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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Better late than never.

    That’s what was written on the wedding cake for Suzanne McDaniel and Paul Conard, a couple who were married where they first met, at the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Senior Center in Shepherdsville.

    Conard has attended the center for eight years, with McDaniel there the past three. Since they met there, where they spend time with all of their mutual friends, they wanted to have the ceremony there as well.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - The Bullitt County Relay for Life has seen many changes over the years.

    Most recently the venue has switched from the actual track at North Bullitt High School to a more condensed parking lot area with a makeshift track, which many patrons seem to favor for its proximity to all of the ongoing activities.

    The one remaining constant throughout the years is the gathering of local cancer survivors and their caregivers. The annual Relay Survivor and Caregiver victory laps mean more than just a celebration of victory, it’s their reward.

  •  CLERMONT—The race is on to find a cure for pediatric cancer and over 480 runners refused to let bad weather hold them down.

    The first annual Fight Foundation 5K, hosted at Bernheim Forest, was postponed a day due to dangerous thunderstorms in the area. However, the turnout was still plentiful as men, women, children and dogs made the 3.1-mile hilly journey to raise money for the cause.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Like horses in the Kentucky Derby, members of the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s Senior Center are prepared to travel the distance.

    The senior center hosted its annual Kentucky Derby party, complete with a Derby Hat contest and horse racing fun and games.

    The Radial V.O.I.C.E. Team (Volunteer Out In the Community Endeavors) attended this year’s party to offer something more to celebrate: The team made a donation of $5,000 to the Shepherdsville senior center location to be used for transportation services.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local Girl Scout troop recently took time to honor its bronze stars.

    Troop 1827, based out of Shepherdsville Elementary, recently recognized three of its members with the Bronze Award, the first of the three most prominent awards distributed by the Girl Scouts of America.

    Anna Schneider, who leads the troop along with Michelle Clark, said Bronze Award projects must be approved by troop leaders. The other highest awards (Silver and Gold) are approved by the Girl Scouts of America governing board.

  •  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.

  •  HILLVIEW - It’s the North End’s biggest annual neighborhood party.

    Three days of fun have been scheduled for the 2018 Hillview City Fair presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club. This year’s event will take place June 21-23 at the Hillview Government Center.

    Plenty of rides, games, food, music and pageants are on the three-day schedule, with opportunities to also assist local charities, according to fair organizer Tony Thompson.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON— Every student learns differently but more often than not, there isn’t time to try multiple ways to get one lesson across. When it comes to drug prevention, though, Mount Washington thinks it’s worth the work.

    In “Truth and Consequences: The Choice is Yours” eighth graders from both Mount Washington and Eastside Middle schools were given the unique opportunity to “live through” bad decisions like hiding drugs in their lockers or covering for a sibling who may be using.

  •   CLERMONT - For many Bullitt Countains, the fair feels like home. 

    This year, the old house will see some renovations, while blending in some old with some new.

    The Bullitt County Fair will take place June 11-16 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Fair Board president Jimmy Anderson said patrons will notice most of the renovation work, thanks to a matching grant from the Kentucky State Fair Board.

  •  In 1858, before the Civil War, but just after the railroad had made its way to Shepherdsville and beyond, the Presbyterian families living in the area elected to join together and form a new church.

    Seeking a name for their new congregation, they turned to the Bible and selected Hebron, both because that was where Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob had dwelt, and perhaps more importantly, because Hebron means society, friendship, and union.