Features http://www.pioneernews.net/features/todaysfeatures en SAY CHEESE http://www.pioneernews.net/content/say-cheese <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/best1front.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">MOUNT WASHINGTON &mdash; Things got a little cheesy in Bullitt East High&rsquo;s culinary arts class recently.</span></p> <p> To celebrate National Grilled Cheese Week, Katy Kendrick hosted a grilled cheese cook-off.</p> <p> The cook-off let groups of students work together to build the perfect grilled cheese that was later judged by Charger staff.</p> <p> The sandwich had to include a bread, a cheese, a spread and presentation mattered.</p> RELAY for LIFE 2016 http://www.pioneernews.net/content/relay-life-2016 <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/hope.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="104" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Mother Nature gave participants in the 2016 American Cancer Society Relay for Life a perfect night.</span></p> <p> After last year&rsquo;s weather forced the major fund-raiser indoors, Saturday was perfect for the event, which was held at North Bullitt High.</p> <p> A good crowd turned out to honor the survivors, the caregivers and those who passed away.</p> HOPE has place to store needed items http://www.pioneernews.net/content/hope-has-place-store-needed-items <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/hopechest1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local help organization took a chance in establishing a new community chest.</span></p> <p> Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) in Bullitt County, in association with the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, hosted a ribbon cutting to commemorate the grand opening of HOPE Chest, a new donation storage location.</p> <p> HOPE co-founder Faith Portman said HOPE Chest was a place where items could be stored until distribution, with room for larger items such as house furniture.</p> Hardaway Memorial Scholarship http://www.pioneernews.net/content/hardaway-memorial-scholarship <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/rippy_winner.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Miranda Rippy of Bullitt Central High was recently awarded the Hardaway Memorial Scholarship from First Harrison Bank.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">This continues the tradition started by The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County.</span></p> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Rippy will receive a $1,500 scholarship that will go toward her studies at Morehead State University. She will major in education.</span></p> Dolly’s story on display at various places http://www.pioneernews.net/content/dolly%E2%80%99s-story-display-various-places <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/dollys_family_performing_at_dollywood.jpg" alt="Members of Dolly Parton’s family perform on stage" title="Members of Dolly Parton’s family perform on stage" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">Were you one of the 15 million people who tuned in to watch </span><em style="line-height: 20.4px;">Dolly Parton&rsquo;s Coat of Many Colors</em><span style="line-height: 20.4px;"> on NBC?&nbsp;</span></p> <p> Would you like to see the actual coat that inspired the movie?</p> <p> The hand written lyrics?</p> <p> Would you like to spend some time visiting with Dolly?</p> <p> Maybe you would just like to see the beautiful mountains that gave birth to Parton, where she grew up and that inspire so many of her songs.&nbsp;</p> Eastside brings Annie to life in production http://www.pioneernews.net/content/eastside-brings-annie-life-production <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_6878hhhh.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;MOUNT WASHINGTON-- It&rsquo;s the show that started it all and, for some, it was the show that helped them end an era.</p> <p> Eastside Middle School recently performed &ldquo;Annie Jr.&rdquo;, a shorter version with less complex music of the ever-popular &ldquo;Annie&rdquo; play.</p> <p> The middle school drama club was led by Bullitt East students, who starred in their own production of Annie Jr. as middle schoolers seven years ago.</p> Madison Wilson receives McDonald’s scholarship http://www.pioneernews.net/content/madison-wilson-receives-mcdonald%E2%80%99s-scholarship <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/madison_fin.jpg" alt="Bullitt East student, Madison Wilson, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from local McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK)." title="Bullitt East student, Madison Wilson, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from local McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK)." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;MOUNT WASHINGTON -- One Bullitt County student will find it a little easier to pay for college this fall thanks to a scholarship from local McDonald&rsquo;s Restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK).</p> <p> Bullitt East High School student, Madison Wilson, was recognized and awarded with a one-time scholarship in the amount of $2,500 in a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 10 at the Greater Louisville Medical Society.</p> Bullitt Arts Council names winners in writing competition; Sherrard wins high school title http://www.pioneernews.net/content/bullitt-arts-council-names-winners-writing-competition-sherrard-wins-high-school-title <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/casey_sherrard_and_timothy_feuquay.jpg" alt="Casey Sherrard and Timothy Feuquay" title="Casey Sherrard and Timothy Feuquay" align="left" hspace="6" width="80" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Casey Sherrard&rsquo;s literary piece <em>Through the Window</em> was awarded First Place in the NightWriter&rsquo;s Writing Contest sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council.</p> <p> By winning the high school bracket as well as the overall bracket, she received a Certificate of Recognition, a cash award and her work will be published in the council&rsquo;s compendium of winners.</p> <p> Casey has been invited to a book-signing banquet where she will read her piece to the audience and sign the first editions.&nbsp;</p>