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Today's Features

  •  CLERMONT -- Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is bringing the plight of trees to the public’s attention with a new traveling exhibit from The Morton Arboretum.

    Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat opens at Bernheim on March 15 and runs through July 5.

    A public opening will be held on April 2.

    The exhibit will be set up in and around the Two Ponds Loop trail behind the Visitor Center.

  •  Who dresses as a box of crayons for the opening day of a school year?

    Kaet Barron, that’s who. The Maryville Elementary School Counselor greeted students with the sign Orange You Glad to be Back in School? I’m Tickled Pink!

    It should not come as a surprise then that Barron has been selected Kentucky’s Elementary School Counselor of the Year. She was honored Feb. 25th at the Kentucky School Counselors Association (KSCA) conference in Lexington.

  •  Bullitt Central High School FFA Chapter participated in the 15th Annual Career & Technical Education Leadership Day in Frankfort.

    The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Day is presented by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) and is held during National Career and Technical Education Month.

    The 2016 theme is Opportunities for Career Success.

  •  Cedar Grove Elementary students have recently had the opportunity to participate in the DARE program, led by Shepherdsville officer David Smith.

    At the completion of the program, graduation ceremonies were held at the school.

    Brennan Gould and Leah Wells were honored as winners of the DARE Essay Contest for their respective classrooms.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON—One is never too young to learn the importance good work ethic.

    Bullitt County Public Schools are providing a way for their elementary-aged students to begin their path to graduating college and career ready by offering work ethic certifications to those students that demonstrate strong work ethic.

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION - She’s like the Frank Sinatra of Lebanon Junction Elementary. Or maybe the Bruce Springsteen.

    New Jersey native Traci Moore has been a student favorite for 10 years as a fifth-grade teacher at LJES, cheering on her youngsters while also helping to coach the Bullitt Central High School cheerleading team with her husband, James.

    The students and staff at LJES are now cheering for Moore, following her selection as the 2016-17 Bullitt County Elementary Teacher of the Year.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — Soon-to-be brides can alleviate the headache of wedding planning by attending the Something Blue Bridal Show this Sunday.

    According to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre Executive Director Vicki Downing, over 30 vendors will be set up for the event, showcasing their best cake, photography, limousine, floral and catering skills.

    “Most vendors will have special prices just for those in attendance,” Downing said.

    Samples of wedding cake, food and a special Blanc de Bleu champagne will be offered to visitors.

  •  CLERMONT – Over the weekend, Bernheim officials, along with representatives from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR), briefly recaptured the golden eagle known as Harper.  They assessed the bird’s health and removed the malfunctioning transmitter they had outfitted the raptor with last winter.  

    The public helped name the bird last year with Harper beating the names Ike and Bernie.  Founder Isaac W. Bernheim made his fortune in the whisky business and I.W. Harper was the brand name of his bourbon.  

  •   The Bullitt Central Beta Club led a drive in the community to collect water to be sent to the Flint, Mich., area.

    With the work of the members and with the help of the Bullitt Central community, the group was able to send 47 cases of bottled water and 24 gallon containers of water to help those who have been without water for weeks.

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    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Beta Club is doing their part to assist the families of Flint, Mich., that are dealing with a city water crisis.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Bullitt County cares about their hearts.

    For the first time in its nine-year reign, the Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon sold all 300 seats a week and a half before the event.

    The annual event brings local organizations to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, including the American Heart Association, Bullitt County Extension Homemakers, Bullitt County Health Department, Bullitt County YMCA, CareSource, KentuckyOne Health and Mended Hearts Kentuckiana Chapter 11.