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Business

  • Owner wants to extend hours

     HILLVIEW - For Ricky Thompson, having a 2 a.m. closing time for his business is bad.

    Especially when other similar businesses can stay open until 4 a.m.

    But what makes things worse for the owner of County Line Bar in Hillview is that an existing ordinance requires him to close the doors by 1:30 a.m.

    When officials on the Hillview City Council seemed surprised that the business had to close its doors 30 minutes prior to the clock striking 2 a.m., they were really surprised when a copy of the 2013 ordinance was read.

  • BBB Hot Topics: August 2014

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

    1. Bogus Debt Collectors are calling local residents, pressuring them to “pay their debt.” These callers are extremely aggressive and threaten to file a lawsuit or get the police involved if victims do not pay immediately. Victims are asked to pay via Green Dot MoneyPak or by wire transfer.

  • PBI Bank will keep drive-thru service open downtown

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - For 85 years customers at Bullitt County Bank, which evolved into PBI Bank, could walk into the ornate lobby at the corner of Second St. and Highway 61, which evolved into Joe B. Hall Ave. and S. Buckman St.

    The corner bank, a staple of the downtown Shepherdsville corridor, has closed its doors to walk-in customers as of Monday, Aug. 4. The drive-thru service alongside the building will remain open.

  • Lebanon Junction looks at water pressure issues

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- The water pressure problem continues in Lebanon Junction. 

    At the July council meeting, discussion continued about problems with some residents’ water pressure since the city changed over to Louisville Water at the beginning of the year.

    A representative from Kentucky Engineering PLLC told the council they plan to present a draft of solutions at the next meeting.

    Council member Tim Sanders asked why they would be having problems with the water pressure when all that happened was change of supplier.

  • New business looks for better ‘results’ for their PT clients

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - If you looking for a “hands on” approach to physical therapy and a quicker road to recovery, a business might be just what you are looking for in Bullitt County.

    Results Physiotherapy opened  its newest physical therapy clinic Monday in the Cedar Grove Shopping Center, across from the Amazon Fulfillment Center.

    According to Brooke Blackford, sales and marketing representative for the Central Tennessee-based company, this was the perfect area to open its fifth clinic in Kentucky.

  • Ribbon Cutting: Rogers Photography

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Professional photographer Alexandra Rogers can see her own self-portrait, one that includes a successful business.

    Rogers and her company, Alexandra Rogers Photography, are the newest members of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, who hosted a ribbon cutting to mark the occasion.

    A native of Columbia, Rogers earned degrees in photography and cinematography before moving to the United States.

  • BBB Tips: Purchasing PGA Tickets

      As the PGA Championship approaches, many consumers will be starting to look for last minute tickets. BBB warns consumers of scammers taking advantage of anyone looking for a great last minute deal.

  • Enjoy a gentle ride down Salt River on a tube

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What a nice way to spend a summer afternoon.

    While the sun may be blazing, a nice trip down the tree-shaded river in a tube might provide that perfect way to relax.

    For years, people have looked at the Salt River and discussed ways to make it more of a recreational attraction.

    There are those who will do a little fishing and others will jump in a kayak or a canoe.

    Now, there is another way to utilize the resources of the Salt River.

  • County wants funds back from city

     HILLVIEW - Bullitt County officials believe that they have sent too many payments to the city of Hillview to cover a long-standing interlocal agreement.
    The two bodies reached an agreement when Bullitt County imposed its insurance premium tax. Instead of taking a portion or all of the money collected from policyholders inside the municipal boundaries, Hillview would receive a check.
    Now, with the city of Hillview starting to take a portion of the tax, the question is how much was paid by the county which should be recovered.

  • Sunday sales request to be altered before vote taken

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the past couple of years, owners of Little Rick’s bar and grill in Lebanon Junction have been lobbying for help.