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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - An obituary can be as important to a person’s history as any other document.

    The Bullitt County History Museum believes that, collecting as many obituaries as possible for their records.

    Now, thanks to volunteer Brenda Rittman, that information is available on the museum’s computer database.

    For over three years Rittman has single-handedly gone through more than 13,000 obituaries for the database, dating back to the 1940s. 

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON — What started as a new playwriting class has led to one student having her play performed by the professionals.

    Senior Jordan Maloyed was selected as one of eight playwrights to have her 10-minute play “Not Another Cliché” performed as part of the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville’s 2017 New Voices Young Playwrights Festival in April.

  •  BARDSTOWN JUNCTION - Co-owners Paula Blankenship and Craig Cameron painted their way into a corner and then into their current business.

    The founders and owners of Heirloom Traditions have purchased and renovated the site of the former Grace Memorial Baptist Church along Highway 61 near Chapeze Lane. The business relocated from  rental facility in Prospect.

    “We had to move in while we were remodeling,” Blankenship said.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Douglas Puckett has never regretted going to work a day in his professional life.

    Starting on June 4, 1974, as a new police officer with the Louisville Police Department, to his final day on Jan. 31, 2017, as chief of police for Shepherdsville, Puckett has loved his job.

    But, when looking at his retirement pay recently, Puckett said he knew it was time to leave.

    “I always said I’d know when the time has come,” Puckett said of retirement. “The time has come.”

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — One annual event is sure to be a catch every time.

    The 12th annual Kentuckiana Fly Fishing Show, presented by Derby City Fly Fishers, took place recently at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Fly fishing clubs from around the area, reaching as far as Cincinnati and Evansville, set up tables to meet with other groups.

    Kids were able to design their own jigs with the help of Derby City volunteers while parents shopped, talked to other fishermen and women and even practiced their fly casts.

  •  The American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties will host their 19th annual Valentine Gala on Saturday, Feb. 11.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — Heart décor in the stores doesn’t just mean it’s time for Valentine’s Day.

    Ten years ago, the Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon began with 26 people coming to a lunch and learn. Last year, the event sold out of all 300 tickets.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The boxes are going up and the need is hopefully going down.

    Minister Rob Burkett, representing the Shepherdsville First Church of the Nazarene, placed two more Shepherdsville Pantry community food boxes at the Shepherdsville Elementary and Nichols Elementary school campuses.

    The church placed its original box in front of its own facility, a 3’x3’ red box designed as a temporary outdoor food pantry. The idea is for people to conveniently donate non-perishable items or to take items as needed.

  •  CLERMONT – Since February is all about love, Bernheim is giving visitors the opportunity to learn about the birds and the bees – literally.

    On Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1-3 p.m., join State Apiarist Tammy Horn Potter for a special program on Kentucky’s Pollinators Protection Plan.  Learn about efforts to protect pollinators and how to lessen the risks of chemicals to honey bees while also protecting crop production.

    The cost is $10 for members and $12 for non-members.

  •  Bullitt County legislators will host a coffee and town hall with their constituents.

    The coffee and town hall will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.

    It will be at the Mount Washington City Annex Building off Branham Way.

    Rep. James Tipton, Rep. Russell Webber, Rep. Dan Johnson and Sen. Dan Seum will be on hand.

    They will discuss the recent passage of legislation during the first week of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly.