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Today's Features

  •   CLERMONT - A vintage festival hit the five-year mark.

    The Kentucky Wineries Association hosted its fifth annual Wine Fest at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    KWA-member wineries displayed their wares by the taste, as well as by glass or bottle, with various food vendors complimenting the taste buds and live music to complete the party.

    For more information on the Kentucky Wineries Association visit www.bestkywineries.com.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE—Shoes aren’t just for wearing anymore.

    Sneaker Expos are popping up all over the country, including Bullitt County.

    Mount Washington resident and FlipnKicks creator Allan Blair hosted the “Kentucky Fried Kicks” expo at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre over the summer, welcoming over 1,000 “sneakerheads” to buy, sell, trade and show off their favorite shoes.

  •  After well over five years of planning and dreaming, the Bowman Valley Schoolhouse was relocated next to the Bullitt County Board of Education office.

    Recently, a marker was unveiled outside the schoolhouse.

    This project has been funded by various individuals and companies both inside and outsidet the county.

  •  The North Bullitt JROTC hosted its annual observance of 9-11.

    Invited to be a part of the observance was the Hebron choir, Hebron JROTC and other students.

    See more photos from the event here.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Veterans, firefighters, and other first responders were celebrated in front of the Bullitt County Judicial Center on the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

    Billed as A Time of Prayer, Praise and Patriotism, about 200 Bullitt Countians gathered under three large American flags to commemorate the day.

    Various church officials also attended to offer prayers, including Rushing Wind Ministries pastor Lou Imbrogno, a Brooklyn native.

  •  CLERMONT - The trees even bow when John Beckner walks by.

    One of them snapped in half on his property, leaving Beckner to clean it up after returning home from the Kentucky State Fair with another Best of Show wooden toy model.

    Beckner has entered handmade models in the state fair since 1999. In that time he has earned eight Best of Shows, along with nine first place blue ribbons, 8 second places and three thirds.

  • The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce again hosted a luncheon to honor all the first responders in the county in observance of 9-11.

    Many agencies from throughout the county were present for the lunch and a presentation.

    A group picture was held outside the large draped flag.

    More photos can be found here.

  •  If you are having trouble repaying your Federal Stafford Loans, you may be able to take advantage of a deferment, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    A deferment lets you postpone paying your loans if you meet certain criteria. You can get a deferment if you are:

    *Still in college at least half time.

    *In a rehabilitation training program.

    *Unemployed.

    *Having economic hardship.

    * In the military.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Injured squirrels, rabbits, raccoons, opossums and bats have a new home in Mount Washington.
        Started in 2009, Second Chances Wildlife Center is a 501c3 clinic whose mission is to conserve wildlife through rehabilitation and education.
        “More and more, as animals are losing their habitats, they’re forced to come in closer and closer to humans,” founder Brigette Williams said, adding that 90 percent of what the organization gets in is due to human encroachment.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Each year, the Bullitt County Scottish Rite organization looks to honor individuals.

    The individuals honored are those who happen to be citizens who make the community a better place.

    The organization also honors one of its own.

    Recently, three individuals were honored.

    Starting his Masonic career in southern Indiana, Herman Schlageter crossed the river and settled in Kentucky.

    Eight years ago, he married the former Joan French.