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Today's Features

  •     HILLVIEW — Overdale Elementary hosted the school’s annual salute to local veterans in commemoration of the Veterans Day holiday.
        The memorial tribute included a video featuring military family members of Overdale students and staff, along with songs and readings by the students.
        Members of the North Bullitt High School band also performed during the ceremony under the direction of Jennifer Kling.

  •  The First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville would like to invite the community to the 50th annual Community Thanksgiving Service, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.

    Because the Fellowship of Concern is operated by volunteers, all the offerings received during the service will be used to benefit those in need in the community.

    The Rev. Adam Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, will bring the message.

  •  There will be a fund-raiser on Friday, Nov. 18, for the Korean War Memorial.

    It will be held at the Mount Washington Lions Club from 4-7 p.m.

    You can eat in or carry out. 

    There is be fish,  pork chops and hot dogs on the menu.

    The proceeds will help John R. “Robby” Smith on his Eagle Scout project.

    The member of Boy Scout Troop 100 in Mount Washington is looking to erect a 10-foot-by-10-foot memorial in honor of Korean War veterans.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Bullitt East High had over 1,000 children visit their hallways for their annual Halloween in the Halls event.
        For $1 per child, participants traveled through themed halls to take pictures, play games and, of course, collect candy.
        Themes included the Nightmare Before Christmas, superheroes, video games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and pirates. Participants voted for the Finding Nemo theme as their favorite with Harry Potter as a close second.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON— They say that you always find your way back home.
        For Mount Washington’s new community parks director Sheryl Paxton, that saying is couldn’t be truer.
        Raised in Lexington, Paxton attended Asbury University with a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a minor in recreation. After graduation, she worked in retail for a couple years before going to Eastern Kentucky University for her master’s in physical education with an emphasis in sports administration.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE -- You don’t wake up early in life thinking that one day you would be a world champion.

    But, as a competitor, you find yourself doing well in competitions at the local, state and national levels, that thought of being a “world champion” can creep into your mind.

    For Frank Smith, his experiences in archery have led him to great heights.

    Last month, he reached the pinnacle of his career in Wagga Wagga, Australia.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The public had an opportunity to meet and listen to some of their future public officials at the 2016 Fall Candidate Forum presented by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News.

    Candidates involved in state-level elections were invited to speak at the forum, as well as answering questions presented by the Chamber. Local candidates were also encouraged to attend and were recognized.

  •  CLERMONT - It was so much fun that even Bernie the Black Bear enjoyed it.

    Wonderful weather resulted in smiling faces and lots of sunshine on the foliage at the 2016 ColorFest at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

    As part of the event, a name was announced for the black bear that has been spotted within the forest over the summer. Bernie won this election with 56 percent of the vote.

  •   SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Want to know a little more about the candidates running for some state offices?

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News will sponsor a forum on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Bullitt Central High School.

    Candidates will be there to meet and greet with the public at 6 p.m. and the program will begin around 6:30 p.m.

  •     MOUNT WASHINGTON— For the third year in a row, jailer Martha Knox was voted by the community as the best chili maker at the annual Lioness Chili Cook-off and Auction event.
        Other chili donors included the Mount Washington Fire Department, the Mount Washington Police Department, County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts, County Attorney John Wooldridge and Circuit Court Clerk Paulita Keith.