Today's News

  • Former employee charged with theft of over $824,000

     BROOKS -- A former employee has been charged with taking over $800,000 from a plumbing company.

    Candi Ann Fluhr, 41, of Louisville, is currently out on a $200,000 bond after being charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case which alleges that Fluhr took over $824,000 from Meyer Plumbing in Brooks.

    A hearing was set for her bond last Thursday but it was postponed for a week at the request of her attorney, Mark Gaston.

  • Nichols’ Scamahorn wins photo contest

     As snow accumulated, students picked up cameras and captured its scenic beauty in the third annual Snowmageddon Photo Contest sponsored by the Shepherdsville/Nichols Elementary School Family Resource Centers.

    Students had three days (Jan. 16-18) to take pictures in the themed Winter Wonderland contest.

    Coordinator Traci Gould said this was her third year facilitating the contest.

  • Former Larue Co. teacher sentenced for child porn

     LOUISVILLE – A former Larue County, Kentucky, High School Principal was sentenced today in United States District Court, by U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, to 108 months in prison, followed by a ten year period of supervised release, for transporting child pornography and possessing child pornography that had been transported in interstate commerce announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Couple arrested for meth trafficking

     The following was released by the Shepherdsville Police Department:

  • Tennessee resident sentenced in Barren Co. meth ring

      BOWLING GREEN – The last defendants in a methamphetamine conspiracy operating out of Barren County, Kentucky, was sentenced in United States District Court this week, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 60 months in prison for the sale of 6.5 kilograms of methamphetamine announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Bullitt County trio headed to state bowling tourney

     LOUISVILLE – A trio of Bullitt County bowlers put in strong performances at the Region Three Championships at Ken Bowl Lanes last Tuesday to qualify for this week’s state championships.

    North Bullitt junior Kyle Reed rallied over the last two games to reach the step ladder portion of the competition and then finished third overall.

  • Summers wants to bring leadership to county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — As he winds down a 39-year career at Beam Suntory, Jerry Summers has a new mission to use his talents.

    One of Summers’ main tasks has been to serve as director of community relations for the world’s biggest producer of bourbon.

    In that role, he’s seen the communities which have grown over the years. And a key component has been that those with a united front will prosper more.

    He wants to help Bullitt County to prosper.

  • Belcher will have special, general elections this year

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Her last campaign was very stressful.

    Besides the many personal attacks on social media, Linda Belcher lost in her bid for a fourth term as the state representative for the 49th District.

    But the retired educator never lost hope that she would again run for the House seat.

    What she didn’t realize wasthat not only would she be running for a full two-year term in Frankfort, but she would also have a special election to run in February.

  • Branham wants equal share in 4th

     CEDAR GROVE — Jeff Branham doesn’t think the Fourth District receives its fair share of attention.

    Having the largest district in terms of territory and tax base, Branham believes his area should be more in terms of projects.

    With that concern in mind, Branham has filed to run for Fourth District magistrate on the Democratic ticket.

    He will have a primary opponent in May.

    With so many tax dollars being generated through Jim Beam and the Cedar Grove distribution businesses, Branham said he feels his district is left out.

  • Cougars get a tight win over Wolverines

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Earlier in the week, Bullitt Central head coach Jessie Curry said he was looking for someone who could be a consistent shot maker.

    On Friday, the second-year coach may have found some playmakers.

    Trey Kearney and Chander Ocasio led a big fourth-quarter spurt to push the Cougars past Western Hills 56-53.

    Curry called Kearney the missing key to a successful post-season run.

    “Tonight, he showed what he could do,” said Curry.