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  • No students hurt as bus, car collide

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - No students injured after a Bullitt County school bus was involved in a head-on collision Thursday afternoon.

    Bus number 83 was traveling southbound at the 400 block of Oak Grove Blvd. when it was struck by a 2006 Kia headed northbound, according to Shepherdsvile Police Sgt. Ken Proffitt.

    The accident occurred around 2:45 p.m.

    Four Bullitt Central students were on the bus, along with the driver. Bullitt County Pubilc Schools transportation director Staci Goedde said no injuries were reported.

  • WIC guidelines set in state for those who receive benefits

     Kentuckians who qualify for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program do not have to be unemployed or on welfare to receive benefits. A household of four with a monthly income of $3,631.00 may qualify. 

  • Ballet & Bible

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - “Alright girls, line up behind your flowers,” chimed Natalie Casto as she began the fourth class of “Ballet and Bible Stories,” at Elmcroft Senior Living Communities in Mount Washington Monday morning.

  • Renfrow selected to continue momentum for agency

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Andrea Renfrow got smitten by the love of nursing by the work done by her mother.

  • Health rankings drop; officials have action plan for improvement

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Although the score for Bullitt County’s health rankings were lower, local officials are pleased that strides had been made in several key measurements over the past year.

  • Bullitt part of restricted burning area in Kentucky

     FRANKFORT– Ozone season has officially begun in Kentucky, and for some counties that means taking extra care to learn before you burn.  From May through September, open burning in Boone, Boyd, Bullitt, Campbell, Jefferson, Kenton, Lawrence, and Oldham counties is restricted to protect air quality.

  • LJ man brings bit of Louisville to Bullitt County

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Many people may recognize the Belle of Louisville steamboat when they see its iconic red wheel and that’s what former Lebanon Junction resident and woodworker Gene Martin counted on.

  • Last-minute request nets grant funds

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A last-minute grant application has yielded success for Bullitt County officials.

  • National Day of Prayer

     Over 300 people gathered on a beautiful Thursday to celebrate the annual National Day of Prayer at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Ron Bradshaw and Terry Gallagher sang How Great Thou Art.

    Pastor Ron Lasley of Maranatha Fellowship brought the audience to its knees during his prayer for the military.

    Watch Dean Antle of Pleasant Grove Baptist sing God Bless America on www.pioneernews.net as well as other pictures from editor Thomas Barr.

  • ROADWORK: Week of May 6

     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.