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Today's News

  • Hillview officials get visual look at expansion boundaries of the city

        HILLVIEW - After listening to city attorney Mark Edison verbally read the legal description on its municipal boundaries for over an hour in October, Hillview councilmembers had the opportunity in November to see what the community actually looked like.
        Brad Armstrong and Tim Tinnell presented the electronic version of the city’s actual boundaries.
        In using existing mapping technology, Armstrong said they were able to customize it to meet the needs of Hillview.

  • Pick-a-Tree Star helps area families in need

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - For nearly a quarter of a century the folks at Peoples Bank Mount Washington have helped make Christmas a little brighter for countless local children in need through their annual Pick-A-Tree Star program.
        This year over 300 area elementary and middle school students are expected to receive clothes and toys for Christmas through the community effort.
        And it is truly a community effort.

  • Stockings from MW to be hung by troops

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It’s a harsh truth Marsha Bergmann is all too familiar with.
        Talking with her daughter, Kelly Drescher, who’s in Afghanistan serving as a pilot with the Kentucky Air National Guard 123rd Airlift Wing, Bergmann has heard the stories of soldiers who have yet to receive packages from home and don’t expect anything this holiday season.

  • Man indicted for breaking into storage units

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who broke into various storage units has been indicted.
        The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted Keith Carlton Melvin III on one count of first-degree burglary, six counts of burglary in the third degree, six counts of theft by unlawful taking over $300, a single count of criminal mischief and being a persistent felony offender.
        According to the indictment, Melvin broke into storage units from All-Star Storage. During one of the break-ins on May 27, 2009, he allegedly had a deadly weapon.

  • BAMS allows students to study worldwide

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools wanted to prove it included some of Kentucky’s best students. An elite classroom program was created to increase the students’ success.
        The Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) class at the Riverview Opportunity Center was established at the start of the 2010-11 semester.
        Twenty of Bullitt County’s top eighth graders were invited to participate in the four-year accelerated high school program including two years of college credit at no cost.

  • Ford seat supplier clears hurdle

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After running into some site issues at a northern Bullitt County location, a company, which will make seats for the Ford Motor Co., has found a new spot to operate.
        And the first hurdle to allowing construction to begin on the 140,000 square foot facility later this month was cleared Thursday night.
        The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission unanimously gave a favorable recommendation to Salt River Investments for the rezoning of 23.7 acres from IL Light Industrial to IG Heavy Industrial.

  • Good work by schools must continue to improve

     For the normal citizen who doesn’t sit around studying student assessment results, the multiple ways in which schools and school districts are measured can be extremely confusing. 

  • 'Model' trip from Hebron Middle to Miss World

    PIONEER VILLAGE - As the top five contestants were announced during the 2010 Miss World Final in Sanya, China, Shepherdsville native Alexandria Mills,18, stood on stage in her white evening gown, thrilled and surprised to have made it so far.

  • First pageant memorable for local resident

         PIONEER VILLAGE - Sitting on a sofa in the living room of the Bullitt County home she has lived in since she was born, 18 year-old Alexandria Mills is braiding her best friend Rhiannon Jones’ hair as the television plays the evening news in the background; her parents stare proudly at her and her big brother glances at his phone on a loveseat next to his girlfriend.

  • Meetings entertain at time

     Some things you just can’t describe.