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Today's News

  • Hillview may annex 300+ acres next to quarry

        HILLVIEW - Past requests for annexation and rezonings have never been easy for the Rogers Group, owner of Bullitt County Stone.
        But as the company seeks to have over 300 acres annexed into the Hillview corporate limits, one of its major opponents will no longer be in opposition.
        The Hillview City Council will decide at its Nov. 21 meeting whether to annex over 300 acres into its corporate limits.
        The property, owned by the Bates family, is being purchased by the Rogers Group.

  • Bullitt election figures mirror statewide results on Tuesday

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the exception of one race, Bullitt Countians followed suit in Tuesday's statewide elections.

  • BBB Issues Warning About Veterans’ Day Scams

     Some of the most cynical scams target service members, their families, and veterans, warns the Better Business Bureau. Veterans’ Day is a key opportunity for scammers who would target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly vets.

    BBB Military Line provides free financial literacy and consumer protection services to the military community, as well as information on the latest scams, schemes, and ID theft tactics that threaten them. Among the scams to watch out for:

  • BBB Hot Topics: November 2011

      Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s November 2011 Hot Topics!

  • COYLE'S CORNER 11/09/11

    This week Paul Coyle lampoons the HVAC issues county officials are dealing with at the Bullitt County Courthouse.

  • A Night at the Chamber

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual awards dinner. Several members were honored during the event.

  • Mount Washington bites bullet, increases tax

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After two meetings and a public hearing, the Mount Washington City Council recently voted to raise its real and personal property tax rate for the 2011 tax year.

    During a public hearing held just before the council’s Monday, Oct. 24 regular meeting, members voted 4-2 in favor of raising the rate to 11.4 cents on each $100 of assessed valuation of all real and personal property within the city.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

        The results of the November 8, 2011, general election in Bullitt County.

    Bullitt County clerk Kevin Mooney estimated a 27 percent voter turnout.

     

    GOVERNOR and LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:

    Steven Beshear, Jerry Abramson (DEM) - 7,370

    David Williams, Richie Farmer (REP) - 3,092

    Gatewood Galbraith, Dea Riley (IND) - 781

     

    SECRETARY of STATE:

    Alison Lundergan Grimes (DEM) - 8,088

    Bill Johnson (REP) - 5,495

     

  • Waste Not...Want Not: Hotline to allow public to report school waste

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Bullitt County Public School Board members hosted a public hearing on a tax increase a couple of months ago, there were several concerned citizens who spoke.
        One of their biggest concerns on the tax increase was not necessarily the quality of education being received.
        Instead, it was areas where they felt waste were occurring.

  • Salt River sponsors Honor Flight trip to Washington for veterans

    LOUISVILLE - Hundreds of flag-waving family, friends, and Americans packed the terminal at Louisville International Airport Oct. 23 to welcome home veterans returning from a trip to Washington, D.C.

    Twenty-nine veterans, ranging in age from 85 to 92, went on a one-day trip that was sponsored by Salt River Electric, Kentucky's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, and the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network. While in Washington, D.C. the veterans visited the World War II Memorial.