Today's Features

  •  HILLVIEW - It's been an amazing experience this year for organizers of the Hillview City Fair, set for June 7-9.

    Sponsors are coming out of the woodwork to help make the Hillview City Fair a successful, family event.

    Harlan  Compton, a member of the Zoneton Trowel Club, a part of the Zoneton Masonic Lodge, said that businesses have really gotten on board in its second year of organizing the event.

  • LEBANON JUNCTION – Two years after Bullitt Fiscal Court decided to close the Lebanon Junction swimming pool local residents now have a new place to beat the heat.

    The Lebanon Junction Spray Park, located at the old pool site behind Lebanon Junction Elementary School on Highway 61, opened Memorial Day weekend.

    Local resident Trista Crooks, 26, and her two daughters, Darvey Sanders, 9, and Lucy Crooks, 5, have visited the spray park twice since it opened.

    Crooks said her family misses the pool, but she said the spray park is a nice alternative.

  •  HILLVIEW - When Lisa Kuiper tried on her first pageant dress, she wasn’t sure how to feel. She was self-conscious about her weight; she wondered why she was even trying to compete.

  •  The American Legion Post 157 in Shepherdsville hosted its annual Memorial Day observance on Monday in the front lawn of the Bullitt County Courthouse.

    The morning ceremony was filled with song, prayer and a lot of flags.

    See more photos of the event by Alex Wimsatt in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •     CLERMONT - Celebrate National Trails Day at Bernheim on Saturday, June 2.            

        The first Saturday of every June is designated as National Trails Day in the United States. On this day every year more than a million hikers, walkers and others take part in thousands of events nationwide in celebration of America’s trails.             

  •  NEW YORK – Those tempted to kick off summer by getting a “base tan” should be aware that there is no such thing as a safe, healthy or protective tan.

    The misconception that a base tan will protect the skin is dangerous; even for those who never burn, prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation can lead to skin aging (including wrinkles, lines and age spots) as well as skin cancer. In fact, about 65 percent of melanomas and 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with sun exposure.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County has become the first in Kentucky to be designed as one which will honor those who earned Purple Hearts in combat.

  •  When Thomas Trent arrives at the coastal country cottage he inherited from his grandfather, he steps into a different world.

  •  Waunakee, WI - Nothing says "welcome to summer" like an undeserved traffic ticket - especially when you're traveling in another state.

    But how do you know which states and cities are most likely to ruin your Memorial Day vacation by issuing you that ticket? States don't track traffic ticket data for all of their jurisdictions. And most municipalities don't want to publicize their ticket-happy ways for fear of being labeled speed traps.

    The NMA to the Rescue

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - As part of its ongoing campaign to raise awareness and membership, the Bullitt County Arts Council selected Memorial Day weekend to celebrate what it offers to the community.

    The BCAC visual arts showcase and concert takes place Saturday, May 26, at Shepherdsville City Park.