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Today's Features

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON — Things got a little cheesy in Bullitt East High’s culinary arts class recently.

    To celebrate National Grilled Cheese Week, Katy Kendrick hosted a grilled cheese cook-off.

    The cook-off let groups of students work together to build the perfect grilled cheese that was later judged by Charger staff.

    The sandwich had to include a bread, a cheese, a spread and presentation mattered.

  •  Mother Nature gave participants in the 2016 American Cancer Society Relay for Life a perfect night.

    After last year’s weather forced the major fund-raiser indoors, Saturday was perfect for the event, which was held at North Bullitt High.

    A good crowd turned out to honor the survivors, the caregivers and those who passed away.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local help organization took a chance in establishing a new community chest.

    Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) in Bullitt County, in association with the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, hosted a ribbon cutting to commemorate the grand opening of HOPE Chest, a new donation storage location.

    HOPE co-founder Faith Portman said HOPE Chest was a place where items could be stored until distribution, with room for larger items such as house furniture.

  •  Miranda Rippy of Bullitt Central High was recently awarded the Hardaway Memorial Scholarship from First Harrison Bank.

    This continues the tradition started by The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County.

    Rippy will receive a $1,500 scholarship that will go toward her studies at Morehead State University. She will major in education.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON-- It’s the show that started it all and, for some, it was the show that helped them end an era.

    Eastside Middle School recently performed “Annie Jr.”, a shorter version with less complex music of the ever-popular “Annie” play.

    The middle school drama club was led by Bullitt East students, who starred in their own production of Annie Jr. as middle schoolers seven years ago.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON -- One Bullitt County student will find it a little easier to pay for college this fall thanks to a scholarship from local McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK).

    Bullitt East High School student, Madison Wilson, was recognized and awarded with a one-time scholarship in the amount of $2,500 in a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 10 at the Greater Louisville Medical Society.

  •  Casey Sherrard’s literary piece Through the Window was awarded First Place in the NightWriter’s Writing Contest sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council.

    By winning the high school bracket as well as the overall bracket, she received a Certificate of Recognition, a cash award and her work will be published in the council’s compendium of winners.

    Casey has been invited to a book-signing banquet where she will read her piece to the audience and sign the first editions. 

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - One of Bullitt County’s youngest elementary schools will be led next semester by Bullitt County’s youngest principal.

    Matt Treadway was named Freedom Elementary’s newest leader, with the official move taking place after the current school year is completed.

    Treadway comes from Pleasant Grove Elementary, where he served the past year as assistant principal. He is a Hardin County resident and John Hardin High School graduate.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Students from Eastside Middle School gave a local organization something to cheer about.

    Members of the Eastside Cheerleading squad organized a schoolwide donation drive for HOPE (Helping Out People Everywhere) in Bullitt County, an organization dedicated to assisting homeless community members.

    The cheerleaders delivered over 1,500 items to HOPE officials at their new resource center at St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

  •  Friday night visitors to the festival enjoyed performances by the Mount Washington Middle concert band and the Crossroads Elementary “Pirates! The Musical” cast.

    During the chillier Saturday, performers included Kristen Nicole, Kim Brown and the Mighty Worshippers and Tom Wietecha, along with two showings of the live shoot-out performed by the Cowboy Posse, presented by Schmid Funeral Home.

    Visitors also saw the Mountain City Cruisers Antique Car and Tractor show.