• Hardaway Memorial Scholarship

     Miranda Rippy of Bullitt Central High was recently awarded the Hardaway Memorial Scholarship from First Harrison Bank.

    This continues the tradition started by The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County.

    Rippy will receive a $1,500 scholarship that will go toward her studies at Morehead State University. She will major in education.

  • Fire groups battle over money will continue until June

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Taxes paid by property owners in the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District have not been turned over to the contracted fire department.

    Now most of those funds will be placed in a court-appointed banking account as the controversy between the fire district board and the fire department rages on.

    The two parties were in Bullitt Circuit Court Wednesday after the fire department filed a claim seeking the release of the tax dollars collected last year.

  • Mount Washington to help preserve Lloyd House

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- With all the focus on future development of the city, the Mount Washington city council is doing their part to preserve the past, too.

    The James M. Lloyd House was donated to the Mount Washington Historical Society in 1989 by Kenneth R. Lutes in memory of his with, Anita Ann Dooley Lutes, the great-granddaughter of James M. Lloyd.

    Since the donation, the historical society has used the house as a meeting place, a research center and a museum dedicated to preserving and educating others on the history of Mount Washington.

  • Pioneer Village police stop results in local drug raid

     HEBRON ESTATES -- There is no such thing as a small town any more.

    Pioneer Village police chief D.J. Reynolds said one of his officers recently made a routine traffic stop.

    The next thing you know, a man is arrested with two warrants outstanding.

    He is also a major drug dealer in the region.

    When stopped, Pioneer Village police seized $3,000 in drugs and another $8,000 in cash.

  • Pioneer Village switches garbage collectors for next four years

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Residents in Pioneer Village now know where their trash will be going for the next four years.

    The Pioneer Village City Council approved a four-year bid with Waste Management for trash collection within the city limits from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2020.

    Waste Management was selected over Rumpke, the only other company to submit a bid.

  • Landlords upset with Hillview’s proposal on rentals

      HILLVIEW -- To have rental properties inspected each time a new tenant moved in sounded like a good idea on the surface.

    But, for those who rent property in the city of Hillview, such an inspection proposal would be a very bad idea.

    Hillview mayor Jim Eadens said his concern is that people will sign the paperwork to rent property and then find out there are internal issues that they didn’t know about.

    Some landlords would take care of the repairs; others would not.

  • Sabert workers volunteer to do some work at Active Heroes

     A great group of volunteers from the Sabert Corporation in Hillview came out to the Active Heroes military family retreat center on Friday, April 22.

    Even though the conditions were less than superb, several volunteers showed up to work. The group came to volunteer on Earth Day, so they focused on a project that involved helping the environment.

  • Hillview looks to annex additional property

     HILLVIEW - Following a consistent barrage of meetings involving heavier issues this year, the Hillview City Council caught a collective breath in May.

    And despite ongoing issues involving bankruptcy debt plans and insurance increases, the city continues to grow.

    The council unanimously approved a proposed annexation ordinance involving 90 acres of unincorporated territory near off of Christman Lane, near Zoneton Road.

  • MW sports complex moving forward in planning stages

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Sports lovers rejoice!

    Designs for the sports complex in Mount Washington are at 90 percent completion.

    Project planner Chad McCormick of Land Design and Development presented an update on the park’s progress.

    The facility plans to include areas for baseball, football, soccer, tennis, basketball and disc golf as well as a couple of playgrounds, a splash park and an amphitheater next to a pond.

  • City bans smoking in cars with kids

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Ashley Bratcher was a child, she lived in a smoke-filled home.