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  • Bernheim invites public to help break world tree hugging record

     CLERMONT - Bernheim officials announced plans to break the world tree hugging record on June 4.

    Dubbed the Bernheim Big Tree Hug Challenge, the Guinness World Record attempt will require at least 1,201 tree huggers to break the record of the most people hugging trees at the same time at the same location.

  • Group arrested with homemade explosive

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Quick work by police following a call to Central Dispatch resulted in the arrest of three individuals.

    According to a press release from the Shepherdsville Police Department, a call to Central Dispatch at 2:23 a.m. Wednesday reported a disturbance call at the Motel 6 off Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Using the description given by the caller, police were able to stop the vehicle as it was leaving the motel parking lot.

  • Teen athletes honored for overcoming personal odds

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- High school is hard. But going through high school when you can’t hear what’s going on around you or when cancer takes someone close to you? That takes resilience.

    North Bullitt senior Cassandra Davis and Bullitt East junior Alyssa Peak have resilience.

  • Singer records songs from inside BC Jail

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Stomping and clapping rang through the halls of Bullitt County Detention Center, but not for reasons one might expect from a corrections institution.

    The jail served as the studio for country singer/songwriter Dallas Moore’s upcoming live album, “Six Strings and Steel Bars: Dallas Moore Live From Bullitt County Jail.”

  • Shepherdsville advises Zika virus caution

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With summer arriving, concerns have raised over the spread of the Zika virus throughout the country.

  • Survivors, caregivers all have special stories to tell

     HEBRON ESTATES - The clouds broke away and sunshine prevailed at the 2016 Bullitt County Relay for Life.

    Even without the sun, smiles were bright along the North Bullitt High School track, where cancer survivors and their caregivers celebrated by taking victory laps.

    Many of the faces in the purple survivor shirts are familiar to one another, many of them gathering together since the first Bullitt County Relay to celebrate and raise awareness.

    Below are a few of the many stories that celebrated life during the 2016 Relay for Life:

  • 50 Mile Pursuit Ends in Wreck in Bullitt County

    (Munfordville, KY)-  On Wednesday May 25, 2016 around 10:30 in the morning Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green received complaints of a black Honda passenger car driving recklessly on Interstate 65. 

     

  • Saluting the military service organizations: American Legion Post 157

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In 1919, following The Great War, the U.S. Congress chartered the American Legion with the intent to focus services on veterans and service members, as well as communities.

    By 1929, Bullitt County had its own American Legion established, which was Post 157 based in Shepherdsville.

    The tradition of offering assistance to veterans and their families, current military members and the surrounding community continues today, all centered around the Post headquarters located on Old Preston Highway and Cedar Grove Road.

  • Saluting the military service organizations: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5710

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Since the organization was chartered over 41 years ago, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5710 has been an active member of the community.

    Through the years, the Post and its Ladies Auxiliary have been known to provide many services to eligible veterans and their families over the years.

    A bump in the road was experienced earlier this year but new commander Jimmy Anderson sees a bright future of the organization.

  • Saluting the military service organizations: Veterans of Foreign Wars post 8293

      LEBANON JUNCTION -- Each Memorial Day, over 100 flags show up on the graves of veterans in the Lebanon Junction City Cemetery.

    Those flags are placed in love by members of the Veterans of Foreign War.

    “I really don’t think people know what we do, but they’re going to miss us when we’re gone,” commander Jimmy Reynolds said.

    The VFW Post 8293 serves not only Lebanon Junction, but surrounding areas such as Boston and Belmont.