession of firearms, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Greenwell serves her community with installing food boxes in area

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - To serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout law… also, take what you need, and give what you can.

    Bethany Greenwell, representing Girl Scout Troop 152 in Shepherdsville, is completing her Gold Award project by helping to place three Shepherds Pantry boxes throughout the community.

    The boxes were first created by the Shepherdsville First Church of the Nazarene, allowing residents of many areas a place where they could donate food or collect food depending on their need.

  • Go to the fair next week

     If anyone has any connections with Mother Nature, maybe you can put a plug in for the Bullitt County Fair, set for June 12-17.

    The fair has a whole lot of rides, games and attractions. However, super hot weather or rainy skies can quickly cause havoc on the group’s biggest form of revenue.

    We hope -- no matter the weather -- will take the opportunity to venture down to the county fair next week. There’s plenty of things to do and the parking is always free.

  • Honoring George W. Jackson

     George Washington Jackson was born in 1845 in Bullitt County, Kentucky.  He was the youngest son of Isaac Jackson and Matilda Spencer.  George’s father Isaac was born in 1797 in Virginia.  Isaac married Abigail Clear in 1808 in Kentucky.  Abigail was Isaac’s first wife.  She was born in 1794 and died in 1822.

  • 2017 Coaches’ Sixth Region Baseball Honor Teams

     All-6th REGION BASEBALL TEAM:

    1B - Matt Cavanaugh, JR., Pleasure Ridge Park

    2B - Matthew Bryant, SR., Bullitt East

    3B - Nick Rucker, SR., Pleasure Ridge Park

    SS - Jacob Morley, JR., Jeffersontown

    OF - Alec Lush, JR., North Bullitt

    OF - Gilly Simpson, SR., DeSales

    OF - Hunter Adams, SR., Holy Cross

    C - Ethan Johnson, JR., Fern Creek

    P - Brayden Recktenwald, SR., DeSales

    P - Ray Steilberg, SR., Holy Cross

  • Tennessee contractor sentenced in Fulton Co. Detention Center scandal

     PADUCAH –  A Dresden, Tennessee, business owner and contract supplier was sentenced to 35 months in prison and ordered to pay $100,000 restitution today in United States District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell for his role in a conspiracy to defraud Fulton County citizens, through kickbacks and concealment of costs associated with work performed on the 2015 Fulton County Detention Center expansion, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Couple charged with abuse of two-month old

     Detectives from the Shepherdsville Police Department have arrested two people today in connection with the abuse of a 2-month-old child.

    On June 1, the child was medically examined at the hospital to be evaluated for possible abuse. Hospital staff discovered multiple serious injuries including a hole in the infant’s esophagus, facial bruising, a torn frenulum, and a spinal injury. Doctors described the injuries to be inflicted physical abuse. 

  • Allen Co. accountant charged with tax, wire fraud

     LOUISVILLE – An Allen County Kentucky accountant was charged this week by a federal criminal information with devising a scheme to defraud his employer, and with filing fraudulent individual income tax returns, over a five-year period, that failed to include over $600,000 in reportable income, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Son charged for beating father

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What started as a father trying to stop his son from driving drunk has led to a death investigation.