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Today's News

  • KSP arrest Louisville man on child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE ― On January 16, 2014 at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Louisville Metro Police Dept. officers and agents with Homeland Security Investigations, arrested Fernando Maldonado, 33, for charges related to child pornography.

    Maldonado is charged with 20 counts of Possession of Matter Portraying a Sex Performance by a Minor-1st Offense and 20 counts of Distribution of Matter Portraying a Sex Performance by a Minor.

  • Leitchfield man sentenced for child porn

     OWENSBORO - A Leitchfield, Kentucky man was sentenced to ten years in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release today, in United States District Court, before Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., after pleading guilty to violating federal child pornography laws including the possession and distribution of child pornography announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Home Product Expo returns to Shepherdsville this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The fourth annual Home Product Expo, presented by Window World and partnering with The Courier Journal and Summit Media Radio Stations Q103.1 and Legends 103.9 will take place on January 18-19 at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville. 

    This year there is anticipation of an even larger response to the show.

  • KYTC road condition update: 2 p.m. Tuesday

     Road conditions are improving throughout the district with precipitation tapering off and the sunshine helping to warm pavement temperatures.

    The interstates in Jefferson County are mostly wet and are starting to dry in a few places.  Crews are pushing back slush along the shoulders.

  • Courtney back as NB coach after Briggs is terminated

     HEBRON ESTATES - Brian Courtney did not expect to see himself sitting on the sidelines coaching the North Bullitt Eagle basketball team this season.

    At least not after his promotion to assistant principal this fall.

    But Courtney has indeed returned to the bench to complete the rest of the season for the Eagles.

    On Jan. 6, 2014, Dick Briggs was terminated from his position as head basketball coach for North Bullitt.

  • State crews treating roads

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 road crews are salting highways in Bullitt, Jefferson, Oldham and Trimble counties as isolated bursts of snow are falling in the area.  Slick road conditions are being reported, so motorists are reminded to reduce their speed and be alert.

    Road crews in the other District 5 counties are monitoring weather, pavement temperatures and road conditions.  They will salt routes as necessary.

  • Louisville felon guilty of bank fraud

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville felon pleaded guilty, in United States District Court this week, to making more than 300 counterfeit checks totaling over $200,000 and recruiting 15 co-conspirators to pass the counterfeit checks at businesses and financial institutions in Jefferson County and the surrounding area announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Leak in pipe causes heavy damage in judicial facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was bad but it could have been so much worse.

    Thanks to quick work by county employees, the water damage caused by a busted sprinkler system was much less than it could have been inside the Bullitt County Judicial Center last Wednesday.

    Even with that quick reaction, it will be some time before the restoration work is totally complete at the facility which has been snakebiten since its inception a dozen years ago.

  • Community has chance to make suggestions on land-use plan

     At crunch time, there are plenty of comments and suggestions being offered on the proposed land-use plan for Bullitt County.

    This is not unexpected.

    The public has until Jan. 31 to submit suggestions to the plans devised by consultant Kriss Lowry. Those must be turned into the Bullitt County Planning office in the courthouse annex.

    A public meeting will be held on Feb. 20 for anyone wishing to make comments.

  • Lady Chargers maul Manual

     SHIVELY - Coaches don’t often smile about their team’s performance -- especially in the middle of the season.

    But, if one caught a glimpse of Chris Stallings on Saturday night, you might have seen a smile, ever so slight and ever so brief.

    And, if he did smile, the veteran coach of the Bullitt East Lady Chargers deserved it.

    The Lady Chargers went to the Allgood Hoops Run-N-Shoot Classic at Pleasure Ridge Park and did just that.