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Today's Features

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — Soon-to-be brides can alleviate the headache of wedding planning by attending the Something Blue Bridal Show this Sunday.

    According to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre Executive Director Vicki Downing, over 30 vendors will be set up for the event, showcasing their best cake, photography, limousine, floral and catering skills.

    “Most vendors will have special prices just for those in attendance,” Downing said.

    Samples of wedding cake, food and a special Blanc de Bleu champagne will be offered to visitors.

  •  CLERMONT – Over the weekend, Bernheim officials, along with representatives from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR), briefly recaptured the golden eagle known as Harper.  They assessed the bird’s health and removed the malfunctioning transmitter they had outfitted the raptor with last winter.  

    The public helped name the bird last year with Harper beating the names Ike and Bernie.  Founder Isaac W. Bernheim made his fortune in the whisky business and I.W. Harper was the brand name of his bourbon.  

  •   The Bullitt Central Beta Club led a drive in the community to collect water to be sent to the Flint, Mich., area.

    With the work of the members and with the help of the Bullitt Central community, the group was able to send 47 cases of bottled water and 24 gallon containers of water to help those who have been without water for weeks.

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    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Beta Club is doing their part to assist the families of Flint, Mich., that are dealing with a city water crisis.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Bullitt County cares about their hearts.

    For the first time in its nine-year reign, the Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon sold all 300 seats a week and a half before the event.

    The annual event brings local organizations to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, including the American Heart Association, Bullitt County Extension Homemakers, Bullitt County Health Department, Bullitt County YMCA, CareSource, KentuckyOne Health and Mended Hearts Kentuckiana Chapter 11.

  • Lisa Lewis is the new grant writer for Bullitt County Public Schools. She began her duties Jan. 25th and has been busy meeting staff and researching funding opportunities which will directly impact students.

    She is already very impressed with the caliber of professionalism in Kentucky’s seventh largest school district.

    “I was truly humbled by the extraordinary talent within the school system,” she said. “Not only does Bullitt County have great educators but they also have a strong leadership team.”

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County History Museum’s plans to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the 1917 Shepherdsville train wreck were briefly derailed in light of new information.

    Documents were recently discovered in a purchase at a Louisville estate auction by local business owner Gary Gibson.

    The papers Gibson found appeared to be about a separate incident. As he read through he discovered some of the papers were directly connected to the local event.

  •  If you are a member of Bullitt County Farm Bureau and a high school senior, make sure you return your application by the date mentioned.  If you need an application, you can call Harriet Brooks at 502-543-7816 and request one.

    Some of the other scholarships available through Kentucky Farm Bureau are:

    Paul D. Everman Fund for Lifetime Learning Scholarship worth up to $3,000 is for a non-traditional student.  One who plans to continue undergraduate studies at an accredited Kentucky college or university.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - When it comes to doing the right thing and helping a family in the community that deals with special needs, the Outdoors Without Limits Bernheim Chapter is on the right track.

    The area organization strives to bring the outdoors to those who otherwise could not enjoy due to individual disabilities.

    OWL made it possible for one young man to venture outdoors thanks to the donation of an Action Track Chair, a special form of wheelchair designed with track wheels, like a tank, to allow more individual accessibility.

  •  It was another big crowd on Saturday as the American Red Cross hosts its Valentine Gala at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The Wulfe Brothers were joined by Sherry Edwards on stage for a night of singing and dancing.

    See more photos and videos from the event in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Students at Shepherdsville Elementary recently completed the requirement of the DARE program.

    Besides going through the program, students were required to write a DARE essay.

    Winners were Kileigh Schmidt, Abby Smith and Skylar Reed.

    The graduates were: