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Today's Features

  •  Johnathon W. Arnold, 17, of Mount Washington, KY has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    Arnold was recognized in ceremonies on August 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the St. Francis Xavier Church in Mount Washington..

    A member of Lincoln Heritage Council, Troop 776, Arnold is one of a very small number of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle Scout rank, according to Scoutmaster Steve Heimer.

  •  It was a Goal Setting Extravaganza at Mount Washington Elementary that featured guests from throughout the community and throughout the state.

    Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton celebrated her 100th school visit with a stop at the school. Hampton spoke to students about the importance of setting goals and how things like homework but not always be enjoyable but it’s always helpful.

  •  LOUISVILLE - A former Bullitt County church pastor is using his brain to help others in need of assistance.

    Eddie Reynolds, former pastor of Bullitt Lick Baptist Church, has been named the executive director for the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky (BIAK).

    Reynolds becomes the fifth executive director for the organization, with 12 years of experience, most recently as program director.

    The Boyle County native served as Bullitt Lick pastor from 1993-99.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE—October may signify the return of pumpkin spice lattes and sweater-weather, but it also serves as a month of breast cancer awareness.

    Each year, the Bullitt County Health Department, the Kentucky Cancer Program and the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service work to ensure residents “think pink” by hosting the annual Think Pink evening at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

    On Tuesday, Oct. 17, both men and women are invited to attend the free event from 5-7:30 p.m.

  •  The fourth annual Dancing for the Arts fundraiser took a different road this year…the yellow brick road.

    “I think this year’s event was a huge success,” said Bullitt County Arts Council President Terri Amody. “It brought smiles to face from 9 years of age to 91.”

    Performing a twist on “the Wizard of Oz”, community members spent eight weeks learning not only to dance but to act, too.

  •  Crossroads and Freedom Elementary Schools have been awarded Dollar General Store Literacy grants.

    The total amount awarded was $2,500. Crossroads received $1,000 with Freedom getting $1,500.

    Both principals said the funds will greatly benefit services to students.

  •  The noise-limit levels were raised at the Mount Washington Public Library for the long-waited ribbon cutting of the new building.

    Accompanied by food, freebies and wax hands, residents and local politicians joined the celebration of the grand opening.

    Board President Sherry Parker, who was involved in the building process from the beginning, cut the ribbon.

    The new building features tall windows, numerous study spots, several private rooms and, as always, plenty of books, audio books, movies and more to borrow.

  •  A pair of educators have been picked to share their knowledge on state standards.

    Freedom Elementary School fourth grade reading teacher Ashley Andriot will serve on the K-5 English Language Arts Standards Advisory Panel for KDE.

    North Bullitt High School advanced math teacher Christine Bickett is serving on the mathematics panel.

    Andriot said she is “very excited about this opportunity!”

  •  It was a glorious weekend for the Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park festival.

    From the entertainment to the booths to the annual parade, large crowds came out to celebrate last Friday and Saturday.

    The festival is now located in the Wall Street Park, which is growing each year.

    The perfect weather helped draw out one of the largest crowds in history.

    See more photos here.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON— Senior living situations don’t have to mean being omitted from the latest fads.

    Residents at Elmcroft Senior Living in Mount Washington were recently joined by volunteers with the Mount Washington Rocks! group to paint their own stones to hide.

    Fifteen painters decorated rocks with flowers, American flags and other colorful designs.

    Mount Washington Rocks! founder Vicki Huffman ensured the hashtag #MWR was written on the bottom of each stone before sealing the art.