Bullitt High School sophomore Phillip Burress has earned a 2011 YMCA Youth Character Award.
Phillip was nominated for the honor by Eastside Middle School teacher Sarah Mills. He received a trophy, certificate and $500 during an award dinner in the Crystal Ballroom at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.
MOUNT WASHINGTON - Christmas came early for one local youngster when she was selected to play in the Louisville Ballet's 2011 production of "The Nutcracker."
Old Mill Elementary fourth grader Whitney Fox, who has taken dance lessons since she was a toddler, auditioned for her part in August.
FRANKFORT - BullittCounty Clerk Kevin Mooney, recently attended the Kentucky County Clerks’ Association Fall Conference, in Louisville, Kentucky.
While at the conference, Kevin Mooney, who has served as county clerk since 2007, attended numerous training sessions that were geared toward helping county clerks become more knowledgeable about their offices.
Some of the sessions focused on election procedures, while others focused on procedures for recordings, and titling and registration of motor vehicles.
MOUNT WASHINGTON – Over the past six years Mount Washington resident David Echsner has devoted himself to helping students expand their minds and learn valuable skills through the science of robotics.
Echsner, who coaches the Kentucky Engineers of Tomorrow, a competitive robotics team made up of students from Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham and Shelby Counties, believes robotics can help students reach their full potential.