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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The longer you can stay around and be healthy, the longer you can help donate to your local school.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - A central Kentucky band is shaking up the bluegrass music scene and one of its members calls Bullitt County home. 

  •  Bob Stinson of Hillview has been a previous participant in contests in the Kentucky State Fair.

    He won ribbons in the past. Thanks to his wife’s purchase of a lathe upon his retirement in 2005, the woodturner had equipment to use in his hobby.

    This year, Stinson captured his first blue ribbons at the Kentucky State Fair. He won blue for his free standing wooden decoration vase.

    He also won a second-place red ribbon for his bracelet and pendant made of wood.

  •  LOUISVILLE - Continuing a standard of excellence over the past five years, Bullitt County wineries dominated the 2012 Kentucky State Fair Commercial Wine Competition.

  •  LOUISVILLE - Adam Bland, a resident of Bullitt County and 1999 graduate of Bullitt Central High School, competed in the Ironman competition  held on Sunday, Aug.  26.

  •  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.