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  • New facility push made by animal shelter committee

     CLERMONT -- Hyte Rouse and his road department crew can do some work to see if they can divert water from pouring into the Bullitt County Animal Shelter.

    But, it is going to be a tough fix.

    It is a fix that members of the Bullitt County Animal Shelter committee believe is only a temporary situation.

    The long-term goal is to have a new animal shelter.

    The immediate concern is to stop the flow of water into the facility, which is several feet lower than the surrounding property.

  • Hillview will credit officers with past work experience as part of level of pay

      HILLVIEW - An officer entering the Hillview Police Department will now receive an official lateral move in terms of work experience.

    The Hillview City Council unanimously approved a change to the the HPD pay protocol, allowing any officers with past experience to begin at the same pay level and experience up to five years.

    According to mayor Jim Eadens, the current pay setup for officers entering HPD is one year of paid experience for every three years served with another department.

  • BBB Hot Topics: May 2017

     See the latest scams in BBB’s May 2017 Hot Topics:

    1. If you see a Facebook post about a $50 Mother’s Day Lowe’s coupon, don’t click on it! This will send you to a survey site that asks for personal information and asks you to share the post with your friends. Lowe’s is not running this promotion – it is a scam.

  • Future city officials may get increase in their pay

     SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Sometimes it is a matter of keeping up with the Joneses.

    For those running for office in the city of Shepherdsville next year, there may be some new incentives. And, they can thank the Mount Washington city officials for the better pay.

    Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury talked with council members recently about increasing pay for both his position and the six town board positions. None of the current officeholders would be affected by any change in pay.

  • Parties to work together on MW zoning request

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The decision involving the rezoning of a longtime Mount Washington business was postponed to allow a chance for both parties to work together.

    Virginia McAllister has run a body shop business on her land, located just north of North Bardstown Road, for over 40 years.

    The request is to rezone 5.8916 acres from R-1 Residential to B-1 Highway Business.

    According to McAllister’s grandson, Chris Lyle, the shop is a performance automotive and off-road shop.

  • Motor vehicle portion of clerk’s office closed May 10

     The Department of Motor Vehicle section of county clerk Kevin Mooney’s office will be closed from Noon until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10.

    The clerk’s office will soon receive new software. Trainers will be in the office on Wednesday to guide employees through a webinar and then do some training.

    The rest of the clerk’s office will remain open the regular hours on Wednesday.

  • Community center fees set under mayor’s powers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Local officials discussed not only the fate of its community center but the prices to be charged for its usage.

    However, all that discussion really wasn’t needed.

    Without a vote by the city council, Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury has set the rental prices for the community center off Frank E. Simon Avenue.

    However, he is still looking at pricing for the city hall and city gym.

  • Business hopes to provide Gr8ter good for the community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two local business owners hope that a new store will help meet the greater goods of the community.

    Joe and Stacena Bohannon, co-owners of A Plus Signs and Screen Printing, have opened a second business, The Gr8ter Goods, with the concept of sharing business profits with local charitable organizations.

    Joe Bohannon said the store was primarily a gift shop, featuring local and regional products along with items that represent some of the organizations being assisted.

  • Beech Grove Storage has new space for all your valuable stuff

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local family business opened another family business.

    Beech Grove Storage is now open for business, located at 204 Old Ford Road, off Beech Grove Road, in Shephersville.

    Co-owners Lois and Jim Reading have also owned Bullitt Septic since 1983. Their son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Susan Reading, are co-managers of the storage facility.

    Beech Grove Storage includes 52 units ranging in size from 10x10 to 10x30. Susan said outdoor units were also available for items such as RVs and boats.

  • Oasis brings years of experience in car buying world to Mt. Wash.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The city of Mount Washington is no desert, but that hasn’t stopped an Oasis from showing up.

    Located near St. Francis Catholic Church on Highway 44 East is a car lot with a goal to make the customer’s car-buying experience as relaxing as a water spring in a desert.

    Oasis Auto Sales not only features pre-owned vehicles but the three-man team has a combined 70 years of car-selling experience.