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Today's Features

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON—Austin Hibbard is just like every other fourth grader at Crossroads Elementary: his favorite subject is recess, he eats Oreos whenever he gets the chance and, when asked who his favorite superhero is, he’ll clarify whether it’s DC or Marvel.

    Austin wasn’t always like the other kids, though.

  •  Project Lead The Way Engineering Master Teacher Darrell Vincent has been selected to continue to serve on the task force working on Engineering curriculum, standards, and certifications with KDE.

    According to Mark Harrell, Engineering Consultant & Director of KYTSA, Career Pathways Branch, Division of College and Career Readiness, Office of Career and Technical Education, Vincent will work specifically with the Engineering Technology Education Curriculum Team.

  •  Bullitt East High School’s English Dept. Chair Larry Steinmetz has been named the State Journalism Director for the Journalism Education Association (JEA).

    Steinmetz has also been named to the executive board of the Southern Interscholastic Press Association (SIPA), a regional group which encompasses the southeastern United States.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — It wasn’t something Mike Mann was looking to do.

    His original plan was to finish out his term as commonwealth attorney next December and not run for another term.

    However, as the talk on pension reforms continued in Frankfort and as he already had enough time to retire, Mann’s decision to retire last month made more sense.

    Having started as a volunteer in the commonwealth attorney’s office in 1987 and being elected to that position in 1992, Mann decided it was time to leave.

  •  A large group of high school students were recently sworn in for this year’s session of Teen Court. 

    Bullitt District Judge Jennifer Porter is again presiding over the youth group, which will hear real cases concerning their peers and will hand down real punishments. Kalynn Walls will again be the program’s coordinator.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON— Art is loved by all ages and, this year, the annual Visual Artists of Bullitt County reflected that.

    For the first time, the show featured a junior division.

  •  VFW Post 5710 and its Auxiliary hosted a special meal in honor of all veterans in the community.

    All veterans were invited to the post for a free lunch on Veterans Day.

    A large crowd came out to accept the offer of food and fellowship.

    VFW Post 5710 is located on Highway 44 West in Shepherdsville.

  •   This weekend will be busy with holiday cheer throughout Bullitt County.

    Here's a list of some of the major festivities scheduled for the first weekend of December to help kick off the Christmas season:

    Live Nativity - Dec. 1-3

    The annual Walk Through Bethlehem will be held at Hillview Community Christian Church on Dec. 1-3.

    For the 19th year, the church will present a live Nativity scene, and seven stops in Bethlehem will feature live characters, including the animals.

  •  The annual Thanksgiving Community Service was held at the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

    The benefactor of the love offering was the Fellowship of Concern, which provides temporary assistance to those in need.

  • CLERMONT— How do you describe homesickness?

    Is it possible to be homesick for a place you know little about?

    Why are Kentuckians so infatuated with their home state?

    These questions are what prompted Lexington native Jesse Donaldson to write 120 passages attempting to answer the age-old question: can we ever really go back home?

    Inspired by the 120 counties of Kentucky, “On Homesickness” features 120 passages dedicated to the various history, events, or make-up of each county.