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Today's News

  • Woman shot as intruder takes her gun

     HILLVIEW - A woman heard a noise in her back yard about 4 a.m. on Monday.

    When she went to the back door of her home in the 300 block of Smith Lane in northern Bullitt County, a man was there.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a white male in his mid-30s who might be wearing a red baseball cap.

    That was the only description the victim could give police.

    According to Scotty McGaha, a detective with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was armed with a 9 mm handgun.

  • Martie's Kitchen

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Martie Korphage loved to cook, and she loved to feed everybody.

    The folks at First Baptist Church could think of no better way to honor her memory than to honor her as the namesake of a new program offering free meals to the community.

    Martie's Kitchen held its first public meal on Monday, Oct. 21, at the FBC community room.

    Barbara Elliott, a Martie's Kitchen volunteer and church member, said a group of dedicated citizens wanted to give back to the community by offering a free meal each week.

  • Large Halloween events planned by local fire department

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Halloween arrives this Thursday, as many as 10,000 youngsters may be found at two popular trick-or-treat locations.

  • Judge ordered investigation into release

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Bullitt Circuit Judge has ordered an investigation on why a court order to place a defendant on home incarceration was not followed.

  • Body found on hillside identified

     NICHOLS - The body found along a hillside off Weavers Run Road has been idtentified as Robert Holt, 45, of Jefferson County.

    He died of blunt force trauma and a single gunshot wound. Police believe the crime was committed elsewhere and the body dumped in Bullitt County.

    No suspect has been found. Bullitt County sheriff’s department is working with LMPD.

  • Hannah’s Closet to help find clothes for foster children

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hannah Thompson hopes to help a lot of people in the area with an issue near to her own heart.

    Hannah’s mother, Jennie, is a foster parent. Hannah has lived with foster siblings on a regular basis.

    The 15-year-old North Bullitt sophomore established Hannah’s Closet, an opportunity to assist foster families with much-needed clothing supplies for the children.

    Hannah said the concept involved offering clothes to the children who have nothing when they arrive at a new home.

  • East at Shelby on Friday for district crown

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With at least one play-off game at home already in the bag, the Bullitt East Chargers will have the opportunity on Friday to add a possible second home game as well as a district championship when they travel to Shelby County.

    Despite a loss to North Bullitt two weeks ago, Shelby County is also in charge of its own destiny as they can claim the district title with a win over Bullitt East and get two home games in November.

  • After first week, divisions down to semi-finals

     All the team were playing for keeps on Saturday as The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League opened the post-season with a full slate of 16 games. Each of the winning teams advances to this Saturday’s semi-final action in the chase for the right to play on Championship Saturday, Nov. 2.

     

    ‘A’ Showdowns

    In one of the ‘A’ games on Saturday, the top-seeded Overdale Chiefs rolled to an easy victory as they defeated the eighth-seeded Brooks Saints by a 51-=0 score.

  • Now you are selected...what to expect

     During orientation, 12 jurors will be picked for grand jury. 

    The grand jury will be sworn in and will meet, usually 3 days per month in the 3 month period.  The grand jury determines whether or not to indict, which means to bring a formal, criminal charge against an individual for a felony.

    Grand jurors do not decide whether a person is innocent or guilty. 

    They hear evidence to decide if there is sufficient proof to support an indictment and require the accused to stand trial. 

  • Raise awareness of domestic abuse

     What do Julie Todd, Amanda Ross, Jessica Dishon and Karen Byerly Morgan have in common?

    They were all killed by someone who professed to love them, a stranger or a family member. Since my sister, Karen, was murdered by her husband in August 2010, I have worked with women and me (he’s, men) who are in controlling relationships and families who have lost loved ones due to domestic violence.

    I meet an abused woman at least four times a week.

    From many stories told to me, I have found some COMMON characteristics in their relationships.