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Today's Features

  •  HEBRON ESTATES -- North Bullitt High School mathematics teacher Christine Bickett is one of five finalists in Kentucky for the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

    “I am extremely honored to be a finalist for PAEMST,” she said.

  •  In preparation for the upcoming construction of the school, Mount Washington Elementary volunteers helped ensure the school grounds were to par.

    The stone dedicating the benches to the bus drivers was moved into storage to prevent anything from breaking it.

    The Mccafferty and Ousley families also helped move mulch to the playground to fill in low spots to help make the area safer for the kids.

  • The following video was produced by Bullitt East students to recognize just a few of their many achievements over the years in celebration of their recent top ten high school rank in the state of Kentucky.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON – A few local companies have given one Mount Washington family a big reason to be thankful this season.

    Travis Holbert, a fourth grader at Crossroads Elementary, has cerebral palsy.

    “Everything in the head just works great,” his mom, Melissa Hembree, said. “It’s them limbs that don’t want to do what he wants them to.”

  • Rhonda Walls has been promoted to the rank of chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

    Walls is currently serving as the 88th Force Support Squadron superintendent at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.

    She has served in the military for 21 years.

    Walls is the daughter of Fred and Joyce Walls of Lebanon Junction and the wife of Michael Smith of Fairborn, Ohio.

    She is a 1992 graduate of Bullitt Central High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Southern Illinois University.

  •  It was a standing room only crowd that came to the seventh annual Halloween Bash at Elmcroft Mount Washington. There was a haunted house, a chili cook-off, costume contest, face painting, games and lots of candy.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - What might seem like a sad farewell became a very happy celebration at The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County.

    Employees gathered to host a party at the main branch offices to honor the careers of 10 long-time employees who will retire from the company in December.

    Earlier this year the community received official word that First Harrison Bank, based in Corydon, Ind., would take over The Peoples Bank branches.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - As Bullitt County prepares for the closing of The Shepherd’s Shelter and sees other organizations stepping up to fill the void, one helpful organization continues to stand the test of time and help others in need.

    The Fellowship of Concern consists of representatives from area churches working together to assist others. The program has worked in the local community for 50 years.

    Bill Hardy, CEO and chairman of the Board with The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County, has served at the FOC’s treasurer since the first meeting.

  •  Every year Scouts from all over the country participate in Scouting for Food to feed the hungry and collectively gather around 2 million food items. Last year the Lincoln Heritage Council, BSA Scouting family collected 350,000 pounds of food for the needy. Saturday, November 21 is collection day for Scouting for Food. The LHC intends to top last year's result.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Student participation led to a revolutionary educational event for the public.

    The Jefferson Community and Technical College hosted its second annual Revolutionary War Day.

    The event included an authentic 18th Century meal prepared by the school faculty, along with presentations by lecturers dressed in period costume discussing clothing, battle maneuvers, slavery and other timely topics.