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  • Stream continues to be steady flow of discussion for city

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - The ditch issues in Hunters Hollow continue to flow downhill.

    Mayor Linda Parker reported to the city commission that a drainage ditch near Blue Lick International Airport was illegally dumping sewage into the stream that runs through the city limits.

    “Now we’ve got sewage coming in from both ends,” Parker said.

    According to Parker, the ditch in question emptied into the stream before, but was not supposed to and the situation was corrected.

  • Stream continues to be steady flow of discussion for city

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - The ditch issues in Hunters Hollow continue to flow downhill.

    Mayor Linda Parker reported to the city commission that a drainage ditch near Blue Lick International Airport was illegally dumping sewage into the stream that runs through the city limits.

    "Now we've got sewage coming in from both ends," Parker said.

    According to Parker, the ditch in question emptied into the stream before, but was not supposed to and the situation was corrected.

  • Hillview looks for long-term pay answer for police

     HILLVIEW - It wouldn’t be the highest rates in the county.

    And it couldn’t rival such salaries paid in places such as Louisville Metro.

    But, at least for the officers of the Hillview Police Department, it would be a plan in which they could plan for their future.

    Hillview police chief Glenn Caple presented councilmembers with a proposed pay scale plan. 

    No action was taken.

    Hillview officer Bill Mahoney started his law enforcement career in 1994 with Hillview.

  • Store on Cedar Grove back for more talk on Thursday

     CEDAR GROVE - Concerns for a potential new store and its entrance at a dangerous stretch of road led to a tabled rezoning request.

    Members of the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission planned to meet with legal advisers and contractors representing Dollar General to determine a safe entrance to a new store.

    Dollar General hopes to open its newest Bullitt County location at 5050 Cedar Grove Road, near the intersection of Deatsville Road.

  • Fox Chase works to upgrade its website

     FOX CHASE - A technology upgrade has allowed the CIty of Fox Chase to revamp its official website.

    The city council met with Phillip Price, a Hunters Hollow city commissioner and one of the website developers.

    Price informed the council that both cities' website locations, as well as the city of Pioneer Village site, were hacked into.

    The three sites were developed together, having similar features and templates. Price said he talked to the website hosts about re-creating each site.

  • Sewer rate discussion could favor city's customers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's happened in other Bullitt County cities this year, but Shepherdsville may have raised the most stink in regards to sewer rates.

    The Shepherdsville City Council discussed sewer rates, bills, collection issues and future plans during a city business meeting. However, no official action was taken.

    Council member Faith Portman requested that the issue be brought up again for discussion during the next business meeting. Portman proposed a decreased rate of 7 percent.

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  • Oleen’s gives owner clean start in newest business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Ellen Keller lost her job at Jefferson Mall, she thought it was the end of her career. Her previous employer gave her severance pay, which allowed her start her own business.

    Last April, she opened up a consignment shop on 858 Hwy 44 West in Shepherdsville. 

    Keller said she named the place after her mother.

    “I wanted to share the memory of my mother,” she said. “She passed away when I was 20. I wanted to do something to honor her.”

  • THANKS, FFA: Convention grows Bullitt economy

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s been almost six years since it left the area.

    And there is no doubt that the National FFA Convention held last week in Louisville had a huge impact on Bullitt County.

    Troy Beam, executive director of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission, said he’s glad to see the convention back close to the county.

    “It’s a huge boom (of business),” he said.

  • Motorists in Pioneer Village may have new place to stop vehicles

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Motorists passing through Spring Meadows subdivision might pay a little more attention in the coming months.

    To slow motorists on the street which runs between John Harper Highway and Summit Drive, a trio of three-way stop signs were installed years ago at Spring Meadow Court, Springdale Court and Springfield Court.

    As time passed, developer Jim Walser built a number of patio homes at the southern end of the street. Speed humps were initially installed on the private streets.