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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 11, 2016

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Sale will allow Bernheim footprint to grow

     CLERMONT— A local family has preserved their family history by conserving land they have owned for over 155 years. 

    In honor of the late Raymond Thurman, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has bought 162 acres of land. The increase means the forest now has 14,673 acres dedicated to conservation and education.

    According to Thurman’s daughter, Benita Bush, her grandparents moved to the land in 1861. Her father was born there in 1919. Over the years, the land was used for corn, horses and cattle.

  • Leaders are talking contract

     CLERMONT —  Could it be?

    Could there be an agreement in the works to settle the long-standing, expensive dispute between two agencies which run the Southeast Bullitt fire services?

    Before anyone does any back flips or threatens to hold their breath, the story of an agreement has been written before.

    The latest evidence of an accord between the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board came at a recent meeting.

  • No beavers hurt in their relocation on Alpha Way project

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The community center behind the old city hall will remain just that.

    The Shepherdsville City Council rejected a request to turn the community center into space for public works.

    At a previous meeting, the discussion centered around the need to provide additional space for public works.

    Besides getting its equipment out of the elements, the existing building leaks and has no heat and air conditioning.

  • Dahlkamp eager to get moving as owner of Shepherdsville Chiropractic

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - New ownership has allowed a comeback of sorts for Shepherdsville Chiropractic and Rehab.

    Dr. David Dahlkamp, DC, took over as the company’s new owner as of July 1.

    Shepherdsville Chiropractic first opened for business 10 years ago and has been in its current location, at 149 Highway 44 East, for five years.

    Dahlkamp earned his chiropractic degree from Logan College in St. Louis. The family moved to Kentucky in 2006, including his wife, Cory, and their children Hunter, 12, and Ava, 10.

  • MW rezoning raises concerns; commercial OK’d

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  -- Despite concerns from neighbors, the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission felt that the continuation of residential development off Hubbard Lane was a good thing.

    But the Mount Washington City Council will make the final zoning decision.

    Rocky Lonesome Realty Management sought to rezone 49 acres from Agricultural to R-3 Residential.

    According to attorney Mark Edison, the property in question is adjacent to the Twin Eagles development.

  • BBB Hot Topics: December 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s December 2016 Hot Topics

    1.    The BBB is warning iPhone owners about hundreds of fake retail apps popping up in Apple’s App Store. These counterfeiters are impersonating businesses like Dollar Tree, Foot Locker, Dillard’s, and Nordstrom. BBB recommends going to a retailer’s website to get a link to the legitimate app in the App Store.

  • Hillview officials asked to control yard signs

     HILLVIEW-- He counted 27 yard signs in a stretch from Zoneton Road to Tanyard Springs Boulevard.

    And Mike Raney wasn’t happy to see them.

    So the president of the Tanyard Springs Homeowners Association took his cause to the Hillview City Council.

    His question was simple. Does the city have any regulations on the placement of yard signs?

    “To me, it’s litter,” said Raney. “They’re like breeding out there.”

  • BBB Warns of Smokies Wildfire Scams

     Natural disasters like the recent fires in the Smoky Mountains area are tragic. Many organizations are available to assist those who are affected; however, this also provides an opportunity for scammers to take advantage of this tragedy.

    Better Business Bureau encourages you to visit give.org before you donate to learn more about the charity. BBB reminds you to not be pressured into making contributions, as reputable organizations do not use these pushy tactics. Here are more tips for disaster relief giving:

  • BBB tips on Giving Tuesday

     From collection kettles to toy drives to end-of-the-year tax deductions, the spirit of the holidays means giving to favorite causes and to those less fortunate. American charities receive one-third of their annual donations during the holiday season.

    With that in mind, several charities started Giving Tuesday to follow the busy shopping weekend after Thanksgiving (Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday). Giving Tuesday falls on November 29 this year.