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Today's Features

  •  Over the years Nashville has often be referred to as “Nash Vegas.” My wife and her friend recently took the drive down I-65 to Music City. 

    Upon arriving at The Comfort Inn Downtown which would serve as their base for their all girls’ weekend they found Nashville truly is the Vegas of the South. 

    Downtown is packed with action 24/7 and there is a multitude of ways to get around town from party buses to golf carts willing to drive you to and from your destinations for just a tip!  

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON—It’s an honor that takes trust in not only the participant’s abilities but those around him.

    “Safe is safe,” FedEx driver David Proctor said. “You can’t be involved in an accident, no matter who causes it.”

    The Mount Washington native has accomplished a safe driving record for 34 years and recently competed in his 10th year of the national Truck Driving Championships in Columbus, Ohio.

    Proctor has logged around three million miles in those 34 years, the past 24 spent with FedEx.

  •     We will be looking back 25, 50, 75, and 100 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 1993, 1968, 1943, and 1918 in the month of August.

       

    1993 - 25 Years Ago.

       Tina Day would probably never forget her trip to Nashville when she was photographed with the country music star Garth Brooks.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE— Four Bullitt County residents are back “home” after graduating from the Families Moving Beyond Abuse program.

    While the program, organized by Family Drug court, is local, Judge Elise Spainhour opened the graduation welcoming the graduates back to a life away from addiction.

    “I’m glad you’re back home because your families missed you,” she said.

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION — For the second year, Lebanon Junction students were sent back to school knowing they have the support of their community.

    Hair cuts, face painting, hotdogs, popcorn, sno-cones, bounce houses and more were available for children ages 6 to 12 who needed them at the Backpack Bash in the Wall Street Park.

    At the Turnaround Resource Center, 400 backpacks filled with school supplies awaited students of all ages. A total of 364 were given out in less than an hour. The extra backpacks were given to the school to distribute as needed.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — One likes to travel around to visit his Masonic brothers.

    The other does things for others because is comes naturally.

    Both were honored by the Bullitt County Masonic Lodge 155 on Friday night in its annual observance.

    Raymond Wolford, a member of the Zoneton Lodge, was selected as the Mason of the Year.

    Anita Stump was selected as the Citizen of the Year.

    A large turnout enjoyed a meal and then listened as Wolford and Stump were recognized.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some local students really had to push hard to get their project in gear.

    They had to make a car move forward… without any electrical power whatsoever.

    The Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) Academy partnered with General Electric to complete a year-long project creating vehicles that could roll only with mass input, and without pushing or pulling force.

  •  UPDATE (08/10): HOLLYWOOD, Cal. - A Bullitt County resident made his second appearance on national television Thursday night.

    Dominic Latkovski is co-founder of the ZOOperstars!, a team of inflatable mascots based on both professional athletes and animals.

    Latkovski and his brother, co-creator Brennan, were part of the troupe appearing on The Gong Show, a game show on ABC Television.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON—Learning doesn’t stop in the summer and Old Mill Elementary students have been keeping their teachers on their toes.

    Throughout the summer, the school has hosted multiple camps for its students.

    During the kindergarten camps, incoming kindergarteners were given a glimpse of their futures in the classroom thanks to funding by Metro United Way and the Family Resource Center.

    The Family Resource Center also sponsored a STEAM and a LEGO camp for incoming first to fifth graders.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE — It’s a flashback to the days of milkshakes and drive-ins when the vintage cars start rolling in.

    For the past 24 years, the first weekend in August has seen over 10,000 gather annually in Louisville for the National Street Rod Association’s Annual Street Rod Nationals.

    The cars don’t stay the entire weekend in Louisville, though.

    Each year, hundreds of visitors utilize Bullitt County’s close access to the Kentucky Expo Center for hotel rooms, meals and more.