• Hillview rezones property for new apartments

     HILLVIEW  -- A Class A apartment complex is planned for the city of Hillview.

    The Bowling Green-based Monticello Properties will begin construction within the next year on an apartment complex off Hebron Lane and the John Harper Highway.

    The Hillview City Council approved the rezoning request for 31 acres to be rezoned from R-1 and R-2 Residential to R-3 Residential.

    Jack Sheidler, owner of the development company, said that there would be 176 units on the property known as the Hester family farm.

  • Charges against Cottrell dismissed

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A former chief deputy has now been cleared on all criminal charges in Bullitt County.

    A prosecutor’s request to dismiss without prejudice charges against John Cottrell was granted Monday in Bullitt Circuit Court.

    Cottrell, who served under retired sheriff Dave Greenwell, was indicted on three felony charges.

    Cottrell would face felonies for taking control of a legend drug while it was in the evidence room. He also allegedly abused the trust of a law enforcement official and tampered with physical evidence.

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  • County looks to enforce safety rule

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Feeling the whizz of a bullet flying by your body is not a pleasant one.

    David Pryor said his initial reaction was to look at his body and start seeing if he was bleeding.

    Luckily, Pryor and his two horses were not injured.

    But the latest incident in February led him into action.

    The resident of Bleemel Lane brought his concerns to Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    While cities may have ordinances regulating the firing of weapons within the corporate limits, there are no rules in the unincorporated areas.

  • BC EDA: Medicaid transition will be lot of work for agencies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As Kentucky moves into a new Medicaid system, Bullitt County Economic Development Authority director John Snider predicts there will be major changes.

    As a member of the KentuckianaWorks board, Snider said the responsibility of documenting and training individuals will fall upon that agency.

    By Oct. 1, the 26,000 on Medicaid who are physically able to work in the KentuckianaWorks region, which includes Bullitt, will have certain requirements if they wish to continue to receive benefits.

  • Fox Chase supports medical marijuana push

     FOX CHASE - Council members heard a lengthy discussion the previous month from an organization hoping to legalize medical marijuana, if not recreational marijuana, in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

    The next month, those same council members decided to heed the words of the group led by Dan Seum Jr., passing a resolution to show support.

    The Fox Chase City Council unanimously approved a resolution requesting and urging the state general assembly to address the needs of citizens by legalizing the medical prescription of cannabis as a health treatment option.

  • Fast Pace can cure your ills quickly

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - In today’s fast pace world, the City of Mount Washington has a place where residents can receive urgent care in a timely fashion.

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for the new Fast Pace Urgent Care Clinic, located at 145 Brookeley Drive.

    Fast Pace offers treatment for illnesses, aches and pains, as well as injuries and trauma, rashes, burns, cuts, even colds and flu. Onsite lab tests and X-rays are available.

  • Rubber Match: Medical marijuana gains 3-2 support

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — In the rubber match on the medical marijuana resolution, Bullitt Fiscal Court voted 3-2 in favor of casting its support for legislation.

    In reality, the vote did little as the General Assembly has all but shut down for the current session and the resolution’s only power was to show legislators the local support.

    Locally, Bullitt Fiscal Court and the city councils from Mount Washington, Fox Chase and Hillview all voted in favor of some form of resolution supporting medical marijuana.

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  • Two new businesses open in Mt. Wash.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Buying a home can get confusing. A new business in Mount Washington has brought everything a buyer might need to one location.

    Located at 683 N. 31E Bypass, Red Edge Realty Vormbrock-Novak Real Estate Center prides itself in being a one-stop shop.

    “We help buyers and sellers, we have Commonwealth Bank Mortgage for financing, all in the same building,” team member Nicki Bradshaw-Vormbrock said.