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Today's Features

  •     HILLVIEW — Overdale Elementary hosted the school’s annual salute to local veterans in commemoration of the Veterans Day holiday.
        The memorial tribute included a video featuring military family members of Overdale students and staff, along with songs and readings by the students.
        Members of the North Bullitt High School band also performed during the ceremony under the direction of Jennifer Kling.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Students at Mount Washington Elementary invited family, friends and state rep Linda Belcher to celebrate Veteran’s Day with them.
        Principal Terri Lewis showed the students a large picture of her son, Austin, who is currently in the Marines.
        Belcher, who served as principal at the school for several years and whose father was a veteran, explained to the students what veterans are and how they to thank them when they see one somewhere.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE—On her first day as an eighth grade geometry student, Chassidy Headley’s teacher did something that would stick with her students the rest of their lives: she connected geometry to the real world.
        Years later, a now grown Headley hopes to connect to her seventh grade students the same way.
        “I think, if we can make those connections, they might actually like it and might be more engaged,” the Bullitt Lick Middle teacher said.

  •     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.

  •  Jerry Summers, Community Services Director for Jim Beam, has received the Mangeot – Oaken Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA). 

    The announcement was made during the Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference held in Lexington, Nov. 1-3. 

  •  Evelyn Shain Flaherty will compte next week in Orlando, Fla., for the title of Miss American Coed National Pre-teen.

    She is the reigning Miss Great Lakes Preteen American Coed.

    She’ll compete in the evening wear and interview and in optional events: talent, modeling,acting and photogenic.

    Evelyn is in the fifth grade at Lebanon Junction Elementary and is a student at Classic Melodies Performance Institute in Hillview.

    She is the daughter of Robert and DeeAnn Flaherty of Shepherdsville.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON—The Mount Washington AARP hosted over 70 people for their annual Veteran’s Day fundraiser.

    Participants enjoyed barbeque sandwiches while John Wiggington and Allen Peavler sang.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Explorers presented the colors as the group sang the National Anthem and recognized the veterans in the room, including several World War II vets.

  •  Family and friends gathered on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Green Meadows Healthcare Center in Mount Washington.

    They were there to celebrate the 100th birthday of Mary Louise Donovan.

    Mary was born on Aug. 21, 1916, in Fleming County, Ky.

    She is the mother of Rosemary (Darrell) Parrish and the grandmother of Kent (Kimmie) Donovan Parrish of Mount Washington and Chad Cambron (Jennifer) Parrish of Louisville.

    She has three great-grandchildren: Logan John Parrish, Julia Danielle Tatchell and Evan Riley Parrish.

  •  The First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville would like to invite the community to the 50th annual Community Thanksgiving Service, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.

    Because the Fellowship of Concern is operated by volunteers, all the offerings received during the service will be used to benefit those in need in the community.

    The Rev. Adam Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, will bring the message.

  •  CEDAR GROVE - No one can tell history better than someone who actually lived it.

    Veterans from throughout Bullitt County converged at Lebanon Junction and Cedar Grove Elementary to share their stories and recollections from their days serving with the United States Armed Forces.

    Fifth graders at each school gathered around the luminaries as they shared experiences ranging from the recent Gulf War back to World War II.