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Today's Features

  •  The Bullitt Central FFA Chapter are teaching kids to get involved.  To start, several students participated in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth contest. 

    Students spent many hours preparing speeches on various agriculture topics to be given in front of a large audience. 

    We want to recognize from left to right wearing their FFA jacket (Chrissie White, Olivia Lile, Jacqueline Goff, and Courtney Hughes) for taking the time to prepare and represent our Chapter. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce brought in an expert to speak on finances.

    Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball served as guest speaker for the Chamber’s November “Buy Local - Buy Chamber” networking luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Ball mentioned that Bullitt County was one of the Commonwealth’s fastest-growing communities, a reason she wanted to visit and speak at the event.

    “I like to be where it is happening and encourage the growth,” she said.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Hebron Presbyterian Church, First Church of Nazarene, First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville and Immanuel Baptist Church make up the Fellowship of Concern, a group dedicated to setting aside the way they do things and coming together to help those in need throughout the community.

    The annual Community Thanksgiving Service featured music by Isabelle Tipton, Doug Ferguson, Mya Hunter and Blake Herron and messages from each of the churches’ pastors.

  •     CEDAR GROVE - The Jefferson Community and Technical College Bullitt Campus showcased its community side by hosting an art exhibition.
        Works were displayed featuring local high school-aged students, many from the Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) program who attend classes at JCTC.

  •     HILLVIEW — Overdale Elementary hosted the school’s annual salute to local veterans in commemoration of the Veterans Day holiday.
        The memorial tribute included a video featuring military family members of Overdale students and staff, along with songs and readings by the students.
        Members of the North Bullitt High School band also performed during the ceremony under the direction of Jennifer Kling.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Students at Mount Washington Elementary invited family, friends and state rep Linda Belcher to celebrate Veteran’s Day with them.
        Principal Terri Lewis showed the students a large picture of her son, Austin, who is currently in the Marines.
        Belcher, who served as principal at the school for several years and whose father was a veteran, explained to the students what veterans are and how they to thank them when they see one somewhere.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE—On her first day as an eighth grade geometry student, Chassidy Headley’s teacher did something that would stick with her students the rest of their lives: she connected geometry to the real world.
        Years later, a now grown Headley hopes to connect to her seventh grade students the same way.
        “I think, if we can make those connections, they might actually like it and might be more engaged,” the Bullitt Lick Middle teacher said.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Kicking off the holiday season early, the Bullitt County Extension Office recently hosted their annual Holiday Bazaar.
        Crafters traveled from around the county to set up and sell their homemade quilts, jewelry, aprons, horseshoe art, books and wooden ornaments.
         The extension office has several holiday-themed classes and events planned including a tween holiday cooking course and their annual holiday open house.

  •  Jerry Summers, Community Services Director for Jim Beam, has received the Mangeot – Oaken Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA). 

    The announcement was made during the Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference held in Lexington, Nov. 1-3. 

  •  Evelyn Shain Flaherty will compte next week in Orlando, Fla., for the title of Miss American Coed National Pre-teen.

    She is the reigning Miss Great Lakes Preteen American Coed.

    She’ll compete in the evening wear and interview and in optional events: talent, modeling,acting and photogenic.

    Evelyn is in the fifth grade at Lebanon Junction Elementary and is a student at Classic Melodies Performance Institute in Hillview.

    She is the daughter of Robert and DeeAnn Flaherty of Shepherdsville.