• Pioneer Village budget gets better each new fiscal year

     PIONEER VILLAGE – The financial stability for the city of Pioneer Village continues to improve.

         For years, the city battled the debt resulting from the 1996 tornado. Now, however, that debt is almost paid off and the city was able to carry money forward as the new fiscal year begins.

         The Pioneer Village City Council unanimously approved its 2013-14 budget.

  • Forcht Bank brings new concept to area

     HILLVIEW – When looking for a place to open a new concept in in-store banking centers, Jason Stuecker said Forcht Bank officials were in search of just the right spot.

         On Thursday, officials from Bullitt and Jefferson counties both help Forcht Bank open its state-of-the-art banking center in the Hillview Kroger on Mud Lane.

  • Merit system gift to present, future deputies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When David Greenwell met with his new staff of deputies three years ago, he had some goals.

  • Veteran's assist agency reaps big prize for retreat

     Being on the front lines of a war is tough, but coming home and adjusting to civilian life can be even tougher. 

    One Hillview organization is looking to make the transition from military life to home life easier for veterans by building a retreat center in Kentucky.

    Active Heroes, which supports veterans, active duty military and their families through home repairs and financial assistance, hopes to build the facility on a campground. 

  • Request made to allow MW liquor licenses to be used at another site

     Local business owners in Mount Washington have proposed a revision to the alcohol ordinance so that they can serve alcoholic beverages in areas besides their own buildings.

  • Law enforcement steps up patrol during month of July

      FRANKFORT, Ky.  (July 1, 2013) –  In an effort to raise awareness of traffic safety laws and encourage safe driving habits, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is partnering with state and local law enforcement on the “Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass” campaign throughout July. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 8

     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.

  • Discussion never slow when speeding topic in Fox Chase

     FOX CHASE – What to do with speeding motorists has long been a concern for members of the Fox Chase City Council.

         Most recently, some less obvious efforts have apparently worked to at least slow down some of the speeders.

         Mayor Bill Broughton said Sussex Drive seemed to be the hotbed of lead-footed motorists. But in the past month, he said the complaints have been fewer.

  • EDA combines with others to aid marketing for prospects

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Sometimes you just can’t do it alone.

         In the case of promoting the strengths of your county to prospective business clients, there could be some sense in working together with surrounding neighbors.

         In the case of economic development, Bullitt County is getting back into that partnership game.

         The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority voted to participate in the Kentucky United program.

  • BBB offers giving tips after loss of Arizona firefighters

     Better Business Bureau (BBB) joins the nation in mourning the loss of the Arizona Firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire. To ensure donations get into the right hands, BBB offers advice on charitable giving in the wake of this tragedy.

    “Tragedies like this one, the Newtown School shooting, and Boston Marathon bombings bring out scam artists,” says BBB President/CEO Charlie Mattingly. “Americans want to help the victims’ families and community through donations.”