BROOKS - It was late on the eve of their first anniversary, and Brooks resident Karen Dickerson-Burt was last-minute shopping.
Her husband, David Sr., bought a Mystery Machine van for the anniversary. He mentioned wanting a Scooby Doo stuffed animal and a balloon to go with it.
So Burt headed to the Meijer store on Preston Highway just north of Hillview to see what items they might have.
The fateful trip would turn fruitful for Burt thanks to the kindness of a Meijer employee.
CAMPBELLSVILLE -- “I hope you are proud of yourselves and your accomplishments. Today is a day to celebrate you,” Rhonda Sims, associate commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education, told the 199 teachers from 70 school districts throughout Kentucky honored by Campbellsville University, teaching is an important job, a hard job and a challenging job.
MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Fay Anderson has always lived a life of inclusion.
A South Carolinian Duke-lover, Anderson grew up in a community where inclusion was the social norm. The eldest daughter of a military man, Anderson and her family lived in a community with other military families. Her childhood was controlled, yet comfortable, she said.
With the dream to coach girls basketball, Anderson went on to Newberry College and the University of South Carolina to obtain a business degree and masters in Business Education.
NICHOLS - Bullitt County’s smallest school is saying goodbye to one of its biggest supporters.
Nichols Elementary principal Sheri Hamilton is retiring after five years at the school, 32 years overall with the Bullitt County Public Schools system. She has also served as BCPS pre-school coordinator during her time at Nichols.
The long resume is impressive for someone who had intentions of remaining a stay-at-home mom.