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Today's Features

  • HILLVIEW - Bullitt County may have a new hidden treasure within its boundaries.

    The new and improved Comfort Inn officially opened featuring the Pirates Bay Indoor Water Park.

    Local officials gathered along with Comfort Inn owners for an official ribbon cutting celebration to introduce the water park and hotel updates to the public.

    The 10,000 square foot water park is open 365 days a year. General manager Angel Frizzell said the park was open to the public and accessible without purchasing a hotel room.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Franklin D. Roosevelt was a president who made his mark doing things to help other Americans.

        He was also a president who overcame disabilities to lead the nation.

        David Strange, director of the Bullitt County History Museum, said Roosevelt never wanted any credit or praise for his acts.

        Yet, that act of public service is sometimes lacking.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - A semblance of stability in a secure location has allowed the Center for Women and Families to steadily increase services for Bullitt County.

        A local advisory council, along with increased security by local police, have also helped CWF maintain focus in assisting area clients.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The annual Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest will be held on Sept. 11. 

        Contestants must be 15 years old, but not have reached 19 years old by January 1, 2011.

        They must be a member of Bullitt County Farm Bureau and must submit a contest application, along with a certified copy of school grades for the past two years.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON - From telling stories about the time he saw a bear in C. C. Camp to the time he saw his commanding officer killed in World War II to the sweet story of the love he shares with his family, Covington Harper’s voice is like silk spun in a slow Southern drawl beckoning from his hometown near Savannah, Ga.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Public Library’s three part summer concert series is in full swing after kicking off in June.

    Recently the library hosted two of Kentucky’s most accomplished musicians for a concert and educational workshop at the Ridgway Memorial Library in Shepherdsville.

    Award winning fiddlers, multi-instrumentalists, music educators and composers Daniel and Amy Carwile delighted patrons

    with their wide range of musical talents as they played a variety of string music and offered basic fiddle instructions.

  • Ms. Freda lets me know that First of All she wants to thank Doctor Brockman. He has done so much for me and I am eternally gratefully to him. She also wants to mention that he has three locations, St. Matthew, New Albany and Jeffersonville, and that he has 17 years of experience in eye surgery and is also a managing partner of the John Kenyon Eye Center.

    For all that he has done. Ms Freda comments that if it wasn’t for him she would not be able to work, go to church or any other activities that she now does. She had cataracts so bad that she was almost blind.

  • BROOKS - The hard hats worn by the Brooks faculty and staff was a sign to show they are truly working to build an entire community.

    That was the theme portrayed at the Brooks Elementary open house, the first time students and parents were allowed inside the new facility.

    The event was also the first time for teachers to meet face-to-face with the many students redistricted from other schools.

    Principal Cheri Lineweaver greeted as many guests as possible. She said the event allowed for building familiarity.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the new director of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, Freida Howe is eager to try some new things and to re-energize some current programs.

    Howe, who joined as executive assistant in February, took over in July as the new executive director by the Chamber Board effective July 1.

    Howe replaces Kristie Walls, who stepped down to accept another job.

    Joining Howe as executive assistant is Helen Hill, a retired employee of Publishers Printing.

  • Dr. Mark E. Lynn joins forces to break record, raises $1.6 million at 47th Annual Ham Breakfast

    LOUISVILLE - Dr. Mark E. Lynn, a Louisville optometrist and owner of Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates, joined forces with Bernard Trager of Republic Bank & Trust Co., to raise a record $1.6 million at the 2010 Kentucky State Fair Grand Champion Ham auction. The auction is part of the annual ham breakfast sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.