Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It is a school board’s responsibility to supply the students of their district with the best.

    As far as selecting a new superintendent, the Bullitt County Public School Board feels confident that it was able to bring home the bacon.

    Jesse Bacon has been officially hired as Bullitt County’s newest superintendent, replacing Dr. Keith Davis. Bacon will officially take charge on July 1, with Davis’ contract expiring June 30.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Probably the most popular county service, other than road maintenance, is the annual clean up days.

    More appropriately, it should be called Get Rid of My Junk days.

    Solid waste director Larry Hatfield said the dates have been negotiated and agreed upon by the Bullitt County Public School System.

    The dates and locations for the annual Clean Up Days will be:

    *Saturday, April 28 -- North Bullitt High School and Bullitt East High School

  •   CLERMONT – Bernheim officials are following the journey of an Eastern Golden Eagle whose annual winter migration brings him to Bernheim. The raptor, which the public named Harper in 2015, received a new transmitter in February when he was captured and released during his stay at Bernheim.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE— Walking into Denny’s restaurant on a Tuesday morning, one wouldn’t expect to see a group of grown women sitting in their pajamas enjoying brunch. 

    Unless, of course, of those woman had their red hats on.

    Dedicated to proving you’re never too old to have some fun, The Red Hat Society connects like-minded women to encourage new friendships and enrich lives through the power of fun and friendship.

    Known as the Friendly Fillies, Queen (president) Kathy Vires leads a branch from Mount Washington.

  •  CEDAR GROVE— Inspired by his own childhood cancer fight, a local pediatrician has started his own foundation to help end the battle.

    In the fall of 1999, Dr. Caleb Buege was a 15-year-old freshman at Bullitt Central when he had his doctor take a look at a sports injury. Little did he know, the pains he felt in his shoulder weren’t from playing sports but were caused by a type of rare bone cancer called osteosarcoma.

    Buege encountered 16 rounds of chemotherapy in a span of 18 months.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - KidsFest 2018 may have hosted more kids this year than any other in the event’s history.

    A full crowd gathered at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre for the free event hosted by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce with contributing sponsor Kosair Charities.

    Bike safety riding, train riding, cow milking, game playing, book reading, arts and craft doing, bounce house bouncing, dancing and overall merriment was had by all.

    For more information on that annual event, contact the Chamber of Commerce, 543-6727.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE—The road to recovery is a long one that many former addicts will tell you they couldn’t have walked alone.

    Three recent graduates of the Families Moving Beyond Abuse (FMBA) program are among those who relied on the love and support of others to get them clean. However, it was belief in themselves that got them where they are today.

    “You have to learn to be the person you deserve to be,” graduate Samantha Morgan said. “It’s a road of isolations and loneliness.”

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - A special memorial service was held locally at the Schoppenhorst, Underwood & Brooks Funeral Home in Mount Washington in loving memory of the Rev. Billy Graham, who passed away Feb. 21 at the age of 99.

    (Above) The clergy included guest speaker Dr. Adam Greenway, Dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry at the Southern Baptist Seminary.

    Introducing Dr. Greenway was another special guest, Vivian Adams, a friend of the Graham Family who were responsible for the two meeting each other.

  •   SHEPHERDSVILLE - Anyone with property along the Salt River tends to see their location as a curse during floods.

    A local church has taken what could be considered a curse and turned it into a blessing.

    Mercy Hill Church in Shepherdsville received substantial water damage to its building infrastructure during the recent high water event. The church moved into the old Troutman Dry Goods store located on Joe B. Hall Avenue.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — Residents of all ages gathered at Paroquet Springs Conference Center recently to learn how to keep those hearts healthy.

    Bullitt County Health Department Health Educator Liz McGuire opened the annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon by saying the health department’s county assessment continues to show the county’s largest areas of concern are heart problems and strokes.

    “Our mission is prevention,” she said.