• Summer full of Learning

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Learning doesn’t stop in the summer and Old Mill Elementary students have been keeping their teachers on their toes.

    Throughout the summer, the school has hosted multiple camps for its students.

    During the kindergarten camps, incoming kindergarteners were given a glimpse of their futures in the classroom thanks to funding by Metro United Way and the Family Resource Center.

    The Family Resource Center also sponsored a STEAM and a LEGO camp for incoming first to fifth graders.

  • Public invited to CONNECT with art, nature at Bernheim

     CLERMONT—The best of local nature, art and science have combined for the past 10 years to create an epic experience at Bullitt County’s largest facility and this year is no exception.

    On Saturday, Aug. 18, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest’s CONNECT will let visitors experience what only few get to see: Bernheim at night.

    Beginning two hours before sunset and lasting two hours after, CONNECT gives two different experiences depending on the time, Visual Arts Coordinator Jenny Zeller said.

  • Lakes’ recital another success

     On July 29, Shirley Lakes presented her annual summer piano recital at Vine Hill Baptist Church in Clermont.

    Volunteers participating included: Lilly Zeller, Iris Waldron, Casey Delk, Dayne Barnett, Jacob Greenwell, Kaleb Farris, Maddie O’Brien, Lilah Cash, Emily Bickel, Melia Christman, Christel Scholtz, Tatum St. Clair, Hannah Hatfield, Isabella Cape, Kenneth Sanders, Anthony Lichsteiner, Travis Ray, Riley Delk and Caroline McCroery. Anna Brumley and Hannah Simpson were unable to attend.

  • Street Rod Nationals will be part of region for 49th convention August 2-5

     LOUISVILLE -- Residents in Bullitt County will see a lot of classic street rods in the community this week.

    It is time for the National Street Rod Association’s 49th annual Street Rod Nationals in Louisville.

    Between 10,000 and 15,000 vintage automobiles will make the visit to Louisville for show, which will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

    Members from across the world will gather for this unique event. The NSRA will include vehicles from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

  • Group hopes to make dreams possible for youth

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As a mother of two, Amanda Chappell is familiar with the struggle to keep her children involved in extra-curricular activities.

    Her daughter, Baily, 8, is involved in cheerleading, dancing and pageants. Her son, Michael, 4, is into baseball and karate.

    Amanda and her husband, Chad, were familiar with the struggle that parents had to pay for the commitment to have their children involved in such activities, let alone pay for the activities themselves.

  • Breaking the Chains of Addiction

     Local residents were fighting drug addiction by taking their words of awareness to the streets.

    Break the Chains of Addiction, a local organization dedicated to removing stigmas and raising awareness pertaining to drug abuse issues and recovery, hosted a community awareness walk.

    Organization vice-president Virginia Hiser and secretary Melissa Sample said the group was encourage to chant along and make sure other citizens hear their message.

  • Kindergarten Kickoff set for next Tuesday

     There is no event better than Kindergarten Kickoff on Tuesday, July 24th at 5:00 p.m. at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre for incoming pupils and their parents to prepare for that first day of class.

    Freedom and Brooks Elementary School Family Resource Center Coordinator Sherri Bishop noted Kindergarten Kickoff is for children who have already enrolled and those who still need to finish their paperwork.

  • Final Look at Bullitt Blast

     It was a very hot couple of days for visitors to the Shepherdsville City Fair/Bullitt Blast.

    Eating a watermelon was one way to cool down.

    Or trying one of the 25 cent ice cream cones was another option.

    Then there were the water slides at the inflatable village.

    Despite the record high temperatures, the crowd seemed to have a good time and the festivities wrapped up with the annual fireworks show.

    See more photos from the event here.

  • Bullitt Blast 2018

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Bullitt Blast 2018 and the Shepherdsville City Festival brought out those of all ages for a hot but fun time at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Inflatables, 25 cent ice cream cones, beauty pageants, watermelon eating contests, live music, a patriotic flag retirement ceremony and, of course, fireworks left the weekend packed.

    For more pictures from Bullitt Blast 2018, click here.

  • City Fair, Bullitt Blast June 29-30

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Twelve score and two years ago, our forefathers brought forth, on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal… an action that has led to widespread celebration throughout the country on July 4.

    In Bullitt County, the biggest celebration is the Shepherdsville City Fair and Bullitt Blast, which takes place the weekend prior, June 29-30, at Shepherdsville City Park.