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Features

  •  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.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Thanks to a contribution from a local employer, disaster relief help will be spread a little further for tornado victims in Kentucky and Indiana.

  • 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.