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Business

  • Estepp ready to take best foot forward as Chamber executive

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce believes its latest move is a “step” in the right direction.

  • BBB Warns Consumers of Medical Alert System Scam

     BBB is receiving calls from local consumers who say they are annoyed after receiving automated calls promising them a free medical alert system.

    The system is supposed to help protect seniors in the event of break-ins or medical emergencies.

    The scam has put groups across the U.S. on alert. The automated “robo-call” comes from a company identifying itself as “Emergency Medical Alert Systems,” “Senior Safety Alert,” “Senior Emergency Care,” “Senior Safe Alert,” or something similar.

  • Valley View will not be site of bridge

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was unexpected music to the ears of residents along Valley View Drive.

         The cards and letters sent to state highway officials the past few months with concerns over the possible location of a bridge over Salt River next to their homes must have worked.

         Matt Bullock, chief engineer for District Five of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, announced during the most recent fiscal court meeting that the bridge would not cross Salt River in the area of Heritage Hills Subdivision.

  • Tasting party to benefit YMCA program scholarships

     Looking for a night free from cooking? Ever wondered what Bullit County might taste like? Then come on by the first annual "Taste of Bullit County" June 7 to taste some of the local wares from restaurants such as Country Cupboard and Cedar Grove Coffee House.

    The event will be hosted by the Bullit County YMCA and will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the New River's Edge Reception and Event Hall.

    The hall is located at 416 S. Buckman St. where the old Ridgemont Furniture Galleries store was.

  • Beware of Memorial Day Scams Aimed at Military Personnel

     Memorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans.

    As Memorial Day approaches, the Better Business Bureau urges consumers and donors to be aware of scammers that feed off the military.

  • Hebron Estates theft likes one trailer, dumps for another one

     HEBRON ESTATES – If you steal one utility trailer and see a better one in the same neighborhood, what do you do?

  • Board tables decision on permit for dogs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Who let the dogs out and would it happen again?

  • Sidewalks cause mixed views in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Sidewalks were the hot button of topic at last week’s Mount Washington City Council meeting Monday.

  • BBB Tips on Giving after a Disaster

       The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be cautious of scam artists who prey upon people in need and those who want to help them. “Scam artists come out of the woodwork after a disaster strikes,” says Reanna Smith-Hamblin, Vice President of the BBB serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky, “and they are willing to do anything to take your money.”

    Here are some tips on how to protect yourself when disaster strikes:

  • Full-time pay can't guarantee a full-time mayor

     HILLVIEW – Councilmembers may opt to make the mayor’s seat a full-time position when the next term begins in January 2015.