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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first year for the Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair seems to have gone off with a boom.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For over 45 years, Barbara Elliott has been a vital part of the Bullitt County education scene.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair drew large crowds once again to see the Fourth of July fireworks display.

    Spectators could see the fireworks display throughout the city.

    As well as the big fireworks show, the park hosted four days of events.

    Continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more photos from the fireworks and from the entire fair.

    On Wednesday, the pageant pictures from the fair will begin. There will also be other pictures taken during the fair event.

  •  SeaWorld Orlando is the perfect place for families who want to have a “magical vacation” without busting the bank.

    Our family decided on a last minute vacation to SeaWorld Orlando, and we were very pleasantly surprised that it topped any other theme park experience we have had in Orlando. SeaWorld has the perfect mix of shows, rides and animal encounters.

  •   Dr. Cindy Meyers Gnadinger has been selected as the vice president for academic affairs at St. Catharine College in Springfield.

    She is the daughter of Dale and Leona Meyers of Shepherdsville. Cindy graduated from St. Aloysius Catholic School and in 1984 from Bullitt Central High School.

    She came to the Washington County college after serving as vice president for academic affairs at William Peace University in Raleigh, N.C., and as an assistant vice president for academic affairs at Bellarmine University.

  •  Three Bullitt Central seniors were awarded the Children in Flight Justin Brandon Mahaffey scholarships. 

    Casey Sanders received the $3,000 Gold Scholarship. She plans to attend Bellarmine University and major in accounting. Her parents are Billy and Terri Sanders.

    Joseph Combest was selected to receive the $1,000 Silver Scholarship. He will attend Campbellsville University and major in accounting. His parents are Bob and Liz Combest.

  •  CLERMONT - Results from the beef and dairy cattle shows at the Bullitt County Fair:

    Beef cattle

    Angus/Spring heifer -- First place and champion heifer -- Katie Cecil; Angus/cow or calf -- first place and champion Sam Cecil

    Commercial / Spring Heifer -- 1. Ady Mae; 2. Avery O’Bryan; 3. Tyler O’Bryan

    Junior Heifer -- 1. Clay Cecil; 2. Tyler O’Bryan

    Winter Heifer -- 1. Avery O’Bryan

    Champion Commercial Heifer -- Clay Cecil

     

    Steer -- 1. Sam Cecil

  •  One of the longest running events at the Bullitt County Fair is the Kentucky State Frog Jumping Championships.

    Competitors of all ages were invited to see how far their frogs could jump.

    The techniques were quite different.

    See the mlultimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more photos from the frog jumping competition, Haystack Hunt and other fair events.

     

    Frog Jump Contest Winners:

    1st: Avery O’Bryan, 4, Mount Washington

  •  “G” Woodruff (Woodie) Marshall of Mount Washington was awarded the prestigious award for Marine of the Year FY 2014 on June 16.

    He was honored by the Kentuckiana Detachment 729 Marine Corps League.

    He received a large plaque and certificates for Outstanding Support for the Toys for Tots program.

    He is nicknamed “Mister Reliability” by the league for his dedication to the chapter’s military activities and rifle volley detail.

  •  FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced an online version of the Graduated Driver License course for teaching safe driving techniques to beginning drivers.

    The online program represents a fourth option for completing the course, which is required before a learner’s permit can be replaced with an unrestricted driver’s license.

    Until now, three options were available: