.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Features

  •  Since President Clinton signed the bill on May 31, 1994 establishing National Men’s Health Week, health organizations have placed special emphasis on educating the public about men’s health issues the week of Father’s Day.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Nineteen high school students made high level academics part of their summer activities as 2012 Governor’s Scholars.

  •  CLERMONT - What could perhaps be described as the collision of fine art and nature was recently unveiled during a public ceremony at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. 

  •  BROOKS - For Betty Whitt, there has been a long-term push to get more community awareness of the talented artists who live in the Bullitt County area.
     As owner of Small Town Gallery, with her husband, Dennis, Whitt knows there is plenty of talent. The question is how to get it in front of the public.
     Being a member of the Bullitt County Arts Council, Whitt has been pushing for more shows.

  •  The Vine Hill Baptist Church annual car show brought out a lot of vehicles and a lot of spectators last Saturday. The event was held at the church on Highway 245 in Clermont.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Career Readiness Center was created for the 2011-2012 school year and hosted 30 freshman and 30 sophomores with a strong interest in a skilled trade.

  •  A group of 12 volunteers from Southcentral A/V joined in with a crew from Royal Landscaping and Options Unlimited to plant trees and flowers at the building on Castlerock Drive.

    Everyone did a great job and enjoyed a beautiful day.

    Options is celebrating its 25-year anniversary by putting in a garden area for the Day Program participants to enjoy.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Memorial Day weekend leaned toward the artistic side in Bullitt County.

    An outdoor afternoon event hosted by the Bullitt County Arts Council took place at Shepherdsville City Park, showcasing numerous styles of activities and arts associated with the organization.

    BCAC hosted the event to help raise awareness of the organization, while celebrating its goal of reaching 150 friends on its Facebook page.

  •  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.