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  • Lawsuit seeks to clarify candidacy of MW fire board winner

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— After securing 94 of the 168 votes for the property owner position on the Mount Washington Fire Protection District Board of Trustees, Michael Huffman thought his position was secure.

    That is, until the board brought up a by-law that could cause his votes to be considered tainted.

    And legal action has been taken to determine whether Huffman can serve on the fire board.

  • Code enforcement board could help Hillview in its cleanup efforts

     HILLVIEW - Like other cities, Hillview wants to remain a clean and safe place to live.

    Unlike other Northern Bullitt cities, the Hillview City Council is taking measures to control its own code enforcement laws, rather than accepting new mandates handed down by state officials.

    The state changes include allowing the receiver of a nuisance warning a total of 14 days to come within compliance. Anyone holding liens on the property would receive 45-day notification.

  • $10M bid for MW sports park causes city to look at options

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—When building a $7 million sports park, problems are expected.

    But having not contractors’ interest was not one Land Design and Development manager Chad McCormick was expecting.

    “We were very concerned that we only received one bid given the amount of interest we received,” McCormick told the city council.

    The bid opening on July 6 left those involved in the project befuddled as the only proposal that came in was a $10,500,000 bid from Martin Construction Company.

  • Radiant Touch features massage therapy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Amanda Mattingly had never even received a massage before attending the Louisville School of Massage. 

    In fact, Mattingly knew very little about massage therapy before meeting with the school in 2008. All she knew was that she wanted to help those in need.

    Today Mattingly, 36, is doing just that her own message therapy business, The Radiant Touch, in Cedar Grove Village, located on Buffalo Run Road off Cedar Grove Road.

  • Federal law change helps Pioneer Village add officer

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A change in federal government policy indirectly resulted in an increase in staffing for the Pioneer Village Police Department.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher announced at the city’s June meeting that long-time officer Ray Wilburn will officially switch to a newly-created part-time position within the department.

    Police chief D.J. Reynolds announced that the city’s newest officer, Nick Hibbs, will fill Wilburn’s full-time vacancy as of Aug. 1.

  • Hunters Hollow passes new budget without lot of changes proposed

        HUNTERS HOLLOW - With little fuss and little change, the Hunters Hollow City Commission unanimously approved its 2016-17 fiscal year budget.
        The city’s General Fund amount decreased slightly from the previous year, at $130,000. Municipal Aid Road Funding also decreased slightly to $14,000.
        An additional $1,000 in insurance tax revenue was budgeted, as well as an additional $1,000 for basic court revenue.

  • Who’s Going to Be the Mayor?

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The quest to determine who should be mayor in the city of Shepherdsville began on Wednesday.

    However, the next phase in that trek will not occur until Aug. 31.

    There is a possibility that a portion of the question surrounding who should be in the mayor’s seat may be determined prior to that date.

  • Ribbon cutting: Urban Max

     Urban Max Boutique in Mount Washington celebrated its ribbon cutting with a store full of community members and officials.

    The store offers a variety of clothing, accessories and gift including candles, picture frames and home décor signs.

    The boutique is located at 611 North Bardstown Road in Mount Washington. It is open Monday from 2 - 6 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Chamber of Commerce moving operations next to EDA office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over the years, it has been discussed in various ways.

    But the matter of combining the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority and the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will become a reality in a few weeks  -- just in a different way.

    In August, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will be relocating.

    It won’t be actually merging with the economic development group but it will be sharing a common office location.

  • Tourism office splits off into own Cedar Grove location

     SHEPHERDSVILLE— Bullitt County tourism officially has a new home.

    Beginning this month, visitors will be able to stop in the new office building off Cedar Grove Road to answer any questions they may have about Bullitt County and Shepherdsville attractions.

    According to tourism director Troy Beam, the new site at exit 116 wasn’t the ideal spot; however it was in the budget and it was a spot that tourists will be able to find easier.