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  • Olympic Moment: Olympic experience may have been different but still ‘golden’ one for Amanda Mattingly

     PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - A golden opportunity that turned into a missed opportunity became a special opportunity for one Bullitt Countian.

    Amanda Mattingly, a licensed massage therapist and co-owner of The Radiant Touch, visited South Korea during the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.

    Mattingly, a Bullitt County native and Bullitt Central graduate, signed up to volunteer at the Olympics as a massage therapist for athletes. Her long-term goal is to become a massage therapist for Team USA.

  • Police seek missing juvenile

     The following is an announcement from the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office regarding a missing juvenile:

    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office would like to reach out to the public to help in locating a missing juvenile.

    The missing juvenile's name is Lynnlee A. Taylor.  She is a white female 16 years old.  She has been missing since January 17 2018.

  • Book It... Grieser earns Eagle Scout honor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Boy Scout Troop 8481, based at First Baptist Church Shepherdsville, has watched one of its own soar to the rank of Eagle Scout.

    Zachary Grieser, 15, recently received his official status at a Court of Honors. He first qualified for the status in September.

    The son of Scout Master Mark Grieser and troop committee chair Jennifer Grieser, Zachary has worked toward Eagle Scout since first signing up as a 6-year-old Cub Scout.

    “The 6-year-old me thought it sounded neat at the time,” he recalled.

  • Library series for kindergarten readiness

     Bullitt County Public Library is holding a three-part workshop series in April for families with children ages 3 to 5.

    The series will include fun activities, giveaways, stories, and a free family meal. 

    To help make school readiness a household priority, whole families are encouraged to attend, including older siblings. Bullitt County Public School representatives will also be on hand at each workshop session to provide information and to answer parents’ questions.

  • Plenty of spring break activities at Bernheim

     CLERMONT --  Spring has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate Spring Break than enjoying nature’s beauty at Bernheim? 

    Join Bernheim all week long for Spring Break Adventure Week April 2-6. 

    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 nature. 

          Discovery Stations

  • ROADSHOW for the week of April 1, 2018

       Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.


    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.



    Each year, the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville hosts Holy Week services.

    Services are followed by lunch and fellowship.

    On Thursday, the Rev. Beverly McGuffee, pastor of Davidson Memorial United Methodist Church, lead the service.

    Attendees sang under the direction of Laura Haven.

    Ministers from various denominations lead the daily services each year.

  • Happy Easter

     The rain couldn’t stop the Easter Egg Hunt at the Wall Street Park in Lebanon Junction.

    Well, it did turn it into a visit with the Easter Bunny and get a basket of goodies.

    Wet grounds and rain stopped the actual egg hunt.

    But the kids didn’t seem to mind.

  • Job Fair set for Thursday afternoon

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Are you looking for a new job?

    Do you have a job but happen to be looking to improve you position in life?

    Are you just seeing what the local job market has available?

    You will have an opportunity on Thursday to find answers to any of the mentioned questions.

    The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority and The Pioneer News have teamed up for their second Job Employment Expo.

    It will be held on Thursday, March 29, from 1-6 p.m. at the Shepherdsville Government Center on Conestoga Parkway.

  • Jim Beam fills barrel number 15 million for proper storage

     CLERNONT -- Jim Beam has again made history as it filled its 15 millionth barrel recently -- the most barrels filled to date by a Kentucky distillery. 

    The filling comes less than two years after the 14 millionth barrel was celebrated. 

    “We talk about making history here at Jim Beam,” seventh-generation Master Distiller Fred Noe said. “This 15 millionth barrel is a hell of a milestone.”