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Today's Features

  •  The Bullitt County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

    OPEN SITES:

    Church Sites

    Victory Baptist Church, 4420 Ridge Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

  •   BROOKS - The revolving door on the principal's office at Brooks Elementary has since been removed.

    Following a stretch of news principals each year for four years, Cheri Lineweaver brought stability to the position.

    In six years with the school she has overseen many changes, most notably to the new Brooks campus, which resulted in a larger student base.

    WIth the school stabilized, Lineweaver devised to refocus on her personal life, announcing her retirement at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

  •   BROOKS - A long-time local instructional coach will have an opportunity to oversee all the instruction at Brooks Elementary.

    Melissa Boyle was selected by the Brooks Site-Based Decision Making Council as the school's newest principal, replacing Cheri Lineweaver.

    Boyle has spent her entire career in Bullitt County Public Schools as an instructional coach for Pleasant Grove and Cedar Grove Elementaries.

  •  CEDAR GROVE - In the shadows of a thriving business park, located on what once was ample farmland, locals will again be able to acquire farm products.

    A new Shepherdsville Farmers’ Market has been established, located at 172 Buffalo Run Rd. off of Cedar Grove Rd. near the House of Quilts.

    The market will be available every third Saturday of the month through October, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  •  School Administrators Adrienne Usher and Angela Bibelhauser have been selected to participate in this summer’s Leadership Institute for School Principals.

    Usher who just completed first year as Overdale Elementary School principal, will attend training June 16-18 in Greensboro, N.C.

    Bibelhauser also just finished her first year leading the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home, although she has been assistant principal at the facilities.

  •  Fairbear and Fairabear made their annual appearance on Saturday morning at the Bullitt County Fair.

    They were there to meet with children gathered for the baby pageants. And they were also there to promote the Kentucky State Fair, which will be Aug. 20-30.

    In between having pictures taken, Fairabear decided that a temporary UL tattoo was needed.

    Look for pageant winners, as well as other contest winners and fair photos, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Following the retirement of a veteran educator and native Bullitt Countian, Roby Elementary welcomes a community newcomer who wanted to become a part of the county’s quality reputation.

    Brittany Knipp, a Louisville native, moved to the area with her family so her children could attend Bullitt County Public Schools.

    She now finds herself fully involved as Roby’s new principal, selected by the school’s Site-Based Decision Making Council.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby Elementary is known as the traditional school of the Shepherdsville area, remaining in existence longer than the other current schools.

    A major portion of its long history is Bullitt County’s longest-tenured principal at one school, Gayle Korfhage, who is stepping down at the end of the school year.

    Korfhage will retire with 18 years in at Roby, 13 as principal, and a total of 31 years in education.

  •   CLERMONT -  Turning 40 doesn’t mean you’re too old to still have good old fashioned fun.

    Jimmy Anderson, president of the Bullitt County Fair Board, believes that. 

    He’ll help oversee the 40th annual Bullitt County Fair, scheduled for June 15-20 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Anderson said a core group of board members and volunteers have worked together many years to maintain family fun through new events intertwined with the historical features that make people recognize the county fair.

  •  HILLVIEW - School is out, the weather is getting hotter, the days are getting longer, and the Hillview Government Center parking spaces are limited.

    It’s a sure sign that it’s time for the annual Hillview City Fair presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club. This year’s event will take June 11-13.

    Fair coordinator Harlen Compton said the event was beginning to streamline after six years, with minimal changes from the previous year. The most noticeable change will be the live music.