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Today's Features

  • BROOKS - The hard hats worn by the Brooks faculty and staff was a sign to show they are truly working to build an entire community.

    That was the theme portrayed at the Brooks Elementary open house, the first time students and parents were allowed inside the new facility.

    The event was also the first time for teachers to meet face-to-face with the many students redistricted from other schools.

    Principal Cheri Lineweaver greeted as many guests as possible. She said the event allowed for building familiarity.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the new director of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, Freida Howe is eager to try some new things and to re-energize some current programs.

    Howe, who joined as executive assistant in February, took over in July as the new executive director by the Chamber Board effective July 1.

    Howe replaces Kristie Walls, who stepped down to accept another job.

    Joining Howe as executive assistant is Helen Hill, a retired employee of Publishers Printing.

  • Dr. Mark E. Lynn joins forces to break record, raises $1.6 million at 47th Annual Ham Breakfast

    LOUISVILLE - Dr. Mark E. Lynn, a Louisville optometrist and owner of Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates, joined forces with Bernard Trager of Republic Bank & Trust Co., to raise a record $1.6 million at the 2010 Kentucky State Fair Grand Champion Ham auction. The auction is part of the annual ham breakfast sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • LOUISVILLE - Through the Kentucky State Fair’s new initiative to attract and involve more youth, the Young Adult Project (YAP), two new competitions have been launched this year: the Kentucky State Fair Songwriters Contest and the Kentucky State Fair Battle of the Bands competition. Both are designed to feature the talents of Kentucky and Southern Indiana young adults, ages 14-20.

  • CLERMONT - Drawing its name from the Japanese sound for “chit-chat”, Pecha Kucha Nights encourage exciting but short lectures. Creative presenters will have a mere 400 seconds to present a visual idea under the theme “Mother Nature told me to tell you this.”

    Each participant then has 20 images at 20 seconds each to wow you with a story.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Corn and cucumbers and peppers, oh my!

        Locals recently had the opportunity to purchase all this and more at the city’s first ever farmer’s market, sponsored by the Mount Washington Main Street Committee.

        Over 250 people gathered for the inaugural event held on the parking lot between First Federal and Peoples Bank Mount Washington on Bardstown Road where vendors sold truck loads of fresh, local produce.

  • The first Heart and Soul Gospel Jubilee was held recently at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Groups such as The Turner Family and Blood Bought performed for crowds throughout the day.

  • CLERMONT - Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is pleased to announce that Whitney Wurzel has joined the staff as the Youth and Family Programs Manager.

    Wurzel will create and implement educational nature programs for children and families, including Bernheim’s ECO Kids (Every Child Outside) initiative. She will also arrange and coordinate school groups that visit Bernheim throughout the year.

  •     LOUISVILLE - Get a taste of almost every musical genre at the Kentucky State Fair this year.  Rock, pop, hip-hop, bluegrass, alternative, country and praise music will keep fairgoers of any age entertained each night.

         The following concerts will be held at 8 p.m. in Cardinal Stadium, free with paid admission to the Kentucky State Fair.

        Joan Jett - Thursday, August 19

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new Bullitt County school will soon open with the hope of offering a positive and alternative Christian-based education.

    Heart of Worship Christian Academy is now enrolling students for its inaugural school year, scheduled to begin Sept. 7.

    A core group of local Christians have worked together in establishing a quality educational program based on both college prep skills and strengthening Christian lifestyles.