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  • Seven running for six spots on Pioneer Village council

        PIONEER VILLAGE -- Seven individuals will seek six positions on the Pioneer Village City Council.
        The six incumbents, along with challenger Mike Exton, will be looking to serve starting in January 2017.

    Peggy Druin
        Peggy Druin may have a distinction few officeholders possess.
        She not only has served the past 20 years as the Pioneer Village councilmember but she also served a two-year term on the Hebron Estates City Commission.

  • Ten candidates battle for six MW council seats

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- There will six incumbents running to retain their seats on the Mount Washington City Council.
        But, on Nov. 8, there will four candidates who will be looking to make the top six and earn a spot at the council table in January.

        Troy Barr
        As a lifelong resident of Mount Washington, Troy Barr has a tremendous knowledge of and love for his hometown.

  • Seven Counties to become Centerstone of Kentucky

         Centerstone and Seven Counties Services announced Monday that they have finalized an affiliation that will combine their operations, creating a five-state, non-profit behavioral health organization serving more than 150,000 people of all ages annually. The affiliation was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both organizations.

  • Excess fees from clerk helps cash flow for county government

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s tax time in most communities.
        It is a time when cash flow is pretty good as property tax dollars are collected.
        But there is also additional revenue.
        Recently, Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney presented a check for $118,150.63 in excess fees from the office to Bullitt Fiscal Court.
        In other business:
        *Jimmy Waters was honored on his retirement after 36 years.

  • Seven will battle for six positions open on Fox Chase City Council

        FOX CHASE -- Seven candidates will be on the ballot seeking the six seats available on the Fox Chase City Council.
        The general election will be on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
        Those running for the office include:

  • Mount Washington gets variances to allow company to build new facility

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- With little community feedback, plans to build a new manufacturing factory in the Mount Washington Business Park received three needed variances.
        The Bullitt County Board of Adjustment approved variances for the reduction of parking spaces, for an encroachment into a setback and to reduce the actual size of the parking spaces.

  • MW may start own tourist board

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Building a multi-million dollar sports complex is useless someone plays in it, which is why the city of Mount Washington is looking to create a tourism commission.
        An ordinance was recently read that, if approved, will establish a Recreation, Tourist, and Convention Commission, otherwise known as the Mount Washington Convention and Visitors Bureau.
        The ordinance was read for the first time at last Monday’s city council meeting.

  • Hillview has 11 in hunt for council

        HILLVIEW -- Coming off a year in which the Hillview City Council was facing bankruptcy over a major lawsuit, the six incumbents will face challenges from five other individuals on Nov. 8.
        A total of 11 individuals have filed for the six council seats. This year’s election is non-partisan.

    Lisa Boggs
        When Lisa Boggs makes a decision, it not only affect her but also the entire community.

  • Hubbard Lane may be widened in some parts by county, developer

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It appears that a joint partnership between the county and developer Richard Miles could provide motorists using a portion of Hubbard Lane a wider path to travel.

    And, there is a possibility that the entire road may be widened at some point in time.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court members heard from Miles, who is developing some lots in the Twin Eagles Subdivision and from Phillip Burress, a resident who is not interested in widening the road -- unless speed control measures are taken.

  • MW senior center looks to get city help on repairs

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— The Ralph Lutes Mount Washington Seniors Center is looking for some updates.
        Judy Hall, a representative for the center, spoke to the Mount Washington City Council about concerns the group has at the building.
        Although the city owns the building and the group expressed its gratitude for the $1 a year rent, Hall explained that any inside maintenance, such as $6,000 air conditioner pumps, is paid for by through fundraising.