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Features

  • International artist Patrick Dougherty comes to Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest April 9 – 26 to create a monumental willow sculpture on the grounds adjacent to the Visitor Center. The natural, whimsical piece will last anywhere from 2 to 4 years and then return to the earth.

  •  The St Aloysius Archery Team competed in the Regional Tournament at Moore High School on Saturday, March 3.

    Four shooters qualified to continue on to the State Competition.

    Reagan Geary placed 1st in her division, Faith Oakley placed 5th in her division, Dallon Burke placed 4th in his division, and Jordan Jarboe placed 4th in her division.

    The State Tournament will be held on April 2-3 at the Kentucky Convention Center.

    Congratulations to those four shooters and good luck at the State Competition.

  •  Students at Shepherdsville and Nichols Elementary are preparing early to say no to drugs and alcohol.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Many members in the Family Day Ministries remember the destruction caused by a natural disaster, such as a tornado.

  •             SHEPHERDSVILLE — The vote is in and it’s a tie.

                After a poll conducted by The Pioneer News, two trees have been selected as the signature trees for Bullitt County.

                Dr. Mark Wourms, executive director of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, said that the Black Gum was the top vote-getter.

  •             HEBRON ESTATES - How many 15-year-olds wish they had a few extra bucks in their pockets.

                How many of those 15-year-olds would give that money to their little brothers?

                And how many 12-year-olds with autism have been the inspiration to raise more than half a million dollars.

  •  Shepherdsville and Nichols Elementary students took a real field trip, all the way to the center of the Earth.

    The students visited the entire planet without leaving the school gymnasiums thanks to presenter Michael Carrell and the Earth Dome.

  • June Armstrong and Bobby Vincent were crowned Queen and King for the Valentine party held annually by Green Meadows Health Care in Mount Washington.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - The halls of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre were filled with music as the Salt Lick Bluegrass Festival was held recently.

    The third annual event, hosted by Tommy Brown and the County Line Bluegrass band and Bullitt Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts, featured entertainers from throughout the region.

    The largest crowds attended on Saturday as the music went all day long and into the late evening hours.

  •  FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and its partners have selected 41 high schools to receive grants to develop or improve the nutritional, physical activity or tobacco prevention policies at their schools. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It has a rich history which needs to be preserved. And members of a small group is hoping to gather the resources to save and to restore the last African American schoolhouse in Bullitt County.

  •  FRANKFORT - In the past year, nearly 40 percent of Bullitt Countians have signed up to be organ donors.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - From assisting with administrative duties to providing mental health and academic support, counselors play an integral role in the day-to-day operations of Bullitt County’s public schools. 

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Brenda Griffin has loved to write since she was young, but she never considered writing professionally until 2003 when some friends pushed her to write a book. 

  •  HILLVIEW - Ten years of bright, happy smiles grace Bullitt County Public Schools students thanks to Smile Kentucky!

  • In honor of National Catholic School Week, students at St. Aloysius dressed like their favorite people during Biography Day on Thursday.

    Professionals of all types were on display.

    Moms and dads were also a favorite of many students.

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION - Thinking of others has been the mantra of the Lebanon Junction Elementary School student council.

  •  The Bullitt County Extension Service will hold meetings and offer a series of classes during the months of February and March.

  •  Bringing to life what students are learning in school and making it a reality.

  •  Bullitt County Shooting Sports began in 1993 with just a rifle team. Today we shoot Archery on Monday nights at Chickasaw Archery Club from 6-8:30 p.m.