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Today's News

  • Allen Co. accountant charged with tax, wire fraud

     LOUISVILLE – An Allen County Kentucky accountant was charged this week by a federal criminal information with devising a scheme to defraud his employer, and with filing fraudulent individual income tax returns, over a five-year period, that failed to include over $600,000 in reportable income, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Son charged for beating father

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What started as a father trying to stop his son from driving drunk has led to a death investigation.

  • MW budget has plenty of work in financial plan

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The 2017-18 fiscal year in Mount Washington begins at the end of the month and includes a city hall transition, community enhancement projects, more speed signs, updates to the senior center and help with controlling the city’s odor.

    Put together largely by city treasurer Peggy Brinkman, the Mount Washington City Council met recently to discuss in more detail the upcoming budget. It was read for the first time at the last city council meeting and will be voted on at the next meeting on June 12.

  • Theft of property leads to many grand jury indictments

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The taking of items belonging to other individuals was a common theme when the Bullitt Circuit Grand Jury recently met.

    The following theft-related indictments were handed down:

    *James C. Edwards — charged with burglary, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, theft by unlawful taking and being a persistent felony offender.

    The indictment alleges that Edwards entered into a home on Dec. 16, 2016, armed with a deadly weapon with the intent to commit a crime.

  • MEGAN READER SCHOLARSHIP

     For the past 13 years, a North Bullitt senior is awarded the Megan Reader Scholarship.

    It is in memory of Megan, who passed away at the age of 19 in a 2004 auto accident.

    Hannah Robinson was awarded this year’s $1,000 scholarship. She will attend Bellarmine University and major in nursing.

    Sam Reader, Megan’s brother, and Brittany Wimsatt presented the check to Hannah.

    Over $21,500 has been presented through the scholarship fund since its inception.

  • Holt joins contingent of NB players at Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – Once an Eagle, now a Golden Eagle.

    North Bullitt senior Brendan Holt recently decided to join a growing contingent of former basketball players at Spalding University when he signed to play with the Golden Eagles starting in the fall.

    During this coming season, Spalding’s men’s basketball team will include former North Bullitt players Domique Ellis along with recent signee Travis Dunnavan as well as Holt.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2017

     See the latest scams in BBB’s June 2017 Hot Topics:

  • Louisville man guity of sex trafficking minor

     LOUISVILLE – Keith L. Napier, Jr. of Louisville pleaded guilty in United States District Court yesterday, before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to a charge of sex trafficking of a minor, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Repo men learn man did mean ‘not tonight’

     CLERMONT -- Two men assigned to repossess a vehicle in Bullitt County on Tuesday night got more than they bargained for.

  • 2017 CRUSADE for CHILDREN

     Local fire departments collected over $160,000 for the 64th annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

    Zoneton led the way with over $78,000 and Shepherdsville was next with over $25,000.

    Mount Washington had $24,000 and Southeast Bullitt had over $20,000.

    Nichols had another $11,323. No total was listed for Lebanon Junction on the official Crusade website.

    Over $5.5 million was raised and every dollar helps the children.