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Today's News

  • Bernardi to retire from Shepherdsville Police

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, Capt. Ken Bernardi of the Shepherdsville Police Department is embarking on a new venture in life.

  • Three initiatives to watch in Bullitt County Schools

     This month, I want to bring our community up-to-date on three of our ongoing projects that we believe will improve the performance of our students in the long-term, increase the college and work readiness rate, and eventually decrease our drop-out rate. 

  • BEST of Coyle's Corner 2010

     Celebrating over 27 years of capturing the life and times of Bullitt County through the pen of Paul Coyle.

  • Cases against women go to grand jury

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two women currently in the Bullitt County Detention Center will have their separate cases waived to the next term of the Bullitt County grand jury.
        Ashley Sneed, 20, of Mount Washington, has been charged with criminal abuse of her 2-year-old son.
        Sneed was arrested on Dec. 20 and charged with the Class D felony.

  • Man indicted for failing to give proper gun training

        SHEPHERDSVLLE - To carry a concealed weapon, training must be received.
        And 15 individuals paid to obtain that certification.
        However, an investigation by the Kentucky State Police revealed that those taking the class had not received the required training.
        The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Henry Pruitt.
        He faces 15 charges of being an instructor for carrying a concealed deadly weapon but providing incomplete firearms training.

  • MW man indicted for sex charges against minor

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A man has been indicted with having sexual conduct with a minor.
        The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted Jeremy Wayne Browning, 31, of Mount Washington.
    Browning was charged with sodomy, two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor, incest and being a persistent felony offender.
        According to the indictment, Browning allegedly had deviate sexual intercourse with a minor less than 12 years of age between June 1, 2009, through April 4, 2010.

  • Rosario honored for his work to recognize LJ military hero

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Jose Rosario has spent more than two years collaborating with the Bullitt County History Museum to find out more about the local men and women who have served in the U.S. military.

    His goal is simple—to make sure these Bullitt Countians receive the honor and recognition they deserve.

    When he began his research in 2008 he stumbled across the name of Private Henry B. Mattingly.

  • Shepherdsville man charged with killing cats in Jefferson County

        LOUISVILLE - A Shepherdsville man is in the Louisville Metro Corrections Center on charges that he tortured and killed cats in the area.
        Alex Phelps, 24, of Shepherdsville, entered a not guilty plea on Friday in Jefferson District Court.
        He is facing four counts of torturing a cat. Bond was set for $50,000 cash by District Judge Donald Armstrong.

  • Early applications could result in students getting more college aid

        FRANKFORT — Kentucky students who plan to attend an in-state college or university beginning in fall 2011 should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after Jan. 1.
        Filing early increases the student’s chance of receiving a state need-based grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • Hebron Estates officials sworn, ready for 2011

        HEBRON ESTATES - No sense waiting until the first of the year. You might as well get sworn into office a few weeks early.
        Mayor Jerry Clark and commissioners David Allen, Russell Forshee, Kathy Merrifield and James Tucker were sworn into office for the city of Hebron Estates.
        City attorney Mark Edison handled the duties of swearing each into office, which begins on Jan. 3, 2011.