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Today's Features

  •  HILLVIEW - It never hurts to add a little extra insurance in the event of an emergency.

    Community members feel that way about the Hillview Emergency Response Team, a collection of 26 official volunteer team members.

    HERT was first developed as a volunteer organization a few years ago to assist official Bullitt County emergency agencies whenever possible with extra manpower.

    HERT director Kenneth Bennett took over the program in January, with intentions of training members to assist in various tasks.

  •  The North Bullitt JROTC program again hosted an observance for the 9-11 tragedy.

    The senior cadets quickly organized the event as it came just a month after school started for the new year.

    The cadets raised the flag while a moment of silence was also held to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 11 years ago.

    The second annual Bullitt County 9-11 Remembrance was held on last Sunday in downtown Mount Washington.

  •  NICHOLS - Teachers expanding students' minds is a sincere form of cultivation - planting seeds into their young brains.

    Nichols Elementary instructor Cindi French took it a step further. French and her husband, Mackie, have developed a working vegetable garden on the school grounds over the summer.

    The garden's purpose is to provide first-hand educational opportunities for Nichols students while supplying the school cafeteria with home grown produce for healthier lunches.

  •       SHEPHERDSVILLE - Looking at things that Bullitt County might be lacking, Scott Kendall said that having a place to bring various forms of entertainment to the area seemed to fit that description.

         While looking around the area, Kendall and partners, Tonya and Mike Roberts, found a place that would suit their needs.

         R & R Auctions and Events was born.

         The business occupies over 12,000 square feet on Highway 44, just east of KOA Kampground.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the wake of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush announced a new initiative to engage local volunteers to strengthen public health, emergency response and community resiliency.

    As this year marks the 10th anniversary of the Medical Reserve Corps, Bullitt County Health Department preparedness Coordinator Don Renn hopes to see a more active, vibrant and engaged MRC chapter in Bullitt County and he's inviting everyone with a desire to serve to get onboard. 

  •  The annual ShepherdsFest drew in another large crowd of people interested in Christian music and art.

    The day-long event held on the grounds of Cedar Grove Baptist Church featured a number of activities.

    A car show was hosted at the festival, as well as a full day of music, including the Reggae band Stoney Ridge.

    A petting zoo was joined by an arts show, as well as cheerleading displays be Cheer Bling and games such as cornhole and a fish pond.

  •  FRANKFORT - Joyce Manning and Martha S. Underwood, members of the Ridgway Memorial Library Board of Trustees in Bullitt County, have completed the Kentucky Public Library Trustee Certification Program.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - In her first Kentucky State Fair competition, Brianna Stallings won by a hare.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Christena Gabehart Jones is the kind of young lady that can take your breath away.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - The second annual Bullitt County Day of Remembrance will be held this Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington parking lot on Old Bardstown Road.