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  •  CLERMONT -- Bernheim has something for everyone on Saturday, September 17.  Kids of all ages will be enthralled with creative entomology at BugFest; mom, dad and friends will find great plants for the landscape at the Fall Plant Sale and gardeners will learn how to deal with invasive species in the yard at the Smart Gardens and Landscapes program:

    BugFest

  •  Almost every family has a favorite recipe that has stood the test of time – a popular dish with a story of its own that draws rave reviews from the generations.

  •  Kentucky was recently recognized as the distinguished 2011 “state of the year” by the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project for its state energy education program.  The state’s program partnered with the Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company Children’s Energy Education Program to help incorporate energy education in eight Bullitt County schools.

  •   SHEPHERDSVILLE - At the beginning of the year, Laverne Maccabee and Robin Ferrel entered the Small Steps to Health and Wealth (SSHW) Challenge as an experiment.

  •  CLERMONT - A four-year-old Bullitt County resident will host a party, collect funding and challenge one of Metro Louisville’s biggest corporations in the process.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - As the Father, Son and Holy Spirit came together as one, so too have two local churches. 

  •  Sport season is right around the corner as long practice days and scrimmages begin for players. While the athletes are battling it out on the playing field, other Bullitt Central high school clubs begin their year on different footing, in particular, the Bullitt Central FFA chapter has started their year off with great enthusiasm.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local artists continue to paint a picture of unique proportions in Bullitt County.

  •  HILLVIEW - A toxic value—unhealthy eating habits— has been instilled in today’s children, and the statistics prove it. 

  •  SHEPHERSVILLE - The Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest will be held in Bullitt County on Sept. 17.

  •   Crossroads Elementary recently hosted two week-long summer reading camps

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION - China painting has been a highly regarded art form for thousands of years, dating back to prehistory. 

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - Swannie Jett knows that obesity is a growing problem for both the young and old.

    Through his work as director of the Bullitt County Public Health Department, he knows the hard work being done by his staff to educate the community about the dangers.

    He knows of the programs which have been offered to help them understand the dangers of obesity.

    Now, Jett is tackling a larger calling in conjunction with a Louisville man who has become a big winner from appearing on the national reality show The Biggest Loser.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kathy Graybeal and a group of her lady friends were in the habit of getting together each month.

  •  CLERMONT - For anyone wishing to learn more the community, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce offers a unique educational opportunity that takes participants across the county for a broad look at what makes Bullitt County Bullitt County.

  •  UPDATE(08/22): Shepherdsville band Fallen From Nowhere earned second place honors at the Kentucky State Fair Battle of the Bands.

    The local band finished behind Identity Crisis, a band based in Floyds Knobs, Indiana.

    Fallen From Nowhere was the youngest bad in the competition. Each band was required to half at least half its members between the ages of 14-20.

    The band will perform Saturday, Aug. 27, at Bernheim Middle School in a benefit for student Jordan Reece. For more information call 869-4000.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Since 2003, the Matt Allen Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded dozens of scholarships to Bullitt County college bound seniors in remembrance of the scholarship’s namesake.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Flip through late-night television, and you’ll find plenty of magical ailments for obesity—pills, machines, meals, formulas, even packets of salt-like substances that reduce appetite. 

  •   FRANKFORT - Wight-Meyer Vineyard & Winery of Shepherdsville was one of two Kentucky wineries that earned gold medals at the Indy International Wine Competition Aug. 3-5 in West Lafayette, Ind.

    “Kentucky is being recognized as a major producer of quality wines,” Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer said. “Congratulations to all the Kentucky wineries that competed at this prestigious event. These wineries and others are raising the bar for fine Kentucky wine.”

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Physical activity may seem daunting to senior citizens, but a sedentary lifestyle in old age can become more hazardous than many realize.