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Today's News

  • Bowling Green man guilty of violating federal drug, gun laws

     LOUISVILLE – A Bowling Green, man pleaded guilty to multiple drug and firearm offenses yesterday in United States District Court, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. 

    Christopher Michael Compton, 40, admitted to aiding and abetting the knowing and intentional possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and marijuana.  He also admitted attempting to knowingly and intentionally manufacture methamphetamine and being a prohibited person in possession of firearms and ammunition.

  • Brandenburg man pleads guilty to online enticement, distribution

      LOUISVILLE – A Brandenburg, Kentucky, man pleaded guilty to two child exploitation offenses on Tuesday, May 22, 2108, in United States District Court, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Jeffrey Adam Stone, 31, admitted to online communications with a person he believed to be a 15-year-old girl for the purpose of meeting her to engage in sexual conduct.  He also admitted to sending obscene material to the girl.

  • Multi-County Pursuit Ends In The Arrest Of A Crestwood Man
  • BE’s Willis scores lone point for locals at state track meet

     LEXINGTON – The small contingent of local competitors in Saturday’s Class 3-A State Track and Field Championships at the University of Kentucky, ended up battling Mother Nature as much as the other athletes in the field.

  • Kruse at state tennis

      LEXINGTON — Bullitt East’s Savannah Kruse didn’t get any favors in the KHSAA State Tennis Tournament at the University of Kentucky last week.

    The junior, who was making her second trip to the state tournament, drew the the ninth-seeded Samantha Spady from Corbin High School on Thursday.

    Kruse, who earned a trip to the state tournament thanks to reaching the semifinals of the Sixth Region event, fell 6-0, 6-1 to Spady.

  • DEA targets opioid crisis with Operation Safe Haven

     LOUISVILLE -- The Drug Enforcement Administration this week launched Operation Safe Haven, a sweeping enforcement action spanning three states.

    DEA Special Agents, working closely with their state and local law enforcement partners throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia targeted a variety of bad actors, ranging from healthcare workers and distributors, to street-level drug dealers in a coordinated effort to attack the opioid crisis head-on in the region.

  • Bullitt County celebrates Memorial Day

     Memorial Day is a special day that is always commemorated throughout Bullitt County.

    Many events will be hosted during the three-day holiday weekend to allow county residents an opportunity to pay their respects to those who have lost their lives serving our country, as well as to honor the many veterans that will be in attendance.

    On Sunday, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 454 is hosting its 26th annual memorial service at Highland Memory Gardens in Mount Washington.

  • Interstate 65 lane closures May 24

    *UPDATE AT 5/24/18: The start time for work this evening on Interstate 65 South in Bullitt County has been moved up from 7 p.m. until 3 p.m. KYTC maintenance staff will begin repairs immediately on a broken concrete slab at mile marker 111, which is just south of the Clermont exit (Exit 112). Work is starting earlier to prevent damage to vehicles traveling in this driving lane. Crews will be replacing this section of pavement and the lane will remain closed overnight to allow the new material to cure. All lanes will be reopened by 7 a.m.*

     

  • KSP Post 4 Traffic Safety Checkpoints

      ELIZABETHTOWN – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 04 would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various traffic safety checkpoints and saturating known problematic areas in the district through general patrol tactics.

  • Indictments handed down on several sex-related incidents

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A woman has been charged with a variety of sex-related charges by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Andrea Lynn Faust has been indicted for complicity to rape, complicity to sodomy, complicity to sexual abuse and human trafficking.

    According to the indictment, Faust allegedly attempted to have sexual intercourse with a person less than 12 years of age on two occasions between June 8, 2008, and June 7, 2010.

    She also attempted to have deviate sexual intercourse with the same victim during the same period of time.