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  • Shepherdsville cancels again

      UPDATE (09/20): The Shepherdsville City Council will not host a special Wednesday meeting that was scheduled on Wednesday to replace the postponed special meeting that was originally scheduled for Monday.

    That special meeting was scheduled after the council failed to host a quorum on at its regularly-scheduled meeting on Sept. 13.

    The pupose of the meetings would be to discuss the vacancy of the mayor's seat. The council has 30 days from the time of officially accepting the resignation of former mayor Scott Ellis to fill the void.

  • Hearing set to oust SE members

       SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Fiscal Court members started the process of removing two board members from the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District last month.
        On Tuesday, fiscal court members will listen to the evidence on why Thomas Kelly should be removed as chairman and Kevin Moulton removed as a members.
        The hearing, which is open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Bullitt Fiscal Courtroom in the courthouse.

  • Sneaker Swappin’: Mount Washington resident hosts ‘sneakerheads’ shoe convention

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Shoes aren’t just for wearing anymore.

    Sneaker Expos are popping up all over the country, including Bullitt County.

    Mount Washington resident and FlipnKicks creator Allan Blair hosted the “Kentucky Fried Kicks” expo at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre over the summer, welcoming over 1,000 “sneakerheads” to buy, sell, trade and show off their favorite shoes.

  • County to keep its tax same for real property

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s great news for property owners in Bullitt County -- if your assessments did not go up.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court passed a resolution keeping all tax rates the same for the coming year.

    However, in terms of revenue for the county and the services it provides, there will be a drop in revenue when tax bills are collected later this fall.

  • No mayor in Shepherdsville

      Due to a lack of a quorum on Tuesday night, the city of Shepherdsville remains without a mayor.

  • Easement maintenance woes in Hunters Hollow

        HUNTERS HOLLOW – The Hunters Hollow City Commission has dealt with more than its share of ditch and drainage issues in the past.
        Recent issues have included a failed sewage treatment plant, as well as back flow issues at various residences.
        Though some of the problems involve events that the commission or residents may not be able to control, there are certain things residents can do to assist with drainage flow.

  • The Pet Page: Mount Washington Animal Clinic

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— At the Mount Washington Animal Clinic, the veterinarians are going out of their way to ensure both pets and people are comfortable during the visit.
        “We try to make it about the people, as well as the pet,” Dr. Jim Cecil said.
        Cecil started the practice in 1975 after realizing there wasn’t a vet in Mount Washington at the time.
        His initial goal was to have a mixed practice with mostly large animals, such as horses and cows.

  • New notification system has many features

                    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Countians who wish to be notified of weather events will have to sign up on a new regional system.
        And, if they wish, they can provide a lot more information that could mean the difference between life and death if they need any type of assistance through the Bullitt County Central Dispatch System.

  • Ellis resigns; vacancy to be filled

             SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A week after a Bullitt Circuit Judge ruled that the resignation in February by Scott Ellis from his position of mayor was invalid, another resignation letter has been written.
        And, now, the Shepherdsville City Council will have to decide if the members can agree upon a replacement or whether Gov. Matt Bevin will make that decision.

  • Dealing with Traffic Congestion: City officials looking for ways to make traffic flow better at Hwy. 44 in Shep.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Traffic congestion in Shepherdsville near Interstate 65 is nothing new.

    But the Shepherdsville City Council recently commissioned a traffic study by QK4.

    Those recommendations were presented recently during a public forum, attended by several dozen individuals.

    Most of the study was concentrated on the Adam Shepherd Parkway, Conestoga Parkway and Highway 44 East.

    Officials and citizens went from map to map and discussed suggestions and concerns to members of QK4.