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  • Fiscal Court supports efforts to build community college

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - By the time Bullitt Fiscal Court met on Dec. 3, the paperwork was in place that would get an organization - formed to have a community college facility built - in operation.

    The paperwork needed to begin the Bullitt County Education Development Corporation was ready and Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved of its creation.

    John Snider, executive director of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority and organizer of the efforts to build a college facility, said a single resolution would need approval.

  • Sprinkles finds delicious spot for business

     MOUNT WASHINGTON- The community recently got a sweet addition to its business district. Sweet Sprinkles Bakery opened up shop at 435 North Bardstown Road Suite 2.

    The owner, Malinda Polly, said she has always loved to bake, but spent about 17 years in the medical field before she pursued it as a career.

    “This what I really want to do, this makes me happy,” she said.

  • LJ, LWC seal deal

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A city in Bullitt County took a big step toward what officials hope will bring more growth to their town.

    Mayor Butch Sweat signed an agreement with the Louisville Water Co. to become the primary provider of water to the city of Lebanon Junction.

    Sweat said he’s been working on this effort for about six years now and he’s glad to see it finally come together.

    “It’s a happy day for me,” he said.

    Lebanon Junction began purchasing a part of its supply from Louisville Water in 2000.

  • Agencies looking for changes before adoption of land-use plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two agencies with a keen interest in the passage of a new county comprehensive land-use map will be sure to make their views known prior to the final adoption.

    Kriss Lowry & Associates has been contracted to update the county’s comprehensive land-use plan.

    On Thursday, Dec. 12, Lowry is expected to bring a final draft version to the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission at its 7 p.m. meeting.

    There must still be a public hearing held on the plan before anything can be adopted.

  • Consultant says mapping plan deals with future use of land

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The final component to be released to the public brought the most discussion by the public on the proposed comprehensive land-use plan.

    Consultant Kriss Lowry displayed the draft land-use maps for Mount Washington and Shepherdsville. And the capacity crowd had plenty of comments.

    Lowry said that she was not employed to make a zoning map for the county. She said there are responsibilities of the county and the various cities to keep their own zoning maps.

  • Purchasing a Gift Card? Read This First!

     Gift cards make excellent presents, especially during the holidays when you’re unsure of what to buy for a family member or friend.  But, BBB warns, like everything else, gift cards may have strings attached. It’s important to read the fine print before buying and giving.

     

    New rules for gift cards went into effect in 2010. Some rules include:

  • LJ Old Fashion committee hopes issue resolved with city

     LEBANON JUNCTION -  A difference in opinion and facts in the town of Lebanon Junction has caused some disagreement.

    In the Nov. 4 city council meeting, Mayor Butch Sweat voice some concerned about the amount $750, which was deposited in the Old Fashioned Days Committee account.

    “I don’t know why the money was depositing in that account,” he said.

    Sweat said the money should belong to the city because he said it took over the lease on the community center in May because he said the OFD committee was broke.

  • BBB Hot Topics: December 2013

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s December 2013 Hot Topics!

     

    1. Holiday shopping? Beware of fake “Overstock” Websites! Scammers are trying to fool customers looking for the real website, which is a BBB Accredited business, with fake Overstock websites. Some of these sites ask the customer to pay with a Green Dot Money Pak. Make sure you are shopping the real company at www.Overstock.com.

  • Boar's Nest opens great place for food, fun

     It had always been a dream of James Jewell, to own a western-themed restaurant. And on Friday, that became true.

    The Boar’s Nest, named after the bar in “The Dukes of Hazzard,” had its official ribbon cutting with the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Friday.

    It has been open for about a week now.

    Jewell said it was great to finally be open for business which he started building four and half years ago.

    “I want it to be a good place to come and wat and listen to country music,” he said.

  • Beware of the 12 scams of Christmas this holiday season

     Better Business Bureau is warning about these common holiday scams and frauds: