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Today's Features

  • FERN CREEK--Metro Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer returned to his roots recently as he was a guest speaker at the Fern Creek Community Association and Chamber of Commerce. The native of the Fern Creek community spoke about some of the accomplishments during his tenure and his plans for the future. The luncheon was sponsored by The Pioneer News, which is a member of the organization.

  •  HILLVIEW - The father-son bowling team from Bullitt County didn't bring home the international trophy, but they did receive great memories and a little bit of college funding.

    Zoneton Middle School seventh grader Eric S. Dezern and his father, Eric V. "Bam Bam" Dezern, paced 28th out of 38 teams in the International Family Tournament presented by the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America.

    The pair earned their way into the international championship by winning the state qualifier at Fern Valley Strike and Spare in Louisville.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE--Louisville artist Dylana Music brought her musical talents to Shepherdsville last weekend during the first Color Your City event at the park. There were various activities to bring awareness to the many types of art.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - One day Robert Fulk received big news. Then the next day he received big news.

    The first day - July 30 - was the birth of his daughter, Eleanor, at eight pounds, four ounces and 20 1/2 inches.

    The next day Fulk received word that he was selected as the new North Bullitt High School principal. He replaced Jeff Marshall, who took a new job with Jefferson County Public Schools.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new unique fundraising opportunity is coming to Frank E. Simon Park, one that Shepherdsville artist Austin Whitely hopes “will get people moving.”

    “Two things that make us human are creation of art and charity,” said Whitely. “We’re combining these human qualities on Aug. 16.”

    The founders of the Homegrown Art, Music and Spoken Word Show have teamed up with a substance abuse prevention non-profit Color Your City, Inc.

  • Maryville Elementary School Counselor Kaet Barron has the opportunity to help shape the future of artistic endeavors available to schools and the community.

    ऀShe has been extended a formal invitation to become a member of the NeXt! Leadership Development program presented by the Fund for the Arts, a Louisville grant making agency providing cultural enrichment experiences for youth and adults.

    ऀBarron expressed enthusiasm about working with the 20 young professionals selected from the Kentuckiana area.

  •  Alyssa Hensley has earned national honors in the 50th annual SkillsUSA Conference and Skills Competition this summer in Kansas City, MO.

    Alyssa ranked 15 in the United States in Graphic Communications. She is a student at the Bullitt County Area Technology Center, North Bullitt High School and the Career Readiness Center.

  •  In what has become an annual event, Bullitt Lick Baptist Church organized a Back to School Bash last Friday at the Shepherdsville Park.

    Youngsters from the community got to enjoy bouncy activities, sno-cones, plenty of food and school supplies.

    Hundreds of youngsters took advantage of his project hosted by the church.

    If you didn’t know, public school students are back in classes Wednesday.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Christy Coulter thought she would retire some day as principal at Bullitt Central High School.

    With 24 years in the building, including the past six as principal, Coulter has been a teacher, coach, motivator and instructional leader.

    She would be that principal down in the end zone on football Friday nights cheering with the student body. But she would also be that principal who would demand a lot of her staff and her students.

  •  PIONEER VILLAGE - Maryville Elementary students plan to have green thumbs next semester in the school’s new community garden.

    Maryville received a Lowe’s Community Toolbox Grant in the amount of $3,600 to purchase the garden, first planted in April by administrators, students and families.