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  • Shepherdsville fails to get quorum; packed house leaves disappointed

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Those who packed into the city government hall hoping to have some discussion on the actions of two weeks ago left upset and disappointed.

    The Shepherdsville City Council did not hold its regular meeting tonight as only three councilmembers were present.

    Without a quorum, newly-appointed mayor Brian James thanked the crowd for attending and praised councilmembers Ashley Bratcher, Dana James and Gloria Taft for serving the community by being at the meeting.

  • Big repair bill at BCHS pool raises other issues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Will Bullitt County government pull the plug on the Bullitt Central swimming pool this summer?

    Could the arrangement for the Bullitt County YMCA to manage the parks and recreations programs be over?

    Is it possible that all three pools could be in jeopardy?

    Those are some of the questions raised with Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    A problem that the county has known about since last August is that without major renovations, the Bullitt Central pool would not be allowed to open.

  • No meeting for city council

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Those who packed into the city government hall hoping to have some discussion on the actions of two weeks ago left upset and disappointed.
            The Shepherdsville City Council did not hold its regular meeting tonight as only three councilmembers were present.
            Without a quorum, newly-appointed mayor Brian James thanked the crowd for attending and praised councilmembers Ashley Bratcher, Dana James and Gloria Taft for serving the community.

  • My Pharmacy brings different approach to community

    HILLVIEW - A new pharmacy hopes to become your pharmacy.

    My Pharmacy is now open for business in Hillview.

    Co-owners Nimish Patel and Rebecca Hernandez hope to bring a newer and healthier version of the local pharmacy store to the area. Hernandez also serves as pharmacy manager.

    “We offer free deliveries, free vitamins and free smiles,” Patel said.

    Hernandez has worked at other area pharmacies prior to starting her own business. She hoped to encourage compliance with prescription use in a friendly manner.

  • Subway owners find coin laundry perfect addition to their facility

    HILLVIEW - You can use your pocket change from Subway to clean your laundry.

    Brooks Coin Laundry is open for business at 151 Brenton Way in Hillview, sharing a building with Subway.

    Co-owners Ishwar and Bhavna Patel have owned the Subway location since 2013. Prior to that they owned the Subway location inside the KentuckyOne Health Jewish South facility, moving after the Arby’s franchise closed.

    The owners decided the extra space within the building was ideal for the laundromat.

  • LETTER: Council will be asked to start process over

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two councilmembers upset with the process in which a mayor was selected will give those responsible one chance to undo what they consider to be wrongs.

    But, if the process is not undone and started again, a lawsuit will be filed.

    Shepherdsville councilman Larry Hatfield said many in the public join his anger with the process in which Brian James was selected to replace Scott Ellis, who resigned earlier in the day.

    Hatfield and fellow councilman Bernie Brown walked out of the Feb. 9 meeting.

  • SAVING LIVES: Hillview police use Narcan twice in one day to combat overdoses

     HILLVIEW - Three months ago the Hillview Police Department made a decision to supply officers with Narcan, a medication that temporarily reverses an opioid drug overdose within a human body.

    Thanks to Narcan, officers may have saved two lives in the same night, just an hour apart.

    HPD Ofc. Kyle McAllister responded to an overdose at a city residence late on the evening of Feb. 12. When he arrived, the subject was unconscious but still breathing.

  • MW looks to move boundaries to north

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— In an effort to gain better control over what occurs near the Jefferson County line, the city of Mount Washington is  looking to annex the property.

    According to Mayor Barry Armstrong, the annexation project had been discussed when he was still a city council member, but didn’t really take off until he became mayor in January 2015.

    Currently, the city limit line stops near the end of the Old Bardstown Road, including the bypass.

  • Letter to ask council to revisit mayor selection

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two councilmembers upset with the process in which a mayor was selected will give those responsible one chance to undo what they consider to be wrongs.

  • Phillips selected police chief, Coleman fire chief

     LEBANON JUNCTION—The city of Lebanon Junction has just been hit with a double-dose of leadership changes.

    Mayor Larry Dangerfield read a letter of resignation from fire chief Todd Crady at the February city council meeting.

    “At this time, with the demands of my job, I cannot devote the time needed to the position of chief effectively,” the letter read. “Thank you for all your support over the last two years. It has been greatly appreciated.”