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  • LIGHT UP LEBANON JUNCTION

     It was a perfect night in Lebanon Junction on Saturday as Mayor Butch Sweat and Santa Claus were joined by a lot of others to light up the holiday display.

    The festivities started at the town square and continued to the light display at the city park.

    Look for more photos by Thomas Barr, as well as photos and videos of other holiday events, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • City adds no new debt; pays off $1M on loans

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There was a day, not long ago, that the word "audit" was a bad word in the city of Shepherdsville.

    Today, that's no longer the case: The Shepherdsville CIty Council welcomed a new audit, one that shows no new acquired  debt.

    Jason Strange,  representing Smith & Company CPA's, PLLC, presented the city's official audit to the council.

  • UPDATE: Holidays... MW to light up downtown area

     UPDATE (12/6): Due to poor weather conditions, the city of Mount Washington has canceled this year's Light-Up Mount Washington festivities.

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    The trains are coming, get on board Mount Washington. Next stop: Light Up Mount Washington Dec. 6.

  • Proposal made to get tracks in shape

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They listened.

  • Scouting for Food

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- More than 15,000 canned and boxed food items were collected during the Scouting for Food drive in the Mount Washington area alone. Those items are used by the MW Community Ministries to provide for those in need throughout the year.

  • New traffic pattern suiting Hebron Estates just fine

     HEBRON ESTATES -- One of the routine concerns in a city which has two schools which use East Hebron Lane is speeding.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Dec. 2, 2013

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night. Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Keith attends fall clerks conference

     FRANKFORT – Bullitt County Circuit Court Clerk Paulita A. Keith participated in the 2013 Circuit Court clerks Fall College that took place Sept. 24-26 in Lexington.  The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s circuit court clerks.

  • KSP Launches Nighttime Enforcement Campaign: 'Operation Holiday Lights'

     FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is launching a nighttime holiday enforcement campaign designed to reduce traffic fatalities on Kentucky roadways. ‘Operation Holiday Lights: All Night. Every Night.’ begins today at 6 p.m. and extends through January 1, 2014 at midnight.

    KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb says the statewide enforcement effort will utilize collision analysis data to determine which counties have the highest instance of injury and fatal crashes.

  • Others begin to jump in 2014 races

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Several more candidates have gotten their names on the ballot for the 2014 election in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Since the Nov. 6 acceptance of candidates, several more have filed after the initial rush.

    In the race for sheriff, incumbent David Greenwell has filed for the Republican Party.

    Kevin Mooney, now running under the Republican Party flag, has filed for another term as Bullitt County clerk.

    For the position of coroner, Tim Hasting has filed as a Republican.