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  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - In celebration of the Wienermobile’s 25th anniversary, Oscar Mayer brand ambassadors, or Hotdoggers as they’re often referred to, recently made a stop at the Mount Washington Kroger on a three-day tour of the Louisville area. 

  •  The Bullitt County Health Department is proud to honor the latest graduates of the Cooper/Clayton Smoking Cessation program.

    Shown (from left to right in front row) include: Kim Shoulders, Melanie Stanley, Veronica Lord and Jeanie Kessler; (back row) Jon Shoulders and Jay Allen. (Not pictured) Jo Huffman.

    These graduates went through the 13-week Cooper/Clayton Method of Smoking Cessation using nicotine replacement product to help wean off the nicotine; learn coping skills; stress reduction; nutrition; exercise; and much more.

  •  The Bullitt County Public School System will hold pre-registration for its preschool program on April 24.

    All four-year-old children whose family income is no more than 150 percent of poverty (free or reduced lunch) or, for three-year-olds and four-year-old children with developmental or speech delays, regardless of income, are eligible.

    The age cutoff is Oct. 1, 2013.

    At the time of registration, each child will be screened in the following areas: cognitive, motor, language, social/emotional, self-help/adaptive.

  •  HILLVIEW - KentuckianaWorks still hopes to assist all job seekers, of all ages, with career placement and advancement.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Through January and February, the Mount Washington chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons collected a number of school supplies.

  •  Now is the time for young people and their parents to begin making plans for an annual summer ritual, 4-H Camp.

    4-H camps are open to all Kentucky youth between the ages of 9 and 14. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence and responsibility have a lot of fun and make new friends.

  •  Change from vending machines at a large Bullitt County company turned into thousands of dollars in donations.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - An art assignment from Hebron Middle School teacher Brenda Hutchison was formed into an attention-getting sculpture of an iconic world famous tourist attraction by eighth grade student Jacob Johnson.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A required preliminary Daughters of American Revolution  meeting will be held at March 30, at 11 a.m. in the meeting room of the Bullitt County Ridgway Library regarding the formation of the new DAR chapter for Bullitt County.

  •  ZONETON - No matter how much pizza you start with and how many slices you remove, there’s a very good chance 8th graders in Brittany Johnston’s math class can determine how much is left.

  •  The Girl Scouts of South Bullitt Troop 1487 brought beauty to the Woodsdale Schoolhouse on Saturday, September 1st, 2012 as a community service project.  

    The project was board approved with the Bullitt County Board of Education.  

    Troop 1487 contains of (5) 7th graders, from Hebron Middle and Zoneton Middle School.  Allison Daugherty, Abigail Hardy, Josee’ Meredith, Elizabeth Hines and Kayla Vandiver are Cadettes with the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana.  

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central High School Drama Department, in association with the Youth Services Center (YSC) and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), presented “Remember Grace.”

  •  Students always celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday at Nichols Elementary with the annual Read to Me Week.

  •  During this year’s Reality Store, which has become an annual event at Eastside, students learned what it’s like to be a responsible adult, caring for family, paying bills, holding steady employment, living within their means and dealing with the everyday challenges of life. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It began with the discovery of a cemetery, discarded and covered with brush, along Highway 44 West.

  •  Results from the District 50 Governer's Cup, featuring Old Mill and Crossroads Elementary in Bullitt County along with Taylorsville and Spencer County Elementary:

    Mathematics Assessment — 1. Aaron Gates, Crossroads; 2. Tyler Moehrke, Spencer County; 3. Nicholas Sea, Spencer County, and Addison Pruitt, Old Mill; 5. Abby Watts, Spencer CountyScience Assessment — 1. Jared Koch, Old Mill; 2. Thomas Gordon, Crossroads; 3. Aaron Gates, Crossroads; 4. Sawyer Kelty, Old Mill; 5. Pierce Williams, Old Mill

  •  The North Bullitt JROTC Program hosted its 29th annual Military Ball.

  •  BOWLING GREEN - Two local cheerleading teams proved themselves forces to be reckoned with after placing second and third in the 2013 Kentucky High School Athletics Association’s Competitive Cheer State Competition . 

  •   Roby Elementary let their hair down by putting their hair up. Way way up.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - It's a quite a long field trip for Bullitt County students.

    Freedom Elementary fourth graders visited pre-history New York State thanks to a citizen research project coordinated by the Museum of Earth in Ithaca.

    "The project involved my students conducting actual research," said teacher Michelle Hendricks. "Sifting through matrix from a site in New York where a 12,000-year-old Mastodon skeleton was found using special techniques."