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  • 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.”

  • LJES’ Clemons writes book on chalk painting

     Lebanon Junction Elementary School Arts and Humanities teacher Robyn Clemens has written a book that is available online.

    Chalk Painting 101: Upcycle Furniture and Home Décor in 10 Easy Steps can be accessed by clicking on the above link:

    “It is available in Kindle edition, can be read on any device with the Kindle App, or paperback,” she said. “Follow the Amazon link above to see both editions of the book.” 

  • Jerry Summers inducted into state Bourbon Hall of Fame

     BARDSTOWN – The esteemed Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame today inducted three individuals into its hallowed ranks and bestowed its prestigious Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on one of the most monumental icons in the modern era of Bourbon. 

    “This year’s inductees are joined by the fact that they’re all leading figures behind the growing global renaissance of Kentucky Bourbon,” said Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. “Each, in their own way, has helped shape our current success.

  • Meredith captures blue ribbon imagery at state fair

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— At 10-years-old, Chase Meredith has out-won both his parents at the Kentucky State Fair.

    His mom, Shannon, has been taking pictures “since before I was born,” he said. Shannon owns a photography business where she specializes in weddings and family portraits.

    Three years ago, she was sorting through potential fair entries when she asked Chase if he’d like to enter any of the shots he’d taken while on a family trip.

  • Connors selected new principal at Bullitt Lick Middle School

     Early August was a time of transition as students returned to their classes and a new administrator took over at Bullitt Lick Middle School.

    Kevin Connors shed the word ‘Assistant’ to become Principal following the departure of Lee Barger as Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs at the Frank R. Hatfield Administrative Center.

  • Mount Washington native has right treats to win state fair blue ribbons for past 3 years

     LOUISVILLE—As a little girl, Jennifer Morgan remembers winning a Girl Scout sweets competition for her layered chocolate and vanilla gelatin mold.

    As an adult with a little girl of her own, Morgan is still winning sweets competitions but on a slightly larger scale.

    In the past three years, the Mount Washington native has earned two blue and one red ribbon for her cake entries at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Meeting a Very Important Person

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Not everyone wants to run into a mad dog, but when you’re a former United States Marine, it’s considered quite an honor.

    Shepherdsville resident John Loudermilk attended the annual First Marine Division reunion in Norfolk, Va., where he had a special impromptu meet-and-greet with U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis.

    A fellow Marine veteran, Loudermilk took the opportunity to ay hello, mentioning his service with the 5th Marines during the Vietnam War.

  • Usher selected as district’s newest superintendent of student learning

     Current Director of Elementary Education Adrienne Usher has accepted the position of Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning following the retirement of Brenda Pirtle.

    “I am excited and humbled,” she said. “It is a true honor to be able to continue to lead and serve the staff, students and communities of Bullitt County in this new capacity. I look forward to continuing the great work and progress related to student learning that has allowed BCPS to shine as a leader in education.”

  • Jesse’s Day

     HEBRON ESTATES — Jesse Schott loves North Bullitt High School and he loves the JROTC program.

    On Friday night, the North Bullitt community displayed how much it loves Jesse Schott.

    Having successfully battled cancer on two occasions in his young life, Schott had just learned he would be taking on the deadly disease a third time.

    That diagnosis didn’t deter the Eagle from leading the color guard at Friday’s football game against Southern.