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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 29, 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.

  • Woman charged in stabbing death of Ala. man

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - An arrest was made in the stabbing death of Alabama resident Aaron Jewell at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center on Saturday, June 20.

    Nicole Rae Skyberg, 26, was arrested by Shepherdsville Police Wednesday evening and charged with murder.

    SPD spokesperson Capt. Ken Bernardi said Skyberg, a California resident, was the passenger in Jewell's truck that was questioned by detectives at the scene.

    "She was a person of interest from the beginning of the investigation," he said.

  • City Fair will be Blast this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Countians can prepare to have a blast at a blast with a different kind of blast to it.

                The 2015 version of the Bullitt Blast and Shepherdsville City Fair, scheduled for July 2-4, will mix the traditions with some exciting new events.

                The events are hosted by the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission and the Zoneton Trowel Club.

  • Bullitt County man caught in Nelson after high-speed chase

    BARDSTOWN--A high-speed car chase that started near Exit 116 in Bullitt County ended in a shallow dry gulch in a cow pasture off Deatsville Road with a crashed stolen car, a suspected rolling meth lab and two people in cuffs.

  • Shepherdsville native in running to win national fitness competiton, cast your vote to help him win

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--It's only been 10 months since Caleb Buege began his fitness transformation, but it's already gained him national attention.

    Buege, 30, is a finalist in the Team Beachbody competiton, which ends Tuesday, June 30. The winners (one female and one male) will win $100,000.

    The Shepherdsville resident said he began to avidly workout using programs from BeachBody, such as Insanity and P90x3, after encouragement from his wife Lynsey.

    But he has faced more physical challenges than the average person.

  • Temporary lane closures this weekend in Bullitt County

      KYTC advises motorists of evening lane closures on KY 1526 in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews will be working Friday, June 26 to install traffic detection loops at the intersection with Blue Lick Road.

    Lane closures are scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning.

    This work is near the Brooks interchange at I-65.

    For more information go to 511.ky.gov.

  • Saturday will be your Longest Day of Play

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Little Flock Baptist Church will host one of the longest days of the year for Bullitt County.

    Actually, it’s the third annual Longest Day of Play event sponsored by the Bullitt County Health Department’s Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (CREW).

    The event always takes place on or around the Summer Solstice, when the most daylight in one day is prominent, according to CREW director Daniel Crum.

  • 2015 Bullitt County Fair

     Fairbear and Fairabear made their annual appearance on Saturday morning at the Bullitt County Fair.

    They were there to meet with children gathered for the baby pageants. And they were also there to promote the Kentucky State Fair, which will be Aug. 20-30.

    In between having pictures taken, Fairabear decided that a temporary UL tattoo was needed.

    Look for pageant winners, as well as other contest winners and fair photos, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Metro PD investigates dead body

     NICHOLS -- Louisville Metro Police are currently investigating what is being termed a homicide.

    According to LMPD, the body of a white female was found in the woods at the Bullitt/Jefferson County line at Pendleton Hill Road and Pendleton Road.

    It appeared the body had been in the woods for several days.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office assisted but the case is being worked by Louisville Metro.

  • High-speed chase ends in Deatsville Road cow pasture

     A high-speed car chase that started near Exit 116 in Bullitt County ended in a shallow dry gulch in a cow pasture off Deatsville Road with a crashed stolen car, a suspected rolling meth lab and two people in cuffs.