Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two local organizations are helping to unite the youth with adults who make a difference in their lives.

    Employees and staff with JOM Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., in Shepherdsville earned a grand total of $34,633.78 in donations for Louisville Metro United Way, up 16 percent from 2011.

    This year JOM selected Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana as the recipient of extra fundraising efforts.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - Hebron Middle School Band students earned a rare opportunity to learn at a college.

    Band members recently performed in a concert alongside University of Louisville Symphonic Band students on the stage of Comstock Hall in the university's Music Building.

    HMS Band director Wendy Davidson, a former U of L music student, helped to coordinate the event as a way to increase the performing experiences of her students.

  •  Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from numerous scout units across Bullitt County will be collecting canned goods and other non-perishable food on Saturday, November 17.

    Many scouts walked neighborhoods to place informational flyers on doors this past Saturday.  Some units may also place signs along main roads or at subdivision entrances to increase public awareness and remind folks to donate.  This Saturday, those scouts will be returning to those same neighborhoods to collect food donations.

  •  Bullitt County Public Schools are saluting area veterans and military personnel with various Veterans Day celebrations and services.

  •  FRANKFORT – Elise Givhan Spainhour and Rodney Burress recently  participated in the 2012 Kentucky Circuit Judges College that took place Oct. 29-31 in Lexington.

  •  Verl (Buddy) Hunt left high school 50 years to go into active military duty.

    But that never meant that he forgot his dream of receiving his high school diploma.

    With Bullitt Central High School principal Christy Coulter present, Hunt was presented his diploma through a special program in the district.

    Calling it a project 50 years in the making, Hunt thanked his teachers. Without the dedication of the teachers, he said the country would not be what it is today.

  •  The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education, and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) would like to thank all those who participated with the recent C.R.E.W. Weight Loss Competition. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - There are 6,314 Bullitt Countians directly affected by diabetes. Jessica Craddock, community organizer for the Bullitt County Diabetes Coalition, knows there is a prominent need for community education.

  •  ST. LOUIS - A true champion is one who wants to get up immediately after being knocked down, one who keeps believing.

    Within 24 hours of her second double-lung transplant surgery, Bullitt County native Christena Gabehart Jones was ready to get up.

    A four-hour procedure took place Sunday afternoon at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. when a donor set of lungs became available.

    Deb Gabehart, Christena's mother, said the lungs arrived from Oklahoma around 2 p.m. CST. The surgery was completed by 6:30.

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