Today's News

  • Woman charged with false report

    HILLVIEW -- Last October, a woman claimed that she heard a noise in the middle of the night.
        When she went to the back door, someone was there. He grabbed her gun and shot her.
        The suspect then ran.
        Now, nearly three months later, police have charged someone in the incident in the 300 block of Smith Lane off Hillview Boulevard.
        But the person charged was the alleged victim, Charylene Slusher.

  • Bill filed to allow you to decide on felon voting rights

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 17, 2014) – The first full week of the 2014 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is in the book, and while we await the start of debate and discussion on the top issue facing us, drafting a new budget, several bills began being heard in committees.

  • Top ranked E-town beats BC; Western mauled by BE

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- What was already a long weekend after the Bullitt Central Cougars lost on the previous Friday and Saturday got longer last Friday when the maroon and gray traveled to Elizabethtown and were knocked off by the state's top-ranked team 77-35.
        Already trailing 43-22 by halftime, Bullitt Central let the game really get away from them in the third quarter as they were outscored 21-4. That pretty the running clock rule into play and the game ended quickly in the final frame.

  • Smoking banned in county offices; many want to expand countywide

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While it may not have been all they wanted, those in favor of a county-wide smoking ban got a piece of that wish on Tuesday night.
        In a very calm meeting, Bullitt Fiscal Court members listened to six speakers and decided that it would adopt an ordinance banning smoking in all county-owned or -leased facilities.
        It would also ban any other tobacco product.
        The court voted 4-1 in favor of the ordinance.

  • Poor shooting sinks Chargers on Friday

    LOUISVILLE-- It's not often that the Bullitt East Chargers take more shots, get more chances at the foul line and grab more rebounds than their foe and still lose.
        Unfortunately, that was the tale of the tape on Friday as the Chargers were eliminated from the Republic Bank Boys' Louisville Invitational Tournament at Valley High School by 24th District rival Fern Creek 55-52.

  • Hunters Hollow gets to talk about its ditch, sewer project for others

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - While others send Christmas cards and seasons’ greetings, the Hunters Hollow City Commission may send a summons to the Bullitt County Sanitation District.

    Months of frustration over ditchwork in the city by BCSD, work the commission didn’t want, combined with a lack of communication and action, led to a pending lawsuit.

    Mayor Linda Parker said the suit would request that the stream in Hunters Hollow be put back to the way it was prior to BCSD changes, with rip rap removed and erosion fixed.

  • KSP arrest Louisville man on child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE ― On January 16, 2014 at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Louisville Metro Police Dept. officers and agents with Homeland Security Investigations, arrested Fernando Maldonado, 33, for charges related to child pornography.

    Maldonado is charged with 20 counts of Possession of Matter Portraying a Sex Performance by a Minor-1st Offense and 20 counts of Distribution of Matter Portraying a Sex Performance by a Minor.

  • Leitchfield man sentenced for child porn

     OWENSBORO - A Leitchfield, Kentucky man was sentenced to ten years in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release today, in United States District Court, before Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., after pleading guilty to violating federal child pornography laws including the possession and distribution of child pornography announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Home Product Expo returns to Shepherdsville this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The fourth annual Home Product Expo, presented by Window World and partnering with The Courier Journal and Summit Media Radio Stations Q103.1 and Legends 103.9 will take place on January 18-19 at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville. 

    This year there is anticipation of an even larger response to the show.

  • KYTC road condition update: 2 p.m. Tuesday

     Road conditions are improving throughout the district with precipitation tapering off and the sunshine helping to warm pavement temperatures.

    The interstates in Jefferson County are mostly wet and are starting to dry in a few places.  Crews are pushing back slush along the shoulders.