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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE—Shoes aren’t just for wearing anymore.

    Sneaker Expos are popping up all over the country, including Bullitt County.

    Mount Washington resident and FlipnKicks creator Allan Blair hosted the “Kentucky Fried Kicks” expo at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre over the summer, welcoming over 1,000 “sneakerheads” to buy, sell, trade and show off their favorite shoes.

  •  After well over five years of planning and dreaming, the Bowman Valley Schoolhouse was relocated next to the Bullitt County Board of Education office.

    Recently, a marker was unveiled outside the schoolhouse.

    This project has been funded by various individuals and companies both inside and outsidet the county.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Veterans, firefighters, and other first responders were celebrated in front of the Bullitt County Judicial Center on the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

    Billed as A Time of Prayer, Praise and Patriotism, about 200 Bullitt Countians gathered under three large American flags to commemorate the day.

    Various church officials also attended to offer prayers, including Rushing Wind Ministries pastor Lou Imbrogno, a Brooklyn native.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON — Leaves falling in Mount Washington means it’s time for the annual Fall Festival, sponsored by the Mount Washington Lions and Lioness Club.

    This year’s festival will be held Friday and Saturday Sept. 16-17.

    On Friday night, a car cruise-in will take place in the First Baptist Church’s parking lot. On Saturday, that cruise-in becomes a full-fledged car show, hosted by the Mountain City Cruisers.

  •  CLERMONT - The trees even bow when John Beckner walks by.

    One of them snapped in half on his property, leaving Beckner to clean it up after returning home from the Kentucky State Fair with another Best of Show wooden toy model.

    Beckner has entered handmade models in the state fair since 1999. In that time he has earned eight Best of Shows, along with nine first place blue ribbons, 8 second places and three thirds.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON— In a fast-paced society, sometimes it’s nice to go back to your roots.
        That’s the idea behind the Bullitt County Farm Bureau Farm to Table Harvest Festival.

  • The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce again hosted a luncheon to honor all the first responders in the county in observance of 9-11.

    Many agencies from throughout the county were present for the lunch and a presentation.

    A group picture was held outside the large draped flag.

    More photos can be found here.

  •  The Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest on Saturday, Sept. 17.

    Contestants must be 15 years old but not have reached 19 years of age by Jan. 1, 2017.

    They must be a member of Bullitt County Farm Bureau and must submit a contest application, along with a certified copy of school grades for the past two years.

    The two areas of competition are a personal interview (behind closed doors) and a two-minute prepared speech related to agriculture or Farm Bureau (this is in front of the audience).

  •  Before the beginning of the school year, Zoneton Middle staff spent an afternoon to build community relations in the form of a scavenger hunt.

    Stops included Pioneer Village City Hall and Hillview City Hall.

  •  Tom Chamberlain, owner of Lights Out Bar and Grill, offered the Bullitt County Foundation for Educational Excellence a percentage of the proceeds from his music festival in exchange for workers.

    The foundation gives grants to classroom teachers to purchase items that they cannot afford.

    Accepting the check are board members Lisa Lewis, LouAnn Moore and Linda Belcher (Dolores Ashby could not attend).