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Today's Features

  •  The county residents filled up 23 dumpsters in three sites last month.

    The final day to dispose of junk by county residents will be this Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the old Shepherdsville High/Middle and at Lebanon Junction Elementary.

  • Camp Shantituck, one of the several Girl Scout Kentiana facilities is located on Cedar Creek at the end of East Hebron Lane where the main entrance is located in Bullitt County, Kentucky.  The old original camp entrance which is now closed was located on Bells Mill road.  In 1928, this site was chosen after 25 sites were surveyed  by the Council of Girl Scouts.  They leased 34 acres from Charlie Taylor, who lived on the property in an area known today as Ivy Grove, as the initial camp.

  •  Marijuana. It’s no secret it’s become a hot-button issue especially is state legislature in the past couple years. And one former Bullitt County resident is reaping some of the benefit.

    On May 10 from 10 to 3 p.m. author Phyllis Ann Barnett will be at Main Street Market for a signing of her book, “Between the Rows.”

    Released in March, the story follows a family’s struggle in central Kentucky after involvement with a drug ring.

    This is Barnett’s first book.

  • The 2014 Friends of Scouting dinner to generate funds for the Lincoln Heritage Council of the Boy Scouts of America was held recently at Paroquet Springs Conference Center.

    The featured speaker was Hall of Fame basketball coach Denny Crum. The retired University of Louisville coach told dozens of stories about his mentor, the late John Wooden.

    Jim Beam was the corporate sponsor of the event. Jerry Summers of Jim Beam was honored with a special Boy Scout award for his years of service to the organization.

  • The National Day of Prayer was celebrated once again at the Shepherdsville City Park on Thursday.

    Pastors from various churches in the community gathered at the park to lead prayers for various topics.

    See more photos by Tom Barr in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •  The Hebron Middle School Drama department prepared students for high school - 1950s style.

    A middle-school-friendly version of the musical “Grease,” featuring the T-Birds, Pink Ladies and other Rydell High School characters, was presented by the department.

    Performers sang and danced to live music while taking patrons back to the past with songs from the era. Props included an actual working 50s street rod made from the hull of a golf cart.

  •   SHEPHERDSVILLE - Along the backstretch at Churchill Downs in Louisville, everyone knows him as Bronco Billy. At home in Shepherdsville, they call him Dad.

    Veteran horse trainer Billy Gowan will bring his family to the Twin Spires on Saturday to watch his three-year-old colt, Ride On Curlin, compete in the 140th Kentucky Derby.

    Ride On Curlin qualified as a Derby participant after solid showings in major stakes races, most recently a second-place finish at the Arkansas Derby.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central's Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) chapter reminded fellow students about the dangers of drunk driving at prom with a mock funeral.

    This year's event included a funeral procession with a coffin and students in white face makeup. Each of the studetns were taken from a classroom during the school day by the Grim Reaper.

    Shepherdsville Police Ofc. Ken Bernardi read the mock accident report of a drunk driving accident involving the students.

  • NACHOAverage Grill Cheese!!

    Bri Hare

    Cruise Coulter

    Robert Hartley 

     

    Description: a nacho master piece all in a grill cheese. Imagine the cheesiest meatiest Mexican nachos with all your favorite toppings all put between two pieces of bread.  

    Recipe:

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby 5th graders made history.

    The school's Literacy Team sponsored a new video project featuring great Americans that were portrayed by 5th grade students.

    The 17-minute video, "Roby's Famous Americans," features photos of historical figures while students read a biographical essay about each.

    Along with the essay, each student's photo appeared in a reenactment of one of their famous figure's photographs. The two images were placed side-by-side at the end of each biography.