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Today's Features

  •  A group of 12 volunteers from Southcentral A/V joined in with a crew from Royal Landscaping and Options Unlimited to plant trees and flowers at the building on Castlerock Drive.

    Everyone did a great job and enjoyed a beautiful day.

    Options is celebrating its 25-year anniversary by putting in a garden area for the Day Program participants to enjoy.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Memorial Day weekend leaned toward the artistic side in Bullitt County.

    An outdoor afternoon event hosted by the Bullitt County Arts Council took place at Shepherdsville City Park, showcasing numerous styles of activities and arts associated with the organization.

    BCAC hosted the event to help raise awareness of the organization, while celebrating its goal of reaching 150 friends on its Facebook page.

  •  CLERMONT - Don’t let the recent fair weather confuse you: It’s really time for the Bullitt County Fair.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Youth age 18 and under are welcome to participate in the annual Bullitt County Public Schools summer food services program.

  •  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.