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Today's Features

  • Despite one night of postponement due to weather, the Brooks Elementary concert was a success.

    Brooks students performed Christmas-related songs, some with instruments and others with choreographed dance steps.

    Prior to the show, children visited with Santa Claus.

    The show was directed by Brooks Music and Arts instructor Krista Mueller.

  • JAG Students recently experienced the feelings associated with serving others as they prepared and delivered gifts and goodies for the residents of Colonial House Nursing Home.   

  • The annual Bullitt Central High School Concert Choir Winter Benefit Concert took place at Shepherdsville First Baptist Church.

    Despite missing a few members due to illness, the choir received a favorable ovation.

    One of this year's highlights included a production of the classic Christmas tune, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," acted out by the performers while they sang.

  • Christy Coulter started this school year as the new Bullitt Central High School principal.

    But she is not new to Bullitt Central. As she says, she is “home grown”, graduating from BC in 1983, and teaching there for fourteen years.

    Coulter recently spoke to the Shepherdsville Lions Club about how it is going so far with her as principal.

    And it seems to be going very well. Students and teachers alike report a new excitement in the air.

  • Matthew Smothers was one of dozens of youngsters who visited a local school during the holiday season to talk with Santa.

    Smothers, 8, stopped by Nichols Elementary recently to give Santa his list of eishes for Christmas morning.

    More holiday photos will be available in the photo galleries on the front page of www.pioneernews.net, along with more photos in stories in both the news and features sections.

  • Two Bullitt County Public School staff members have been honored with Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services (OASIS) awards for district publicity.

    Adult and Community Education Secretary Valinda Reed received Second Place in the category of External Publications - Full Color for the Fall 2007 Bullitt County Community catalogue.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE — With specially-made placemats and name tags, second grade students in Dionna Bickley and Beth Lahue’s classes were treated to a special meal.

    In honor of Thanksgiving, the students were served a meal of turkey and all the trimmings on the Tuesday before holiday break.

    Thanks to donations from Mark’s Feed Store, Bootleg BBQ and Ernie Norris, the students were able to dine in style. Parents helped to prepare some of the food and also helped to serve the students.

  • The Bullitt Central choir performed during the community Thanksgiving service at First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

    It was part of the annual Fellowship of Concern Thanksgiving service.

    The BC choir will perform again at First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville Monday, Dec. 15, at its annual Christmas concert. The public is invited to attend. The concert begins at 7 p.m.

  • On Thanksgiving day, members of the First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville, with some assistance from the local Boy Scout troop from St. Aloysius, helped to serve over 325 meals.

    The volunteers prepared the meals and then delivered many of them. Many others came by the church to pick up the holiday feast.

    The members of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church continued their long tradition of serving the community on Thanksgiving day by preparing over 400 meals, many of which were delivered to those in the area.

  • Boy Scouts in the Lincoln Heritage Council collected over 350,000 canned goods as part of this year’s Scouting for Food program to help the less fortunate.

    The over 22,000 members of the 25-county area donated 50,000 service hours to the cause.

    The collected goods remain in local food banks, churches and homeless shelters.

    In Bullitt County, scout groups, like the one pictured at Overdale United Methodist Church, braved a cold, rainy Saturday to pick up thousands of canned food items that will help the community this holiday season.