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Business

  • Hardin County Water District #2 wins award

     The American Water Works Association Kentucky-Tennessee Section has presented the 2012 Award of Excellence for Distribution System Operations to Hardin County Water District No. 2.

    The award was presented at the Water Professionals Conference in Memphis, Tenn. on July 10. This was the first year that AWWA considered distribution systems for the Award of Excellence distinction.

  • Balltown nursery hopes to expand

     Balltown’s MVP Garden Center, just outside New Haven, has plans to expand, and to make it easier for customers to enter and exit the property.

    But first, the Joint City-County Planning Commission and Nelson Fiscal Court will have to approve a zone change application for a 0.6-acre property adjacent to MVP.

    The property owners, Charles Richard Bryan and Thomas Frederick Newton, appeared alongside MVP owner Michael Mattingly at a planning commission public hearing Tuesday evening to explain their application.

  • City restaurant association organizes

     As a restaurant tax in Hodgenville approaches final approval, a group of restaurant owners has decided to organize.

  • KSP accepting applications

     Kentucky State Police will begin accepting applications for its next traditional, 23-week cadet class on Aug. 1. The class is scheduled for the summer of 2013. Additional information and testing dates will be announced at that time.

  • Food Service Inspections

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: Warning, malware

     Hundreds of thousands of Internet uses may lose their online access on July 9 and Better Business Bureau is urging all consumers and businesses to run a quick and easy diagnostic test to see if their computers are infected. The FBI’s DNS Changer Working Group at www.dcwg.org can detect the malware and explain how to fix infected machines.

  • Legal Aid Society offers classes in July and August

    The Legal Aid Society, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, will hold free legal clinics in July and August. Each session will be held at that location unless otherwise stated.
    A reservation for each clinic is required. Contact the Legal Aid Society at (502) 584-1254 to make your reservation. For Ask-A-Lawyer clinics, call (502) 614-3716.

  • Hodgenville man buys Raywick business

    The former Susie's Bottoms Up has been sold.
    On June 13, Chris Gribbins of Hodgenville signed a deed of conveyance to purchase the business on KY Hwy. 84 (Main Street in Raywick) for $80,000 from the Fifth Wheel Bar and Grill Limited Liability Company.
    Susie and David Riggle signed the deed as members of the Fifth Wheel Bar and Grill LLC. The deed was filed with the Marion County Clerk's Office on June 18.
    Gribbins is now operating the business as Raywick Bar and Grill.

  • Fort Knox Federal begins construction of Valley Station branch

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will build its first free-standing branch in Jefferson County at 9905 Dixie Highway in the Meijer’s Shopping Center complex.  Construction will commence immediately with a tentatively scheduled opening by the end of 2012, Bill Rissel, Fort Knox Federal President and CEO, announced Friday at the Southwest Government Center. 

  • Chamber of Commerce director resigns

     Jessica Davis, executive director of the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, announced her resignation Friday to Chamber members.

    According to Davis’ letter to the membership-at-large, her family will be moving to Bowling Green so she can pursue other career goals and her husband can finish his degree.

    “This decision was not easy and I will miss the people here,” she wrote. “My most rewarding experience during my time here was working with such civic minded people.”

    Davis’ last day is July 27.