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  • Young Athlete Dies Doing What He Loved

     BELMONT - A Bullitt County native who lived his life to the fullest died last week doing what he loved doing most.

    Nathan Hall, 21, passed away from injuries sustained in an accident during a Motocross training session at a track in Louisiana.

    Family, friends and those in the motocross community are all mourning the loss and hundreds would converge in his hometown to express their sympathies.

    Nate was a Belmont resident, the son of Paul and Tonya Hall, and attended Bullitt Central High School, Bernheim Middle and Lebanon Junction Elementary.

  • Amy’s Army to hold fund-raiser to assist with major medical expenses

    MOUNT WASHINGTON—It never hurts to get a second opinion. In fact, sometimes a second opinion can save a life.

    Amy Baker, 34, learned that the hard way.

    Three years ago, Baker had an MRI done from her tailbone to her brain to check on rods in her spine. During the scan, something  was found. A biopsy in 2015 proved the spots to be benign so her doctor just had her return every six months for ultrasounds to ensure everything was okay.

    By listening to her gut, she discovered it wasn’t.

  • Human trafficking is real

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—At 38, Summer Dickerson has worked as a call girl, had guns to her head, been buried alive, seen friends killed in front of her, been purchased by a pimp and been exploited. Most importantly Summer Dickerson has survived.

    Dickerson is a product of human trafficking and a new coalition in Bullitt County has made it their goal to ensure no one else has to experience the life Dickerson has lived.

    Dickerson shared her story with the coalition in hopes of helping bring awareness to the reality of human trafficking.

  • Keith attends state clerks’ college

      Bullitt County Circuit Court Clerk Paulitta Keith joined fellow circuit clerks in celebrating the 25th anniversary of their Trust For Life program as part of the 2017 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College that took place Sept. 17-20 in Covington.

    The Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks created the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life to educate Kentuckians about the life-saving mission of organ donation. 

  • VIP: Middle, high students are very important partners

     Nearly 40 middle and high school students were recognized as Very Important Partners during a Youth Poster Campaign unveiling ceremony Sept. 19th at Bullitt Central High School.

    Each youth has pledged to resist peer pressure, stay away from dangerous substances and focus on academics/college and career readiness so they can lead productive, successful lives.

  • Arnold receives Eagle Scout honor

     Johnathon W. Arnold, 17, of Mount Washington, KY has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    Arnold was recognized in ceremonies on August 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the St. Francis Xavier Church in Mount Washington..

    A member of Lincoln Heritage Council, Troop 776, Arnold is one of a very small number of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle Scout rank, according to Scoutmaster Steve Heimer.

  • Former pastor in Bullitt County now leads efforts in brain injury awareness

     LOUISVILLE - A former Bullitt County church pastor is using his brain to help others in need of assistance.

    Eddie Reynolds, former pastor of Bullitt Lick Baptist Church, has been named the executive director for the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky (BIAK).

    Reynolds becomes the fifth executive director for the organization, with 12 years of experience, most recently as program director.

    The Boyle County native served as Bullitt Lick pastor from 1993-99.

  • Beckner continues winning ways in Kentucky State Fair competition

     CLERMONT - He’s Bullitt County’s chairman of the boards.

    John Beckner continues to receive accolades for his wooden toy models, earning a Best of Show at the 2017 Kentucky State Fair.

    The award is Beckner’s ninth Best of Show since entering his first fair competition in 1999. Counting entries from both the state fair and the Bullitt County Fair, Beckner has earned 34 overall ribbons.

  • Andriot, Bickett selected to serve on state education panels

     A pair of educators have been picked to share their knowledge on state standards.

    Freedom Elementary School fourth grade reading teacher Ashley Andriot will serve on the K-5 English Language Arts Standards Advisory Panel for KDE.

    North Bullitt High School advanced math teacher Christine Bickett is serving on the mathematics panel.

    Andriot said she is “very excited about this opportunity!”

  • Brimm brings experience to bid for sheriff’s

     ZONETON -- When you meet Todd Brimm on the campaign trail, don’t be surprised if he’s a little quiet in the beginning.

    Instead of telling you what he is going to do as the next Bullitt County Sheriff, Brimm wants to know what you think.

    He wants to know what you expect out of the sheriff’s office.

    “I listen to people,” said Brimm, who retired after 21 years with Louisville Metro Police. “People want to be part of the solution.”