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  • VETERANS DAY: SALUTE in LJ

      The Lebanon Junction VFW Post 8293 held its annual Veterans Day salute and parade on Saturday.

    A large crowd came out for the parade and an appreciation dinner followed.

    Also, the Gold Star Families Memorial was recently unveiled at the Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. The members of the Lebanon Junction VFW Post were participants and were also instrumental in the event.

  • Motorists have new place to find traffic, weather information

     FRANKFORT -- Motorists traveling throughout Kentucky can now navigate the highways and by-ways of the Bluegrass with a modernized tool. Goky.ky.gov, an online traffic and roadway information portal, has replaced the traditional 511 travel and weather phone system.

  • THINK PINK: Awareness raised on breast cancer at event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Breast Cancer Awareness Month is usually full of celebrations and praise for conquering the disease. Commercials and event advertisements show older women with short hair in pink shirts laughing together as if there was never a worry.

    The fourth annual Think Pink event showed a different side to cancer.

  • Construction work at 44/61 intersection

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - More construction and more potential traffic headaches will affect Shepherdsville motorists this week.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 6, 2016

     

  • BULLITT COUNTY ELECTION 2016 RESULTS

     The unofficial results from the 2016 General Election in Bullitt County. See Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for election stories:

  • Interstate 65 lane closure in Bullitt County scheduled for November 4

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 2, 2016) –The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a lane closure this Friday, Nov. 4 on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. KYTC maintenance crews will be performing concrete pavement replacement. The right lane of I-65 South will be closed between mile points 121 and 122. The exit to Brooks (Exit 121) will remain open.

     

    This work is scheduled to start at midnight on Thursday, Nov. 3 and continue until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4.

     

  • SPD need help locating man

    The following message was sent out by the Shepherdsville Police at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016:

    Shepherdsville Police Department is needing your help in finding Chad A. Vittitow.  If you have information in regards to his whereabouts contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000 or the anonymous tip line at 502-215-1588 or call 911.

    WANTED

  • Halloween in the Hallways

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—Bullitt East High had over 1,000 children visit their hallways for their annual Halloween in the Halls event.
        For $1 per child, participants traveled through themed halls to take pictures, play games and, of course, collect candy.
        Themes included the Nightmare Before Christmas, superheroes, video games, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and pirates. Participants voted for the Finding Nemo theme as their favorite with Harry Potter as a close second.

  • Businesses, community pour out support to victim’s family

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—Despite quickly growing numbers, Mount Washington shows time after time how small of a town it really is.
        It didn’t take long after word got out about the shooting of Donut King owner Simon Yeung for the community to step forward and offer help any way that they could.
        By Thursday morning, flowers were at the door and cards of support and sympathy covered the windows.