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  • City approves collective bargaining option; officers will decide interest

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the talks were a bit murky about the difference between a union and a collective bargaining member, Shepherdsville City Council voted 4-1 to accept a negotiating agreement with the police department.

    Two question arose before the council elected to accept the collective bargaining agreement.

    First, the length of the contract was in dispute.

    Second, the actual difference between a collective bargaining unit and a union seemed to be a  bit gray.

  • Fox Chase City helps Operation Santa program

     The Fox Chase City Council decided to help the city of Hillview play Santa Claus this holiday season.

    The council approved a request by mayor Owen Taylor to present a $200 check to the Hillview Recreation Department toward its annual Operation Santa program.

    Terry Bohannon, recreation director and Operation Santa coordinator, was in attendance at the Fox Chase December meeting to receive the check.

    “Pound for pound, (Bohannon) does more to help people than anyone in Bullitt County,” Taylor said.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 10, 2016

     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.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • DISPUTED DEFICIT: Sheriff doesn’t agree with auditor

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In one of his final rounds of audits before leaving office, Adam Edelen released the financial examination for Bullitt County Sheriff David Greenwell.

    And the number one issue revolved around a familiar topic -- the deficit Greenwell’s office owes the state of Kentucky.

    When Greenwell took office in 2011, Bullitt County’s population numbers triggered a new way of running the offices of sheriff and county clerk.

  • Don’t look to buy alcohol on Christmas in Mt. Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— Businesses were paid a visit by the ghost of ordinances past on Christmas Eve.

    After a local business posted on social media that it would be open on Christmas Day, new Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Brent Wheeler contacted the business to confirm they knew that, according to an ordinance passed in 2003, the sale of alcohol on Christmas Day was prohibited in Mount Washington.

    According to Wheeler, the manager said that his call was the first time he had heard of the rule in their many years of business.

  • Chapeze Lane pulled from city agenda

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Residents opposed to a rezoning request on Chapeze Lane may be able to relax for the time being.

    Efforts to get the property owned by George Miller and Miller Enterprises annexed and rezoned to IG General Industrial by the Shepherdsville City Council were derailed on Tuesday.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court did not allow a request by Miller’s attorney, Tammy Baker, to have the vote on two tracts withdrawn on Tuesday.

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  • City annexes property despite pleas from area; rezoning now in question

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The corporate boundaries for the city of Shepherdsville expanded by 131 acres off Chapeze Lane.

    However, an attorney representing residents in the community might advise them to not redraw their city maps just yet.

    By a 5-0 vote, the Shepherdsville City Council approved the annexation of property owned by George Miller and Miller Enterprises.

    The decision was made at a special meeting Monday morning.

  • SHERIFF: Money YES; clock still ticking

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County sheriff Dave Greenwell received the first part of his agreement to continue providing law enforcement past mid-March.

    However, he didn’t get the second piece of the agreement, so the clock is still ticking.

    On Tuesday, Bullitt Fiscal Court voted unanimously to approve an additional $250,000 to the sheriff’s office for his 2016 budget.

    Greenwell was to present his budget at the Dec. 15 fiscal court meeting but the discussion was tabled due to a lengthy agenda. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 4, 2016

    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.