Today's Features

  •  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.

  •  LOUISVILLE - Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but that doesn’t mean Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) emphasis on education is slowing down. Eighty-four high school juniors from 54 counties across the state have accepted invitations to attend KFB’s 27th annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

  •  On Sunday, July 15, Mrs. Shirley Lakes presented her 31st annual piano recital at the First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville. A variety of music was performed: classical, religious, contemporary religious, popular, Broadway, country, movie themes, swing, and ragtime. 

  •  CLERMONT - A former Bernheim Middle teacher and counselor returned to where his heart is this school year.

  •  CAMPBELLSVILLE - Carrie Wohlschlegel posted her newest favorite quote on Facebook the other day ... a quote from Ibn Battuta: “Traveling — it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”