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Today's Features

  •  FFA is at it again, whether it’s spotlighting outstanding members, giving speeches, teaching kids proper safety skills, enjoying the great outdoors, or planning future fun memories. It’s safe to say that we have been busy having great times and breaking out of our comfort zone.

  •  What a GREAT DAY! $4041.00 was raised for the Kentucky Chapter of the Wounded Warrior Project. The 1st annual golf scramble hosted by Linda's Cafe, which is owned and  operated by Albert &Linda Tinnell and Sonya Humphrey was a huge success.

    We want to THANK everyone who donated their time, money, or prizes. Thank You to the 90 golf participants. You ALL made this successful day possible! 

  •  The U.S. Fire Administration Topical Fire Research findings:

    * In 2010, 357 children younger than 15 died as a result of fires. These children accounted for 10 percent of fire deaths.  The youngest children were especially hard hit with 57 percent of child fire deaths affecting children age 4 or younger. 

    * For children younger than 15 in 2010, exposure to smoke and fire was the second leading cause of non-transportation accidental deaths after drowning.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - Martie Korphage loved to cook, and she loved to feed everybody.

    The folks at First Baptist Church could think of no better way to honor her memory than to honor her as the namesake of a new program offering free meals to the community.

    Martie's Kitchen held its first public meal on Monday, Oct. 21, at the FBC community room.

    Barbara Elliott, a Martie's Kitchen volunteer and church member, said a group of dedicated citizens wanted to give back to the community by offering a free meal each week.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Halloween arrives this Thursday, as many as 10,000 youngsters may be found at two popular trick-or-treat locations.

  •   SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hannah Thompson hopes to help a lot of people in the area with an issue near to her own heart.

    Hannah’s mother, Jennie, is a foster parent. Hannah has lived with foster siblings on a regular basis.

    The 15-year-old North Bullitt sophomore established Hannah’s Closet, an opportunity to assist foster families with much-needed clothing supplies for the children.

    Hannah said the concept involved offering clothes to the children who have nothing when they arrive at a new home.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Sherry Russell doesn’t live her life being defined by her breasts but rather by her scars.

    “Your scars kind of make you who you are,” said the Mount Washington resident.

    In January, Russell will be in remission from breast cancer for five years.

    She had been regularly going to get mammograms done every year, but she missed one in 2007. It wasn’t until after a co-worker at Papa Johns was diagnosed with breast cancer that it sparked her memory to go.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a routine check at the mobile wellness unit about 14 years ago that alerted Shepherdsville resident Georgia Noe.

    She had a mammogram done and later received the call that they found something.

    Shortly after, she went to the James Graham Brown Cancer center to have some more extensive tests done. 

    She was lucky they caught it early.

    Noe said she was surprised because her family does not have a history of cancer.

  •  You may not know this, but the week of October 21 through 27 has been designated Retired Teachers Week.  Never heard of it?  That’s possible since this is only the second year time has been set aside to recognize the continuing contributions of retired educators.  However, given the already crowded number of weeks, days, and months set aside for some group or cause, why create another?

  •  Bullitt East High School is taking extra steps to ensure its student population creates lasting bonds before exiting the school halls forever.

    The school recently instituted a new structure called Houses, which has divided the students into ten homerooms or their “house” with all four grade levels mixed in.

     Fortis (courage), Muneris (responsibility), Spero (hope), Bonitas (goodness), Episteme (knowledge), Tharrhountes (courage), Koinonia (community), Augmentum (growth), Somnium (dream) and Pisti (loyalty) are the ten houses.