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Today's Features

  •  HILLVIEW – Police officers have a main goal of helping and protecting people.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in Kentuckians, far ahead of cancer.

    "Our goal is to increase awareness of heart disease," said Liz McGuire, Bullitt County Health Department education coordinator. "It affects everyone. We want to promote facts and healthy lifestyles."

    The Health Department features life-changing information and tips, along with a good time, during its annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

  •  A large crowd turned out Friday night at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The fund-raiser was to help relocate the Bowman Valley School, a one-room schoolhouse for African American students. It has been donated to preservation but money is needed to move it to a safer location next to the Woodsdale Schoolhouse next  to the Board of Education office.

    Todd Bodenheimer presented his tribute to Elvis as the main entertainment.

  •  Workers were busy last week at Vine Hill Baptist Church, which is located on Highway 245 across from Bernheim Forest.

    The wooden cross that sat atop the church for many years had begun to deteriorate and church members decided it was time to replace it

    A new steeple was installed last week and pastor Greg Crenshaw took these pictures of the occasion.

  •       Bullitt East High School freshman Savannah Warner has been honored with a Louisville YMCA Youth Character Award.

         YMCA Membership Director Anita Stump submitted a glowing nomination that accentuated Savannah’s belief on God.

         “I really liked that they highlighted my strong Christian faith,” Savannah said. “My faith is the most important thing in my life.”

  •  CLERMONT - Bernheim Middle School students celebrated a special breakfast with their grandparents.

    About 100 visitors joined students in the Bernheim Cafe.

    Momento photographs were taken, and grandparents joined students to visit the school's book fair.

    Principal Bobby Hart credited grandparents and all Bernheim families for their school participation throughout the semester.

    "Our community involvement is at an all-time high," Hart said.

  •  BROOKS - Brooks Elementary hosted a Family Fitness Night in conjunction with grant funding from the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC) Project BALANCE.

    Sarah Adkins, a Brooks teacher and OVEC Project Balance Healthy Lifestyle coach, said the grant was offered to improve and increase students' daily physical activity, cardiovascular fitness levels and healthy eating habits.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer stepped up to the plate for Bullitt County.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - What better why to find out how high schools are getting students ready for college and careers than to go straight to the customers?

  •  The first annual College and Career Fair was hosted at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, hosted by the Bullitt County Public Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Service Centers.

    Local businesses and colleges attended to offer information to prospective workers and students.

    Childcare was provided at the event courtesy of Head Start, OVEC and the Bullitt County Public Libraries.

    The College and Career Fair was also sponsored by Head Start and Kentuckiana Works.