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Today's Features

  •  A dozen students from throughout Bullitt County recently participated in the week-long Camp Corral horse camp put on by the Shepherdsville/Nichols Family Resource Center and the Bullitt Lick/Bernheim Youth Services Center.

    The camp took place at Pegasus Stables in Mount Washington, where students learned everything from how to care for a horse to riding and everything in between.

    At the end of the week the students who participated in the camp rode horses in a parade for friends and family.

  •  Each year, the Bullitt County Public School System hosts a day-long introduction to teachers who will be new to the district in the fall.

    A long line of guest speakers addressed the teachers on Monday at Overdale Elementary.

    Superintendent Keith Davis also had an opportunity to speak with the newest instructors.

    The new school year will begin for students on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

  •  The Bullitt County Public Library system recently hosted a special event unveiling an outdoor reading area at the Lebanon Junction Library. In rememberance of Doris VanVactor, who passed away in 2007, members of the VanVactor family said a few words in her honor before releasing two white doves.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Emergency Medical Services have come up with an interesting way to raise awareness - and they’re tickled pink to share it with the community.

  •  There have been years of construction, new buildings and building additions.

    There have been years of district changes, new employees and new programs.

    There has also been success in the classrooms, increased test scores, and new programs that expand opportunities and bring new challenges and opportunities to students.

    In comparison to recent years, Bullitt County Public Schools will focus on the status quo in 2012-13 - where the district lacks in major changes, it increases emphasis on continuous improvement.

  •  The Shepherdsville City Park became a battleground over the weekend during the Civil War re-enactment.

    A local group recreated the battle scene from September 1862 that involved the Salt River bridge.

    Look for more images in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •  It just so happened that the New Lenses photography group was in the Shepherdsville First Street Park on a recent Wednesday evening when the skies began to light up.

    Club vice president Charles Myers caught this lightning strike.

     

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  •  CLERMONT - Each year Camp Crooked Creek plays host to unique activities for children who ordinarily do not receive such an opportunity.

  •  The Class of 2025 experienced their first official gathering at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre during the Kindergarten Kickoff hosted by the Bullitt County Family Resource Centers.

  •  Students/members/cheerleaders of Cheer-Bling’ Sports Ministry have been earning free Technology/Recreational Equipment or Cash by participating in the FundingFactory Recycling Program. They collect empty cartridges, cell phones, small electronics, and laptops from the community and send the waste products to FundingFactory in exchange for their choice of technology and recreation products, or even cash.