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Today's Features

  • CLERMONT - It's Bernheim Middle School's turn to get bitten by the acting bug.

    Bernheim eighth grade students participated in a field trip to Actors Theatre in Louisville, where they witnessed an early performances of the popular play, "Dracula."

    Prior to the event, Actors Theatre sent out one of their "experts" to educate students on the play, the story, and how the actors and stage crew bring it all to life - or death in some cases.

  • HILLVIEW - The Hillview Recreation Department keeps its wheels spinning when it comes to offering community activities.

    The latest edition to the city shows why the department is on a roll.

    Hillview officially opened its new skate park, located next to the police department outside of the Hillview Government Center.

    An official grand opening and ribbon cutting was hosted by the city and the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - In an attempt to get at the root causes of domestic violence, it's never too early to learn.

    Some children may experience domestic violence through parents or even from bullies their own age.

    Representatives from The Center for Women and Families teamed with Hebron Middle School to offer a program, "Step In and Speak Up," discussing tell-tale signs and prevention methods.

  •  For the second time, Shepherdsville Elementary School has been selected to participate in Kentucky’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) implemented through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

    Over 500 students will enjoy a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables as a healthy afternoon snack during the 2014-2015 school year. The program is supported by about $20,000 in grant funds.

  •  CLERMONT - Bernheim Middle School Data Manager Rebecca Huffman believes landscaping spruces up a location.

    Seeing the weeds, older decaying mulch and gnarly tree limbs around the front façade area, Huffman decided it was time to refresh the area.

    “Work was needed,” she said. “It has been awhile since any landscaping was done.”

  •  On Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, the 1964 graduates of Mount Washington High School celebrated their 50th-year class reunion by gathering in Louisville at the quaint Italian restaurant, Anselmo’s, for a night of renewing friendships, reminiscing, a lot of laughter, a wonderful meal and sharing friendships.

    The group graduated with a total of 40 in their class and have lost three to death. Twenty from the class were in attendance for the reunion, some with their spouses.

  •  A sold out crowd came out to watch the Bullitt County Arts Council’s version of Dancing with the Stars.

    Funds raised went to help start a building fund and for scholarships.

    Steve and Donna’s dance studio coordinated the event.

    See a lot more photos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •  FRANKFORT --  Frank Kros, president of the Upside Down Organization in Baltimore, will keynote at the opening session of the 56th annual conference of the Kentucky Counseling Association at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville Nov. 5-7.

    UDO seeks to improve children’s behavior and learning by expanding the knowledge and transforming the thinking of the adults and organizations‚ that help children, according to the organization’s mission statement.

    Kros has written 25 UDO workshops and made presentations to some 50,000 people.

  •  LOUISVILLE - The Southwest Campus of Southeast Christian Church will hold its first service on Oct. 26.

    Located at 8301 St. Andrews Church Road off 31W in southwest Louisville, this will be the fourth Southeast campus.

    “As a church we want to connect with our neighbors—to expand our family by coming alongside people where they are—in this case, the southwest area of Louisville.” -Tim Hester, Executive Pastor, Southeast Christian Church.

  •  (StatePoint) Halloween comes but once a year. So make it extra spooky with ghosts, goblins and ghouls galore -- and don’t forget all the great treats. While all this fall fun does come at a price, you don’t have to spend a pirate’s booty if you plan carefully.