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Today's Features

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Humana GSO Volunteer Network hosted a back to school event for the families of Shepherdsville Elementary.

    Several booths were hosted ranging from inspiring positivity to healthy snacks, school supplies and dental care.

    There were 139 students and families that visited the event.

    Humana partnered with several local organizations for give-aways and door prizes, including Mortensen Family Dental, Bullitt Lodge 155 Gavel Club, and the Shepherdsville Fire Department.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON— Legos aren’t just for playtime anymore.

    Each year, hundreds of kids compete in the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Block Kids competition to build a structure out of 90 Lego blocks and their choice of three of the four bonus materials including a rock, string, poster board or aluminum foil.

    For the first time ever, a student from the Louisville NAWIC chapter won the North Central Regional competition, which includes Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON—With Mount Washington’s ever-changing scenery, sometimes it’s nice to take a walk down memory lane.

    Hosted by the Mount Washington Historical Society, over 30 residents joined in on the first-ever walking tour through downtown Mount Washington.

    Led by local historian Bobby Darnell and historical society president Dale Salmon, participants walked Main Street and viewed pictures of the same spots from up to 100 years ago.

  •  Having spent his entire professional career (26 years) at Mt. Washington Middle School, Shawn Pickett is now the top General following the retirement of longtime administrator Dr. Denise Allen.

    “I am extremely honored to be the principal,” he said. “It’s been a lifelong goal to lead such a wonderful school.”

    On Aug. 9, Pickett greeted returning students in his new role. Despite feeling comfortable in his hometown setting, it was a different opening day.

  •  FRANKFORT -- Forty-two students from Bullitt County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). 

    To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. 

  •  The new Director of College and Career Programs/Innovative Programs is former Bullitt Lick Middle School Principal Lee Barger.

  •  The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will change up its annual Progressive Dinner this year.

    On Friday, Aug. 25, the Bourbon and Bites will be held.

    Participants will still travel to several locations but there won’t be the emphasis on a dinner.

    The night begins with a visit to the Jim Beam American Stillhouse from 5-6:30 p.m.

    The next stop will be at Four Roses distillery from 6:45-8 p.m.

    The final destination will be at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest from 8:15-9:30 p.m.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — It may look like a summer picnic.

    It may sound like a summer picnic.

    And it may smell like a summer picnic.

    But, it’s not.

    It’s a “social.”

    Opting to not hold its annual summer picnic, St. Aloysius will host its first social event on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 4-10 p.m.

    All the normal things you might expect at a summer picnic will be present. 

    However, one difference is that the event will be held inside the air-conditioned gym.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether or not it turned out to be the event everyone was expecting, it was still a major event.

    Throughout Bullitt County, many went outside with specialty glasses in anticipation of glancing at the first total solar eclipse over the continental United States since 1979.

    The sun grew dimmer around 2:30 p.m., but total darkness was not achieved in the county. Regardless, everyone had fun and even learned a few things.

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION — Four hundred local students were prepared for with new backpacks, supplies, and haircuts thanks to the generosity of local churches working together.

    According to Church of God of Prophecy pastor Tina Lourd, the Driven Church contacted the Lebanon Junction Ministerial Association about hosting the back-to-school bash.

    The Elizabethtown-based church has hosted it previously in their area but, once other churches started hosting similar events, they decided to branch out.