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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The seventh annual Healthy Hearts luncheon, presented by the Bullitt County Health Department, had Bullitt Countians seeing red in a good way. The event raised $2,423 for donation to the American Heart Association to help promote heart disease awareness.

    Guest speakers included Dr. William C. Dillon, MD, (right) who focused on heart disease awareness and response, and Lynn Tincher, who gave personal testimonial on her own experiences.

  •  CLERMONT - Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest invites children and anyone interested in their development and well-being to the Pop-Up Adventure Playground Days on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Louisville’s Russell Lee Park (3701 Southern Avenue, Louisville) and Thursday, Feb. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Bernheim Forest in Clermont.

  • The Zoneton Middle School principal’s office is the new home for Kathy House.

    In her time as an educator, House has served as a special needs teacher at the elementary and middle school levels, a literacy coach, and as an assistant principal in the Oldham County School System.

    “There is never a dull moment in middle school,” she said. “Students are going through a tremendous transformation during this time period.”

  •  NICHOLS - When the older students at Nichols Elementary had a fun time during a learning event, the "word" got out.

    Nichols celebrated its second annual Vocabulary Day, originally created by 4th/5th grade instructor Amy Ferrell to make students think about word meanings by implying them into creative costumes.

    This time all students and staff members participated in the event, using words ranging from 'wet' and 'zany' to 'short-sighted' and 'miscellaneous'.

  • FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 19, 2014) A rising junior at one of Kentucky's public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the "Promote Your School" scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  •  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 17, 2014) Parts of two chapters of ‚"Getting In," the state's college planning guide, are now available in audio on the website of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Megan Hatter was selected as the 2013 Bullitt County Partners in Prevention Partner of the Year.

    PIP chairperson Thrissie Dohn presented a plaque to Hatter at a recent PIP meeting, stressing the important impact Hatter made on the organization.

    “When something needs to be done for PIP to prevent drug abuse in this community, she is always front and center, volunteering to do whatever she can,” Dohn said.

  •  On  Saturday, Feb. 1, the Bullitt County Woman’s Club held a Shop and Save at the Kroger in Shepherdsville.

    Items donated from Kroger customers, including cash donations, totaled $42,349.

    These funds and items will benefit the Center for Women and Families. This is a statewide initiative of the First Lady Jane Beshear.

    Trina Summers, Betty Jo Branham, volunteer Tacey and Peggy Parrish helped to set up the table.

    If you are interested in joining the Bullitt County Woman’s Club, call Linda at 543-2486.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - While pleased with some of the accomplishments the past three-plus years, Ruthie Ashbaugh believes more can be done.

    With that in mind, Ashbaugh has filed for a second term as First District magistrate on Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    She will face a primary opponent in former magistrate Dennis Mitchell.

    “I love helping people,” said Ashbaugh, 67. “I just feel there is a lot more that I want to see done.”

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Alex Wimsatt loves the world of politics.

    And, he enjoys studying the government system.

    The former journalist and current assistant director of tourism for the county will make his first political run.

    Wimsatt will challenge Republican Russell Webber in the race for the redesigned 26th House of Representatives district.

    “I feel like I can be a voice in Frankfort,” said Wimsatt, who graduated from Western Kentucky University with degrees in journalism and political science.