Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - For nearly a quarter of a century Janet Teensma has worked tirelessly to help young women realize their dreams through the Bullitt County Woman's Club and the Kentucky Junior Miss organization. 

  •   Jose Rosario was presented a Congressional Letter of Commendation from U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie for his work researching and bringing to light the work done by Henry Mattingly, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for serving in the Civil War.

    Steve Miller made the presentation and Rosario was joined by LJ mayor Butch Sweat and many of the volunteers who make the Bullitt County History Museum special.

  •  PIONEER VILLAGE - Soldiers from the 101st Airborne division stationed at FOB Blessing in Afghanistan could use all the extra blessings they could get.

  •   MOUNT WASHINGTON - Mount Washington resident Chris Brown has become the 13th Boy Scout to attain the rank of Eagle Scout in Shepherdsville Boy Scout Troop 868.  He will be formally recognized at a special Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony at the Shepherdsville Community Center on Saturday, January 29.

  •  LOUISVILLE -  Metro United Way recognizes the challenges area not-for-profits face in meeting the growing community needs while simultaneously dealing with budget shortfalls.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Southern gospel singing group with local ties will be on Music Row in Nashville this weekend attending a release party for their new album.

  •     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the exception of battling through a cold, Monica Meredith Robinson said settling into the county attorney’s office has been a fairly routine experience.
        Of course, unless you consider the need to replace a computer system that was a bit antiquated.
        “It’s gone very well,” said Robinson, who took office on Jan. 3. “It’s been a lot of work getting everything in place but it has gone very well.”

  •  CLERMONT - Teaching the mechanics of American government, Bernheim Middle School social studies teacher Jennifer Faith wanted to bring her subjects to life and show her students that the concepts they learned were real and the people behind them were flesh and blood.

  •     FRANKFORT - Mary Lou Hall is a master story teller.
        The stories she shares are vibrant and descriptive, recalling the life and character of those she depicts.
        Her subjects range from those she knows and loves to the historic figures she pays homage to.
        She shares these stories, not through the written or spoken word, but through the pictures she composes in paint.

  •   The Hillview Wal-Mart recently presented the Hillview Police Department with a $2,000 contribution for its DARE program.

    Police chief Col. Glenn Caple and DARE instructor Larry Moore accepted the check from store manager Joy Sublett and operations manager Greg Satterfield.