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Today's Features

  •  FRANKFORT -- Every third week of October (Bullying Prevention Month), schools across Kentucky have an opportunity to partner with their local lawmakers, first responders and community to observe Kentucky Safe Schools Week. 

    This week provides an opportunity for awareness of school safety issues and initiatives to be discussed and enhanced at the local and state level. This year Kentucky Center for School Safety is proud to announce Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for October 21-27, 2018. 

  •  HILLVIEW — As a beauty pageant organizer, Deanna “de de” Cox understands the importance of the spotlight. That doesn’t mean she has to be the one in it, though.

    Her first reaction to hearing she was one of the 2018 Bell Award recipients was lack of trust in the committee’s decision.

    “I thought that they didn’t know what they were doing,” she said.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was two years ago when Rob Beckett had a revelation.

    The pastor of the Shepherdsville First Church of the Nazarene saw an online posting about a project in Arkansas that was being implemented to help feed the homeless.

    “An hour and a half later, I was at Lowe’s,” he said. “I didn’t tell anybody. I didn’t ask permission. I just did it.”

  •   Over 60 units greeted a big crowd seated along Buckman Street on Thursday as the annual Bullitt Central Homecoming Parade was held.

    Jesse Bacon, the new superintendent, was selected as the grand marshal of the parade.

    For more photos from the event, click here.

  •  CLERMONT -- The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) recently named Wren Smith, Interpretive Programs Manager at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, a recipient of the Shining Star Award for her work in nature interpretation. 

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION — As national debates continue, one thing is agreed upon: gun safety can never be taught too early.

    Mayor Larry Dangerfield understands that too well, sharing with Lebanon Junction Elementary students a story from his childhood about a fatal accident with some brothers and the loss of his friend.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — They walked the walk and had the steps to prove it.

    The Wellness Walk, which served as part of the second annual Family Fest, proved to be a success at the tally of the total steps walked far exceeded any expectations.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON — In tough times, neighbors put differences aside and work toward a common goal. 

    That’s what Community Ministries is all about.

    Founded in 1984 by W. A. Lutes with the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington, Community Ministries strives to help residents with both physical and spiritual needs.

    Eventually, the organization began working with other churches to form the group that is known today.

  •  CLERMONT - The foliage should be nearing its peak, which will make a beautiful backdrop for the annual ColorFest celebration at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

    “The colors are just beginning to change,” said Bernheim communications and marketing manager Amy Landon. “We’ll have the event just a little before the peak.”

    This year’s ColorFest event is scheduled for Oct. 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The usual fun activities will take place along with a few new things, according to Landon.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Animal Shelter has come a long way from its previous years of problems, issues, and a full media circus.

    Members of the new Friends of Bullitt County Animal Shelter non-profit organization will now hope to assist with a different kind of circus altogether.

    The group is hosting its first major fundraiser, Under the Big Top, featuring a dinner and auction at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. They are billing the event as “The greatest show in Bullitt County.”