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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Work is underway to restore a former church in hopes of restoring broken lives.

    The Apostolic Church of Restoration has opened at 233 Fifth Avenue in Shepherdsville, a former day care facility that began originally as a church.

    Pastor David Mackowiak and church administrator Roy L. Darst are still in the process of renovating the facility, but they are ready to help community members now.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - The chilly weather already has some thinking about red-and-green.

    At a recent Mount Washington city council meeting, Mayor Joetta Calhoun announced the Light Up Mount Washington celebration will be expanded this year.

    Last year the event was canceled due to a prediction of bad weather.

    Scheduled to be the first Friday in December, Calhoun said the city has partnered with First Baptist Church Mount Washington to have a live nativity scene and other activities.

  •   The second annual Mount Washington BBQ festival was a major success.

    The benefactor of the fund-raiser was the CASA program of Bullitt County.

    From classic cars to pumpkins to BBQ to even a few politicians, the event held at ValuMarket was popular.

    Even Blake Shelton appeared, although he didn’t say anything.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- One of the more popular programs offered by Bullitt Fiscal Court will be held this week.

    Bullitt County residents will tires to dispose of can do so on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-11.

    The tire disposal site will be set up on Buffalo Run Road, off Cedar Grove Road, across from the Love’s Truck Stop.

    Road department employees and inmates from the Bullitt County Detention Center will be present to help residents. Disposal times will be 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Find a cure. 

    It’s no secret, by now, that breast cancer has touched each one of our lives in some way whether it’s your family or friends or even yourself that is a survivor.

    Bullitt County recognizes the seriousness of this disease and seeks to educate its residents and celebrate the survivors each year.

    The third annual Think Pink event will be Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • CLERMONT – Southern Living Magazine has named Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest among the South’s 10 best places to enjoy fall color ( http://www.southernliving.com/travel/souths-best-fall-colors/bernheim-aboretum-research-forest )and October is the perfect time to experience all of the forest’s beauty while enjoying some of Bernheim’s great programs and events.

  •  Thanks to contributions collected by volunteer fire departments in the county, the WHAS Crusade for Children was able to give back to the Bullitt County community.

    Crusade director Dawn Lee presented a $12,000 check to the Bullitt County CASA program.

    The funds will be used to operate the program, which provides assistance to help juveniles who are in the justice system for reasons that they have no control over.

  • HILLVIEW--Dust off your dancing shoes because Dancing with the Stars is coming to Hillview.

    Sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council, the event will take place Oct. 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Hillview Government Center. The theme is masquerade.

    The evening will feature local community “stars”: Linda Belcher, Jenny Estepp, Angie Etherton, Tom Givhan, Mike Higgins, Mike Nemes, Faith Portman, Depp Rasner, Melaine Roberts, Elise Spainhour, John Spainhour, Tony Thompson, Alex Wimsatt and others.

  •  (StatePoint) With classes, sports, homework and other activities, weekdays are action packed for kids. Unfortunately, some students deal with an unwelcome addition to their daily routine -- bullying. An estimated 13 million students are bullied annually, according to government statistics.

  •  (StatePoint) Halloween trails only behind Christmas when it comes to spending on decorations. Americans spent an estimated $6.9 billion on Halloween in 2013, according to the National Retail Federation.