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

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - They came to remember a fallen co-worker, friend, mother and wife.

  •  The Girl Scouts of South Bullitt Troop 1487 returned recently from a four-day trip to Savannah, Ga., that included a tour and workshop of the Juliette Gordon Low birthplace. 

  •  On Sunday, July 17, Mrs. Shirley Lakes presented her annual piano recital at the First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Millions of viewers watch “The Biggest Loser” on television, cheering for overweight contestants as they work to shed hundreds of pounds. 

  •  The crowd came and went last Saturday as the Bullitt County 4-H hosted its Fun in the Sun summer festival at the Bullitt County Extension Service.

    The temperatures were blistering and the goal for many was to find ways to stay cool. That ranged from the dumping machine, the lawn sprinkler to the sno-cone machine. Of course, trying to find some shade was another goal.

    The event was also an opportunity to showcase the works of the Bullitt County 4-H participants.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- No matter how high the temperature gets, life must go on. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to cope with the 115 degree indexes and prevent injuries that may result from extreme heat. 

  •  FRANKFORT - Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Tim Carman has announced the promotion of Jennifer “Jay” Bell to assistant supervisor of District 16, which is one of four supervision districts in Jefferson County. 

  •  FRANKFORT - Rita Muratalla, principal of Zoneton Middle School was installed as president-elect of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) during KASA’s 2011 Annual Summer Institute in Louisville on July 15, 2011. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Forty-five years ago, Thomas Holtkamp’s wife needed seat covers for her chairs, so, naturally, he mastered the craft of seat weaving. 

  •  The Wal-Mart store near Hillview had an official reopening ceremony Friday to draw attention to its remodeling project.

    As part of the ceremonies, the store gave away $1,000 checks to nine area organizations, including the Hillview Police, Zoneton Fire and North Bullitt High School JROTC.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - When young woman join the Girl Scouts of America they pledge to make the world a better place and use resources wisely. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Swannie Jett, director of Bullitt County Health Department, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and will formally assume those duties July 2011 at the Association’s annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The risks of obesity that garner the most attention are heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. However, many lesser-known—but no less severe— risks arise with weight gain.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - A winding gravel road leads to Diana Colgate’s house and as dust settles around a car’s tires, a cat walks out from behind a tree. The house, which sits on 10 acres, has a white wrap-around porch and colorful shutters. 

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION - The crowds came out during beautiful weather to celebrate good food and fun times at the annual St. Benedict Catholic Church summer picnic.

    Fried chicken dinners were available in the old school basement, with game booths and bouncies outdoors.

    This was the second year for the return of the picnic to the LJ community.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle School students showed off their various artistic talents during a student showcase.

  •  The Boy Scouts of Shepherdsville Troop 868 returned last Saturday from a 15-day trip across Tennessee that included a week of tent camping at Boy Scout Camp Buck Toms near Knoxville.  Eighteen scouts and four scoutmasters departed Shepherdsville on Saturday, June 11, for a week of touring and sightseeing prior to a week of resident camping.  

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the second and final year, youth from churches across the state and around the country recently visited Bullitt County on a mission to share their faith and experience the spiritual growth that comes from helping others.