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  • Hillview police contracted to provide help in Fox Chase

     FOX CHASE - Police protection in a city without a police department can lead to issues.

    The City of Fox Chase recently employed constable James Scrogham to perform speed patrols within city limits.

    However, mayor Owen Taylor announced that Scrogham was resigning his duties due to health issues.

    Taylor informed the city council that an agreement was reached with the city of Hillview, allowing its police department to provide patrols within Fox Chase.

  • BBB Warning: Beware of Super Bowl ticket scams

     Now that the teams have been chosen for this year’s big game, Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about possible ticket fraud.

    The secondary market can be great for non-season ticket holders, occasional fans, or those making a last-minute decision to see the big game, but to avoid disappointment, make sure your tickets are legitimate.

    BBB offers the following tips for safe ticket purchases:

  • Council approves community position

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — During a special meeting in December, three members of the Shepherdsville City Council walked out.

    In January, the council presented a unanimous vote on the same issue.

    While there are items involving the public works department still to be decided, the Shepherdsville City Council voted 5-0 (Lisa Carter was absent due to illness) to create the position of community planning and development director.

    The creation of the position ends months of discussions. It is part of the overall pay and personnel classification ordinance.

  • Woman indicted for murder in traffic accident

     PIONEER VILLAGE —- A woman who was involved in a fatal traffic accident last November has been indicted for murder.

    Stephanie Lynn Coy, 35, of Shepherdsville, was recently indicted for her alleged role in the death of Hannah Compton on Nov. 10, 2017.

    According to the indictment, Coy faces a number of charges relating to the accident.

    Coy was indicted for murder, operating a motor vehicle under the influence for the fourth offense, wanton endangerment, failure to stop and render aid and assault.

  • LJ Junction officials asked to look at sidewalk between school, library

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- When the Lebanon Junction branch library was constructed over seven years ago, there was talk about finding a safe way for children to visit.

    Primarily, the talk was about building a sidewalk along Preston Highway from Lebanon Junction Elementary to the new library.

    The talk settled down and the project was not pursued.

    However, Tobee Taylor would like the sidewalk talk to be revised.

    A long-time library system employee, Taylor is now working out of the Lebanon Junction branch.

  • Lawsuit filed against BCSD over failure of sewer plant

     HILLVIEW  -- When the Hunters Hollow treatment plant exploded, a pair of companies were brought in by Bullitt Utilities to maintain sewer service to 700-plus customers.

    When Bullitt Utilities told the state Public Service Commission that it could no longer provide service, Bullitt County Sanitation District was brought in as a receiver to the abandoned system.

    Now, Bullitt County Sanitation is being sued by the bankruptcy estate of Bullitt Utilities for breach of contract.

  • Daniels honored for service as Pioneer Village clerk

    PIONEER VILLAGE - The changing of the calendar brings many other changes in the city of Pioneer Village headed into 2018.

    Those changes include a new city clerk and two new members of the city’s merit board.

    Ricki Daniels has served as the city’s clerk for over 10 years. She was recognized during the December business meeting for her years of service to the city.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher presented Daniels with a clock and a commemorative plate, along with a letter of recognition from state Rep. Russell Webber.

  • Parker says farewell as longest-tenured mayor

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - The longest-tenured elected official in Bullitt County has resigned.

    Linda Parker officially stepped away from her duties as Hunters Hollow mayor during the city’s December business meeting.

    Parker became mayor of Bullitt’s smallest municipality in 1988, leaving office on Jan. 1 after 30 years of service to her community.

  • Tourism provides high hopes for continued growth in ‘18

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — New years come with new resolutions and tourism in Bullitt County is no exception.

    Reflecting on the past year, tourism director Troy Beam said establishing the first full year in the visitor’s center was a highlight for him.

    Located at 142 Buffalo Run Road, Beam’s office shifted from the second floor of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to the new location in July 2016 in an effort to better reach those unfamiliar with the area.

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2018

     Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for January 2018!