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  • Memorial Day ‘16

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Each year, Lebanon Junction VFW Post 8293 hosts a Memorial Day observance.

    This year’s event was again held at the Lebanon Junction Post Office.

    Several individuals spoke during the ceremony.

    See more photos from Memorial Day celebrations in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Hillview City Fair set for June 9-11

                HILLVIEW - It has become a way to experience some summer fun, close to home, and help a few worthwhile charities at the same time.
        The Hillview City Fair returns for the sixth consecutive year to the Hillview Government Center June 9-11, presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club.
        “It’s the premiere event in northern Bullitt County, said Trowel Club treasurer Harlen Compton. “It’s the fair experience in your own back yard.”

  • Salt River Bridge dedicated to Women’s Army Corps members

         SHEPHERDSVILLE - American Legion Post 157 commander Dirk “Mac” McCoy mentioned that later this year the first female United States military infantry members will step into combat.

    It added to the importance of dedicating the Highway 61 Salt River bridge in honor of the Women’s Army Corps.

  • Mount Washington police need help identifying individuals

                MOUNT WASHINGTON— The Mount Washington Police Department is asking for help in identifying two individuals for an ongoing investigation.

                Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mount Washington Police Department at 502-538-8143 or call Bullitt County Dispatch after 5 p.m. at 502-543-7074.

  • Bernheim invites public to help break world tree hugging record

     CLERMONT - Bernheim officials announced plans to break the world tree hugging record on June 4.

    Dubbed the Bernheim Big Tree Hug Challenge, the Guinness World Record attempt will require at least 1,201 tree huggers to break the record of the most people hugging trees at the same time at the same location.

  • Group arrested with homemade explosive

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Quick work by police following a call to Central Dispatch resulted in the arrest of three individuals.

    According to a press release from the Shepherdsville Police Department, a call to Central Dispatch at 2:23 a.m. Wednesday reported a disturbance call at the Motel 6 off Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Using the description given by the caller, police were able to stop the vehicle as it was leaving the motel parking lot.

  • Teen athletes honored for overcoming personal odds

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- High school is hard. But going through high school when you can’t hear what’s going on around you or when cancer takes someone close to you? That takes resilience.

    North Bullitt senior Cassandra Davis and Bullitt East junior Alyssa Peak have resilience.

  • Singer records songs from inside BC Jail

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Stomping and clapping rang through the halls of Bullitt County Detention Center, but not for reasons one might expect from a corrections institution.

    The jail served as the studio for country singer/songwriter Dallas Moore’s upcoming live album, “Six Strings and Steel Bars: Dallas Moore Live From Bullitt County Jail.”

  • Shepherdsville advises Zika virus caution

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With summer arriving, concerns have raised over the spread of the Zika virus throughout the country.

  • Survivors, caregivers all have special stories to tell

     HEBRON ESTATES - The clouds broke away and sunshine prevailed at the 2016 Bullitt County Relay for Life.

    Even without the sun, smiles were bright along the North Bullitt High School track, where cancer survivors and their caregivers celebrated by taking victory laps.

    Many of the faces in the purple survivor shirts are familiar to one another, many of them gathering together since the first Bullitt County Relay to celebrate and raise awareness.

    Below are a few of the many stories that celebrated life during the 2016 Relay for Life: