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  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Youth age 18 and under are welcome to participate in the annual Bullitt County Public Schools summer food services program.

  • LEBANON JUNCTION – Two years after Bullitt Fiscal Court decided to close the Lebanon Junction swimming pool local residents now have a new place to beat the heat.

    The Lebanon Junction Spray Park, located at the old pool site behind Lebanon Junction Elementary School on Highway 61, opened Memorial Day weekend.

    Local resident Trista Crooks, 26, and her two daughters, Darvey Sanders, 9, and Lucy Crooks, 5, have visited the spray park twice since it opened.

    Crooks said her family misses the pool, but she said the spray park is a nice alternative.

  •     CLERMONT - Celebrate National Trails Day at Bernheim on Saturday, June 2.            

        The first Saturday of every June is designated as National Trails Day in the United States. On this day every year more than a million hikers, walkers and others take part in thousands of events nationwide in celebration of America’s trails.             

  •  NEW YORK – Those tempted to kick off summer by getting a “base tan” should be aware that there is no such thing as a safe, healthy or protective tan.

    The misconception that a base tan will protect the skin is dangerous; even for those who never burn, prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation can lead to skin aging (including wrinkles, lines and age spots) as well as skin cancer. In fact, about 65 percent of melanomas and 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with sun exposure.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County has become the first in Kentucky to be designed as one which will honor those who earned Purple Hearts in combat.

  •  When Thomas Trent arrives at the coastal country cottage he inherited from his grandfather, he steps into a different world.

  •  Waunakee, WI - Nothing says "welcome to summer" like an undeserved traffic ticket - especially when you're traveling in another state.

    But how do you know which states and cities are most likely to ruin your Memorial Day vacation by issuing you that ticket? States don't track traffic ticket data for all of their jurisdictions. And most municipalities don't want to publicize their ticket-happy ways for fear of being labeled speed traps.

    The NMA to the Rescue

  •  Bullitt Central High School agriculture students are harvesting leaf lettuce grown in the greenhouse for serving in their school cafeteria.

  • The second graduation class of Bullitt County High School was held May 17 at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville. 

    Students from Bullitt Central, Bullitt East and North Bullitt High Schools earned diplomas.

  •  Eileen Mulvaney, owner of Wild Hairz Salon in Hillview, and her staff hosted a Hair Cut-a-Thon on May 6 to help raise funds for a friend.

  •  Carolyn Caudill, Family Support Worker, has received the Virginia Dodd Rice Award at the annual Kentucky Public Health Association conference held on March 29.

  •   Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts proclaimed May 13-19 as National Women’s Health Week.

    This observance is held on the week following Mother’s Day throughout the country.

    It is held to raise awareness about women’s health issues and the efforts being made.

    Director Swannie Jett and representatives of the Bullitt County Health Department joined Roberts in the proclamation signing.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - A memorial service was held for Hugh Elliott, a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local educators hatch a learning plan for Shepherdsville Elementary fifth graders.

  •  Little Flock Christian Academy entered 20 students’ artwork in the Ohio

    River Valley district ACSI Art Festival held at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Shelbyville, Ky. on April 20, 2012. 

    There were 11 schools represented and 130 students participating in the 16 different art categories.

    Students from LFCA who were awarded the “Best of Show” are fourth grader Anna Sandefur and fifth grader Lydia Sandefur. 

  • The Bullitt County Conservation District in cooperation with  Ky State Conservation, University  of Kentucky Extension in Bullitt County, Natural Resources Conservation and Division of Forestry gave away 1900 seedlings. 

    Planting trees  improve property values, conserve energy, provide food and shelter for wildlife and protect our local watersheds.

    Pictured from the left (Joe Raley, Leon Dawson, George Henderman and Sammy Allen)

  •             SHEPHERDSVILLE - Each year history comes to life at Shepherdsville Elementary in the form of the annual Living History Museum.

                The fifth grade students participate in the event, each portraying a historical figure with costumes, props and a monologue telling historical biological information.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE – A leader in online apparel and footwear sales has received a SHARP recertification for its Kentucky fulfillment center and operations. The U.S. Department of Labor designed the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) to encourage and recognize excellence in occupational safety and health among small to mid-sized employers.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle students received a recent check into their educational skills.

  •  Schools today face a greater financial need and one individual is stepping up to help.