• Lakes’ annual summer recital

     On July 28, 2019, Mrs. Shirley Lakes presented her annual summer piano recital at Vine Hill Baptist Church in Clermont.

    Students that volunteered to participate included: Jayda Fiske, Alissa Seidl, Madeline Miller, Lilly Zeiler, Micheal Laswell, Jacob Greenwell, Isabella Cape, Kaleb Farris (not pictured), Jacob Hasty, Lilah Cash, Christel Scholtz, Hannah Hatfield, Tatum St. Clair, Kenny Sanders, Travis Ray and Caroline McCrorey.

    Caroline McCrorey also accompanied Micheal Laswell singing “New York, New York.”

  • Safety program for kids

     The Republic Bank Impact Program sponsored a free Kids I.D. day in association with the Shepherdsville Police Department.

    Children visiting the branch location at 438 Highway 44 East received the free i.d. cards and met with Maj. Todd Johnson and police clerk Jen Crawford.

    The bank also provided free pizza to the guests.

    For more information about the Republic Bank Impact Program call (592)543-1880.

    To learn more about children’s ID cards contact the Shepherdsville Police, (502)921-1000.

  • Back to School Bash in LJ Park

     Youngsters got to enjoy a day at the Wall Street Park in Lebanon Junction.

    There was food, fun and games, even hair cuts, at the park.

    Backpacks were then given out at the Turnaround Center.

    There were two different days for youngsters to get their back-to-school supplies while also having some fun.

  • Opal’s Dream brings a little summer fun to Hillview

     HILLVIEW - The Opal’s Dream Foundation hosted what amounted to a fun summer clambake.

    A Summer Fun Party was hosted at the Hillview Government Center as part of Opal’s Dream’s second annual Summer of Fun program.

    According to Opal’s Dream chief operating officer Paul Thompson, the Summer for Fun program was designed to provide seasonal activities for nursing home residents throughout the Louisville region.

  • Cruzin’ for Cancer nets $4,000 research donation

     HILLVIEW — Despite the uncertainty of weather over the past five years, Richard Luce and his Cruzin’ for Cancer has always been able to provide a check for the James Graham Cancer Center.

    The proceeds have ranged from $1,400 to $3,600 over the first four years of the annual fund-raiser.

    With the help of sponsors, this year’s check totaled $4,000.

  • Little Flock to host noted woman to be part of Cultivate program

     PIONEER VILLAGE — Patty Mann has been to several seminars hosted by Kelly Minter and after attending her Cultivate event in Lexington she decided to bring the speaker to Shepherdsville. 

    The event titled “Cultivate: A Gathering Around His Word” is geared toward women of all ages. 

    Mann, the Women’s Ministry Director at Little Flock Baptist Church, said that Minter would be able to connect with all of the ladies.

  • Big Purple continues quest to save one person at time from drug abuse

     HILLVIEW — If Jennifer Stepp tried to base the accomplishments of her efforts to battle drug abuse by the attendance at the annual Big Purple events, she would stop trying.

    But Dannell Marshall would be the first to tell her that the efforts of the Bullitt Opioid Addiction Team did make a difference and he knows it saved at least one life.

    The 2019 version of the Big Purple had a larger than normal crowd. And the day of awareness brought forward a wide variety of information for those in attendance.

  • 60 Days in Narcoland

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — There may be some people who don’t believe there is a drug problem in Bullitt County and across the country.

    Major Mike Halbleib will be the first to tell you that you are wrong in that belief. And, he will tell you that the good guys are losing in the battle against drugs.

    Starting on Tuesday night, Bullitt County will be part of a new Arts and Entertainment series.

  • NB Christian back-to-school event

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- Parents struggling to make ends meet can find some relief from the costs of back to school shopping.  

    North Bullitt Christian Church will be hosting its 3rd Annual Back-to-School event on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the church. Families can get a free backpack and school supplies. 

    This event is part of #ForBullittCounty the church’s community outreach program.

    Terry Gallagher, office manager at North Bullitt Christian, said the church is looking to partner with other groups to grow the event.  

  • First expungement clinic gets high marks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Filing to have a felony expunged can be expensive but the Goodwill Industries of Kentucky are making it free for those who show a need. 

    To have a felony expunged in the state of Kentucky costs $500 and starting in July that cost will go down to $200 with a $50 filing fee. 

    Recently, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and partners at United Healhcare, Department of Corrections Reentry Division and Legal Aid Society hosted the first Expungement Clinic in Bullitt County.