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Today's News

  • Prevention starts with more talk, awareness

      Suicide. Death. Cancer. What do these three things have in common? No one wants to talk about them. 

  • Postmaster’s legacy lasts long after he has left Earth

     Torris Little loved life.

  • Fundraiser will help local artist to national award event

     BROOKS - An art show will help one special local artist and his family travel to Canada, where he is due to receive a prestigious award.

    Trent Altman will represent the USA at the International Naturally Autistic People Awards Convention and Festival, held in British Columbia, Canada, in October.

    Trent, 36, was selected within the visual arts category. His work will be displayed alongside representatives from 70 countries.

  • Salem Short-Track Championship results

     Unofficial Results: SALEM SHORT-TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP, Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, Sunday, August 18, 2013:

     

    FAST Series Legends Cars

    Fast Qualifier: Alec Webb, 15.942

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Alec Webb, 2. Kevin Donohue, 3. Cody Anderson, 4. Allison Schoch, 5. Ron Schoch

    Second Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Kyle Donahue, 2. Jarrett Alexander, 3. Wayne Grubb, 4. Gerad Miller, 5. Jimmy Edlin

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 19, 2013

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 19, 2013

    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, andmaintenance crews may 

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

  • Lawsuit seeks pay for time on security screens

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If an employee is required to stay past his or her time to work while undergoing work-related obligations, should they be paid?

         Tina and Aaron Vance believe they should be.

         The Vances are part of a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court on Wednesday seeking payment for their time spent while working for Amazon.com, Zappos.com and various staffing agencies.

  • Once again, poles to stay clean

     HILLVIEW – You’ve seen them everywhere.

         Utility poles, street sign posts and just about any permanent object where a sign can be posted.

         Signs posted on top of each other advertising everything from yard sales, lost and found animals, vehicles for sale to jobs on the market and services offered.

         People have complained about the unsightliness of the signage.

  • Fiscal Court not ready for religious information displays on properties

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The division between church and state has apparently gotten a bit blurred throughout various parts of the country.

         But, in Bullitt County, fiscal court members aren’t quite ready to face a legal challenge of the U.S. Constitution.

         Isaiah Sharp and Joe Hurst, members of the Shepherdsville congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, approached Bullitt Fiscal Court members with a request.

  • Former local teacher indicted

     LOUISVILLE – A former teacher in the Bullitt County Public School System has been indicted on rape charges by the Jefferson County Grand Jury.

    Scott Quisenberry, 55, was indicted last week on second- and third-degree rape.

    A second grade teacher at Kerrick Elementary School in Jefferson County, Quisenberry was a teacher at Bullitt Lick Middle School at the time the alleged incident occurred.

    According to the indictment, Quisenberry allegedly had sexual intercourse with a minor younger than 14 years of age in 2009 through 2012.

  • Gov. Beshear announces $143,000 in protection program grants for 17 Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 19, 2013) – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that $143,112 in state Law Enforcement Protection Program (LEPP) grants have been awarded to 17  law enforcement agencies.