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Business

  • MW budget approved according to plan

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Mount Washington City Council unanimously passed the 2013-14 city budget but that wasn’t a surprise.

  • Budget OK in Shepherdsville not without questions

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A split 4-2 approval vote made the proposed 2013-14 fiscal year budget official after a lengthy conversation.

  • Vocalist of the Year to be determined at county fair

     Local singers will have the chance to see who’s the best at the Bullitt County Fair this year. 

    For the third consecutive year, the Bullitt County Vocalist of the Year competition will be held at the fairgrounds from Monday, June 17, to Saturday, June 22. 

    The contest, which is sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council and Bullitt County Public Libraries, will have tryouts in the pavilion Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Finals will be held at the inside stage in the main building on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

  • AARP, community helps food pantry

    The Mount Washington AARP Chapter solicited donations on June 7-8 at the Valu Market. The collections were to benefit the Mount Washington Community Ministries food pantry. Cash donations of $252.58 were just part of the story as many pounds of food was also donated, with an estimated value of $2,200, which is $200 more than the food drive in March.

  • Roadshow for week June 17

      ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 17, 2013

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Summer fun at Bernheim Forest

     Clermont, KY – Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is offering activities for folks of all ages this month.  See the program descriptions below and be sure to check our events calendar on bernheim.org for more information.

  • Church teen group helps to fix up in Lebanon Jct.

     While most high school teens might be spending their first week of summer sleeping-in or plopped down in front of the TV, some teens from the youth group from First Presbeyterian Church in Lake Forest, Ill., chose to do something different—service.

  • Bullitt Sanitation looks to build new plant

     HILLVIEW - The Bullitt County Sanitation District hopes to upgrade its system by replacing two old plants with a one brand new facility.

  • Partners think now’s time for adults to be responsible

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The statistics about underage drinking in Bullitt County are overwhelming.

    According to the 2012-2013 Kentucky Incentives for Prevention student survey, 37 percent of 12th graders drink at home, 64 percent of 12th graders drink at a party and 69 percent of those same students drink at a friend’s home.

    However, the statistics only tell part of the story.

  • Collective bargaining not expected to pass

    SHEPHERDSVILLE- On Monday night's agenda, the Shepherdsville City Council will consider the second reading and possible adoption of an ordinance allowing for collective bargaining for police department employees. However, mayor Scott Ellis considers the matter to be a dead issue.

    “We don't need both,” Ellis said of creating a collective bargaining system while still having the civil service intact.