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Today's Features

  •  HILLVIEW - Dozens gathered at Young and Robards Farm in northern Bullitt County for a day of special events for the Young Farmer's brand new fundraising effort. 

    The day began with an appreciation breakfast for politicians. Special guests included U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, State Rep. Linda Belcher, Bullitt Circuit Clerk Layne Abell and Bullitt Deputy Judge/Executive Lisa Craddock.

    Following the breakfast, guests took a tour of the 400-acre farm, which produces corn, wheat, soybean and cattle. 

  •   The Ninth annual Bluegrass 101 Bluegrass Festival was held last Saturday at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    The host group, Bluegrass 101, was busy playing tunes early on Saturday afternoon.

    Mary and Eric Day from Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, attended the festival.

    More photos and video from the event by Stephen Thomas are available in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •  The Overdale Elementary community began a Box Tops drive in support of Henryville immediately following the April tornado.

  •   SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Diabetes Coalition (BCDC) and the Bullitt County Extension  Service have joined hands in the fight against diabetes. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Genealogical Society recently hosted its third annual Family Fair at the Ridgway Memorial Library, where local residents had the chance to share their family histories and fellowship with other genealogy enthusiasts.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bart Padgett is your garden variety Kentucky State Fair blue ribbon winner. Literally.

    Padgett received five ribbons from this year's state fair competitions for entries grown in his Shepherdsville home garden.

    A Rineyville native, Padgett grew up on a farm, the son of farming parents Joe and Margo. He moved to Shepherdsville in 2006 when he married his wife, Katina, a Bullitt County native.

  •  HILLVIEW - Nearly 70 local residents can now claim to be part of a historic study into what causes cancer.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was more than 100 degrees outside, but that didn’t stop more than 100 people from gathering at Shepherdsville’s First Street Park for the Voices of Independence-Bullitt County Tea Party rally.

    The recently held event boasted a live band, vendors and political booths, with a variety of speakers, including 84WHAS radio personality Mandy Connell, who served as master of ceremonies.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - On Sunday, the Prescott Lee Goodman Bikes With Wings Foundation will kick off its fundraising efforts with a day of special events at Club Fitness in Mount Washington. 

  •  BROOKS - Sandy Macy pleases local students in many colorful ways.

    Macy serves Eastside Middle School as a special needs instructor, serving students with moderate to severe needs. She also teaches art based on her own individual skills.

    "My art comes in very handy with my students," she said. "Especially for my non-verbal students."

    Macy earned a Bachelor Degree in Art and a Masters Degree in teaching moderate to severe special needs from the University of Louisville.