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Business

  • Your Community looks to take over First Federal Savings

    ELIZABETHTOWN--After 91 years of operation, First Federal Savings Bank will disappear from the local business landscape later this year.

    First Financial Service Corp., the holding company for First Federal Savings Bank of Elizabethtown, will become part of Community Bank Shares of Indiana. A definitive agreement finalizing the deal was signed Monday night and awaits approval from both shareholder groups and federal regulators.

  • Lebanon Junction in no hurry to consider text amendment

     LEBANON JUNCTION - City council members didn’t seem to be in a rush at April’s meeting to approve a request from the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    Lebanon Junction city attorney Mark Edison told the council the planners asked for the city to consider approving their new definition of “building.” 

    The new version the commission approved extends the wording to include temporary structures such as carports.

  • Business group networks to determine needs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public School superintendent Keith Davis recently got to go on a field trip.

    And, on that trip, Davis learned a little more about what local industry is looking for from graduates of the school system.

    Bullitt County Economic Development Authority director John Snider recently organized a meeting of the plant managers from various facilities in the area.

    Various members of the community were invited to meet with the plant managers and that included a tour of several facilities.

  • Allen’s Logging honored as the best company in the state of Kentucky

     LOUISVILLE --Allen’s Logging LLC of Shepherdsville, was recently honored as the 2013 Kentucky Logger of the Year at the Kentucky Forest Industries Association (KFIA) 49th Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky. Mark Spalding with the Kentucky Division of Forestry Central Region office nominated Allen for the award.  In addition to a plaque recognizing their achievement, a Stihl chainsaw was also presented to the Gussy Allen and was sponsored by the Kentucky Tree Farm Committee. 

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Derby Ticket Scams!

     The “Run for the Roses” is right around the corner! And, the race is on to get those last-minute Kentucky Derby tickets!

    BBB is warning those of you who want to attend the Kentucky Derby to beware of scam artists trying to fool you into buying fake Derby tickets!

  • Sunday beer sales in county?

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Could the sell of beer be allowed on Sundays in Bullitt County?

    A restaurant owner in Lebanon Junction has again approached Bullitt Fiscal Court for that right.

    But, if fiscal court would approve such a measure, it would be for the entire county.

    Rick Clark, a partner with his father in Little Rick’s in Lebanon Junction, has approached fiscal court on several occasions since the restaurant opened over two years ago.

  • Hester's facility gets healthy welcome

    HILLVIEW -- When Kenny Hester drove by the new building each day, all he could do was smile.

  • District won’t get too deep in help

     HILLVIEW - In the time of an emergency, the Bullitt County Sanitation District was ready to help out the owner of a private treatment facility.

    However, that lending of a hand will not go any further until a long-term solution to the problem surrounding the failure of the Hunters Hollow treatment facility is developed.

    On March 29, a failure in the wall of the Bullitt Utilities treatment facility led to over 300,000 gallons a day of raw sewage being dumped onto the ground and into a tributary of Brooks Run.

  • Dawson operates Allstate Agency in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local insurance agent takes over an office that was left in good hands.

    The Scot Dawson Allstate Agency offices held a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.

    The agency is located at 1257 Highway 44 East in Shepherdsville, in the former offices of agent Brenda Hester.

    “It’s wonderful to walk in and have an experienced staff and a solid customer base,” Dawson said.

    Originally from Iowa, Dawson has served as an Allstate agent in the area for two and a half years.

  • MW looks to add benches along Bardstown Road

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Residents and visitors may soon have some more places to place their bottoms.

    At a recent Mount Washington City Council meeting, Lori Puchino, director of the Main Street program, said several new benches will be added to the landscape.

    “I believe I have six out of 10 sold,” she said.

    The benches are being sponsored by individuals and local businesses. There will be nine with backs and one without. She said they also have the option to purchase a plaque designating the sponsor. The cost is about $1,300.