•  SHEPHERDSVILLE - After returning home from church camp last summer, 10-year-old Rachel Toll was inspired to help those with Down syndrome.

  •  FAIRDALE - A naturalist training course begins January 9 and 14, 2012 in the Horine Center at Jefferson Memorial Forest.

    During this 15-week training program, volunteers will learn how to lead fun, hands-on field trips, experience the values and benefits of natural areas, discover basic ecology and make  connections between species and landscapes.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Could the selection of a signature tree provide a boost in tourism in Bullitt County?

  •     National Board Certification - the "gold standard" for teaching excellence - was celebrated December 7th at a White House event heralding the newest class of 6,200 board certified teachers, which brings to nearly 100,000 the total number of board certified teachers in the U.S.

  •  CLERMONT - There are new trees at Bernheim Forest that were planted for the planet.

  •  FRANKFORT - Secondhand cigarette smoke is unsafe and is linked to numerous forms of illness and disease, including asthma, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), heart disease and lung cancer.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Are you building or remodeling a home and need some ideas? Maybe you’re a home improvement buff who likes to keep up with the hottest home and garden trends.

  •  Often times, when one thinks of a fire department, it is viewed in a bad light because something bad has happened.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Ron Ernspiker couldn’t wait until Christmas to surprise his wife Rita with the freshly restored 1957 Ford he spent three years building from the ground up.

  •  In working once again with the school’s Youth Service Center, the cadets with the Bullitt Central JROTC program will make Christmas a little brighter for others.

    The JROTC members collected over 2,450 canned food items and more than 60 boxes filled with over 40 food items to be distributed to 60 Bullitt Central families.

    The group also presented a check for $275 to Tonia Wiggins and the youth service center.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A merrier Christmas season will be had by some Shepherdsville residents thanks to Cub Scout Pack 848 and friends.

  •  Santa Claus is one person busier than The Pioneer News staff this time of year.

  •  Income tax season is fast approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the process go more smoothly.

  •  Bullitt County Farm Bureau was recognized with the 2011 Gold Star Award of Excellence for its Young Farm program.

    The award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions and educational or promotional initiatives.

    Kyle Skidmore of the Bullitt County Young Farmer Committee was joined by George Henderman, president of Bullitt County Farm Bureau, for the presentation.

  •  After a long day, preparing a healthy and delicious meal doesn’t always come naturally. Here are some tips to help you prepare smart and simple meals your family will enjoy.

  •  It’s not surprising that breakfast - known as the most important meal of the day - is often skipped thanks in large part to chaotic mornings that leave little time for making nutritious meals. 

  •  FRANKFORT, — A study by savingforcollege.com ranks the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust (KESPT) as sixth in the nation for one-year investment performance ending Sept. 30, 2011.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Middle schoolers can act theatrical at times. At Bullitt Lick Middle School, that’s actually encouraged.

  •  After a long day, preparing a healthy and delicious meal doesn’t always come naturally. Here are some tips to help you prepare smart and simple meals your family will enjoy.

  •  The holiday season has once again sprung upon us. Let the food, cheerfulness, and last minute shopping begin!

    But wait….what should you get those loved ones? Well a healthy and delicious solution would be a holiday fruit basket.

    The Bullitt Central FFA chapter would like to announce their annual holiday fruit sales. This fruit contributes to the chapter, and it allows the students to do more school, and community activities.

    This fruit sale provides many opportunities for students as well as people within the community.