• Healthy hearts require some work, humor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was a mixture of humor and seriousness.

  • KIDSFEST: Celebration for kids of all ages set Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In Louisville they’ve got their Kentucky Derby. Indianapolis has its 500. Pasedena its Rose Bowl.

  • New features to highlight Home, garden, remodel show this weekend

     LOUISVILLE - The Home, Garden & Remodeling Show, presented by Window World and sponsored by LG&E will feature many new and exciting features, in addition to the 350 home and lifestyle vendors at the Kentucky Expo Center March 1-3.

     Here is a list of the exciting components of this year’s Home, Garden & Remodeling Show:

  • Klondike Derby at Scout Camp

     CLERMONT - The Boy Scouts of America Lincoln Heritage Council hosted a Klondike Derby Feb. 8-10 at Camp Crooked Creek.

    The unique event featured unique challenges for over 300 area Boy and Girl Scouts, completing a Klondike-style.

    Scout patrol teams worked together to travel a course through woods and hills, completing survival skills tasks at various checkpoints.

    The event is a fun competition designed to allow Scouts opportunities to apply learned survival skills.

  • Middle School Governor’s Cup

     The following results were from the regional Middle School Governor’s Cup academic competition for Region 11:

  • A GALA of LOVE

     The annual Valentine Gala, sponsored by the American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties, brought out one of its largest crowds ever Saturday night to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    There was plenty of dancing - by young and not-so-young - to the music of the Wulfe Pack, featuring Sherry Edwards.

    There were lots of gift packages won by ticketholders.

    See more photos by Thomas Barr in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Bernheim all abuzz with workshop set for beekeeping

     CLERMONT - Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest will host a buzz worthy program. this weekend.

    Bee Curious: An Afternoon with Phil Craft will take place Saturday, Feb. 16, 1 – 4 p.m. at the Bernheim Education Center.

    Whether you’re curious about becoming a beekeeper or just interested in learning more about one of nature’s most fascinating creatures, this session offered by Phil Craft is sure to enlighten. 

    Craft will cover the basics of getting started as a beekeeper, as well as honeybee biology.

  • Luncheon pumps awareness into heart disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in Kentuckians, far ahead of cancer.

    "Our goal is to increase awareness of heart disease," said Liz McGuire, Bullitt County Health Department education coordinator. "It affects everyone. We want to promote facts and healthy lifestyles."

    The Health Department features life-changing information and tips, along with a good time, during its annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

  • Rockin' for a Cause

     A large crowd turned out Friday night at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The fund-raiser was to help relocate the Bowman Valley School, a one-room schoolhouse for African American students. It has been donated to preservation but money is needed to move it to a safer location next to the Woodsdale Schoolhouse next  to the Board of Education office.

    Todd Bodenheimer presented his tribute to Elvis as the main entertainment.

  • College and Career Ready

     The first annual College and Career Fair was hosted at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, hosted by the Bullitt County Public Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Service Centers.

    Local businesses and colleges attended to offer information to prospective workers and students.

    Childcare was provided at the event courtesy of Head Start, OVEC and the Bullitt County Public Libraries.

    The College and Career Fair was also sponsored by Head Start and Kentuckiana Works.