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Today's Features

  • A Beading Party was held at Freedom Elementary.

    Tina Anderson, the arts and humanities teacher, invited Michala Riggle to speak to students and lead the beading.

    Riggle is dedicated to funding Autism research and has already used the proceeds from beading parties to donate nearly $300,000 to the cause.

    The students enjoyed the party.

  •     LOUISVILLE - Since 2002, the Alma Lesch Memorial Award has been presented annually at the Kentucky State Fair for fiber or textile work using innovation in color or technique. The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft administers the award, and is proud to announce that the 2010 Alma Lesch Memorial Award winner is Trish Korte for her piece titled “Red Vessel”. Measuring 10” X 7” X 7”, this felted vessel is made of merino wool and mohair and embellished with glass beads.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - When the structure of the adult and community education program was altered earlier this summer, there was some concerns.

    However, Donna Miller, director of the Bullitt County campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College, believes both programs will land on their feet.

    The college has taken over the management of the adult education program, while the Bullitt County Public School System still operates the community education portion.

    “I think I have assembled an excellent team of teachers,” said Miller.

  •     FRANKFORT - After being named one of three finalists for the title of Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year, Bullitt East’s Darrell Vincent sat calmly in the Capitol rotunda as he awaited the announcement of the winner yesterday morning.

        The anticipation built as Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Terry Holliday commended all the finalists for their dedication.

        “We appreciate and applaud you,” he said.         

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Throughout the years Martie Korfhage has worked very hard to create a perfect home for her family.

        From cooking great recipes and crafting homemade drapes to using tried and true cleaning techniques, the 86-year-old has a wealth of knowledge she acquired throughout the years and much of it she attributes to the Bullitt County Homemakers.

        Korfhage has been a member of the county’s Cedar Grove Homemaker Club since September of 1949.

  •     Bullitt Central FFA advocated new involvement in the community, outspoken leadership, and agriculture education to strengthen the relationship between FFA and Farm Bureau as well as to prove younger generation’s interest in agriculture.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Abraham Lincoln’s coming to town…sort of.

        This weekend visitors and local residents alike will have the opportunity to explore “Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln” when the Kentucky Historical Society’s HistoryMobile makes a stop in downtown Mount Washington.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - There is a certain pride in knowing your family tree.

    Those interested in sharing or gathering genealogical information met at Ridgway Memorial Library for the second annual Family Fair, presented by the Bullitt County Genealogical Society in conjunction with the Bullitt County History Museum.

    Genealogical Society president Barbara Bailey said all were welcome to attend, not just those with Bullitt County connections. She displayed memorabilia from the history of The Pioneer News, with which her ancestors played a major role.

  •      CLERMONT - Bernheim’s Concert by the Lake, sponsored by Jim Beam, will rock your evening on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 5-9 p.m. at the Sunset Amphitheatre on Lake Nevin.

        Local favorites and rising stars J.D. Shelburne and Erica Martin will deliver high-energy rock and country, each with their own exciting personality.