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Today's Features

  •   The Lebanon Junction VFW Post 8293 held its annual Veterans Day salute and parade on Saturday.

    A large crowd came out for the parade and an appreciation dinner followed.

    Also, the Gold Star Families Memorial was recently unveiled at the Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. The members of the Lebanon Junction VFW Post were participants and were also instrumental in the event.

  •  FRANKFORT -- Motorists traveling throughout Kentucky can now navigate the highways and by-ways of the Bluegrass with a modernized tool. Goky.ky.gov, an online traffic and roadway information portal, has replaced the traditional 511 travel and weather phone system.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE—Breast Cancer Awareness Month is usually full of celebrations and praise for conquering the disease. Commercials and event advertisements show older women with short hair in pink shirts laughing together as if there was never a worry.

    The fourth annual Think Pink event showed a different side to cancer.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Bullitt East High had over 1,000 children visit their hallways for their annual Halloween in the Halls event.
        For $1 per child, participants traveled through themed halls to take pictures, play games and, of course, collect candy.
        Themes included the Nightmare Before Christmas, superheroes, video games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and pirates. Participants voted for the Finding Nemo theme as their favorite with Harry Potter as a close second.

  • The annual Shepherdsville Santa car show was recently held at the city park. Hundreds of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles showed up to help the Shepherdsville Police Department raise money for its annual Christmas giveaway of coats, toys and food. Signups will begin on Nov. 1 for anyone seeking assistance. You must sign up each year, no matter if you received assistance last year. Sign up at the Shepherdsville Police Department inside the city hall from 9-5 during the week. Donations of money and new toys are also accepted.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON— They say that you always find your way back home.
        For Mount Washington’s new community parks director Sheryl Paxton, that saying is couldn’t be truer.
        Raised in Lexington, Paxton attended Asbury University with a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a minor in recreation. After graduation, she worked in retail for a couple years before going to Eastern Kentucky University for her master’s in physical education with an emphasis in sports administration.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Despite quickly growing numbers, Mount Washington shows time after time how small of a town it really is.
        It didn’t take long after word got out about the shooting of Donut King owner Simon Yeung for the community to step forward and offer help any way that they could.
        By Thursday morning, flowers were at the door and cards of support and sympathy covered the windows.

  •   The 1966 Shepherdsville High School had their 50th Class Reunion on October 15, 2016.

    The ones who attended included:

    (front row left to right) Phyllis “Mattingly” Buttry, Pat “Hurt” Estep, Margaret “Elder” McClearn, Vicki “Keith” Vaughn, Barabra “Shelton” Webb, DElores “Hermes” Snellon, Wanda “Bennington” Losch.

  •  In its first year, the Brooks Elementary Beta Club has hit the ground running.

    The members started off participating in the Light the Night Walk to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

    The club personally raised $317.77 toward the team’s goal of $2,852.25.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- You don’t wake up early in life thinking that one day you would be a world champion.

    But, as a competitor, you find yourself doing well in competitions at the local, state and national levels, that thought of being a “world champion” can creep into your mind.

    For Frank Smith, his experiences in archery have led him to great heights.

    Last month, he reached the pinnacle of his career in Wagga Wagga, Australia.