Trial Date Set For Former Fire Chief

By Rick Howlett Former McMahan Fire Chief Paul Barth is free on his own recognizance after turning himself in to federal authorities Tuesday morning. The 53 year old was indicted Monday on mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering charges. Authorities allege Barth used money intended for the Crusade for Children charity and department funds […]

Former McMahan Fire Chief Indicted

By Rick Howlett A federal grand jury in Louisville has returned a 20 count indictment against former McMahan Fire Chief Paul Barth, charging him with mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. The indictment alleges that Barth embezzled and laundered about $218,000 intended for the WHAS Crusade for Children, of which Barth was board chairman, […]

McMahan Fire Chief Suspended

McMahan Fire Chief Paul Barth has been supended without pay. The Courier-Journal reports that the board of the McMahan Fire Protection District also voted Tuesday night to hire an accountant to review documents that may show mismanagement of funds. A hearing related to Barth’s status with the department has been scheduled for December 7. The […]