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  • VALENTINE GALA 2014

     The annual American Red Cross Valentine Gala drew a record crowd on Saturday.

    Besides enjoying dinner, there was plenty of dancing to the tunes of the Wulfe Pack at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This is the major fund-raiser each year for the Bullitt-Spencer County Red Cross.

    There was also a list of gift packages given away to the lucky ticketholders.

    See more photos and video of the gala in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Shepherdsville to make sure fire truck work will be covered

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Insurance claims involving damages to a firetruck led to legal action by the City of Shepherdsville.

    City attorney Joe Wantland filed a letter against the Ryder trucking company, according to Shepherdsville Fire chief Layne Troutman.

    The issue was addressed at a recent city council meeting, when Troutman reported the department was still waiting for repairs to be completed on the truck.

    The 2007 Seagrave model firetruck was damaged in an accident on Interstate 65 in August 2013 while firefighters worked an accident scene.

  • Ex-student indicted for threat

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A former Bullitt East student has been indicted for making threats.

  • Owners believe new gun shop will be right on target for customers

    HILLVIEW--Louisville residents John Fischer and Brian Curfman have always enjoyed hunting and shooting since they were little. In October the friends decided to take a shot of their own and open up a gun and archery store. The store is located at 6434 North Preston Highway across from Price Less Foods.

    “There really wasn’t a gun or archery store that was close so we figured it was a good market to get into,” Fischer said.

  • Dumpster ordinance debated in Mt. Wash.

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- The stink continued over the dumpster ordinance at Monday's Mount Washington City Council meeting.

  • MW council tables vote on rezoning issue

     MOUNT WASHINGTON--Mount Washington city council members continued with their doubts about a rezoning ordinance.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 10, 2014

    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. 

  • Fox Chase debates looks to find way to deal with abandoned homes inside city

     FOX CHASE - Some huffing and puffing led the Fox Chase city council closer to blowing down the legal barrier pertaining to abandoned houses.

    The council hopes to enable the city more enforcement of legal restrictions toward vacant and abandoned properties.

    Currently the city cannot enforce certain rules and laws because the city's homeowners' association, established prior to the city's incorporation, covered the "subdivision" of Fox Chase, including areas with houses.

  • Victim still not named in fatal wreck on US31

     MOUNT WASHINGTON--A single vehicle fatal accident over the weekend at Bardstown Road and Waterford Road has left some with lots of questions.

  • Woman dies in hotel room fire

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A woman died in a fire Sunday morning in a Shepherdsville hotel.

    Shepherdsville fire officials were called to the Days Inn around 8:20 a.m. on Sunday after a family heard the smoke detector and called for assistance.