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Today's Features

  • HEBRON ESTATES - One man’s improbable dream successfully became the final chapter of his legacy.

    Jim Davis, 65, passed away Sunday afternoon. He was diagnosed with terminal cancer one year ago.

    In that time Davis created a drive to collect 100,000 donated books for Appalachian libraries. He said the idea came to him after viewing a television documentary on struggling libraries in eastern Kentucky.

  • Speaking for Nature: Introduction to the Art and Science of Interpretation

    Saturday, February 20, 9:00 a.m. ee" noon at the Education Center; members $20 per person; Non-members $30 per person; registration required

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - Have you listened to the pageant emcee who makes an announcement when the final two contestants are standing on stage.

    Part of that discussion talks about the first runner-up being responsible for taking the title in case the winner is not able to fulfill her duties.

    That happened for Kayla Reynolds.

    This weekend could become Bullitt County’s chance to dominate Kentucky’s pageant spotlight.

    Reynolds will represent the area as Miss Bullitt County Fair 2009 in the 2010 Miss Kentucky County Fair Pageant at the Galt House.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Drug Task Force coordinator Kenny Hardin was selected as the Bullitt County Partners in Prevention Partner of the Year.

    Hardin received a plaque during the December PIP meeting. He called the award “certainly unexpected.”

    Jaime Goldsmith, Bullitt County Public Schools Safe and Drug Free Schools coordinator, nominated Hardin for the award.

  •     CLERMONT - Bernheim Middle School students learned that movies with high-tech tricks and vampire-related themes can’t hold a candle to a well-told story.

        The students were visited by Roberta Simpson Brown, the “Queen of the Cold-Blooded Tales.”

        Brown is a retired teacher and published author as well as a professional storyteller. She learned her craft growing up in Russell Springs. She has performed throughout the country at various festivals and workshops.

  • Alyssa Phelps won the honor of throwing a pie at the face of Mrs. Hutchison recently.

    Her innocent look contrasts to the look of the Shepherdsville Elementary teacher who just took the pie to the face.

    It was all in good fun as the school collected over 1,800 jars of peanut butter to be sent off for the Haitian relief efforts.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON - This ValentineDay is going to be a historic event for many couples in Mount Washington.

    Mount Washington’s Lloyd House Museum is currently under construction and in need of some serious repairs before it can be made available for public enjoyment.

    In an effort to get things up and running for the community, the Mount Washington Historical Society in collaboration with the Kettle Creek Restaurant are hosting a fund raising luncheon.

    It will be held at Kettle Creek on Sunday, Feb. 14, from 11am to 2pm.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The 12th annual Valentine Gala, a fund-raiser for the Bullitt-Spencer County service center of the American Red Cross, will return on Saturday, Feb. 13.

        The annual event will again be held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

        The theme for the night is An Evening Celebrating Our Armed Forces. The Wulfe Pack will provide music from 9 p.m. until midnight.

  • Valentine’s Dinner with Your Sweetheart: An Evening Among the Stars

    Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14

    7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    Visitor Center

        Members, $120.00 per couple; Non-members, $150.00 per couple

    Reservation and payment deadline, Monday, February 8: (502) 955-8512

        Plan now for a romantic dinner with your special someone and enjoy a magical evening in Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest’s enchanting Visitor Center.

  •     LOUISVILLE - The McConnell Training and Technology Center (MTTC) will host a Wired65 Entrepreneurial Networking Seminar next month. The seminar will take place at 1:00 pm on February 11 at MTTC’s Industry Road location. All 50 seats are available first-come first-serve at no cost. Those interested must register for the event at .