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  • Topics thought buried resurface for members of Fox Chase council

                FOX CHASE - It appeared to be a dreamy white Christmas at the Fox Chase December council meeting with a former mayor in attendance.

                Unfortunately, another avalanche of controversy filled the room.

                Former mayor and council member Alice White spoke at the meeting in regards to the city's loss of a police contract and a snow removal contract with Pioneer Village.

  • Wines from county part of inauguration

    FRANKFORT - Bullitt County was featured as part of this year's traditional Kentucky Gubernatorial Inauguration festivities.

                Two local wines were selected among the three served during the official inauguration dinner honoring Gov. Steve Beshear.

                MillaNova Winery in Mt. Washington was honored with the selection of its Cabernet Savignon red wine, while Brooks Hill Winery was represented with its Vidal Blanc white wine.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Jan. 9

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Jan. 9:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.

    Jefferson County:

  • District expects to pay fine for sewer spill in Hillview

        HILLVIEW - Jerry Kennedy expects the Bullitt County Sanitation District will face a fine from the state Division of Water for a discharge of partially-treated sewage last weekend.
        Kennedy, manager of the sanitation district, said that the lone clarifier    in the Bullitt Hills treatment plant broke on Saturday.
        The equipment breakdown allowed partially-treated sewage to flow into the stream leading under Preston Highway and along Cathy Way, eventually going into Tanyard Branch and Floyds Fork.

  • No action yet in filing for races

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While legislators decide how some district boundaries will shape up for state and federal offices, local candidates appear to be in a holding pattern on other races.
        With a filing deadline of Jan. 31 on most races, no one had filed for public office as of Thursday.
        While it is not a major election year, it is a presidential ballot and several local and state positions will be up for grabs.

  • Four vehicle accident in MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - What has become a trouble spot for automobile accidents in Mount Washington, the intersection at Oakbrooke Drive and the 31E Bypass was the scene of yet another multi-vehicle collision Friday.

    Mount Washington Police and Fire units arrived on the scene near Kroger at 2:35 p.m. following an accident involving a Ford Taurus, a Mercury Grand Marquis, a Ford Escape and a Toyota Corrolla.

  • Boxes more popular to dispose of your old prescription drugs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Drug dealers often don’t have to go outside their own home to get items to sell.

  • Fire damages Cedar Grove store

     CEDAR GROVE - The Cedar Grove Country Store and Antiques was damaged by fire Thursday morning.

    Emergency officials believed the cause of the fire was an electrical issue. No injuries were reported.

    Southeast Bullitt and Mount Washington Fire units responded to the scene, at the 5200 block of Cedar Grove Rd., shortly before 10 a.m.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Dep. Charlie Mann said two employees and two patrons were in the front of the store when a loud pop was heard in the back. He said an employee opened a door to the area and saw smoke.

  • Car registration renewals can be dropped off at after-hour box

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just can’t make it to Shepherdsville in time to get that vehicle registration renewed? There is another option now available.

  • Bullitt County's puzzle: House, Senate boundaries may get better

                SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the past 10 years local residents have complained about how the Kentucky General Assembly carved Bullitt County into numerous legislative districts following the 2000 U.S. Census.

                After the 2010 Census numbers were released last year, Kentucky House and Senate leaders began reworking decade-old district maps and Bullitt Countians held out hope for something better.