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Today's Features

  •  CLERMONT -- Competitors on the Howes Lube/Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series will bring their high-powered vehicles to the fastest track in Kentucky on Saturday evening.

    After being rained out in August, the Battle of the Bluegrass series was rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds. The first race begins at 7 p.m.

  •   SHEPHERDSVILLE - He arrived a few minutes late because of the local traffic, but U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie made it to Shepherdsville City Hall for his scheduled Town Hall Meeting.

    Shepherdsville hosted Guthrie’s 15th meeting, allowing citizens an opportunity to address their concerns and ask questions about local, state and federal issues.

    Guthrie’s goal was addressing topics from the House of Representatives perspective, shedding light on reasons behind the thoughts and actions of the Washington, DC, brain trust.

  •  HILLVIEW -- Though it’s been almost 15 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers, it’s still a day our nation will remember.

    “It’s important to me, that people don’t forget what happened and we remember the ones we lost,” said coordinator Scott Miller.

    Miller has been a special deputy for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department for nine years and formerly served as a military police officer in the Army.

    “9/11 is our generation’s Pearl Harbor,” he said.

  •  The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition will host its third annual Tri-County Diabetes Walk on Saturday, Sept. 6.

    The walk is held in each of the three counties in the coalition region. The local walk will be at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Walkers register at 9:30 a.m. and receive a pedometer sponsored by Walgreen’s and a goody bag with health information and free gym pass from the YMCA.

    At 10 a.m., the walkers will start their pedometers and walk as long as they want from 10-11 a.m.

  •  CLERMONT - Residents and businesses in the Clermont area consider themselves members of a full-time community. 

    The U.S. Postal Service, however, doesn’t seem to agree.

    As of Aug. 25, the Clermont Post Office officially changed to part-time open hours for customers, from noon to 4 p.m. weekdays and 8-10 a.m. Saturdays.

    The change was part of a two-year plan implemented by USPS in 2012 to keep smaller community post offices and zip codes in place.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - The weather has been so pleasant lately that Just Family, Inc., decided to host Christmas in August.

    The adult day care center hosted a lunch with special guests Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as musical artists Glenn Douglas Tubb and Dottie Snow Tubb.

    Glenn is the nephew of country music icon Ernest Tubb, while Dottie is the former daughter-in-law of legendary singer Hank Snow.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new unique fundraising opportunity is coming to Frank E. Simon Park, one that Shepherdsville artist Austin Whitely hopes “will get people moving.”

    “Two things that make us human are creation of art and charity,” said Whitely. “We’re combining these human qualities on Aug. 16.”

    The founders of the Homegrown Art, Music and Spoken Word Show have teamed up with a substance abuse prevention non-profit Color Your City, Inc.

  •   The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is partnering with law enforcement across the state for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign that runs from Aug. 13 through Sept. 1, 2014.

    The nationwide impaired driving crackdown includes high-visibility enforcement supported by a federally-funded advertising campaign to curb impaired driving in August and through the Labor Day holiday weekend.

  •  LOUISVILLE –The Kentucky State Fair offers discount admission on select days of the Fair, including Military Monday, Humana Seniors’ Discount Day and Early Bird Special day.

  •  The earliest opening day in Bullitt County Public Schools history has arrived.

    Students experienced a beautiful summer day as they arrived at school on Wednesday, Aug. 6.

    The Pioneer News will visit each BCPS school location during opening week. Continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for photos.