May 19, 2013 - News, Weather & Sports

May 19, 2013

"The Bad Date Book"

For generations, women have been told that they need a 'good man.' It's a saying that all women have heard thousands of times. But the quest for a perfect mate isn't easy. In fact, women have to kiss a lot of frogs before they find their prince. The Bad Date Book is a compilation of frog stories. Some of the stories are funny and some are just, "Oh my!" To purchase the book visit

Arthur of the book, Kimberly Greenwell grew up in Bardstown, Kentucky. She earned a B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University in Broadcasting and Electronic Media. She worked in the advertising and media industry for many years before co-founding the popular dating event company, "Single Mingle Louisville" with her sister, Cindi Gilpin. Kimberly now lives in Louisville, Kentucky with her adorable little Morkie.


Hidden Hill Nursery & Sculpture Garden

1011 Utica Charlestown Rd

Utica, IN

Fridays, 10am-6pm

Saturdays, 9am-6pm

Sundays, Noon-5pm

(812) 282-0524


Meadow Ryann

Meadow Ryann is 13 and is quickly being noticed by many in the music industry. She was recently called by the producers of America's Got Talent and asked to meet with them in Chicago. She has also recently been asked if she would like to have a regular gig in Nashville, TN at the Nashville Palace. Meadow has competed in the Rising Star Song writer's competition at Manny & Merle on Main Street. She is the youngest artist to compete in the entire competition. She won a spot in the semi-finals as the crowd favorite. She is also set to be a part of Country Crossroads at The Horseshoe Casino in April. This is a ticket master event featuring many artists from all over the country and some international artists as well. A couple of weeks ago, she released her first original song to iTunes, but also released her professional music video to go along with it. She has surpassed 4,000 views in less than 2 weeks. Because of her performance in the song writer's competition, she has been asked to perform a full 3 hour show at Manny & Merle, which is an incredibly hard venue to get booked. She performed there on May 1st. She also has gigs coming up in Jacksonville, FL, Ft.Pierce, FL, Hard Rock Atlanta, GA, Six Flags Atlanta, GA, Nashville, TN as well as some regular gigs at local venues like Shack in the Back. She has done many things for charity and loves helping others. She is currently in the studio working on her first all original album. To follow Meadow, go to her website at


Starlight Strawberry Festival

35th Annual Starlight Strawberry Festival

Saturday, May 25

8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

5K Run for the Berries

Saturday, May 25

8 a.m.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

8310 St. John Road

Floyds Knobs, Indiana 47119

It's that time of year again!  St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, located in beautiful Starlight, Indiana, once again invites strawberry lovers young and old to the 35th annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 25.  Come out and enjoy all the fun and delicious food that this gorgeous community has to offer.

At the festival, adults and children alike will love piling their berries high at the famous Build Your Own Strawberry Shortcake Station, and the wide variety of frozen strawberry fruit drinks and delicious fair foods are always a big hit as well. Those seeking a little more will not be disappointed by the buffet-style fried chicken and ham dinner. It's complete with all the traditional fixings, including chicken & dumplings, homemade bread with strawberry butter, corn, slaw, green beans with new potatoes and dessert. Bring the whole family out for a fun-filled day of food, family-friendly games, rides and arts and crafts. There will be carnival rides, a soap box derby track, booth games, bingo and much more. Visitors can also enjoy live entertainment throughout the day. Adults can join around the tables in the Wine & Beer garden to enjoy beer and award winning wine from Starlight's own Huber Winery. Strawberry Festival admission is free.

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