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  • Darling... Pioneer Village leaves its Park Avenue for Cobblestone Avenue

     PIONEER VILLAGE - There are no boardwalks nor penthouse views, so the Pioneer Village City Council will take away a portion of Park Avenue.

    The council unanimously approved changing the name of a small portion of Park Avenue to Cobblestone Avenue.

    The portion in question is the entrance located off North Preston Highway that leads into the Meadowbrook subdivision containing both Park Avenue and Cobblestone Circle. 

    The entrance is across North Preston from Shepherds Way and Little Flock Baptist Church.

  • Sixth try nets city leader for night

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It only took six times and 15 minutes to decide who would lead the Shepherdsville City Council meeting last Monday.

    With mayor Curtis Hockenbury absent due to illness, the task of selecting which council member would preside over the meeting proved to be the most difficult part of the evening.

    City attorney Walter Sholar laid out the groundwork -- the six council members would conduct a secret ballot.

    The presiding officer for the night must be from one of the six town board members.

  • MW to support medical pot at state level

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Medically, the Mount Washington City Council is pro-marijuana.

    The council unanimously approved a resolution stating their support of legalizing medical cannabis in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

    After the topic was brought up in multiple council meetings, Mayor Barry Armstrong read a statement regarding his personal views on the topic.

  • MW encounters trouble with unflushable items

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — It’s a dirty topic but it has to be discussed: flushable toiletry wipes are not as flushable as they seem.

    Letters were recently sent out to Mount Washington residents on the city’s sewer system explaining the harmful effects of flushing anything but toilet paper down the pipes.

    Lift station supervisor Wayne Votaw also spoke at a recent council meeting to help get the point across a little more with videos and pictures taken by his crews of the tangled mess the wipes have caused the workers.

  • Rivers Edge finds perfect spot to call new home

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — A popular event location has moved slightly inland.

    Rivers Edge Events and Rentals spent the past five years at the corner of Buckman Street and Joe B. Hall Avenue. After Journey church purchased the building last fall, they knew they needed to scout out a new place.

    “We loved how much the Shepherdsville community loved us and we knew we needed to find a better spot and start all over there,” owner Barbara Sivells said.

  • Shepherdsville garbage switch planned at end of month

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- There will be a changing of the trash cans for customers in Shepherdsville.

    A new bidder was selected to collect garbage from residential and commercial customers within the Shepherdsville city limits and Republic Services will assume its duties at the start of April.

    For the past 10 years, Eco-Tech has provided waste collection in Shepherdsville.

    The final pickup days for Eco-Tech will be on March 26-27. During that same time, trash containers from Republic Services will be delivered.

  • MW looking at ways to keep things out of its sewer plant

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — It’s a dirty topic but it has to be discussed: flushable toiletry wipes are not as flushable as they seem.

    Letters were recently sent out to Mount Washington residents on the city’s sewer system explaining the harmful effects of flushing anything but toilet paper down the pipes.

    Lift station supervisor Wayne Votaw also spoke at a recent council meeting to help get the point across a little more with videos and pictures taken by his crews of the tangled mess the wipes have caused the workers.

  • BEHS students rally to remember

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—The deadly shooting in Marshall County earlier this year hit too close to home for those at Bullitt East High.

    Alum Scott Cosner is the father of twin boys who attend Marshall County High. On Jan. 23, one son was shot in the back of the neck while students trying to escape trampled the other.

    Both boys have recovered and made a special appearance at Bullitt East on Wednesday as part of an assembly organized by the student-led newspaper, the Livewire.

  • Medical Marijuana: Fiscal Court changes mind, drops support

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Government officials can always change their minds.

    Right?

    A couple of weeks after passing a resolution to endorse legislative action to approve medical marijuana in Kentucky, Bullitt Fiscal Court members decided to change their minds.

    With Dr. Lee Watts, chaplain to the state capitol but is not a state employee, giving a presentation and with several local ministers in the audience, court members voted 4-1 to rescind its prior resolution.

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2018

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