•  MOUNT WASHINGTON - When the Eastside Middle School Dance Team kicked off its 2012-2013 season last year no one could have expected the Eaglettes to win a championship title. 

  •  Winners were named in the American Red Cross Valentine Gala packages.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County’s craving is over!

  •  LOUISVILLE - They are the mended hearts who are helping to mend hearts.

  •  The following results were from the Middle School Governor’s Cup academic competition for District 41:

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - A house party recently landed a Mount Washington man and 16 young adults in jail. 

  •  HILLVIEW – Police officers have a main goal of helping and protecting people.

  •  Workers were busy last week at Vine Hill Baptist Church, which is located on Highway 245 across from Bernheim Forest.

    The wooden cross that sat atop the church for many years had begun to deteriorate and church members decided it was time to replace it

    A new steeple was installed last week and pastor Greg Crenshaw took these pictures of the occasion.

  •  CLERMONT - Bernheim Middle School students celebrated a special breakfast with their grandparents.

    About 100 visitors joined students in the Bernheim Cafe.

    Momento photographs were taken, and grandparents joined students to visit the school's book fair.

    Principal Bobby Hart credited grandparents and all Bernheim families for their school participation throughout the semester.

    "Our community involvement is at an all-time high," Hart said.

  •  BROOKS - Brooks Elementary hosted a Family Fitness Night in conjunction with grant funding from the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC) Project BALANCE.

    Sarah Adkins, a Brooks teacher and OVEC Project Balance Healthy Lifestyle coach, said the grant was offered to improve and increase students' daily physical activity, cardiovascular fitness levels and healthy eating habits.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer stepped up to the plate for Bullitt County.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - What better why to find out how high schools are getting students ready for college and careers than to go straight to the customers?

  •       Now is the time of year we resolve to make changes for the better. This year, you can resolve to be a positive influence in the life of a young person by volunteering with 4-H. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Making something good out of a bad situation.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - University of Louisville football coach Larry Slade knows the important of getting the best from his players, and it showed during the school’s recent Sugar Bowl victory.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - From choosing the Charger mascot to establishing the school’s signature red and gold color scheme, the first graduating class of Bullitt East High School began a tradition of pride and excellence that is synonymous with the school today. 

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON – Old Mill Elementary fifth graders recently experienced life in colonial America without ever leaving their classrooms or the 21st century.

    Rather than organize a field trip or experiment with time travel, fifth grade social studies teacher Leslie Biglari opted to bring the 17th and 18th centuries to Old Mill and she called it Colonial Day.

  •  Over 400 food baskets and toys were given out again this December by the Hillview Operation Santa, a project initiated by the Hillview Police Association over 25 years ago.

    Various events are held throughout the year by the Operation Santa committee.

    All four elementary schools in northern Bullitt County also contribute.

    See www.pioneernews.net for more holiday photos. New photo galleries will be added over the next couple of weeks.



  •  HILLVIEW - While other moms were buying holiday gifts for their children, Shinika McQuarter had to break the news to her kids that Santa would not come this year.

  •             October was the unveiling of the state-of-the-art new visitor experience at Jim Beam Distillery in Clermont.

                The multi-million facility is the focal point of visitors at the family distillery.

                The opening of the American Stillhouse was also the beginning of tours of the distillery in operation.