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Today's Features

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON - For nearly a quarter of a century the folks at Peoples Bank Mount Washington have helped make Christmas a little brighter for countless local children in need through their annual Pick-A-Tree Star program.
        This year over 300 area elementary and middle school students are expected to receive clothes and toys for Christmas through the community effort.
        And it is truly a community effort.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It’s a harsh truth Marsha Bergmann is all too familiar with.
        Talking with her daughter, Kelly Drescher, who’s in Afghanistan serving as a pilot with the Kentucky Air National Guard 123rd Airlift Wing, Bergmann has heard the stories of soldiers who have yet to receive packages from home and don’t expect anything this holiday season.

  • PIONEER VILLAGE - As the top five contestants were announced during the 2010 Miss World Final in Sanya, China, Shepherdsville native Alexandria Mills,18, stood on stage in her white evening gown, thrilled and surprised to have made it so far.

  •      PIONEER VILLAGE - Sitting on a sofa in the living room of the Bullitt County home she has lived in since she was born, 18 year-old Alexandria Mills is braiding her best friend Rhiannon Jones’ hair as the television plays the evening news in the background; her parents stare proudly at her and her big brother glances at his phone on a loveseat next to his girlfriend.

  •  A list of holidays, designations, anniversaries and special event for the month of December.

  •  It is a Thanksgiving tradition at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

    Volunteers at both churches arrive early to prepare over 700 meals for others on the Thanksgiving holiday.

    The churches rely upon members, as well as community groups, such as the Boy Scouts, to help cook, prepare and deliver the meals around the community.

  •    LEBANON JUNCTION - The Lebanon Junction Elementary community hosted a retirement party for longtime custodian Billy "Ozzie" Maraman.

        Ozzie attended LJES as a student prior to his 29 years serving the school as custodian.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Drivers passing underneath the CSX Railroad overpass along Joe B. Hall Avenue will now see more than two stone walls with warning stripes.

        The Visual Artists of Bullitt County (VABC) transformed the overpass walls into two murals with works of art featuring the county.

        The VABC, in partnership with the Bullitt County Arts Council (BCAC), planned the project for three years, receiving approval from CSX.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from several units in Bullitt County will be collecting canned goods and other non-perishable food items on Saturday, Nov. 20.

        Scouts walked neighborhoods and distributed informational flyers in may neighborhoods this past Saturday.

        This coming Saturday, scouts will be visiting homes to pickup food donations.  Residents are asked to place items in a grocery bag, box, or sack on their front porches by 9 a.m.

  •     HEBRON ESTATES - Gardner McKay spent three years on national television starring in the show, “Adventures in Paradise.”

        The actor eventually found eternal paradise in Bullitt County, having his remains interred at Hebron Cemetery under a flat stone with one of his own poems inscribed upon it.

        Why would a one-time famous celebrity that never lived in Bullitt be buried here? Local researchers have uncovered a few reasons.