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  • Milliner region’s top artist; works on display

     CLERMONT - Mount Washington resident Sharon Milliner was selected as Artist of the Year by the Central Kentucky Arts Guild.

  • Gross makes two hours last lifetime

     HILLVIEW - Two hours. It was the amount of time the oncologist gave Rebecca Coy Gross to go home and kiss her children goodbye; the time that would lapse before she was put in isolation for chemotherapy. If she waited any longer, her doctor could not guarantee any chance of survival. 

  • Maryville student cuts hair to show suport for cure

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A little girl with a big heart recently proved that you’re never too young to make a difference.

    When one of her classmates lost her mother to cancer last year, Maryville Elementary School third grader Bella Webb decided to do something to help those with hair loss due to illness.

  • Family has plenty of love to share

     CEDAR GROVE - Home is where the heart is, and for two boys a Bullitt County family features a lot of heart.

    Misiker, 2, and Kenean, 1, officially became United States citizens as of Mar. 31, adopted from the Harrar region of Ethiopia by the Cochran Family.

    Their new father, Greg Cochran, is pastor of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He and his wife, Vickie, recently flew to Ethiopia to bring their new children home.

  • Ice has cool experience helping to be part of movie on firefighting

     ATLANTA, Ga. - A Bullitt County native helped ignite a spark into an upcoming made-for-television movie.

  • Mount Washington's Ruth Ball reaches milestone birthday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - While this week marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, it also marks a milestone for one Mount Washington woman.
     On Tuesday, longtime Mount Washington resident Ruth Ball will celebrate her 100th birthday.
     Though her century-birthday is certainly a rare feat, Ball said it's just another day to her.
     "I don't feel any different," she said with a smirk.

  • Pearl decides to retire from store, meeting spot

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After a lifetime of service, local businesswoman Pearl Hudson, 78, will hand over control of Pearl's Food Mart on Tuesday. 
     Though the convenience store and its name will remain much the same under new management, Hudson's retirement will mark the end of an era in Mount Washington history.
     Hudson, who has operated the convenience store affectionately referred to as "Pearl's" for a quarter century, said her last day will be bittersweet, but it's time to pass the torch.   

  • Compton returns to lead MW First Baptist Church

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Billy Compton, executive associate for Cooperative Program and resources for the Kentucky Baptist Convention, once again has been called to pastor First Baptist Church of Mount Washington.

  • Shepherdsville Lions honor camp, Belcher

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Founded as a band camp in 1959, Camp Crescendo has since become a retreat for a variety of groups, but more importantly it is a haven where kids can be kids. 

  • Serving in Peace Corps right verdict for attorney

      BALTI, Moldova - Laela Kashan originally attended law school because she wanted to help others.

    The Hillview resident, a graduate of Hebron Middle and North Bullitt High School, attended Northern Kentucky University's Chase Law School, passing the Kentucky Bar Exam in October 2008.

    It was in law school that Kashan discovered a more profound way to serve others.

    "I had been thinking about Peace Corps during law school," she said. "The way they sell it seemed like something I wanted to get into."