Transitional home permit denied by BOA

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By Thomas Barr

 SHEPHERDSVILLE -- No one in the audience would disagree that Bullitt County would benefit from having a transitional home for women and children.

However, the proverbial -- not in my back yard -- was the cry heard before the Bullitt County Board of Adjustment Thursday night.

At the end of some emotional testimony on both sides of the issue, a conditional-use permit to start a facility was denied 4-2.

A packed house heard applicant Joe Bohannon speak as a member of the Bullitt County Housing First coalition.

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