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  • No solutions yet on future of treatment plant facility

     HILLVIEW - After more than three hours of discussions, the fate of the damaged sewage treatment plant in northern Bullitt County seems no closer to a resolution.

    The Bullitt County Sanitation Board hoped to have some news to report from a meeting held earlier that day in Frankfort.

    In March, the privately-owned Bullitt Utilities treatment plant off East Blue Lick Road had a major failure in its tank.

    While the pumps continued to operate, the sewage went directly into the ground and nearby stream.

  • Agencies join forces to benefit welfare of others

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County agencies show more strength when working together for the common good.

    A number of local organizations provide representatives to the Council for Families and Children, a non-profit that pools local resources toward improvements for local residents.

    CFC will conglomerate with a Seven Counties Services organization, the Adult Local Inter-Agency Council (LIAC), to form a larger body as the Bullitt County Inter-Agency Council.

  • Hillview approves new budget as fiscal year begins

    HILLVIEW - Pending litigation aside, the Hillview City Council still makes certain the bills are paid.

    The council approved the city's 2014-15 fiscal year budget ordinance, in effect as of July 1.

    The council also approved an amended budget ordinance for the 2013-14 fiscal year ending on June 30.

    The city will claim just over $3 million in total resources available for appropriations, including an amount of over $303,000 carryover from the amended 2013-14 budget.

  • New business helps with business card transactions

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Merchant advocate Jennifer Whitt is ready to help local businesses through her own new business.

    TSYS Merchant Solutions serves as an advocate for business owners to assist with credit card processing via mobile solutions, web links or over the telephone.

    TSYS can assist all businesses, big or small, from office buildings to stores.

    Whitt, a Mount Washington resident, grew up in the Brooks area and graduated from Bullitt Central High School. She has 19 years of banking experience with Stock Yards Bank and Trust.

  • Police will be watching in Hebron Estates

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Residents have long complained about the drag strip more commonly known as Burkland Boulevard.

  • Blue Lick U-14 eliminated in state after three setbacks

    BRANDENBURG--The Blue Lick All-Stars returned to the state tournament for a second straight year.

    And the reception was about the same.

    The local team was eliminated on Saturday afternoon by Logan County 13-0 in five innings.

    Having won its district title, Blue Lick advanced to the state tournament where it played three games in pool play.

    The team, coached by Jeff Hornak, fell to the host Meade County and then to West Louisville, which was an opponent in the district tournament.

  • Suspects indicted for drug-related charges

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Drugs continue to be an issue in Bullitt County.

  • Owner to bring unique taste, style to MW eatery

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--A new restaurant is coming to Mount Washington. One that owner Ron May hopes will bring a “unique” flavor to the region.

    Bullitt’s Pizza Restaurant and Pub is set for a grand opening the beginning of August. It will be located in the old Kettle Creek building along with two other businesses, he said.

    A fairly new resident to the county, May said he wanted to “bring a high-quality of pizza” to Bullitt County by using top-grade fresh ingredients, but without the high price.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 21, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • What is the future of the Clermont Post Office?

     CLERMONT - Neither snow nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night, holds back the work of the Postal Service.

    What an act of God can't stop, an act of Congress can apparently slow down.

    The Clermont Post Office appears destined for major changes, including a cutback in operating hours and a loss of its postmaster position.

    USPS announced in 2012 that its strategy was to keep smaller post offices in business while achieving significant overall cost savings to achieve sustained financial stability.