http://www.pioneernews.net/todaysnews/rss.xml en Boy's hard work gives HOPE for those in need of little extra help http://www.pioneernews.net/content/boys-hard-work-gives-hope-those-need-little-extra-help <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/candy_kid.jpeg" alt="Bryce Hogan gets fundraising efforts for HOPE off to a sweet start." title="Bryce Hogan gets fundraising efforts for HOPE off to a sweet start." align="left" hspace="6" width="120" height="85" /><p> SHEPHERDSVILLE - It wasn&#39;t quite $100,000, but a young Bullitt Countian brought in quite a pay day for a local organization.</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) program was established to assist those in need throughout Bullitt County.</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The group hosted a picnic social community event at First Street Park in Shepherdsville. About 60 people attended for a free meal and learned more about the agency.</p> The Visual Arts of Bullitt County All Member Art Show 2015 http://www.pioneernews.net/content/visual-arts-bullitt-county-all-member-art-show-2015 <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/looking_at_art.jpeg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="68" height="85" /><p> The Visual Artists of Bullitt County hosted<br /> its 2015 All Members Show at Citizens<br /> Union Bank in Mount Washington. Artwork<br /> by the local artists will be on display and for<br /> sale through July 27. Sharon Milliner won<br /> fi rst place overall, with Cindy Rayhill placing<br /> second and Jan Rawlins third. Merit awards<br /> went to Laverne Arkenburg, Ben Reynolds<br /> and Jan Rawlins. Honorable mentions went<br /> to Cindy Rayhill, Sharon Milliner, Cinderella<br /> Bauman, Debbie Shaw and Patsy Kerr.<br /> Number would give list of local services http://www.pioneernews.net/content/number-would-give-list-local-services <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> SHEPHERDSVILLE - Everyone is familiar now to call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. Many also know to dial 4-1-1 for information.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> A new number, 2-1-1, is sweeping across the country and into Bullitt County, providing information on available community resources.</p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Glen Powell, 2-1-1 director for the Louisville Metro United Way, spoke to the Bullitt County Inter-Agency Council about the phone number, one that would help local services provide and share their resources.</p> Shepherdsville police department needs help in identifying suspect in burglary http://www.pioneernews.net/content/shepherdsville-police-department-needs-help-identifying-suspect-burglary <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/user29480-1435689409-media1_a1c3c9_142_240_prsme_.png" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="50" height="85" /><p> A burglary took place on Miller Drive in Shepherdsville, KY on 6/29/2015 at approximately <span data-term="goog_2143271572" tabindex="0">10:15 am</span>. The suspect is described as a white male, late teens to early 20&rsquo;s, dark hair, at the time wearing dark colored shorts, dark shirt, and flip flop sandals.</p> <p> Anyone with any information concerning this crime or information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000 or the anonymous tip line at 502-215-1588.</p> Mayor faces harassment suit http://www.pioneernews.net/content/mayor-faces-harassment-suit <p> SHEPHERDSVILLE -- First facing a criminal investigation, Shepherdsville mayor Scott Ellis is now facing a civil lawsuit claiming sexual harassment of a former employee.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;While no charges have been filed in the criminal investigation that began in late 2014, Ellis is now facing a lawsuit filed last week in Bullitt Circuit Court.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Also named in the lawsuit is the city of Shepherdsville.<br /> Shepherdsville native in running to win national fitness competiton, cast your vote to help him win http://www.pioneernews.net/content/shepherdsville-native-running-win-national-fitness-competiton-cast-your-vote-help-him-win <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/image_gallery.jpg" alt="Caleb Buege after 90 days of doing the P90X workout. Courtesy of BeachBody" title="Caleb Buege after 90 days of doing the P90X workout. Courtesy of BeachBody" align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> SHEPHERDSVILLE--It&#39;s only been 10 months since Caleb Buege began his fitness transformation, but it&#39;s already gained him national attention.</p> <p> Buege, 30, is a finalist in the Team Beachbody competiton, which ends Tuesday, June 30. The winners (one female and one male) will win $100,000.</p> <p> The Shepherdsville resident said he began to avidly workout using programs from BeachBody, such as Insanity and P90x3, after encouragement from his wife Lynsey.</p> <p> But he has faced more physical challenges than the average person.</p> Bullitt County man caught in Nelson after high-speed chase http://www.pioneernews.net/content/bullitt-county-man-caught-nelson-after-high-speed-chase <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/high_speed_chase_1_0.jpeg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> BARDSTOWN--A high-speed car chase that started near Exit 116 in Bullitt County ended in a shallow dry gulch in a cow pasture off Deatsville Road with a crashed stolen car, a suspected rolling meth lab and two people in cuffs.</p> Survey gives Mount Washington, others high marks for place to raise families http://www.pioneernews.net/content/survey-gives-mount-washington-others-high-marks-place-raise-families <p> MOUNT WASHINGTON--School&rsquo;s been over for about a month now, but one Bullitt County city just received some high marks.</p> <p> Mount Washington was recently listed third on the 2015 Niche Rankings survey for the &ldquo;Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in the Louisville Metro Area.&rdquo;</p> <p> Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong said he&rsquo;s &ldquo;pleased and proud to be number three,&rdquo; but they hope to reach even higher.</p>