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Business

  • New MW business can put special mark on your items

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Need a stitch? Mount Washington’s newest monogram boutique, Cordial Lee, can help with you that.

    The shop, which recently opened, is located at 611 North Bardstown Road next to Papa John’s and Club Fitness.

    It sells items such as shirts, stadium seats and Easter baskets which can all be customized in the backroom on one of their machines. All prices include the cost of the embroidery, said owner Shelby Packer who owns the business with her husband Steve.

  • Show still stylish after all these years

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - For 91 years generations of Bullitt County women have worked together in their own style.

    Each year the Bullitt County Woman's Club gives back to the community in the form of college scholarships.

    The 43rd annual Irene Carroll Scholarship Luncheon and Style Show will celebrate all of that with its theme, "Through the Generations."

    Woman's Club representative Lou Ann Moore said the style show will feature three generations of family members modeling together.

  • BBB Hot Topics: April 2014

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s April 2014 Hot Topics!

  • BBB Warns: Fake Malaysian Airline News Used as Scam Click Bait

     The world is glued to the news about the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Now, scammers are taking advantage of curiosity over the missing flight. BBB is warning, don't fall for click bait teasers promoting exclusive footage of found passengers.

    How the Scam Works:   

    You are on Facebook, and a post catches your attention. "Video of Malaysia MH370 Plane Found in Bermuda Triangle. Passengers alive," it teases. Another popular version promises: "[NEWS FLASH] Missing Plane Has Been Found!"  

  • Apartment developers to expand road; to aid congestion

      HILLVIEW - Over a year ago, developers cleared the first hurdle to build nearly 200 apartment units in northern Bullitt County.

    But it has taken over 15 months to gain final approval.

    The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission approved a subdivision plan for Brooks Crossing.

    The delay has been getting approval on road improvement plans which were part of the rezoning request.

    The complex would be located on Blue Lick Road just north of the John Harper Highway.

  • Hillview retains new attorney for litigation

     HILLVIEW - The clock is running on Hillview city officials.

    The state Court of Appeals did not overturn or alter an $11 million judgment against the Hillview City Council over its breach of contract with Truck America and owners Jim and Debbie Carter.

    The city has 30 days to decide whether it would ask the court of appeals for reconsideration of its ruling or ask the state Supreme Court to consider its appeal.

    Neither request would be guaranteed.

    Over the course of the past two weeks, city officials have held two executive sessions.

  • Bullitt Circuit Clerk to begin new program May 1

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County is scheduled to go live with the court system’s new Accounts Receivable program on May 1, 2014. There are currently 22 Kentucky counties using the AR program, according to Bullitt Circuit Clerk Paulitta Keith..

    What is AR?

  • BBB Warns: Beware March Madness Scams!

     With local teams making it into the NCAA Tournament, basketball fever is on the rise! BBB is warning basketball fans to be careful when buying tickets, travel deals, and basketball memorabilia.

    Major sporting events always inspire scammers to take advantage of fans, with fake items, fake tickets, and too-good-to-be-true travel deals.

    Counterfeit Items

  • County lands first U.S. site for Irish company

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There was no better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Bullitt County than to announce plans for an Irish company to open its first facility in the United States.

    Portwest LLC, a global workwear and safety gear designer and manufacturer, announced plans to occupy a 71,000 square foot facility in the Cedar Grove Business Park.

  • Planners to continue work on updating land-use plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The journey to adopt a revised comprehensive land-use plan continues.

    As members of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission continue to tweak a proposal by consultant Kriss Lowry, the time for public input has not yet concluded.

    Starting with review of notes and suggestions on chapters 2-6 of the land-use plan, commissioners will assemble on Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m. for continued discussion.