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  • 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.

  • Ott selected regional business award winner

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Tammy Ott, owner of Today’s Kid’s Childcare & Learning Center in Shepherdsville, recently won the EPIC Small Business Division Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners of Louisville. Ott was one of six finalists. A panel of woman judges reviewed her business’ profitability and speech she gave at the awards ceremony.

    Ott said she was honored and surprised to win the award.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 16, 2015

    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.

     

  • KidsFest scheduled for Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's one of Bullitt County's biggest events because it's the one that puts the emphasis on the children.

    The 2015 KidsFest, presented by Kentucky One Health and Kosair Charities in association with the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This year's event will include an admission fee of $1 per person. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • FLOOD WATCH; Roads closed due to flooding

     The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a flood watch for Bullitt County through 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

    A flood warning was issued for areas along the Rolling Fork River, which could affect Bullitt County residents in or near the Lebanon Junction area.