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  • The LAST SUPPER

     Members of Mount Washington United Methodist Church observed the Holy Week of Easter with a presentation of the Living Supper on Thursday.

    The play, “The Living Supper: Lineage”, took the audience on a journey through the Bible meeting important figures such as Eve, David and Ruth.

  • Probe reels in big catch of stolen items

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A nine-month investigation by various agencies has led to a major catch of stolen merchandise and illegal drugs at a northern Bullitt County pay fishing lake.

  • Inmate charged in bomb threat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who allegedly made a bomb threat to a local attorney’s office could not run when he made the call.

    That is because Jonathan Williams, 22, was already incarcerated at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    For the third time in the past year, a bomb threat caused a disruption to judicial offices, as well as county government.

  • Carrying the Cross on Good Friday

    Members of the Full Gospel Christian Church recognized Good Friday with their annual walking of the crucifix through Shepherdsville.

    The group's journey began at the church on S. Preston Highway, north to Highway 44, and east over Interstate 65 and past Bullitt Central High School.

    The crucifixion walk, to commemorate the walk Jesus took on Good Friday, has taken place over 10 years. Church members said they receive generally positive responses from drivers and business owners.

  • Pioneer Village not pleased with handling of delinquent garbage bills

    PIONEER VILLAGE - The Pioneer Village CIty Council feels the city trash collection company is handing bill payments like garbage.

    The city is filing suit against Rumpke in regards to the company collecting payments from city residents with delinquent bills.

    According to city attorney Mark Edison, customers were paying Rumpke, rather than the city, after the city filed suit against the customers for delinquent bills.

    When customers pay Rumpke directly, the payment does not include penalty fees established by city ordinance.

  • Two-year road plan has flavor of Senate version

    FRANKFORT -- The road plan approved by the state General Assembly for Bullitt County will have a distinctly different look than one recommended by the governor in January.

  • Brooks writer has story published in latest Chicken Soup book

     BROOKS - A local author knows how to make others feel better with a serving of miraculous chicken soup.

    Jean Thompson Kinsey’s most recent published work is a short story included in the book, “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen,” a collection of short stories based on various miraculous occurrences.

    Kinsey’s story, and miracle, “But Now I See,” is a autobiographical story. It centers around her husband, Glen, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer at one point but survived it.

  • Shepherdsville writer pens novel dealing with vampires

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A quality Catholic education contributed to a new novel about vampires.

    Local author David Patrick, a former student at St. Aloysius Catholic School in Shepherdsville, is releasing his first novel, “Nero Demare and the Legend of the Vampires.”

    It wasn’t the Catholic Church that developed interest in a vampire novel, but Patrick’s development of writing skills at St. Aloysius eventually led him to completing his first full work.

  • Lebanon Junction festival scene will be a little different come this fall

     LEBANON JUNCTION - The month of September usually heralds the return of the annual Old Fashioned Days Festival.

    However, this year it will be nowhere in sight for patrons... for that month anyways.

    Last month, OFD committee president Terry Stovall resigned. 

    Lebanon Junction resident Paula Ballard replaced him as the new leader. She was previously on the OFD committee for three years before taking last year off.

  • Huntin’ for Eggs in Hillview

     The annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Operation Santa, was held on Saturday at the Hillview Government Center.

    Hundreds of youngsters hit the trail to find eggs and even a few special prize eggs.

    See more pictures from Thomas Barr, as well as other Easter photos, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.