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  • Local officers honored by state for DUI arrests

     FRANKFORT - If you are out partying, you better not do it in Bullitt County this holiday season.

    Several local law enforcement officials were part of the annual salute by Gov. Steve Beshear for their part in taking drunken drivers off the roadways.

    During the 2013 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement awards ceremony, two officers were among the tops in their field.

  • The Majesty of Christmas...Duck Style

     First Baptist Church of Mount Washington hosted their annual holiday concert and the theme was Country Christmas.

    Characters from Duck Dynasty was the inspiration for this year’s performance.

    See more photos by Mary Barczak on a photo gallery at www.pioneernews.net.

  • Holiday season perfect time to bank on effort to aid pregnancy center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the holidays approach, a local bank hopes the community will not forget to assist the smallest of angels.

    PBI Bank is accepting donated items and funds to benefit clients of A New Hope Pregnancy Resource Center.

    A New Hope was established as a non-profit organization to provide free resources and educational materials for mothers in the midsts of unplanned pregnancies.

    The organization set up an account at PBI. According to volunteer Becky Hoskins, the bank was interested in assisting with a Christmas fundraiser.

  • LIHEAP program to end Dec. 19

     SHEPHERDSVILLE- Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Inc. began the “Subsidy” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that provides heating assistance to eligible households on November 12th, 2013.  The significant cost of energy to heat homes leaves many households unable to fully meet heating bills or purchase sufficient bulk fuel to keep their families safe and warm. Your local Community Action Partnership (CAP) stands ready to help! 

  • Law enforcement agencies to participate in annual program to get drunk drivers off roads

     FRANKFORT– This holiday season, Kentucky law enforcement will be cracking down on drunken drivers throughout the state during the aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), in partnership with Louisville Metro Police Department, kicked off the campaign, which runs through Jan. 1, 2014, at a press conference today at Saints Pizza and Pub in Louisville.

  • SPD seek help in theft investigation

     The Shepherdsville Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying the person or persons involved in a theft from 398 Sparrow Drive on November 30th, 2013.

    The suspect(s) drive onto the lot of Nu-Ways Rentals in a two-tone SUV equipped with a brush guard and removed a pull-behind wood chipper.  

    Anyone with any information concerning this crime is asked to contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000, or the anonymous tip line at 502-215-1588.

  • Lackas appears in court

     HILLVIEW -- A man who moved to Florida after being indicted for his alleged role in the death of another man has been returned to Bullitt County.

  • Alli's Project to help Community Action Agency thanks to assistance from Bullitt Countians

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Roby Elementary first grader hopes to make a difference this holiday season, with community assistance.

    Alli Kemper is hosting Alli's Project, a collection of donated items to make Christmas a little brighter for area residents.

    In its second year, Alli's Project has adopted the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency as its recipient. MPCAA assists with low-income and at-risk families.

    At age 5, Alli began her project last year with assistance from her parents, collecting items for the American Legion Post 157.

  • Happy Holidays with The Pioneer News

     Each year The Pioneer News does its best to capture the spirit of the holiday season at each public school, as well as other areas of the community.

    Continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for photos and video of various community holiday events.

    This year we ask our subscribers to share their holiday experiences with us. Please feel free to send your favorite holiday photos to editor@pioneernews.net.

  • Smoking ban in county buildings up for vote

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There were no smoke-filled rooms needed to produce a proposal to regulating smoking inside county government facilities.