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  • Community Thanksgiving service to benefit Fellowship of Concern

     The First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville would like to invite the community to the 50th annual Community Thanksgiving Service, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.

    Because the Fellowship of Concern is operated by volunteers, all the offerings received during the service will be used to benefit those in need in the community.

    The Rev. Adam Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, will bring the message.

  • Fund-raising dinner Friday to help with monument to honor Korean War veterans

     There will be a fund-raiser on Friday, Nov. 18, for the Korean War Memorial.

    It will be held at the Mount Washington Lions Club from 4-7 p.m.

    You can eat in or carry out. 

    There is be fish,  pork chops and hot dogs on the menu.

    The proceeds will help John R. “Robby” Smith on his Eagle Scout project.

    The member of Boy Scout Troop 100 in Mount Washington is looking to erect a 10-foot-by-10-foot memorial in honor of Korean War veterans.

  • Grassroots effort to help feed hungry at holidays

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—In the spirit of giving, Britney Wimsatt has set out on a mission to provide Thanksgiving dinner to many of the homeless students in Bullitt County.

    After a trip with the Bullitt County Leadership group through the Chamber of Commerce to the Bullitt County Board of Education, Wimsatt learned that the school system had identified 50 homeless children within the first two weeks of school.

  • Shepherdsville council will be blend of experience, rookies this January

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In one city there will be a mixture of new and old, while in others the lineup will remain basically the same.

    The votes were cast on Tuesday and several changes will be made on town boards when 2017 arrives.

     

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    With a total of 15 candidates, including a write-in, voters got to select their top six candidates.

    The leading votegetter was Stacey Dawson Cline, who returns after serving eight years in the early 2000s, with 1,849 votes.

  • Bullitt GOP has TRUMP card

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Dan Johnson was always confident in winning his first run for public office.

    And he discounts the fact that Donald Trump had big coattails during Tuesday’s general election.

    In fact, he said until the final numbers were turned in across the nation, most Democrats thought it would be their day.

    But, Johnson would have the chance to give the biggest scream on Tuesday evening in the Bullitt County Annex.

  • VETERANS DAY: SALUTE in LJ

      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.

  • Motorists have new place to find traffic, weather information

     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.

  • THINK PINK: Awareness raised on breast cancer at event

     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.

  • Construction work at 44/61 intersection

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - More construction and more potential traffic headaches will affect Shepherdsville motorists this week.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 6, 2016