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  • Losers congratulated for being winners in contest

     The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education, and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) would like to thank all those who participated with the recent C.R.E.W. Weight Loss Competition. Each person who registered with this program received a weight loss toolkit that included passes to local fitness centers, information on healthy weight loss strategies, and sample meal plans. Over the course of the eight week competition, Bullitt County community members were collectively able to lose a total of 184 pounds.

     

  • Sewer situation appears to be resolved for now

    HUNTERS HOLLOW -- Any fear that a sewer treatment plant operator may walk away from a troubled system should now be alleviated.

  • High Flying in Hillview

    HILLVIEW - The Hillview Recreation Department keeps its wheels spinning when it comes to offering community activities.

    The latest edition to the city shows why the department is on a roll.

    Hillview officially opened its new skate park, located next to the police department outside of the Hillview Government Center.

    An official grand opening and ribbon cutting was hosted by the city and the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Fall breeding season increases deer movement

     FRANKFORT - Cooler temperatures and shorter days bring out the fall colors that paint Kentucky’s landscape in warm hues before winter arrives.

    At about the same time, the breeding instinct in whitetail deer stirs, putting them on the move and more frequently into the paths of motorists.

    About half of all collisions between vehicles and deer in Kentucky occur over the last three months of the calendar year, according to statistics compiled by Kentucky State Police. More of these collisions are reported in November than in any other month.

  • MWHS Class of 1964 holds reunion

     On Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, the 1964 graduates of Mount Washington High School celebrated their 50th-year class reunion by gathering in Louisville at the quaint Italian restaurant, Anselmo’s, for a night of renewing friendships, reminiscing, a lot of laughter, a wonderful meal and sharing friendships.

    The group graduated with a total of 40 in their class and have lost three to death. Twenty from the class were in attendance for the reunion, some with their spouses.

  • Mount Washington Fall Festival Oct. 17, 18

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Grab your ghouls and goblins and head down to the Mt. Washington Fall Festival Oct. 17 and 18.

    It will again be held in the First Baptist Church parking lot.

    Festivities will begin Friday night at 4 p.m. with a kid’s festival with carnival rides, inflatables, hayrides, school booths, the DARE car and Minnie Mouse, said Sue Tennill, one of the festival coordinators.

    At 6 p.m. Main Street will closed for festivities.

  • Dancing with the Stars... Bullitt County

     A sold out crowd came out to watch the Bullitt County Arts Council’s version of Dancing with the Stars.

    Funds raised went to help start a building fund and for scholarships.

    Steve and Donna’s dance studio coordinated the event.

    See a lot more photos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Candidate forum set for this Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On Thursday night, various candidates will take center stage at the new Bullitt Central High School cafeteria.

    County and state candidates will have an opportunity to speak during the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Meet the Candidates Night.

    Light refreshments will be available, as well as a time to meet the candidates, starting at 5:30 p.m.

    At 6 p.m., the candidates will be given an opportunity to speak.

  • Colors will be alive for annual festival

    CLERMONT--As colder weather finally starts to set in, everyone knows Colorfest is coming to Bernheim Forest.

  • Residents overflow meeting; most concerned about future

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They wanted answers but those presented by members of the state Division of Water probably didn't calm the rough emotional waters rolling over the banks of the Salt River.