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Today's Features

  •  Our band at Zoneton Middle School has experienced yet another great year.

    In the summer of 2012 ten band students from our school were selected to go to the Summer Middle School Wind Band Institute at the University of Louisville.

    In late September, ZMS Advanced Band put on a show at Paroquet Springs, which drew quite a crowd. This performance by our band had two pop selections along with a contemporary piece.

  •  From elected officials to medical nurses, students at Maryville Elementary had an opportunity Friday to get some insight on to possible career choices.

    Pioneer Village Police chief D.J. Reynolds tells students about his profession.

    Representives from UPS let students wear brown shirts and showed scale-model delivery trucks.

    See more photos by Stephen Thomas in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Helping abused and neglected children is as easy as taking pennies to the bank.

    During April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, all Republic Bank banking centers in Kentucky are collecting miles of pennies to help the thousands of children served by Sunrise Children’s Services.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Having advanced through preliminary judging, the team of three Bullitt East Students known as the Mount Washington Youth Chamber of Preservationists (aka the “Youth COPs”) joined with over 5,000 students of all ages from over 400 schools representing 100 Kentucky districts at the Lexington Convention Center for the annual state finals of the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) competition.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - For this Simon the choice was simple, and he pulled out a “naval” rather than a plum.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - Girl Scouts of all ages, volunteers, staff and special guests gathered at Camp Shantituck on Saturday, March 30, to bury a time capsule to be opened in 25 years, when the much-loved Bullitt County camp turns 110. IIncluded the capsule are notes from current Girl Scout members, assorted patches, and a letter from current Girl Scout board president Cynthia Weller.

  •  WEST POINT – A local family will soon be the target of national attention as the popular cable network CMT prepares to air the first episode of a reality series set in and around western Bullitt County’s Knob Creek gun shop and shooting range. 

  •  Students at Mount Washington Elementary spent the past several months working on a play.

    Casting for the play written and directed by playwright L. Henry Dowell started back in December.

    After working and rehearsing the play for two months, it was ready to present to the student body and the public in March.

    Library Media Specialist Karyn Hutchins said it was the fifth year the Mount Washington Elementary students had performed works by Dowell and it has become an annual event.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central football coach Danny Leasor will have honors raining down on him this weekend as the school where he has coached for 15 years pays tribute.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Shepherdsville Elementary opened eight years ago, principal David Pate knew he wanted to include an Arts and Humanities lab.