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  • KSP charges man with child porn distribution

     On March 17, 2015, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by officers with the Audubon Park Police Dept., arrested Ryan S. Hubbard, 39, for charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Hubbard was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect showing images of child sexual exploitation via webcam on a popular chat website.

  • KIDSFEST 2015

     The annual KidsFest event is hosted by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and its sponsors.

    Hundreds of youngsters attended Saturday’s events at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The Shepherdsville Police paid for the first 500 in attendance.

    See more photos from Stephen Thomas in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Education theme of annual Woman's Club event

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--“Spring into Education” this March with the Bullitt County Woman’s Club 44thAnnual Irene Carroll Style Show and Scholarship Luncheon. It will be held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre Saturday, March 21, at 11:30 a.m.

    The annual event raises money for scholarships for local high schools, said Lou Ann Moore, chair of the publicity committee and style show. Last year, they raised $10,000 and awarded three scholarships.

    Moore said this year they will be awarding three $1,500 scholarships.

  • Elementary students may be first to start day

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could elementary students be the first to start classes each day next fall?
        That is a possibility and a proposal that is getting some positive support from a committee asked to study the start times in Bullitt County.
        The committee, which will meet again on Monday, March 16, at 4 p.m., has been researching the dozens of possibilities since the beginning of the year.
        Every few years, the request is made to determine if the current format of class scheduling is appropriate.

  • Prom Fashions

    Little Miss Dress Up in Hillview hosted a special fashion show at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The free show featured the latest prom and pageant fashions as modeled by local young adults. There were also vendors there to sell merchandise.

    See more photos from Stephen Thomas in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Cedar Grove students to display video at state

    Cedar Grove Elementary School Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) members have qualified to show their video project at the state level.

                The fifth grade team of Project Leader Alexis Hodgkins, Ethan Smith, McKenzie Engle, Thomas Holland and Marissa Collins created an introductory video for students new to Cedar Grove.

  • Court members to listen to right-to-work plea

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There are two sides to most arguments.
        Bullitt Fiscal Court members recently heard one side of the discussion over local adoption of right-to-work legislation.
        And although they were not asked to speak, there were some individuals who may have had a different point of view listening in the audience.
        Generally speaking, right-to-work prohibits employers from requiring workers to join a union.

  • MW man not hurt in wreck in Anderson

    LAWRENCEBURG--A Mount Washington man escaped injury after a pickup truck he was driving had its cab sheered off when it struck a tree limb in front of a home at 1700 Graefenbuirg Road in Alton.

    “He’s lucky to be alive,” said deputy Brian Wooldridge of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. “The first thing I thought when I pulled up is how is he not hurt? If there had been someone in the passenger’s seat, they’d be dead.”

  • LJ Fire hopes to secure rescue truck

    LEBANON JUNCTION--A lengthy discussion about purchasing a new fire rescue truck has lead to the need for a special Lebanon Junction council meeting.

    Assistant Fire Chief Kendall Coleman presented the council with an estimate for a new fire rescue truck, a 2013 Dodge Ram 1300, for $44,000. It's a four-door and can haul up to six people and equipment.

    “This truck will last a long, long time,” he said.

  • Settlement deal hits legal delay

    CLERMONT -- Just when the public thought the long-standing issues surrounding the Southeast Bullitt fire department and taxing district were settled, think again.
        Those attending a special meeting Friday night may have thought they were going to witness an historic moment.
        However, that moment of celebration will take a few more weeks before becoming reality.