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Today's Features

  •  FRANKFORT - Agriculture Commissioner James Comer visited award-winning Wight-Meyer Vineyard and Winery in Shepherdsville on Sept. 17.

    “I enjoyed getting to visit with my friends Jim and Sandy Wight and see their operation,” Comer said. “Wineries such as Wight-Meyer are putting Kentucky on the map among the nation’s leading wine-making states.”

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION - After more than 60 years, the Old Fashion Days Festival is still calling Lebanon Junction natives home, which is why organizers chose this year’s theme - Our Town, Home Sweet Home.

    “A lot of people who come to the festival tell us it’s like a homecoming,” said Old Fashion Days committee member Marsha Puckett.

    But, as Puckett said, you don’t have to be from Lebanon Junction to join in the festivities. The 63rd annual event will be held on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6.

  •  Bake-off organizer and Old Fashion Days Committee member Marsha Puckett invites everyone to enter the annual event, if for nothing more than to help the Lebanon Junction Community Center. Once the winners have been announced all entries will be sold to benefit the community center. 

  •  Whether you’re a competitive artist or you can only appreciate the works of others, the Lebanon Junction Old Fashion Days Festival Fine Art Competition and exhibition has something for you.The exhibit will take place Friday and Saturday at the Lebanon Junction Community Center on N. Poplar Street. 

  •   This year’s entertainment features several local acts and special guests that will take center stage under the entertainment tent in front of the Lebanon Junction Community Center on N. Poplar Street.

  •   LEBANON JUNCTION - One of the biggest attractions of the Old Fashion Days festival on Oct. 5-6 is the annual parade.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Bullitt Lick Middle School teachers arrive at that moment of the day where they can relax, they go the old science classroom.

  •   SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shearman Taylor has led a blessed life. But one of his biggest blessings may have come at the ripe young age of 86.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - What little girl doesn’t love to play tea party?

    On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Mount Washington Historical Society will give little girls and women of all ages the chance to partake in a real tea party at the 19th-century Lloyd House Museum in Mount Washington. 

    Event organizer Melissa Thompson said teas have become popular in recent years and with the history of tea dating centuries before it became synonymous with Great Britain, she thought it was the perfect event for the historical society to host.

  •  HILLVIEW - Michael Hibbs took his canes and was able to win at the 2012 Kentucky State Fair.

    The Hillview resident earned a Best in Show and a blue ribbon in the Canes and Walking Sticks competition for his hand-carved work.

    Hibbs entered two canes in various competitions, the other piece receiving Honorable Mention in  the General Woodcarving division.

    The Best in Show piece featured an oak-based piece with various designs, primarily a twist but also featuring a basket weave. Hibbs also designed the burl wood handle.