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Today's News

  • It’s not perfect, but Eagles grab third win
  • Louisville attorney sentenced for money laundering, defrauding estates of $1.6 million

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced today that David Cary Ford, 54, of Louisville, Kentucky, was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison following his conviction on criminal counts of wire fraud and money laundering, stemming from Ford’s actions while he was a practicing attorney and the executor of seven estates in Louisville. 

  • Oldham man sentenced 30 years for child sex trafficking role

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the 30-year sentence, of an Oldham County, Kentucky, man by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., in United States District Court, for aiding and abetting the sex trafficking of a minor. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

  • BBB Hot Topics: September 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s September 2016 Hot Topics

    If you receive a call saying you’ve won a new computer, hang up! A local consumer was told she won a new PC but had to send money. She sent $20 to the scammer, who then said they wanted more money before sending her the computer.

  • Hebron Estates looks for ways to clean up unsightly properties

    By Thomas J. Barr
    Editor
        HEBRON ESTATES -- No matter the size of the municipality, one of the more difficult situations facing city officials is how to keep properties in good shape.
        From foreclosures to property owners just not keeping up their homes, officials are questioned by residents on what can be done.
        In the city of Hebron Estates, commissioners approved placing $5,000 into the annual budget for cleanup projects.

  • Chris Mason selected to lead Charger Nation as principal

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Bullitt East High School principal selection committee did not look far in choosing a new leader.
        Assistant Principal Chris Mason was selected to succeed Willie Foster who was named district Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs.
        “I am very excited to take over a school with such a great academic reputation and work with such a caring and committed staff,” Mason said.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 4, 2016

    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.

  • Ellis still mayor following ruling

       SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When he tendered a letter on Feb. 9, 2016, Scott Ellis intended to resign from the office of mayor.
        But what Ellis really did was resign his duties, not the office.
        As a result, Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress ruled late Tuesday that Ellis’ letter of resignation did not comply with state statute.
        However, the question is whether Ellis will reassume his position as mayor.

  • Six who filed for mayor will not be on ballot

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the judge’s ruling, six individuals were suddenly left with campaign materials that aren’t worth a whole lot.
        When Scott Ellis resigned, a vacancy was supposedly created with an election for the final two-plus years of the mayoral term on the ballot.
        However, Bullitt County clerk Kevin Mooney said the election will not be held and names will not appear on the ballot in November.

  • Raising Awareness to Dangers of Opioids

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the month of September began, the Kentucky Department for Public Health issued an advisory pertaining to a rash of overdoses involving heroin laced with another drug, fentanyl.

    As the month of August ended, two local organizations continued their struggle to educate the community on the dangers of heroin and other abused substances.