Today's Features

  •  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.

  •  It was a damp day in Bullitt County, but the smiles on the students' faces weren't washed away on opening day.

  •  It is my honor to welcome our students and their families to the 2018-2019 school year.

    The first day of school for students is Wednesday, August 8.

    As this date approaches, staff members of Bullitt County Schools have been busy making preparations.

    School offices are now open, and principals and office staff are ready to assist you with anything your family might need to start to the new school year.

  •  Thanks to employees at several local businesses, 300 students will have  backpacks filled with school supplies.

    The employees of Gordon Food Service contributed 300 backpacks.

    First Harrison Bank and the Sleep Inn in Shepherdsville donated the school supplies. Faith Portman, one of the organizers of HOPE, said the backpacks will go to participants in the HOPE homeless program, as well as those recommended by the various Family Resource Centers for schools in the Shepherdsville area.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — Taking a break before swim day, students at Today’s Kids Daycare in Shepherdsville were given a front row seat to the rodeo.

    Cowboys and cousins Rylee Cundiff, 8, and Chad Beard, 5, displayed their roping skills to students in the courtyard using their metal bull.

    Both boys typically mutton bust, or ride sheep like a bull during the rodeo.

    “I like sheep riding because it helps get you more training to riding steers,” Cundiff said.

  •  HILLVIEW — Did Dr. Jack Roberts ever imagine that the church which started meeting in the Overdale Elementary cafeteria would ever celebrate its 50th anniversary?

    Or, did Roberts ever imagine that he would be the pastor when the 50th anniversary celebration service was held?

    Or would Roberts imagine that the church would grow to include four buildings on its campus and teach the Word to preschoolers and college students?

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON—Dr. Chris Albert was doing a routine visit at the stockyards sometime around 1992 when she was alerted that a child had one of her syringes.

    Worried, she turned around to see that the child was her three-year-old daughter, Jessica Carnes, ready to hand her mom the next tool.

    “Oh, it’s that’s child,” Albert replied. “That child is okay.”

    By age six, Carnes was administrating anesthesia during an operation.

  •  MOREHEAD — Every year, 30 boys and 30 girls are selected to attend Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics, a prestigious high school located in Morehead, Ky. that works in conjunction with Morehead State University to allow high school juniors and seniors to complete high school and jumpstart their college careers.

    This year, the school saw its first two Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) complete its program. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The bridge linking Hannah Thompson to her father was traveled by a 1998 Chevy Camaro.

    Thompson, 20, recently located and purchased the Camaro owned by her father, Jason “J.T.” Thompson, at the time of his death, when she was just six years old.

    The amaro was found in the town of Woodbury, population 92, near Morgantown in Butler County, about a 90-minute drive away.

  •  LOUISVILLE — An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – to give now and help save lives.