• Playing the game may result in consequences

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Each year, eighth graders in Mount Washington get a firsthand experience at the significance of their choices to use drugs and alcohol through the Truth and Consequences program, sponsored by the Family Resource Center and hosted at First Baptist Church Mount Washington.

    Students are given the opportunity to hear from adults in recovery about the trails of their lives caused by their addiction and how they still face struggles daily due to their prior decisions.

  • Everyone Loves to Dance

     The Hillview Government Center hosted a special sock hop for some of its own community members.

    Patrons from the Alternative Adult Day Care Center visited the government center ’s main hall for their 50s-themed prom dance.

    Pizza and cake were provided for the guests, as well as music and dancing with special visitors from the University of Louisville’s Sigma Kappa sorority. Students from the Spalding University School of Nursing were also in attendance.

  • Top officials attend dinner

     The local Republican Party hosted its annual Lincoln-Reagan Day dinner on Saturday at Paroquet Sprints Conference Centre.

    Among the attendees were U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, state Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, and U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie.

    Even Abraham Lincoln came to the dinner but first took his picture with this Boy Scout troop.

    The crowd included many local leaders.

  • Machine Gun Shoot set for Friday, Saturday

     KNOB CREEK — While thunder will be rumbling on the river this weekend, Knob Creek will experience its own type of booms.

    The bi-annual Knob Creek Gun Range Machine Gun Shoot will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

    For the first time, there will not be a shoot on Sunday.

    “The Sunday crowd never really picked up,” manager Kenny Sumner said.

    To make up for the lost day, Knob Creek added a second night shoot to the schedule.

  • Healthy Afternoon at Paroquet Springs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—There are over 300 people in the county who are ready to get healthy that kickstarted their journey at the annual Health Fair, hosted by Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Full of healthy information, the fair covered areas of attendees’ lives they might not have even thought about, like their financial health.

  • Bringing History to life at Maryville Elementary

     PIONEER VILLAGE - It’s an annual event at Maryville Elementary allowing students to wax poetically.

    The 5th graders in Kim Tabler and Hayley Clayton’s classrooms participated in a History Wax Museum.

    Each students selects an important historical figure from American history. They research the subject, writing a monologue, or dialogue if it’s dual characters.

    From there, students dress in costume and add props, then act out the monologues as if they are wax figures in a living history museum.

  • Giant events planned for Bernheim during spring break week in Kentucky

     CLERMONT -- Come meet our Forest Giants in a Giant Forest during Bernheim’s Giant Spring Break Adventure Week, April 1-5.

    Along with on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife exploration and free play, Bernheim will offer a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate our Giants.

    Discovery Stations

  • Health Fair Saturday full of helpful info

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Health is more than just a person’s weight, which is why Paroquet Springs Conference Centre works to cover all aspects of health and safety at its annual health fair.

    In partnership with the Bullitt County Health Department and The Pioneer News, the Bullitt County-Paroquet Springs Health Fair is this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the conference centre.

    Each year, Director Vicki Downing reaches out to a variety of organizations to better the fair’s health coverage.

  • Stylin' for a crowd

     It’s the kickstart to spring that encourages women from all over Bullitt County to dig in her closets for her sunniest clothes.

    The 48th Annual Irene Carroll Scholarship Luncheon and Style Show raises money each year for three Bullitt County High School students. This year marked 145 students who have been helped by the scholarships.

  • Job Fair Wednesday at Shepherdsville government center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Are you looking to start a career and not simply apply for a job?

    You answer may be located in the Shepherdsville Government Center on Wednesday, March 27.

    From Noon until 5 p.m. the spring Bullitt County Employment Expo will be held in the government center, located on Conestoga Parkway across from Wal-mart.

    Over a dozen companies will have representatives present to talk to you about job opportunities and they will have job applications on hand.