CLERMONT - Everybody likes to feel like royalty on their birthday. Shelby Lynn Daugherty really did get to wear a crown on her 20th birthday on Monday as she was crowned the 2011 Miss Bullitt County Fair.
SHEPHERDSVILLE - Professional jockey Jesus Castanon recently rode in his first Kentucky Derby, with a fourth-place finish aboard the colt Shackleford. Later that night Castanon and his family headed to their ol' Kentucky home, not so far away, in Bullitt County.
Jesus and his wife, Rolanda, have lived in Shepherdsville for most of their decade-long marriage. They have two children, Drew (8) and Isaiah (3).
SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kaitlyn McKnight’s essay American Identity on What’s Great About America received an Honorable Mention by Stossel in the Classroom. The contest was sponsored by the Sandra and Lawrence Post Family Foundation.
HEBRON ESTATES -- North Bullitt High School seniors Emily Rowan and Carrollyn Ricketts earned first place in the Green Art Contest sponsored by the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP).