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  • Students make their marks on MW community

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — No one knows what the world is going to look like in 50 years, but the Mount Washington Youth Chamber of Preservationists (Youth COPS) have done their part to ensure the present is preserved in the past.

    Gavin Blain, Brooke Hatfield, Eliza Love, Isaac Shelton and Haley Steinmetz spent the past year working on preserving a piece of Mount Washington history: the mile marker located on North Bardstown Road beside First Baptist Church.

  • Road repairs only major change in Fox Chase budget

        FOX CHASE - Road repairs have been on the Fox Chase City Council’s radar throughout the year.
        Extra funding earmarked to pay for pending repairs was the only significant change to the city’s 2016-17 fiscal year budget ordinance unanimously approved by the council.
        Money in the Municipal Aid Road Fund was increased to a total of $64,640, up from last year’s $35,000 allotment.

  • BBB Hot Topics: July 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s July 2016 Hot Topics

  • Southeast Bullitt officials agree to work on settling conflicts

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could an on-going battle between a fire board and its fire department be nearing an end?
        While not putting the cart too far ahead of the horse, representatives with the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board and the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department are at least willing to go back to the negotiations table.
        During a hearing on Wednesday in Bullitt Circuit Court, testimony in case involving the withholding of tax dollars suddenly stopped.

  • Past due trash bills causing stink in Shep.

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The figure is over $156,000 and counting.
        That is the amount of unpaid garbage collection bills due in the city of Shepherdsville.
        This is not a new discussion but the question which remains is who is responsible for making sure Eco-Tech receives its money.
        While city attorney Joseph Wantland said the “city doesn’t owe anything,” that was not tone taken by Eco-Tech president Robert Lee.

  • The Pet Page: Hillview Animal Hospital

        When an opportunity came about to share her love for animals with her own medical practice, Dr. Melissa Hendricks gladly took hold of the reins.
        Hendricks began working at the Hillview Animal Hospital and Clinic with Dr. B.J. Cash as a technician, before going to Tuskegee University in Alabama for her veterinary degree.
        In 2006, Hendricks was working for another doctor when she received a call from Cash telling her he was selling the practice and wondered if she would be interested in taking it over.

  • Events in MW will result in calls to residents

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Mount Washington residents will now receive personal phone calls when something happens in the city. Well, sort of.
        Last month, the city launched its REACH ALERT partnership, which calls citizens’ phones when directed to by city officials.
        According to the city, the REACH ALERT system can be used to inform citizens of water main breaks, boil water advisories, bad weather, to name a few.

  • Hillview facing important budget in 2016-17

        HILLVIEW -- It might be the most important budget cycle the city of Hillview has ever experienced.
        Not only will the city of Hillview pay out $133,434 in debt service on a $5 million bond, it must pay out an estimated $282,023.
        Both result from the settlement of an $11 million judgment against the city in a breach of contract claim by Truck America.
        With the debt reaching $15 million due to interest, a settlement was reached earlier this year.

  • Hebron Estates approves budget with few changes

     HEBRON ESTATES - A new fiscal year budget was approved, even with a slight tweak at the last moment.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission unanimously approved its 2016-17 fiscal year budget, effective July 1.

    The vote came after a presentation by Daniel Hall, representing the Knox Regional Development Alliance.

  • Alliance will add 150 jobs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A world’s largest wholesale distributor of CD, DVD and Blu-Ray titles in the United States could soon be getting bigger.

    And that growth will benefit Shepherdsville and Bullitt County.

    Alliance Entertainment LLC, which has a facility located in the Cedar Grove Business Park, is looking to expand its current operation.

    The company received preliminary approval for a $500,000 tax credit from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority on Thursday.