• Who’s Going to Be the Mayor?

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The quest to determine who should be mayor in the city of Shepherdsville began on Wednesday.

    However, the next phase in that trek will not occur until Aug. 31.

    There is a possibility that a portion of the question surrounding who should be in the mayor’s seat may be determined prior to that date.

  • Ribbon cutting: Urban Max

     Urban Max Boutique in Mount Washington celebrated its ribbon cutting with a store full of community members and officials.

    The store offers a variety of clothing, accessories and gift including candles, picture frames and home décor signs.

    The boutique is located at 611 North Bardstown Road in Mount Washington. It is open Monday from 2 - 6 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Chamber of Commerce moving operations next to EDA office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over the years, it has been discussed in various ways.

    But the matter of combining the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority and the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will become a reality in a few weeks  -- just in a different way.

    In August, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will be relocating.

    It won’t be actually merging with the economic development group but it will be sharing a common office location.

  • Tourism office splits off into own Cedar Grove location

     SHEPHERDSVILLE— Bullitt County tourism officially has a new home.

    Beginning this month, visitors will be able to stop in the new office building off Cedar Grove Road to answer any questions they may have about Bullitt County and Shepherdsville attractions.

    According to tourism director Troy Beam, the new site at exit 116 wasn’t the ideal spot; however it was in the budget and it was a spot that tourists will be able to find easier.

  • Students make their marks on MW community

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — No one knows what the world is going to look like in 50 years, but the Mount Washington Youth Chamber of Preservationists (Youth COPS) have done their part to ensure the present is preserved in the past.

    Gavin Blain, Brooke Hatfield, Eliza Love, Isaac Shelton and Haley Steinmetz spent the past year working on preserving a piece of Mount Washington history: the mile marker located on North Bardstown Road beside First Baptist Church.

  • Road repairs only major change in Fox Chase budget

        FOX CHASE - Road repairs have been on the Fox Chase City Council’s radar throughout the year.
        Extra funding earmarked to pay for pending repairs was the only significant change to the city’s 2016-17 fiscal year budget ordinance unanimously approved by the council.
        Money in the Municipal Aid Road Fund was increased to a total of $64,640, up from last year’s $35,000 allotment.

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  • Southeast Bullitt officials agree to work on settling conflicts

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could an on-going battle between a fire board and its fire department be nearing an end?
        While not putting the cart too far ahead of the horse, representatives with the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board and the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department are at least willing to go back to the negotiations table.
        During a hearing on Wednesday in Bullitt Circuit Court, testimony in case involving the withholding of tax dollars suddenly stopped.

  • Past due trash bills causing stink in Shep.

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The figure is over $156,000 and counting.
        That is the amount of unpaid garbage collection bills due in the city of Shepherdsville.
        This is not a new discussion but the question which remains is who is responsible for making sure Eco-Tech receives its money.
        While city attorney Joseph Wantland said the “city doesn’t owe anything,” that was not tone taken by Eco-Tech president Robert Lee.

  • The Pet Page: Hillview Animal Hospital

        When an opportunity came about to share her love for animals with her own medical practice, Dr. Melissa Hendricks gladly took hold of the reins.
        Hendricks began working at the Hillview Animal Hospital and Clinic with Dr. B.J. Cash as a technician, before going to Tuskegee University in Alabama for her veterinary degree.
        In 2006, Hendricks was working for another doctor when she received a call from Cash telling her he was selling the practice and wondered if she would be interested in taking it over.