Today's News

  • 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.

  • Discussion on 'late' fireworks in Hillview has plenty of pop but fewer solutions

         HILLVIEW – Weeks after the Fourth of July holiday, the sounds of fireworks can still be heard in the air.

         And Hillview councilman Mickey Cheatham is interested in finding out if something can be done.

         Cheatham said he understands the difficulty in the police enforcing any ordinance.

         Hillview police chief Glenn Caple said there is an ordinance dealing with noise and nuisances.

         The cutoff is supposed to be 10 p.m.

  • Redistricting plans look to be ready for approval

     FRANKFORT – When legislators return to the state capitol this week, it appears redistricting plans proposed for Senate and House of Representative seats should have no problems in receiving approval.

         Every 10 years, district boundaries must be redrawn to meet Constitutional standards in Kentucky. In 2012, the Kentucky Supreme Court blocked a redistricting plan approved by the General Assembly.

  • Chargers looking to upgrade results from a down year

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The first season in a new district and region didn’t go as well as long-time Bullitt East soccer coach Mike Brangers had hoped…or planned.

  • Conway raises drug and cybersafety awareness at state fair

      Attorney General Jack Conway and his staff will raise awareness about prescription drug abuse and cybersafety at this year’s Kentucky State Fair, which runs from August 15 to August 25 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.