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Today's Features

  •  Overdale staff, including Caitlin Valdez, along with local police officers, including Hillview officer Scott Barrow, agreed to take a pie in the face as part of the Operation Santa program at the elementary school.

    Hillview's Operation Santa program donated 400 boxes full of food and toys to area families. The annual program is organized by the city's recreation department.

    Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 86, based in Hillview, held vaqrious fundraising events at area schools, collecting over $1,700 for the program.

  •   HEBRON ESTATES - Some local officers dodged a few bullets from the students at Hebron Middle School.

    The bullets were in the form of dodgeballs, as the students took on police and school officials in fun contests.

    The event was a fundraiser for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 86 in Hillview, with all proceeds donated to the Hillview Operation Santa program.

    Hillview Police, Bullitt County Sheriffs, and Bullitt County EMS employees participated in the event. Students were allowed to participate in the contests by donating $1.

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION—A new information station has landed in Lebanon Junction and is already helping improve the lives of the city’s residents.

    Designed to help turn resident’s life around through the use of education, the aptly named Turnaround Resource Center, located at 11980 South Preston Highway, officially opened in November.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - When it comes to helping the community, the Gordon Food Service Shepherdsville Distribution Center hopes to do its part.

    The company’s Inside Sales Team led the “Share the Warmth” clothing drive, collecting 500 clothing items donated to the Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) in Bullitt County organization.

    HOPE is a non-profit agency that helps to meet the short-term needs of struggling families and individuals throughout the community, including the homeless.

  •     CLERMONT  – Now is the perfect time to visit Bernheim and enjoy the forest’s unique winter beauty.
        Bernheim’s January calendar is full of exciting nature-related events and activities for all ages.
        From exploring naked trees, to hiking in the backcountry or attending Bernheim’s first ever Women Writer’s Retreat, there is no shortage of winter wonders at Bernheim.  

    ECO Kids Discovery Days

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - No one was more excited to celebrate Christmas this year than the folks attending the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s Senior Center.

    The Bullitt County Providers Coalition hosted a Christmas party for the center, filled with singing, games, treats and gifts, as well as a visit from Santa Claus.

  •  HUNTERS HOLLOW - When you’re the mayor, you’re always in the hot seat.

    But when you’re in the hot seat at a mayors meeting, you’re roasted.

    Linda Parker found herself in the hot seat at the December mayors meeting, which doubled as a roast.

    Parker served 30 years as the mayor of Hunters Hollow, a position she is resigning as of Jan. 1.

    The rest of Bullitt County’s mayors decided to give a fond farewell to Parker with a roast that included state Rep. Russell Webber and county magistrate Joe Laswell.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was at the exact same moment, in basically the exact same spot.

    And exactly 100 years later, to the second, 100 people showed up to recognize the event.

    A Centennial Commemoration of the 1917 train wreck, which resulted in the loss of 49 lives, was presented at the Ridgway Memorial Library, which stands just across the parking lot from the location of the train tracks where the wreck occurred.

  •  Our annual look at the live nativity and Walk Through Bethlehem as presented by the Hillview Community Christian Church.

    Over 5,000 people attended the three-day outdoor tradition.

    See photos from the event here and see photos and videos from many of Bullitt County's Christmas events in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  •  Family Day Ministries recently sent its final truckload of items for those in the Houston area who suffered from floods earlier this year.

    The relief effort started shortly after the flood hit.

    By the time the final M&M Cartage trailer left the Shepherdsville church, over $30,000 worth of new items were sent just in time for Christmas.