• Col. Harland Sanders to come to life at Ridgway Library

     Bullitt County Public Library, together with Kentucky Chautauqua, will present Harland “Colonel” Sanders: More than Fried Chicken at Ridgway Memorial Library in Shepherdsville, Saturday, March 16, 2013, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.


     The annual KidsFest celebration hosted by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce was again a big hit.

    That is, unless you might be afraid of snakes.

    One of the visitors actually had an opportunity to hold a snake provided by Bernheim Arborteum and Research Forest.

    Check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for a photo gallery.

  • Youth job fair, scholarship session set for Hillview

      HILLVIEW — Youth in the northern part of Bullitt County may get an opportunity to receive some information on the summer job market and how that may also lead into a college education.

    Mickey Cheatham, a member of the Hillview City Council, said that Michael Gritton of KentuckianaWorks will present a seminar to youngsters and their parents on March 26.

    The purpose of the workshop is to inform those ages 16-21 about summer work opportunities and assistance students may receive to attend college.

  • 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.