Today's Features

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON — Bullitt County’s middle school teacher of the year knows what she wants to be when she grows up.

    Until then, she’s working to ensure each student is given a chance early on to discover his or her own passion.

    Eastside Middle’s Christine Stidom is a fan of science, fiction and science fiction.

    The sixth grade science teacher often incorporates science fiction flicks in her lessons, urging students to contemplate the realistic possibilities of what they see and explain why it could or could not happen.

  •  Thousands of kids brought their parents and grandparents to the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce KidsFest on Saturday.

    There were plenty of activities and attractions on hand.

    See more photos from Stephen Thomas here.

  •  HEBRON ESTATES - In the entire history of the United States of America, today’s generation is the first with access to unlimited data and content thanks to superior technological advancements.

    North Bullitt history instructor Monica Clark views technology as a limitation to overall thinking strategies students should develop for future life success. Her students are aware that reading and writing are the primary processes in her classroom.

  •    We will be looking back 25, 50, 75, and 100 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 1994, 1969, 1944, and 1919 in the month of February.


    1994 - 25 Years Ago.

       Sam Hardy threw his hat in the 49th District ring once again. A 1954 graduate of S.H.S., and a 30-year member of the Shepherdsville Lions Club, Hardy was willing to serve in Frankfort if selected.

  •  BROOKS - The American Legion will help local students with their bullying issues.

    The Legion’s Auxiliary Children & Youth Program donated a bench to Brooks Elementary, known as a Buddy Bench, for the school’s playground area.

    A group from the Legion came to visit the students and officially introduce the Buddy Bench, explaining its purpose.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON— They say it takes a village to make a movie and the new movie “Rust Creek” took a little of Mount Washington to create it.

    A wrong turn on her way to a job interview leaves college senior Sawyer (Hermione Corfield) stranded deep in the woods in the middle of winter. Battling the cold and a group of dangerous criminals, Sawyer takes a chance on mysterious loner Lowell (Jay Paulson) to help her escape Rust Creek alive.

  •  CLERMONT --  Spring is almost here, and Bernheim offers many opportunities to enjoy the longer days and the warmer weather. From Forest Tours to Wildflower Hikes and Wildlife Tracking, visitors can celebrate the first signs of spring in a variety of ways.

    Events and programming for all ages throughout March are listed below.

    Introduction to Wildlife Tracking

    Come to Bernheim from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, and learn about the fascinating world of wildlife tracking.

  •  It may have been rainy and dreary outside but it was hot inside the Hillview Government Center on Friday.

    Goldbrick provided the music for the Sock Hop which drew a capacity crowd.

    See more photos of the night here and a video here.

  •     We will be looking back 25, 50, 75, and 100 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 1994, 1969, 1944, and 1919 in the month of January.


    1994 - 25 Years Ago.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE—It was a sea of red at the 12th Annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon, hosted at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Norton Audubon’s Lisa Arnold, manager of the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Centers, spoke to the sold-out crowd about the benefits of at-home rehabilitation after a heart issue including a heart attack, bypass surgery, angina, or a transplant. Through rehabilitation, workers are able to provide patients with education, exercise and emotional support, Arnold said.