Today's Features

  •  CLERMONT – The public is invited to celebrate National Trails Day at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest this Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. at the grand opening of the new Elm Lick Trail.

  •  The 21st annual Memorial Day Service was hosted at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Highland Memory Gardens in Mount Washington. This year the ceremony honored the wounded warriors.

    The ceremony started with the presentation of colors and concluded with Taps.

    Other countywide Memorial Day ceremonies included an annual event at the Lebanon Junction Post Office, hosted by the VFW Post 8293 and Ladies Auxiliary.

    Guest speakers at the post office included Rep. Brett Guthrie and Post 8293 Quartermaster Kenneth C. Fehl, a World War II Navy veteran.

  • While most graduates will only be participating in one commencement this May, Erica Johnson will be in two.

    She graduated from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky earlier in May and she walked with North Bullitt High graduates this past weekend.

    The academy is located on the main campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. The school was designed to give high school juniors and seniors a jump start on college. Most graduates complete more than 60 hours of college credit while attending the school. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County EMS is seeing red; soon the rest of the county will see as well.

    A first look was provided during an official dedication ceremony for the new Cardiac Awareness Ambulance at the EMS headquarters on Saltwell Drive,

    The official working ambulance is the second on the Bullitt County EMS roster to contain a special awareness color. In 2011 EMS presented their pink ambulance to raise breast cancer awareness.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE – After taking a hiatus last year, the Red Crow Indian Council will resume its annual Spirit of the Eagle Pow Wow on June 1-2.

         However, it will be done with a heavy heart.

         Linda Dishon, a long-time member of the council and organizer of the Pow Wow, recently passed away.

         Eddy Glascoe, president of the organization, said that it is a huge loss but that others in the council have stepped up to make sure the event will be held as planned.

  •  The three public swimming pools will be open for business on Saturday, May 25.

  •  The Walk for Hope, a fund-raiser for A New Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Shepherdsville, was recently held.

    The fund-raiser provided funds for the center which provides information and resources for young woman in the county.

    It was held at Shepherdsville Park.

    For more information on A New Hope click here.

  •    HEBRON ESTATES - With each passing year the number of familiar faces continues to grow at the Bullitt County Relay for Life.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - There are fans and there are fans.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - While some schools proudly display student artwork along their walls, Pleasant Grove Elementary takes theirs to the people.

    PGES art teacher Stacena Bohannon established art shows at various public locations for each grade level to show off their pieces. This is the second year public shows were presented.

    "It means so much more to the students when they get to display their work in public," said Bohannon. "You could sense their excitement at school beforehand."