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Today's Features

  •   If you didn’t get there early, you were probably left out.

    The VFW Post 8293 hosted a turkey dinner in honor of Veterans Day. 

    Within 30 minutes of the start time, all 100-plus meals had been served.

    The Lebanon Junction Community Center was full with veterans and supporters of the veterans.

    Remember to thank and honor all of our military heroes on Veterans Day, celebrated this year on Saturday, Nov. 11.

  •  There was plenty of fun activities over the past week as Halloween was celebrated all over the county. Zoneton Fire Department hosts its annual event. This youngster enjoyed the festivities at Little Flock Baptist Church. A little fun and games at the Wall Street Park in Lebanon Junction. And this young man was seeking candy at Mount Washington Firehouse.

     

    For more pictures from throughout the county, click here

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON—It never hurts to get a second opinion. In fact, sometimes a second opinion can save a life.

    Amy Baker, 34, learned that the hard way.

    Three years ago, Baker had an MRI done from her tailbone to her brain to check on rods in her spine. During the scan, something  was found. A biopsy in 2015 proved the spots to be benign so her doctor just had her return every six months for ultrasounds to ensure everything was okay.

    By listening to her gut, she discovered it wasn’t.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE—At 38, Summer Dickerson has worked as a call girl, had guns to her head, been buried alive, seen friends killed in front of her, been purchased by a pimp and been exploited. Most importantly Summer Dickerson has survived.

    Dickerson is a product of human trafficking and a new coalition in Bullitt County has made it their goal to ensure no one else has to experience the life Dickerson has lived.

    Dickerson shared her story with the coalition in hopes of helping bring awareness to the reality of human trafficking.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON—A bomb of scents and fizz has hit Mount Washington.

    Located near St. Francis Xavier Church at 10239 Highway 44 East, Serenity Grace Bath Bombs and Soaps carries over 50 scents in the form of laundry sniffs, room sprays, salt scrubs, handmade soaps and, of course, bath bombs.

    “We started in the kitchen, probably back in March, just out of curiosity,” co-owner Pam Brown said. “We both love bath bombs and got tired of paying the expensive price for them.”

  •  Members of Radial distribution center in Cedar Grove brought dozens of backpacks filled with school supplies for the local CASA children.

    Radial supports many community agencies, including CASA, which provides help for children who are in the court system not because of their own doings but because of the actions of others.

    The school supplies will provide assistance to many youngsters under the guidance of CASA.

  •   Bullitt County Circuit Court Clerk Paulitta Keith joined fellow circuit clerks in celebrating the 25th anniversary of their Trust For Life program as part of the 2017 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College that took place Sept. 17-20 in Covington.

    The Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks created the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life to educate Kentuckians about the life-saving mission of organ donation. 

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON— For the fourth year in a roll, the Bullitt County Detention Center and Jailer Martha Knox took home the Mount Washington Lioness Chili Cook-off trophy.

    Other participants in the competition included Bullitt County Attorney John Wooldridge, Bullitt County Circuit Court Clerk Paulita Keith, Judge/executive Melanie Roberts, the Mount Washington Fire Department and the Mount Washington Police Department.

  •  KNOB CREEK—With over 11,000 visitors from around the world, the bi-annual Knob Creek Gun Range Machine Gun Shoot was right on target.

    Throughout the weekend, machine gunners aimed at burning cars, old refrigerators and clock-stopping targets while participating in a variety of events like the Jungle Walk through the woods and the assault rifle relay competition.

    Those looking to add to their collections were able to purchase anything from custom dog tags to rifles with all the accessories.