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Today's Features

  • HILLVIEW -- Unusually hot weather didn’t hinder Bullitt County’s inaugural Second Sunday health walk sponsored by the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service.

    County Extension agent Ruth Chowning said 263 citizens registered and a few pets participated by walking or jogging along Old Preston Highway. There were skateboards, scooters, strollers and wagons.

  • It was a great weekend in Lebanon Junction for the Old Fashion Days.

    The parade, which featured floats including the Lebanon Junction Jaguars and the Bullitt County Rod and Gun Club, was just part of the day.

    Education students at Western Kentucky University helped the youngest visitors with games.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recent efforts by Kentucky State Police to crack down on aggressive drivers have proven successful.

    With assistance in grant funding from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), KSP announced its second grand face of the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign.

    KSP officials announced increased patrol efforts along Interstate 65 during a press conference at the Welcome Center in Bullitt County.

  • Lisa Wathen of Freedom Elementary School has been named one of three semi-finalists for Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

    The official announcement of Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year will be made in Frankfort October 22 at ceremonies at the State Capitol Building. Semi-finalists for Kentucky Elementary, Middle and High School Teacher of the Year are in contention for the honor of Kentucky Teacher of the Year who represents the state at the National Teacher of the Year competition.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hardcore Elvis Presley fans will be quick to mention his good-natured charitable side. Elvis impersonators tend to follow suit, in a sequined cape sort of way.

    Impersonator Jimmy W. Johnson will appear as The King during a special performance dubbed “The Spirit of Elvis.” The admission tickets read, “Don’t Be Cruel.”

    What makes the local event so special is that proceeds will benefit the family of Shepherdsville resident Nathan Ing, a seven-year-old with a rare malignant brain tumor.

  • CLERMONT — All the splendors of fall will culminate this weekend at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest’s annual ColorFest fall festival.

    The family-friendly event will this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 5 p.m. The festival highlights the 14,000-acre forest’s many natural attractions including the changing foliage and wildlife.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON — Even during slow economic times, Mount Washington’s commercial growth continues to creep farther north toward the Jefferson County line.

    Not many citizens in the area can dispute that the city’s central business area is shifting from the Highway 31 EX corridor to Bardstown Road, locally known as “the bypass.”

    But despite the area’s continued growth, many residents still travel just a few miles up Bardstown Road to the Fern Creek area to visit retailers and restaurants that the city doesn’t offer.

  • Advance registration is required for all programs offered at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

    Please call (502) 955-8512 any day between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to sign up. Admission to the park is always free for members and free for all every weekday. Weekend and holiday admission is $5 per vehicle for the public. For more information, visit www.bernheim.org.

    BERNHEIM AT NIGHT: FULL "THUNDER" MOON NIGHT HIKE: Friday, July 18

  • HILLVIEW - As Archbishop Joseph Kurtz told the St. Mary congregation, "It feels good to be 40."

    St. Mary Catholic Church marked a milestone by recognizing its 40th year of serving the Hillview area. A full church joined Kurtz at a celebratory mass followed by an indoor/outdoor lunch.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE – The art of summer vacation fun is not lost on Shepherdsville Elementary students.The school’s first annual summer art camp, funded by the Family Resource Center, allowed students an opportunity to enhance their artistic abilities.Shepherdsville FRC coordinator Traci Gould said the art camp was originally available for students referred by their teachers.