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Today's News

  • Training to get residents ready for manufacturing jobs going well in Bullitt

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Getting individuals ready to enter the manufacturing world has been a popular quest over the past few months in Bullitt County.

    And the mission to have better applicants ready to enter the higher-paying world of manufacturing continues.

    At the recent Workforce Development Committee, Cindy Read of the Kentucky Manufacturing Center, said the Certified Production Technician (CPT) course offered locally has gone well.

    The program is a one-month session where individuals are trained for certain aspects.

  • 44 Crossfit offers new way to get into shape

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— A new year means new beginnings and new gyms.

    The owners of 44 Crossfit, a new gym in Mount Washington, saw the chance to help those with a “go to the gym more” resolution.

    “We know that there’s a market for it,” co-owner Brian Jenkins said. “We know that we have a lot of experience and skill in it so we felt like we could provide a good quality product for the people.

    Jenkins met Alex Warner, Mike Walls and Jennifer Foley through another Crossfit gym four years ago.

  • Shepherdsville woman enters guilty plea in U.S. District Court to embezzling over $243,000

    LOUISVILLE -- A Bullitt County woman has entered a guilty plea on embezzeling funds from her employer.

    U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn Jr. said last week that Kathleen Marie Farias entered a guilty plea on charges related to the theft of over $243,000 from her Bullitt County employer, before Judge Greg Stivers in U.S. District Court.

    Farias, 53, a resident of Shepherdsville, entered a guilty plea yesterday, to seven counts of wire fraud in the June 17, 2015 indictment.

  • Hot outside shooting lifts BE to easy win

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Some times things just fall perfectly into place.

    That was the situation for Bullitt East and Meade County last week as they got to play on Tuesday, albeit, four days later than previously planned.

    Even before the big winter storm hit, the two schools had been in contact and discovered that if they couldn’t play on Friday, which they couldn’t with almost a foot of snow, that both teams had the following Tuesday open. Even before the snow started piling up, the decision was made to move the game back four days.

  • Louisville man sentenced on 10 child sex abuse, exploitation charges

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the 50 year sentence followed by a lifetime period of supervised release today, by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., of a Louisville man who sexually abused a minor child, forced the minor child to engage in commercial sex acts with another person, and sexually exploited that child and nine other minor children to produce visual images.

  • 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.