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Today's News

  • Former Grayson Co. officer/school administrator sentenced for sex abuse violations

      LOUISVILLE – A Grayson County, Kentucky, former police officer and school administrator was sentenced to 48 months in prison followed by ten years of supervised release today, by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, for violating federal and state sex abuse laws, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 31, 2016

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Stat sheet yes; final score no for Lady Eagles

     LOUISVILLE – The stat sheet looked just fine, but the final score trumped that for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles on Tuesday as the green and gold dropped a 68-60 decision to Christian Academy in the opening game of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University.

  • No Peak, no valley for East in win over Panthers

     LOUISVILLE – The incredible shrinking basketball team picked up another win on Tuesday as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers rolled past Pleasure Ridge Park 58-41 in the opening round of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University.

  • Poor shooting costs East chance at late rally

     LOUISVILLE – An offensive power outage in the second half kept Bullitt East from making any kind of run at the Male Lady Bulldogs on Wednesday in the second round of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University.

    Scoring just four baskets after halftime, Bullitt East dropped a 65-42 decision to the state’s fourth-ranked team.

  • House seats have interesting matchups in primary

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Voters will have a few races to vote upon in the May primary -- but not many.

    With the primary filing deadline on Tuesday afternoon, Republicans will have only a couple of races to cast ballots on.

    And, in reality, no GOP member will have more than one race that will be contested and some may not have any.

    Voters living in the state 49th House district will have both a Republican and a Democratic primary race on May 24.

    For the Democrats, incumbent Linda Belcher is once again challenged by Jim Caccatore of Hillview.

  • Charges against teacher suspended

     SHEPHERDSVILLE --A former Bullitt Central teacher charged with having sexual relations with a student could have those charges dropped within the next year.

    Chrystal Dawn Chappell, 25, reached an agreed order to suspend any prosecution of the six counts of rape.

    If Chappell does not commit a crime within the next year, she will return next January to have the charges dismissed.

    The agreement came on Thursday after several attempts to resolve the case had failed.

  • Winning Formula: Hebron’s Fuhrman claims consecutive titles in science fair competition

    HEBRON ESTATES - Gracelynn Fuhrman accomplished what no other Bullitt County student had ever done, even if it was scientifically possible.

    Gracelynn took first place honors for the middle school level at the Bullitt County Public Schools annual Secondary School Science Fair.

    In doing so, Gracelynn became the first student to win the competition in consecutive years.

    Gracelynn will now head to regional competition in March. She earned a third place finish at last year’s competition.

  • Plan would have Chromebooks in middle, high for every student

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What would your middle or high school student think if the only thing he or she might be carrying to class would be a lightweight computer?

    Sound like something only big, rich school districts would have?

    Guess again.

    Starting next year, the Bullitt County Public School System will implement a program to provide laptops to students in grades 9-11.

    By the 2019-20 school year, everyone from grades 6-12 will have the devices.

    The school board gave its approval to move ahead with the program.

  • Miami resident involved in Leitchfield burglary conspiracy

     LOUISVILLE, KY – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the guilty plea, from a Miami resident, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to federal conspiracy and theft charges stemming from his participation in a warehouse burglary in Leitchfield, Kentucky, in March 2011.