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  • Tourist attention looks outside in making Centre improvements

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While plans to expand Paroquet Springs Conference Centre’s McDowell Room are on hold for the time being, preparations for a functional and decorative patio outside the room are underway. 

  • Future city officials may face pay cut

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The next group of citizens serving on the Shepherdsville city council will be taking a pay cut.

  • Pendleton Hill Road to remain open

     NICHOLS - The closing of Pendleton Hill Road during certain parts of the year will not happen.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Oct. 10

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Oct. 10:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 61:  Lane closures and delays possible between Ball Park Road and KY 251 (mile points 2.0 and 7.4) due to roadway resurfacing.

    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.

  • Hunters Hollow looking to keep city clean, well drained

                HUNTERS HOLLOW - Members of the Hunters Hollow City Commission are determined to keep the city as clean and safe as possible.

                At the commission's September meeting, ongoing concerns in regards to recent area ditchwork, along with what the council feels is a potential pollution hazard, were addressed.

  • Accident victim must wait until power cut off to community

                MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Mount Washington woman walked away from an overturned vehicle unharmed Thursday after her car crashed into a utility pole.

                Mount Washington police and fire units, the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department and Bullitt County EMS responded to the scene on Meadowview Drive near Old Bardstown Road at 1:15 p.m.

  • MW hikes tax rates a little in '12

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – Mount Washington residents will pay a little more in motor vehicle taxes to the city when they receive their 2012 tax bills and they may also see their property tax rate increase.

                During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, held Monday, Sept. 26, the council heard first reading on two ordinances setting the city’s real and personal property tax rate and motor vehicle tax rate.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Oct. 3

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Oct. 3:
    Bullitt County:

    KY 61:  Lane closures and delays possible between Ball Park Road and KY 251 (mile points 2.0 and 7.4) due to roadway resurfacing.

    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.

  • LJ residents get to see rail repairs on track

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Earlier this year Ira Weed shared with The Pioneer News his concerns regarding the CSX railroad track along Wall Street near his home in downtown Lebanon Junction.  

  • Businesses get OK to re-locate in the county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two businesses will be allowed to move into new locations but a third will not.