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Today's News

  • Physician guilty of illegal drug distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A Franklin, Kentucky, physician pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court before Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl to charges of the illegal distribution of controlled substances by way of prescribing opiate pain medications outside of the course of professional medical practice and without a legitimate medial purpose, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Bernheim invites public to help break world tree hugging record

     CLERMONT - Bernheim officials announced plans to break the world tree hugging record on June 4.

    Dubbed the Bernheim Big Tree Hug Challenge, the Guinness World Record attempt will require at least 1,201 tree huggers to break the record of the most people hugging trees at the same time at the same location.

  • St. Catharine College to close at end of July

     SAINT CATHERINE   After numerous recent meetings of the St. Catharine College Board of Trustees, chairman John Turner announced at a campus-wide faculty and staff meeting on Wednesday that the College would be closing its doors.  

    "It is with great sadness that I announce today, after exploring all possible options, the Board of Trustees has determined the challenges facing St. Catharine College are insurmountable and we will be closing the College at the end of July," Turner said.  

  • Group arrested with homemade explosive

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Quick work by police following a call to Central Dispatch resulted in the arrest of three individuals.

    According to a press release from the Shepherdsville Police Department, a call to Central Dispatch at 2:23 a.m. Wednesday reported a disturbance call at the Motel 6 off Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Using the description given by the caller, police were able to stop the vehicle as it was leaving the motel parking lot.

  • Woman indicted in death of man riding moped

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Pleasure Ridge Park resident has now been indicted for the murder of a 29-year-old Bullitt County man.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury has issued a murder indictment against Emily Kathleen Hickey, 22.

    She was also indicted last week for leaving the scene of an accident and failing to render aid.

    She remains in the Bullitt County Detention Center on a $500,000 cash bond and her arraignment was to be held on Tuesday, May 31.

  • Teen athletes honored for overcoming personal odds

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- High school is hard. But going through high school when you can’t hear what’s going on around you or when cancer takes someone close to you? That takes resilience.

    North Bullitt senior Cassandra Davis and Bullitt East junior Alyssa Peak have resilience.

  • Singer records songs from inside BC Jail

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Stomping and clapping rang through the halls of Bullitt County Detention Center, but not for reasons one might expect from a corrections institution.

    The jail served as the studio for country singer/songwriter Dallas Moore’s upcoming live album, “Six Strings and Steel Bars: Dallas Moore Live From Bullitt County Jail.”

  • Late rally pushes North to 8-6 win

     HEBRON ESTATES -- It may not have been the shot heard around the world. But, Daulton Walls’ solo shot in the Sixth Region opener sure woke up the North Bullitt baseball faithful.

    After Walls’ blast, Brady Keehn’s slicing double to left field gave North Bullitt the lead.

    Adding another run in the sixth, North Bullitt’s quest for a third straight regional title remained alive with an 8-6 victory over Fairdale.

  • McKinley pitches BE past Butler 2-1

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Reversing two years of first-round losses in the Sixth Region Tournament, the Bullitt East Chargers rode the right arm of senior pitcher Kyle McKinley to a 2-1 victory over Butler in Monday’s opening round game.

    The win advanced Bullitt East to the tournament semi-finals where they will meet two-time defending champion North Bullitt on Wednesday in a 7:15 p.m. game at Jim Patterson Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.

  • Congrats to all the graduates

      It is that time each year that we congratulate another group of young adults who will be taking their next step in life.

    Roughly 900 students will walk the line this weekend as graduation ceremonies are held at Broadbent Arena.

    Never have our young adults been better prepared to take that next step.