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  • Health officials warn that flu season is already upon us; shots available

     CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. 

    While there are many different flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect against the viruses most likely to cause the illness during the flu season.

    Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available each year is always a good idea, and the protection you get from vaccination will last throughout the flu season.

  • Health officials warn that flu season is already upon us; shots available

     CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. 

    While there are many different flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect against the viruses most likely to cause the illness during the flu season.

    Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available each year is always a good idea, and the protection you get from vaccination will last throughout the flu season.

  • Uncle charged in 1999 Dishon death

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was Sept. 10, 1999, when a 17-year-old Bullitt Central student was reported missing.

  • Festival Fun in the fall

     The Lebanon Junction Old Fashion Days parade turned out to be another big success. Nice weather helped and the large crowd followed the route into the Wall Street Park.

    See more photos from the festival and the parade by Mary Barczak in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Opportunity to get rid of household chemicals this week

     CLERMONT - For the first time, Bullitt Countians will have an opportunity to get rid of household hazardous waste.

    The collection will be done at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 5, starting at 8 a.m.

    Solid Waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said the collection site will remain open as long as the sate Division of Waste Management grant of $22,000 will last.

    This is for Bullitt County residents and it now open to commercial enterprises. You must bring a driver’s license proving your residency.

  • FALL FIRE SEASON: Season begins to watch where you burn your stuff

      FRANKFORT – Shorter days and cooler nights are sure signs that autumn has arrived, and starting Oct. 1, so has the fall wildfire hazard season that runs through Dec. 15.

    During the wildfire hazard season outdoor burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in or within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland.

  • Principals sing praise of work, direction

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For Christy Coulter, the reaction ran the entire spectrum.

  • Bill's Windows does whole lot more than auto window work

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- The recent opening of Bill's Window Tinting and Auto Repair fulfills a lifelong dream.

     “My son-in-law Bill Luckett has been waiting to open this for a while,” said Rita Thompson. “It has been a life long dream of his. My husband Gary Thompson went into opening this place with him.”

  • It Happened in September...

    By Charles Hartley

    In this column we will look back 15, 30, 60, and 90 years to capture glimpses of what was happening in Bullitt County in each of these years. Today we will focus on the month of September.

     

    1998 - 15 Years Ago.

     

  • Meredith honored for his long-time service to Mt. Washington Lions Club

     Service has always been an important part of Gary Meredith’s life. He spent years being involved with youth league sports.

    “God granted me a good life,  so I’ve just been trying to pay it back little by little,” he said.

    But he was still surprised when he won the Lion of the Year Award and the Melvin Jones Fellowship in the same year.

    “It’s a great feeling of accomplishment,” said the current secretary of the Mount Washington Lions Club.