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  • WIZARDS of the GAME

     A large crowd came out on Saturday night to see a little basketball and a whole lot of fun.

    The Harlem Wizards made a return trip to North Bullitt High School to help raise money for the school’s athletic department.

    Teachers and former players took on the traveling team from New York.

    The squad was one of three traveling the country to help organizations raise funds.

    See a video and photos from the game in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Shepherdsville police certified once again

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In July 2009, the Shepherdsville Police Department received a major accomplishment.

    Five years late, it may have been the recipient to an even greater recognition.

    The Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police has re-certified the accreditation of the Shepherdsville Police Department.

    After working to reach the standards set forth by the state organization, Shepherdsville has been able to maintain and improve upon those laurels.

  • School board listens to construction updates

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Change orders for two items started more than a spark at a recent meeting of the Bullitt County Public Schools school board.

    Russ McFarland, with Clotfelter-Samokar Architects, submitted a change order to the board for $27,752 to install a Edwards fire alarm system in Bullitt Central High School's auditorium and a change order for $20,732 to replace the duct smoke detectors that will be compatible with the new system at the school.

  • Thanks for the Memories

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - David Strange is history.

    The Bullitt County Genealogical Society held its December 2014 meeting and luncheon at Ridgway Memorial Library as a roast for the Bullitt County History Museum director who stepped down as of Oct. 31.

    The dinner was hosted by History Museum volunteer Daniel Buxton, with guest speakers including Joe Hardesty with the Louisville Free Public Library, Stephen Thomas from The Pioneer News, and Strange's wife, Bonnie.

  • Students excel in middle school academic competition this year

    Again this year, Bullitt County's middle schools participated in the Ohio Valley Middle School Academic League competitions. After six written assessment tests, and ten quick recall competitions, here are the final results.


  • Crisis stage of heat assistance begins
  • Shepherdsville continues plans to help drainage in West Blue Lick Road area

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite issues with the proposed FEMA flood plain changes, the city of Shepherdsville continues to move forward toward a drainage improvement project.

    Representatives of QK4 hosted a public forum at the Shepherdsville Government Center to share information and address potential concerns involving a proposed drainage project for the W. Blue Lick Rd. and Hwy. 44 W. areas.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 12, 2015

    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.

  • Go Pack in Hillview may mean difference in life, death

    HILLVIEW -- Police officers are always subject to unforeseen situations.

  • Former teacher enters guilty plea

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A former substitute teacher at Bullitt Central High School could serve up to five years in prison.