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Former Jeffersontown police officer federally charged for drugs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - An officer formerly with Jeffersontown Police is facing federal charges for drug possession. Payton Henderson was investigated by the FBI’s Public Corruption and Civil Rights Task Force for possession of fentanyl, adderall and other controlled substances, court documents state. Jeffersontown Police Chief Rick Sanders said...
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Bardstown Bourbon Co. kicks off summer patio concert series

NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE) - Patio concerts are soon-to-be the highlight of Bardstown Bourbon Company’s summer season. Each month until September, the summer patio concert series will offer live bands, cocktails, and a food menu curated by Executive Chef Stu Plush. Concert lineup:. Friday, May 20 – Good River...

Shelbyville celebrates grand opening of senior living facility

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trilogy Health Services cut the ribbon and celebrated the grand opening of their newest senior living facility in Shelbyville, Kentucky Tuesday evening according to a press release. Guest speakers included Mayor David Eaton and members of the Chambers of Commerce. Potential clients and families were able...
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Jeffersontown High Schoolers put cardboard boats to the test

Jeffersontown, Ky. (WAVE) - Jeffersontown High students showed off their design skills as they raced their cardboard boats in a pool Wednesday. The race took place at the Plainview Swim Center. Students in the ‘Computer Aided Drafting program’ created the boats out of cardboard and duct tape and added their own special flare to them.
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Man dies after Jeffersontown traffic crash

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky.(WAVE) - A man seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Jeffersontown has died from his injuries. The crash happened just after 2:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Hurstbourne Parkway at Williamsburg Plaza. According to Chief Richard Sanders of the Jeffersontown Police Department, a car heading south on...

Surprise! ‘Unbridled joy’ for Crossings staff members arrival

BAGDAD, Ky. -The beginning of a three-day staff training program for summer employees of Crossings Camps didn’t begin as scheduled. About 50 staff members who will be working at the Jonathan Creek location in western Kentucky boarded a bus Monday morning to drive to the Cedarmore campus — a trip of just over four hours. But the bus made it about three miles before breaking down, necessitating a contingency plan for those summer staffers.

Hillview Police make 2 separate arrests related to catalytic converter thefts

HILLVIEW, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Hillview Police Department made two arrests as they investigate catalytic converter thefts in the area. Hillview Police Chief Bill Mahoney said this type of crime happens across the country, where people steal the car part and cash it in. He said while it is difficult to prevent, officers are doing what they can to be proactive.

Republican Bill Dieruf captures nomination for Louisville mayor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Republican Bill Dieruf has won the GOP nomination for Louisville mayor. The former Jeffersontown mayor won Tuesday’s primary by about three-fourths of the vote, running against three other candidates. “We can lead this community to where we are unified in purpose and realize what Louisville...

Local nursery begins selling trees online from Simpsonville farm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A 245-acre tree farm in Simpsonville is ready for harvest. In a news release Tuesday, Bowling Nursery and Landscaping said it planted more than 40,000 trees after purchasing the Shelby County land, and the first batch is ready to sell. “Several varieties and sizes of trees...

JCPS high-schoolers take to the pool for annual Cardboard Boat Regatta

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- After it was canceled in 2020 and 2021, the Cardboard Boat Regatta returned Wednesday to Jeffersontown High School for the 23rd year. About 60 students from the schools Computer-aided Design (CAD) program spent the last few months designing and building their boats made entirely from cardboard and duct tape. They typically have more students participating but wanted to ease back in with a smaller group for the first year after the pandemic.
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Stephen Foster offerings, concerts set this summer in Bardstown

“The Stephen Foster Story” at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown offers three entertainment products this summer. “The Stephen Foster Story” musical continues on the outdoor stage. There’s also a one-hour performance focusing about the music of Stephen Foster called “Songs of Stephen Foster” and a summer concert series featuring five different acts.

Obituary: Codi Michael Wayne Cramer, 28, Bardstown

V died Monday, May 16, 2022, at University of Louisville Hospital. He was born Aug. 21, 1993, in Louisville. He was preceded in death by his uncle Dennis Cramer. He is survived by his mother, Nikki (Chris Keown) Cramer of Bardstown; his father, Brad Byrd of Chaplin; one sister, Madi Byrd of Bardstown; and best friend, Josh Proctor of Bardstown.