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  • Pearl decides to retire from store, meeting spot

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After a lifetime of service, local businesswoman Pearl Hudson, 78, will hand over control of Pearl's Food Mart on Tuesday. 
     Though the convenience store and its name will remain much the same under new management, Hudson's retirement will mark the end of an era in Mount Washington history.
     Hudson, who has operated the convenience store affectionately referred to as "Pearl's" for a quarter century, said her last day will be bittersweet, but it's time to pass the torch.   

  • Sewer work may be farmed out

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Could the city of Shepherdsville soon have a company operating its sewage treatment system?
     That is a possibility.
     Clure Winfree, area manager for Veolia, talked with Shepherdsville city councilmembers about that possibility on Monday.
     Already with partnerships in nearby communities such as Oldham County, Radcliff and Fort Knox, Winfree said the company could provide services for Shepherdsville at a less expensive cost.

  • Show will buy coins, gold, silver at Centre

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shepherdsville is the next stop on the list for the International Coin Collectors Association's world tour. 

    During this event at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center, the ICCA will be purchasing coins, paper currency, gold and silver on behalf of their global network of collectors, dealers and refineries. This special event is free and open to the public.

  • Hillview clean up day set this Saturday; county days set for April 28 and May 12

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Plans have been finalized and citizens of Bullitt County now know how to get rid of their waste.

  • Bridge washes out gun shoot

     WEST POINT - Those who looked forward to the 2012 Spring Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show at West Point’s Knob Creek Gun Range will have to make other plans for this weekend. 

  • Easter Bunny found in Bullitt County

     The Easter Bunny was busy during the annual Hillview Easter Egg hunt.

    From offering to hold some of the candy for the little hunters to posing with a youngster for a picture to trying to coax a youngster to come have his picture taken, the Easter Bunny was the main center of attention.

    The Operation Santa committee in Hillview sponsored the annual event.

  • The Last Supper

     In celebration of Easter, Belmont Baptist Church put on a play about the Last Supper and the events that led to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    Lebanon Junction resident Steve Taylor played the role of Jesus.

  • Committee has plan for county's future

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - Ask anyone involved with the Bullitt County Strategic Planning Task Force what the county needs to become a model community, more than likely you'll hear a one word answer: planning. 

  • Fox Chase escapes with no snow issue

                FOX CHASE - What once looked like a potential nightmare for the city of Fox Chase has so far turned out to be a nice saving of funds.

                The city of Pioneer Village ended a snow removal contract with Fox Chase earlier in the season, leaving officials scrambling for a contracted replacement.

                The search came down to two individuals, Jason Denner and Craig Stump.

  • Public health week honored in Kentucky

                FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to promote Public Health Week, an annual observance that focuses on a critical public health issue to raise awareness and help people live longer, healthier lives.