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  • COMMENCEMENT CLASS of 2014

      Bullitt East High was the first of the three schools to graduate on Sunday.

    The class numbered over 300 graduates and collected over $6 million in scholarships.

    See more photos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Man indicted for alleged robbery of local business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who allegedly robbed a local convenience store and then led police on a chase to Jefferson County has been indicted.

    Jeffery A. Dawson has been indicted on the charge of robbery in the first degree by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    According to the indictment, Dawson robbed the Valero on Highway 245 at Interstate 65 and then fled north into Jefferson County before he was stopped.

    In the commission of the crime, Dawson had a deadly weapon and threatened to use physical force against an employee.

  • West Hebron Lane to be closed for two months near Preston

    PIONEER VILLAGE - 

    Motorists who use West Hebron Lane between Preston Highway and John Harper Highway will have to find another route for the next two months.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of the closure of KY 1450 (West Hebron Lane) at KY 61 (Preston Highway).

    This roadway will be closed to through traffic to allow for reconstruction of the intersection as part of the KY 61 widening project.

  • Fox Chase hires new clerk for city government

    FOX CHASE - The city of Fox Chase was able to obtain a new city clerk within the month following the resignation of former clerk Ricki Daniels.

    Despite approving the new clerk, the city council continued to share concerns about the old clerk's reasoning for departure.

    The council unanimously approved the hiring of Jennifer Barnes as the new city clerk. Mayor Bill Broughton introduced Barnes at the May city council meeting.

  • Budget approval will go down to the wire

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The minutes will be counting down as passage of the 2014-15 county budget goes down to the wire.

  • Fair to feature changes, new events

    HILLVIEW - Different rides, different music, paganet changes and unique card games, but the same old fun expected at the fourth annual Hillview City Fair.

    This year's event, presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club, will take place June 12-14 at the Hillview Government Center.

    "It's like a North Bullitt reunion," said event co-organizer Tony Thompson.

    The three-day event will now feature new rides provided by Kessler Entertainment, the company that provides rides for the Bullitt County Fair.

  • Eagles dreams end in semi-final loss to St. X

    LEXINGTON -- As the clock neared midnight, the magical journey of the North Bullitt Eagles had come to an end.

  • County to fund skate park in honor of fallen teen in MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A BMX/skate park to carry forward the dreams of a boy killed in a traffic accident got a major boost on Tuesday.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 9, 2014

    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.

  • Lane shifts on Northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane shifts on northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Beginning Friday, June 6 at midnight, northbound traffic will be shifted to allow for work in the right and center lanes between mile points 106 and 112.