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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE— Walking into Denny’s restaurant on a Tuesday morning, one wouldn’t expect to see a group of grown women sitting in their pajamas enjoying brunch. 

    Unless, of course, of those woman had their red hats on.

    Dedicated to proving you’re never too old to have some fun, The Red Hat Society connects like-minded women to encourage new friendships and enrich lives through the power of fun and friendship.

    Known as the Friendly Fillies, Queen (president) Kathy Vires leads a branch from Mount Washington.

  •  CEDAR GROVE— Inspired by his own childhood cancer fight, a local pediatrician has started his own foundation to help end the battle.

    In the fall of 1999, Dr. Caleb Buege was a 15-year-old freshman at Bullitt Central when he had his doctor take a look at a sports injury. Little did he know, the pains he felt in his shoulder weren’t from playing sports but were caused by a type of rare bone cancer called osteosarcoma.

    Buege encountered 16 rounds of chemotherapy in a span of 18 months.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - KidsFest 2018 may have hosted more kids this year than any other in the event’s history.

    A full crowd gathered at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre for the free event hosted by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce with contributing sponsor Kosair Charities.

    Bike safety riding, train riding, cow milking, game playing, book reading, arts and craft doing, bounce house bouncing, dancing and overall merriment was had by all.

    For more information on that annual event, contact the Chamber of Commerce, 543-6727.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE—The road to recovery is a long one that many former addicts will tell you they couldn’t have walked alone.

    Three recent graduates of the Families Moving Beyond Abuse (FMBA) program are among those who relied on the love and support of others to get them clean. However, it was belief in themselves that got them where they are today.

    “You have to learn to be the person you deserve to be,” graduate Samantha Morgan said. “It’s a road of isolations and loneliness.”

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - A special memorial service was held locally at the Schoppenhorst, Underwood & Brooks Funeral Home in Mount Washington in loving memory of the Rev. Billy Graham, who passed away Feb. 21 at the age of 99.

    (Above) The clergy included guest speaker Dr. Adam Greenway, Dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry at the Southern Baptist Seminary.

    Introducing Dr. Greenway was another special guest, Vivian Adams, a friend of the Graham Family who were responsible for the two meeting each other.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — Residents of all ages gathered at Paroquet Springs Conference Center recently to learn how to keep those hearts healthy.

    Bullitt County Health Department Health Educator Liz McGuire opened the annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon by saying the health department’s county assessment continues to show the county’s largest areas of concern are heart problems and strokes.

    “Our mission is prevention,” she said.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES — It’s no secret that drugs hold a prominent place in teen society. But how can a parent know if his or her child is a user?

    Presented by Bullitt County Partners in Prevention, “Hidden in Plain Sight” exposes current teen drug trends to help parents be proactive in preventing teen drug use.

  •  (UPDATE - 4/11, 2:00 p.m.): The Bullitt County Public School System has changed the date of its Pre-School and Head Start spring screening day.

    The original event, scheduled for Friday, Apr. 13, was postponed. The event will now be hosted on Friday, May 25, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

    You must call 869-2615 to schedule an appointment.

  •  This week, the Bullitt County Public Library (BCPL) joins libraries in schools, campuses, and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs, and expertise they offer. April 8th–14th is National Library Week, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians, and library workers. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A recommendation presented by the superintendent suggested that the school board pay the piper.

    Dr. Keith Davis recently reviewed a marketing and public relations program recommendation with the Bullitt County Public School Board regarding online public relations and marketing consulting through Piper Public Relations.

    Davis completed an in-depth investigation of companies offering the assistance, along with assistant superintendents Becky Sexton and Adrienne Usher, recommending Piper for the program.