•  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Brenda Griffin has loved to write since she was young, but she never considered writing professionally until 2003 when some friends pushed her to write a book. 

  •  HILLVIEW - Ten years of bright, happy smiles grace Bullitt County Public Schools students thanks to Smile Kentucky!

  • In honor of National Catholic School Week, students at St. Aloysius dressed like their favorite people during Biography Day on Thursday.

    Professionals of all types were on display.

    Moms and dads were also a favorite of many students.

  •  LEBANON JUNCTION - Thinking of others has been the mantra of the Lebanon Junction Elementary School student council.

  •  The Bullitt County Extension Service will hold meetings and offer a series of classes during the months of February and March.

  •  Bringing to life what students are learning in school and making it a reality.

  •  Bullitt County Shooting Sports began in 1993 with just a rifle team. Today we shoot Archery on Monday nights at Chickasaw Archery Club from 6-8:30 p.m. 

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - After returning home from church camp last summer, 10-year-old Rachel Toll was inspired to help those with Down syndrome.

  •  FAIRDALE - A naturalist training course begins January 9 and 14, 2012 in the Horine Center at Jefferson Memorial Forest.

    During this 15-week training program, volunteers will learn how to lead fun, hands-on field trips, experience the values and benefits of natural areas, discover basic ecology and make  connections between species and landscapes.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Could the selection of a signature tree provide a boost in tourism in Bullitt County?

  •     National Board Certification - the "gold standard" for teaching excellence - was celebrated December 7th at a White House event heralding the newest class of 6,200 board certified teachers, which brings to nearly 100,000 the total number of board certified teachers in the U.S.

  •  CLERMONT - There are new trees at Bernheim Forest that were planted for the planet.

  •  FRANKFORT - Secondhand cigarette smoke is unsafe and is linked to numerous forms of illness and disease, including asthma, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), heart disease and lung cancer.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - Are you building or remodeling a home and need some ideas? Maybe you’re a home improvement buff who likes to keep up with the hottest home and garden trends.

  •  Often times, when one thinks of a fire department, it is viewed in a bad light because something bad has happened.

  •  MOUNT WASHINGTON - Ron Ernspiker couldn’t wait until Christmas to surprise his wife Rita with the freshly restored 1957 Ford he spent three years building from the ground up.

  •  In working once again with the school’s Youth Service Center, the cadets with the Bullitt Central JROTC program will make Christmas a little brighter for others.

    The JROTC members collected over 2,450 canned food items and more than 60 boxes filled with over 40 food items to be distributed to 60 Bullitt Central families.

    The group also presented a check for $275 to Tonia Wiggins and the youth service center.

  •  SHEPHERDSVILLE - A merrier Christmas season will be had by some Shepherdsville residents thanks to Cub Scout Pack 848 and friends.

  •  Santa Claus is one person busier than The Pioneer News staff this time of year.

  •  Income tax season is fast approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the process go more smoothly.