•  MOUNT WASHINGTON - A memorial service was held for Hugh Elliott, a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local educators hatch a learning plan for Shepherdsville Elementary fifth graders.

  •  Little Flock Christian Academy entered 20 students’ artwork in the Ohio

    River Valley district ACSI Art Festival held at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Shelbyville, Ky. on April 20, 2012. 

    There were 11 schools represented and 130 students participating in the 16 different art categories.

    Students from LFCA who were awarded the “Best of Show” are fourth grader Anna Sandefur and fifth grader Lydia Sandefur. 

  • The Bullitt County Conservation District in cooperation with  Ky State Conservation, University  of Kentucky Extension in Bullitt County, Natural Resources Conservation and Division of Forestry gave away 1900 seedlings. 

    Planting trees  improve property values, conserve energy, provide food and shelter for wildlife and protect our local watersheds.

    Pictured from the left (Joe Raley, Leon Dawson, George Henderman and Sammy Allen)

  •             SHEPHERDSVILLE - Each year history comes to life at Shepherdsville Elementary in the form of the annual Living History Museum.

                The fifth grade students participate in the event, each portraying a historical figure with costumes, props and a monologue telling historical biological information.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE – A leader in online apparel and footwear sales has received a SHARP recertification for its Kentucky fulfillment center and operations. The U.S. Department of Labor designed the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) to encourage and recognize excellence in occupational safety and health among small to mid-sized employers.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle students received a recent check into their educational skills.

  •  Schools today face a greater financial need and one individual is stepping up to help.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Thanks to a contribution from a local employer, disaster relief help will be spread a little further for tornado victims in Kentucky and Indiana.

  • International artist Patrick Dougherty comes to Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest April 9 – 26 to create a monumental willow sculpture on the grounds adjacent to the Visitor Center. The natural, whimsical piece will last anywhere from 2 to 4 years and then return to the earth.

  •  The St Aloysius Archery Team competed in the Regional Tournament at Moore High School on Saturday, March 3.

    Four shooters qualified to continue on to the State Competition.

    Reagan Geary placed 1st in her division, Faith Oakley placed 5th in her division, Dallon Burke placed 4th in his division, and Jordan Jarboe placed 4th in her division.

    The State Tournament will be held on April 2-3 at the Kentucky Convention Center.

    Congratulations to those four shooters and good luck at the State Competition.

  •  Students at Shepherdsville and Nichols Elementary are preparing early to say no to drugs and alcohol.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Many members in the Family Day Ministries remember the destruction caused by a natural disaster, such as a tornado.

  •             SHEPHERDSVILLE — The vote is in and it’s a tie.

                After a poll conducted by The Pioneer News, two trees have been selected as the signature trees for Bullitt County.

                Dr. Mark Wourms, executive director of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, said that the Black Gum was the top vote-getter.

  •             HEBRON ESTATES - How many 15-year-olds wish they had a few extra bucks in their pockets.

                How many of those 15-year-olds would give that money to their little brothers?

                And how many 12-year-olds with autism have been the inspiration to raise more than half a million dollars.

  •  Shepherdsville and Nichols Elementary students took a real field trip, all the way to the center of the Earth.

    The students visited the entire planet without leaving the school gymnasiums thanks to presenter Michael Carrell and the Earth Dome.

  • June Armstrong and Bobby Vincent were crowned Queen and King for the Valentine party held annually by Green Meadows Health Care in Mount Washington.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - The halls of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre were filled with music as the Salt Lick Bluegrass Festival was held recently.

    The third annual event, hosted by Tommy Brown and the County Line Bluegrass band and Bullitt Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts, featured entertainers from throughout the region.

    The largest crowds attended on Saturday as the music went all day long and into the late evening hours.

  •  FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and its partners have selected 41 high schools to receive grants to develop or improve the nutritional, physical activity or tobacco prevention policies at their schools. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It has a rich history which needs to be preserved. And members of a small group is hoping to gather the resources to save and to restore the last African American schoolhouse in Bullitt County.