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Today's Features

  •  Crossroads and Freedom Elementary Schools have been awarded Dollar General Store Literacy grants.

    The total amount awarded was $2,500. Crossroads received $1,000 with Freedom getting $1,500.

    Both principals said the funds will greatly benefit services to students.

  •  The noise-limit levels were raised at the Mount Washington Public Library for the long-waited ribbon cutting of the new building.

    Accompanied by food, freebies and wax hands, residents and local politicians joined the celebration of the grand opening.

    Board President Sherry Parker, who was involved in the building process from the beginning, cut the ribbon.

    The new building features tall windows, numerous study spots, several private rooms and, as always, plenty of books, audio books, movies and more to borrow.

  •  A pair of educators have been picked to share their knowledge on state standards.

    Freedom Elementary School fourth grade reading teacher Ashley Andriot will serve on the K-5 English Language Arts Standards Advisory Panel for KDE.

    North Bullitt High School advanced math teacher Christine Bickett is serving on the mathematics panel.

    Andriot said she is “very excited about this opportunity!”

  •  It was a glorious weekend for the Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park festival.

    From the entertainment to the booths to the annual parade, large crowds came out to celebrate last Friday and Saturday.

    The festival is now located in the Wall Street Park, which is growing each year.

    The perfect weather helped draw out one of the largest crowds in history.

    See more photos here.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON— Senior living situations don’t have to mean being omitted from the latest fads.

    Residents at Elmcroft Senior Living in Mount Washington were recently joined by volunteers with the Mount Washington Rocks! group to paint their own stones to hide.

    Fifteen painters decorated rocks with flowers, American flags and other colorful designs.

    Mount Washington Rocks! founder Vicki Huffman ensured the hashtag #MWR was written on the bottom of each stone before sealing the art.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local students learned tips from the experts to be safer citizens at the Farm and Home Safety Day, presented by the Bullitt County Farm Bureau, the Bullitt County Conservation District, and the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service.

    The event was held in conjunction with the Family Resource Centers at Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction, and Roby Elementary, with students from each of the schools participating.

  •  The Bullitt East Marching Band was named Grand Champion at the 14th Annual Eagle Classic at Eastern High School on September 16th.

    The band competed against 13 other bands in preliminary competition, including 5 other bands in their class, and placed first overall as well as receiving Best Color Guard and Best Percussion in Class AAAAA.

    Advancing to the finals competition, the Marching Chargers competed against nine other bands and placed first overall receiving the Grand Champion award, winning Best Overall Visual and Best Color Guard.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON -- New Lions District Governor David Moose was a visiting guest speaker at the Mount Washington Lions Club on Sept. 18.

    He was accompanied by his wife (and past Lions District Governor, herself) Judy Moose.

    Moose pointed out that there are now 1.4 million Lions Club members in 200 countries. 

    He pointed out that “Lionism” is global, but its heart is local. Lions Club International makes change around the world and right here in Bullitt County.

  •  ZONETON -- When you meet Todd Brimm on the campaign trail, don’t be surprised if he’s a little quiet in the beginning.

    Instead of telling you what he is going to do as the next Bullitt County Sheriff, Brimm wants to know what you think.

    He wants to know what you expect out of the sheriff’s office.

    “I listen to people,” said Brimm, who retired after 21 years with Louisville Metro Police. “People want to be part of the solution.”

  •  Lebanon Junction Elementary School Arts and Humanities teacher Robyn Clemens has written a book that is available online.

    Chalk Painting 101: Upcycle Furniture and Home Décor in 10 Easy Steps can be accessed by clicking on the above link:

    “It is available in Kindle edition, can be read on any device with the Kindle App, or paperback,” she said. “Follow the Amazon link above to see both editions of the book.”