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Business

  • Mediation sets up way to extinguish fire battles

     CLERMONT -- A slight bump in the road appears to be solved, with a settlement between the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District and the Southeast Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department possible within the next five months.

    The parties met with retired judge Stephen Ryan in a mediation session last week.

    During the discussions, attorneys for both parties said that steps were outlined to finally get the disputes of the past six months settled.

  • Agency helps find jobs

    LOUISVILLE--Community Services Project recently joined the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce. The nonprofit helps people with severe disabilities find jobs.

    “Our mission is to provide competitive fulfilling employment opportunities for persons with disabilities including veterans, youth in transition and the homeless,” said CEO executive director Mary O'Bryan.

  • Medica owner decides time right to retire; customers now part of Rite-Aid franchise

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Twenty years ago, Leon Claywell felt there was a need for an independently-owned pharmacy in Shepherdsville.

    Now, 20 years after opening Medica (originally called The Medicine Shoppe), Claywell still believes that there is a need for those independently-owned operations.

    But as Claywell is not as young as he was when the store opened near the railroad tracks on Highway 44 East, he knows the time has come to retire.

  • Shepherdsville Wal-Mart open for business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The much anticipated opening of the Wal-mart in Shepherdsville is finally here.

  • Council considers shifting meeting nights

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - For many years the Shepherdsville City Council has met regularly on the second and fourth Monday of every month.

                Council member Dana Bischoff-James suggested the city move the date.

                James suggested considering a new day and meeting time, offering a potential move to Tuesdays and an earlier start of 6 p.m., rather than the current 6:30.

  • BBB Warns Flood Victims to Beware of Scams when Seeking Flood Damage Repairs

      As the flood water recedes in the local area, BBB serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western KY is warning flood victims who are seeking flood damage repairs to beware of scammers.

    After going through a flood, people you do not know may knock on your door, offering discounted flood repair services. Some of these individuals may not be legitimate. Scammers travel to disaster areas to take advantage of those who want life to go back to “normal.” Some may claim your insurance agent or FEMA sent them to your home or business.

  • Impound lot upsets MW wrecker operators

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Not everyone’s happy about the prospects of a new city impound lot.

    The Mount Washington city council recently proposed an ordinance to create an impound lot for vehicles confiscated by police.

    Despite pleas from several business owners, the council voted 6-0 to approve the ordinance.

    According to the ordinance, the city will keep an impound lot for storing vehicles towed because: as means of public safety, due to consent of the owner, if there is a parking violation or other criminal activity. 

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2015

     See the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s March 2015 Hot Topics

  • BBB Warns: Beware of NCAA Ticket Scams

     BBB is warning basketball fans not to fall for NCAA ticket scams as they follow their favorite basketball teams. If you are making a last-minute decision to see your favorite team in the tournament, avoid disappointment, and don’t fall for “too-good-to-be-true” ticket prices on the Internet or elsewhere.

  • Pioneer Village police honored for good deads

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Two of Pioneer Village's finest were recognized for their life-saving efforts.

    Pioneer Village police officers James Miller and Ray Wilburn were recognized by the city council for their assistance with a local resident experiencing a heart attack.

    The officers responded to a home on Greymont Court on Jan. 18, finding an unresponsive male in full cardiac arrest.

    Wilburn was able to enter the home through an unlocked garage door and immediately began CPR.