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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s one of Bullitt County’s biggest annual events, and maybe the best because it’s for the children.

  •  LOUISVILLE - Come one, come all, and all of them indeed came, to the greatest show on Earth.

    The entire Nichols Elementary student body attended the Kosair Shrine Circus at Broadbent Arena.

    Students received a special visit from Kosair Potentate Dave Juergens, as well as Derby Dan, Flapjack, Sparky and Tinker, all clowns who live in Bullitt County tents.

    Nichols staff thanked both Kosair and Publishers Printing for making their day at the circus possible.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s unusual, even rare, but not impossible. For those involved, it’s even kind of special. A handful of Bullitt County Public Schools’ students, and one teacher, share a common birthday on Feb. 29, also known as Leap Year Day.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - The halls of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre were filled with music as the Salt Lick Bluegrass Festival was held recently.

    The third annual event, hosted by Tommy Brown and the County Line Bluegrass band and Bullitt Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts, featured entertainers from throughout the region.

    The largest crowds attended on Saturday as the music went all day long and into the late evening hours.

  •  FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and its partners have selected 41 high schools to receive grants to develop or improve the nutritional, physical activity or tobacco prevention policies at their schools. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It has a rich history which needs to be preserved. And members of a small group is hoping to gather the resources to save and to restore the last African American schoolhouse in Bullitt County.

  •  LEXINGTON, KY – Overdale Elementary School parent, Jennifer Toll of Shepherdsville, was one of 30 parents from across Kentucky who graduated from the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

    An initiative of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, this program is designed and implemented in partnership with the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science and The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University.

  •  Michael Dooley was honored by the members of the Bullitt County Fire Chiefs’ Association for his long-time work as a member of the Mount Washington Fire Department.

    Dooley was most recently chief of the department. His contract expired at the end of December 2011.

    Dooley received a trumpet from the association and he also received some kind comments from his former associates.

    Dooley thanked everyone and wished his successor luck.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Area youth love a Valentine’s Day gathering.

  •  The Hillview Government Center was the scene of a special Valentine dance and dinner for some special needs students in the county.

    Family, friends, teachers and aides all had fun on the dance floor.

    See more photos from this event and other community Valentine's Day celebrations in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.