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  • Nine to battle for only six spots on Fox Chase council

        FOX CHASE - There will be a new mayor when January rolls around.

        And nine people have filed for the six positions on the city council.

        William Broughton served eight years on the city council and decided that he would run for the office of mayor.

        When current mayor Alice White opted to not run for re-election, Broughton finds himself unopposed for the four-year term.

  • Wiseheart challenged by Cross for school board seat in Third

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - With its original boundaries still in place, the lone seat being contested on the Bullitt County Public School Board will be in District 3.

        Incumbent Tim Wiseheart will be challenged by David Cross for the four-year term.

    David Cross

        Cross is not necessarily against some of the directions being taken by the school system.

        However, he also thinks getting a new perspective is not a bad thing.

  • Developer in MW ready to build with rezoning

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - If the local housing market picks up and weather permits, a Bardstown real estate developer could soon begin constructing several new homes off Hubbard Lane after the city council recently approved a zoning change recommended by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    The council unanimously approved an ordinance rezoning nearly 20 acres of property flanked by Highway 44 and Hubbard Lane from R-2 Residential to R-3 Residential at the request of property owner Slam Investments LP.

  • Countywide burn ban canceled

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County open burning bad was canceled following Tuesday's severe weather front.

        State forestry and local fire officials agreed that the risk of uncontrolled fires from open burning was tremendously reduced following the heavy rains.

        County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts rescinded an executive order banning open burning throughout the county effective immediately.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: OCTOBER 2010

    BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR OF EVENTS: OCTOBER 2010

    HOLIDAYS:

    31:

    HALLOWEEN - SUNDAY

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    ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    7:

    Agenda items due by noon

    SBDM agenda and minutes due

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    15:

    National Boss' Day

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of October 25

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of October 25:

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  • MW teen hospitalized after colliding with a guard rail

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A collision with a guard rail left a car crumpled and its driver hospitalized following an accident on Tuesday morning.

        Police said 17-year-old Lillian Miller was very lucky when she escaped the Honda Civic she was driving after crashing into a guard rail on Wales Run Rd. at the intersection of Greenbriar Rd.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 2010

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - November 2010

    HOLIDAYS:

    25:

    THANKSGIVING DAY ee" NO SCHOOL ee" BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL ee" BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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    NO SCHOOL ee" PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY

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    AGENDA ITEMS DUE BY NOON

  • Western Bullitt County fires under control

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  • Hillview police stop vehicle, locate meth lab

        HILLVIEW - A routine traffic stop suddenly became a much more serious incident.

        According to Hillview police chief Glenn Caple, officer Scott Creason recently made a traffic stop at the corner of Meadowwood and Brookley.

        When the officer pulled over the vehicle driven by Misty Flint, he smelled chemicals.

        With consent to search, the officer found a backpack with a mobile meth lab cooking.

        The Bullitt County Drug Task Force was called to the scene.