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Today's Features

  •     LEBANON JUNCTION - Main Street was the scene of celebration and remembrance on Saturday afternoon as dozens gathered to dedicate the new home of the Lebanon Junction Police Department.

         In honor of those who have served the city, two particular Lebanon Junction families were recognized for their contributions to LJPD.

  • Source:  Deana Reed, extension specialist for 4-H youth development

     

        Free candy, superheroes, princesses, ghouls and goblins, what’s not to like about Halloween?  Children look forward to it from planning that special outfit to vying to get the most candy.

        Creating a costume can be the most fun.  But safety and comfort should be the first two considerations.

  •     FRANKFORT – Before you know it ghosts and goblins will be running in the streets to trick-or-treat and Kentucky State Police want to make sure your kids stay safe this Halloween.

     

        Lt. David Jude, Spokesperson for KSP, says the agency wants the children to have a fun but safe trick or treating experience.

     

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Center for Women and Families Bullitt County branch continues toward its community education goals by hosting a candlelight vigil to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

    Fifty participants gathered in the courtyard of the Bullitt County Courthouse to show their respect to the state’s domestic violence victims.

    Founded in 1912 as part of the Louisville YWCA, CWF provides emergency shelter, transitional housing and supportive services to victims of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Fifty years ago, if a man wanted a haircut he went to his local barbershop.

        There he could get a trim or a shave from his trusted barber and spend hours hanging out with the guys, catching up on the news of the day.

        Today, if a man wants a haircut he usually goes to a franchise salon where he can get in and out.

        Though franchise operations now dominate the haircutting scene, the old fashioned barbershop is far from extinct.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON - In a matter of weeks, members of the Eastside Middle School archery team will pack their bags and head down to Orlando, Fla., where they will compete with archery teams from across the globe in the annual National Archery in the Schools Program World Invitational.

    While the team has competed in several NASP tournaments since becoming the first archery program in Bullitt County Public Schools, this year will mark Eastside’s first World competition.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Companies and employees have been generous in their support over the past eight years for the Metro United Way’s campaigns in Bullitt County.

        But there is so much more potential.

        The task for Roberta Steutermann, donor relationship manager for Bullitt, Oldham and Shelby counties, and the Bullitt County chapter board is to increase the contributions to meet the ever-growing needs.

  • 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.