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Today's Features

  •  It was a record crowd at the 2019 Valentine Gala.

    This year’s event, featuring music by Whiskey Tango, was the first time that the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education was the benefactor. 

    See more pictures from the Valentine Gala here.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON — Valentine’s Day is about showing those you love just how much you love them. At Saint Francis Xavier church in Mount Washington, it’s a day that allows the younger generation to show its love for the older ones of the church.

    For over 20 years, the middle school classes have worked to bring a homemade meal to the seniors of the church at Thanksgiving.

    After the need arose to split the students due to size about 10 years ago, the eighth grader’s Valentine’s supper began.

  •  The discussion presented to Bullitt Lick Middle School Teacher Tonie Weddle and her Kindness Crew was different than the one Julie Kelly (www.julieckelly.org) gave at the elementary school level.

    When visiting Nichols, Shepherdsville and Roby Elementary Schools, Kelly of ThinkKindness.org interacted with fun and games. She played some trivia and showed a video that were both appealing and thought-provoking.

    Her tone was more serious with middle school students, including a personal note about overcoming obstacles.

  •  Bullitt County Public Library and Bee Is for Bullitt County are channeling spring early this year with a family-friendly activity fair all about Kentucky’s native plants and pollinators. 

    The Bee Is for Bullitt County Activity Fair will take place on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Ridgway Memorial Library in Shepherdsville from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  •  CLERMONT -- Bernheim officials announced that they are now tracking a second eastern golden eagle, a female and companion of the male raptor they have been tracking for four years. The project is believed to be the first pair of golden eagles tracked together in the eastern United States. Bernheim officials cited the large forest block habitat that Bernheim provides as critical to the preservation of this magnificent species.

  •  The Derby City Fly Fishers were able to bait area fishing aficionados to join them at the 14th annual Kentuckiana Fly Fishing Show at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The event included instructional seminars as well as retailers, guides, raffles and prizes, along with fly tying and fly casting demonstrations.

  •  The Mount Washington Lions Club hosted a fish fry on Jan. 18 to benefit the Bullitt East bass fishing club.

    With the help of the Lions Club members and members of the fishing club, over $2,400 was raised for the organization.

    Fish and pork chop dinners were sold. The club hosts several fish fries throughout the year to help local organizations.

    On Friday, Feb. 8, the club will host its next fish fry from 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. (or until the fish sells out).

  •  “Totally ecstatic” is how Sarah Williams, 15, of Shepherdsville, replied when asked how she felt after being named one of two FIRST Dean’s List recipients recently.

    Sarah is a sophomore at Whitfield Academy and has been on the all-girls’ robotics team for two years.

    FIRST stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.

    The Dean’s List award winners are based on the student’s academic excellence, community service projects, personal interviews and much more.

  •  CLERMONT -- The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) Sunny Southeast Region has recognized Bernheim Family and Youth Program Manager Dan Pascucci as the Outstanding Interpreter of 2019.

    The Outstanding Interpreter award is presented to an NAI member who has worked more than three years in the profession and who demonstrates a recognized mastery and excellence in interpretation, creativity in programming or facility development, and a commitment to the profession and NAI.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - When it comes down to the difficulty of pursuing a career path while maintaining an education, some North Bullitt High School students had an opportunity to stop the bleeding… both figuratively and literally.

    Allied Health program students participated in an educational program, Stop the Bleeding, presented by representatives of University of Louisville Hospital.