https://www.pioneernews.net/todaysnews/rss.xml en Sock Hop in Hillview https://www.pioneernews.net/content/sock-hop-hillview <img src="https://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/coupleimg_6466.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="99" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;It may have been rainy and dreary outside but it was hot inside the Hillview Government Center on Friday.</p> <p> Goldbrick provided the music for the Sock Hop which drew a capacity crowd.</p> <p> See more photos of the night <a href="https://www.pioneernews.net/content/slideshow-2019-hillview-valentines-sock-hop">here</a> and a video <a href="https://www.pioneernews.net/content/video-hillview-valentines-sock-hop">here</a>.</p> Lebanon Junction looks to expand city’s cemetery https://www.pioneernews.net/content/lebanon-junction-looks-expand-city%E2%80%99s-cemetery <p> &nbsp;LEBANON JUNCTION &mdash; As the current cemetery in Lebanon Junction becomes more full, Mayor Larry Dangerfield and the city council are working to design the new section to reach its full potential.</p> <p> Situated across the current cemetery on Rudd Avenue, work in the new addition is set to start around mid-summer, depending on the weather, Dangerfield said.</p> <p> Once the weather dries up, gravel parking will be placed along the edge of the road to help those visiting or attending a burial.</p> Webber honored for work on behalf of state’s kids https://www.pioneernews.net/content/webber-honored-work-behalf-state%E2%80%99s-kids <p> &nbsp;FRANKFORT, Ky. -- State Rep. Russell Webber of Shepherdsville has been recognized as a &ldquo;Champion for Children&rdquo; by the Kentucky Youth Advocates for his work on numerous issues relating to the health and well-being of Kentucky kids.</p> <p> Webber served on the House Working Group on Adoption and Foster Care, which crafted legislation for the 2018 General Assembly that provided transformative reforms to Kentucky&rsquo;s adoption and foster care systems.</p> Ward tried to find way to help people from the bench https://www.pioneernews.net/content/ward-tried-find-way-help-people-bench-0 <img src="https://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/sssssssimg_5361.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="80" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE&nbsp; &mdash; &ldquo;It&rsquo;s not a job. I enjoy helping people.&rdquo;</p> <p> That was a quote from Rebecca Ward during her campaign for re-election as Bullitt District Judge in October 2010.</p> <p> Ward would serve five terms as district judge before retiring at the end of December.</p> <p> The Louisville native died on Sunday, Feb. 17.</p> <p> That philosophy of trying to find a way to help people is exactly how Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress remembers his law school classmate.</p> Women’s facility gets approval https://www.pioneernews.net/content/women%E2%80%99s-facility-gets-approval <p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE &mdash; It the land business, it&rsquo;s location, location, location.</p> <p> In the case of the establishment of a temporary housing facility for women, location certainly made a difference to members of the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments.</p> <p> Last year, Joe Bohannon sought to receive a conditional-use permit for a small facility off West Shannon Lane in Shepherdsville. The residents living on that street were opposed and the measure failed.</p> Rezoning not always favored by residents https://www.pioneernews.net/content/rezoning-not-always-favored-residents <p> &nbsp;MOUNT WASHINGTON &mdash; Rezonings near neighborhoods are always a tough sell.</p> <p> Twelve Oaks residents Tim and Molly Armstrong stated from the beginning to the Mount Washington City Council they are not the typical &ldquo;not in my backyard&rdquo; people.</p> Healthy Hearts https://www.pioneernews.net/content/healthy-hearts <img src="https://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/model_pamela_pringle_collecting_donations_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="98" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE&mdash;It was a sea of red at the 12th Annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon, hosted at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.</p> <p> Norton Audubon&rsquo;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.</p> Officer involved in MW accident https://www.pioneernews.net/content/officer-involved-mw-accident <p> <em>&nbsp;The following statement was released by the Bullitt County Sheriff&#39;s Office Tuesday afternoon:<br /> </em></p> <p> On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Bullitt County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office assisted Mount Washington Police Department at an injury collision involving one of their officers.&nbsp;</p>