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Today's Features

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION — A cold night was made warmer by Christmas lights and hot chocolate at the annual Light Up Lebanon Junction celebration.

    The night started with the lighting of the Lebanon Junction Memorial Park.

    Residents then followed Santa down to the Wall Street Park where individual displays were set up, including a memorial section for loved ones.

    The Lebanon Junction Parks Committee passed out hot chocolate and cookies and Santa was available for pictures and to hear the children’s wish lists. 

  •  CLERMONT -- Cold weather doesn’t stop Bernheim from celebrating all that nature has to offer in December. 

    With the exception of Christmas Day, Bernheim is open the entire month with events and activities for every age.

    To get in the holiday spirit, join Bernheim on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. –  Noon for Smart Gardens and Landscapes: Holiday Wreath Making with Nature at the Research Center.

    Participants will enjoy decorating for the holidays using objects found in nature to create wreaths, swags, kissing balls and more.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES — First-day jitters are to be expected, especially when someone starts a new school.

    Even more so when that someone is a first year teacher with 120 pairs of eyes watching her every move.

    North Bullitt art teacher Kayla Greene felt the jitters and then some on her first day.

    “Everyone here has been super great, super helpful and very nice, but they aren’t necessarily my comfort zone,” she said.

    After a 14-hour day, Greene drove home and cried when she saw her husband.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- This year’s group of high school students who are part of the Teen Court program were recently sworn in.

    Bullitt County is one of just 22 Teen Court programs in the entire state of Kentucky.

    This real-life program allows juvenile offenders to have their case heard before a jury of their peers.

    The punishment given by the Teen Court members  is binding.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON — It is the holiday season and the cities of Mount Washington and Shepherdsville will host their traditional kickoff events on Friday, Dec. 2.

    While Mount Washington will center its activities downtown, Shepherdsville will again have its government center as the focal point of the holiday celebration.

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    With a new pavilion to gather under, Mount Washington is prepared for the holidays.

  •  The Bullitt Central FFA Chapter are teaching kids to get involved.  To start, several students participated in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth contest. 

    Students spent many hours preparing speeches on various agriculture topics to be given in front of a large audience. 

    We want to recognize from left to right wearing their FFA jacket (Chrissie White, Olivia Lile, Jacqueline Goff, and Courtney Hughes) for taking the time to prepare and represent our Chapter. 

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Kicking off the holiday season early, the Bullitt County Extension Office recently hosted their annual Holiday Bazaar.
        Crafters traveled from around the county to set up and sell their homemade quilts, jewelry, aprons, horseshoe art, books and wooden ornaments.
         The extension office has several holiday-themed classes and events planned including a tween holiday cooking course and their annual holiday open house.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Hebron Presbyterian Church, First Church of Nazarene, First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville and Immanuel Baptist Church make up the Fellowship of Concern, a group dedicated to setting aside the way they do things and coming together to help those in need throughout the community.

    The annual Community Thanksgiving Service featured music by Isabelle Tipton, Doug Ferguson, Mya Hunter and Blake Herron and messages from each of the churches’ pastors.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce brought in an expert to speak on finances.

    Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball served as guest speaker for the Chamber’s November “Buy Local - Buy Chamber” networking luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Ball mentioned that Bullitt County was one of the Commonwealth’s fastest-growing communities, a reason she wanted to visit and speak at the event.

    “I like to be where it is happening and encourage the growth,” she said.

  •  Many students spend more for college than they should by making some common mistakes when seeking financial aid. 

    Follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to make sure you get the help you need.