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  • Special diplomas presentation

     Verl (Buddy) Hunt left high school 50 years to go into active military duty.

    But that never meant that he forgot his dream of receiving his high school diploma.

    With Bullitt Central High School principal Christy Coulter present, Hunt was presented his diploma through a special program in the district.

    Calling it a project 50 years in the making, Hunt thanked his teachers. Without the dedication of the teachers, he said the country would not be what it is today.

  • Lovell honored as biggest local loser

     The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education, and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) would like to thank all those who participated with the recent C.R.E.W. Weight Loss Competition. 

  • Gabeheart’s journey continues as she receives second double lung transplant

     ST. LOUIS - A true champion is one who wants to get up immediately after being knocked down, one who keeps believing.

    Within 24 hours of her second double-lung transplant surgery, Bullitt County native Christena Gabehart Jones was ready to get up.

    A four-hour procedure took place Sunday afternoon at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. when a donor set of lungs became available.

    Deb Gabehart, Christena's mother, said the lungs arrived from Oklahoma around 2 p.m. CST. The surgery was completed by 6:30.

  • Fair Board directors recognize their ‘lady’

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Having devoted more than 30 years of her extraordinary life to the Bullitt County Fair Board, the late Ruth Sohm was recently honored by those she called friends and colleagues for decades. 

  • Barnes, charter board member, won’t seek another term in seat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Having spent more than two decades looking out for Bullitt County’s hotel industry on the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission, Bill Barnes’ recent retirement was bittersweet.

  • Roby proves his wines can top the charts

     LEBANON JUNCTION - In the past decade the Commonwealth of Kentucky experienced a resurgence in wine making, with Bullitt County at its epicenter on both the professional and amateur level.

  • Esterle tries job, likes job, selected to lead Maryville

     PIONEER VILLAGE - An educator filling the void in Maryville Elementary principal's office will continue to do so officially.

    Ruth Esterle was selected as the school's new principal, replacing long-time leader Sam Cowan.

    This is Esterle's first stint as a principal, bringing over 25 years of educational experience to the position.

    Esterle was selected by Bullitt County Public Schools as Maryville's interim principal while serving as counselor at Mount Washington Elementary.

  • Webb’s work in leather garners top state honors

     BELMONT - In all the years the local farmer, taxidermist and craftsman Joshua Webb had never entered anything in the Kentucky State Fair.

  • AN HONORED FLIGHT INDEED: Trip memorable to WWII vet

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shearman Taylor has led a blessed life. But one of his biggest blessings may have come at the ripe young age of 86.

  • Hibbs able to win state ribbons with woodwork

     HILLVIEW - Michael Hibbs took his canes and was able to win at the 2012 Kentucky State Fair.

    The Hillview resident earned a Best in Show and a blue ribbon in the Canes and Walking Sticks competition for his hand-carved work.

    Hibbs entered two canes in various competitions, the other piece receiving Honorable Mention in  the General Woodcarving division.

    The Best in Show piece featured an oak-based piece with various designs, primarily a twist but also featuring a basket weave. Hibbs also designed the burl wood handle.