Today's News

  • Library works to build team to work on problems

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- A library is a place where many things can happen.

    From checking out a book or a video to doing genealogical research to attending a workshop, the library is a place the entire community can embrace.

    However, what a library is not equipped to do is to deal with loitering, sleeping and making patrons feel uneasy.

    At the Ridgway Memorial Library in Shepherdsville, social issues relating in a large part to a homeless population which are using the facilities has led to a call to action.

  • Anita Stump selected new leader for Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local girl who grew up in rural Bullitt County now takes on the task of directing businesses into the future.

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce recently selected Anita Stump as its newest executive director.

    Stump previously worked as member services director for the Bullitt County YMCA, with 20 years experience working with the organization.

  • Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon Feb. 15

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Fashion, food and fitness. That’s what the annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon is all about.

    Back for its eleventh year, residents and friends of Bullitt County are invited to learn how to give their heart its best life.

    “We all know somebody who has had a heart attack, a stroke or suffered from other heart issues,” Bullitt County Health Department Health Educator Liz McGuire said. 

  • ‘Bullitt County’ makes local debut at Louisville theatre

      LOUISVILLE -- A movie with Bullitt County as its title will have a showing on Wednesday, Feb. 7, in eastern Jefferson County.

    “Bullitt County” saw its debut in August at the Austin Film Festival and is now being shown at one-night screenings in Kentucky and southern Indiana.

    The film centers around a group of four friends in 1977 who detour from a bachelor party touring the Bourbon Trail to hunt for buried Prohibition money.

  • Barren Co. felon sentenced 100 months for firearms theft

     BOWLING GREEN – A Barren County, Kentucky, convicted felon was sentenced in United States District Court, by District Court Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 100 months in prison for charges associated with the burglary and theft of firearms from Hortons Guns, located in Cave City, Kentucky, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • KYTC District 5 crews will be on duty overnight for next winter weather event

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) road crews will be on duty this evening in preparation for the next winter weather event. A wintry mix of snow, ice and rain is expected to move through the Louisville area beginning this evening and continue during the overnight hours. Impacts to the Wednesday morning rush hour are expected.

    More ice than snow is expected along Interstate 64 and north towards the Ohio River. Since ice takes longer to melt from the pavement than snow, we ask motorists to be patient while crews work to treat roads. 

  • Couple sentenced for sports complex wire fraud

     LOUISVILLE - A Jefferson County, Kentucky, couple was sentenced this week in United States District Court yesterday, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. for their individual roles in a scheme to divert over $550,000.00 from the Iceland Sports Complex announced United States Russell M. Coleman.

  • Murray doctor pays $2.79 million for false claims

      LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman and the United States Department of Labor announced a $2,791,758 settlement with  ear, nose and throat doctor Phillip B. Klapper, M.D., Patricia Klapper, and Phillip B. Klapper, P.S.C. (collectively, “Klapper”) to resolve claims that Klapper, who practiced in Murray, Kentucky, improperly billed a federal healthcare program for audiological services and hearing aids.

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  • Turnaround Resource Center cuts ribbon on LJ location

    LEBANON JUNCTION— After three months of helping their neighbors, the Turnaround Resource Center slowed down just long enough to celebrate their grand opening.

    Located at 11980 South Preston Highway in Lebanon Junction, resident Jennie Maness opened the nonprofit center as an information station to better the lives of the residents in her hometown.

    “We live in a society where it’s all about me,” Troy Fleming said. “My sister said ‘I could do that, but I want help others get their piece of the pie, too.’”