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  • Voters to return to paper in '10 election

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The world of how you vote in elections will come full circle next spring.

    When voters go to the polls in May, they will be using a thing of the past - paper ballots.

    The Bullitt County Board of Elections has voted to change its system of voting machines as it has also split three precincts due to the number of registered voters.

    Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney said the board has opted to go with the Hart Intercivic eScan system at its 48 precincts and the in-office absentee machine.

  • Unloaded gun reported on NB campus

    HEBRON ESTATES - For the second time in the past week a Bullitt County high school student was found with a gun on campus.

    North Bullitt principal Tracey Lamb informed parents and guardians via email that a student informed a teacher that another student was carrying a gun in a purse.

    The incident was reported near the end of the school day on Thursday.

    Lamp said law enforcement officials resolved the issue within five minutes. She said an unloaded gun was found in a purse.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for September 11

    FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for September 11

     

    THE WAR: BULLITT CENTRAL 20, BULLITT EAST 14

    Woodford County 28, NORTH BULLITT 14

     

    See Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full stories on each game.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Sep. 6

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of September 6:

     

    Bullitt County:

  • Escaped state inmate caught in Shepherdsville

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - An escapee from a private prison facility was recaptured without incident Thursday in Bullitt County.

    According to Capt. Ken Bernardi, public information officer for the Shepherdsville Police Department, officers received a tip on the possible location of Thomas Manning.

    Manning escaped from the Marion County Adjustment Center on Saturday, Aug. 22.

    Officers went to an address on Boardwalk Avenue in Shepherdsville. They took Manning, of Louisville, into custody.

  • COYLE'S CORNER

    Labor Day is scheduled for Monday, Sep. 7, resulting in a three-day holiday weekend.

    Bullitt County government offices are closed Monday, along with Bullitt County Schools.

    There will be no postal service on Monday. As a result, Monday home editions of The Pioneer News will arrive a day late.

    The Pioneer News offices will also be closed on Monday. The staff wishes everyone in Bullitt County a happy and safe Labor Day holiday weekend.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Aug. 30

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of August 30:

    Bullitt County:

  • Sunday sales talks 'dry' in Hillview

    HILLVIEW - Thomas Philpot attended the August meeting of the Hillview City Council hoping to hear some discussion on a topic he brought up previously.

    But the issue of Sunday sales of alcohol was not mentioned - until he brought up the point as the meeting came to a close.

    “We’re still discussing,” said Hillview councilmember Kim Whitlock.

    She said it would probably be discussed again at the Sept. 21 meeting.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: AUGUST 2009

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - August 2009:

     

    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS:

    3:

    MAP Training at Zoneton Middle from 8am-4pm

     

    4:

    SBDM Training (Roles and Responsibilities of School Councils) at Ridgeway Library from 8:30-11:30am

     

    5:

    AGENDA ITEMS DUE BY NOON

    SBDM AGENDA AND MINUTES DUE

    New Educator Orientation (Teachers, Counselors, Asst. Principals) at Eastside Middle from 8am-3:15pm

     

    6-7:

  • Boat ramp coming to Shepherdsville at Paroquet

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Paroquet Springs Conference Centre could play host to Bullitt County’s newest boat dock location along the Salt River.

    Plans for a new dock and a road leading to it were discussed recently by the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission’s July business meeting.

    The commission was waiting on a resolution from Kentucky Fish and Wildlife to install a boat ramp at the river directly behind the conference centre.