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Today's News

  • BE wins sixth straight

     Bullitt East won for the sixth straight time to open the season on Saturday when they pulled away from a 37-37 halftime tie to beat Shelby County 68-52 in the Mike Casey Classic at Shelby County.

    The Bullitt East defense turned it around at halftime, holding the Rockets to eight points in the third quarter and just seven points in the fourth quarter.

  • Attorney General stresses holiday toy safety

      FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway is urging Kentucky consumers to consider toy safety information when making purchases for children this holiday season. 

    “Keeping our kids safe is one of my top priorities,” General Conway said. “Being aware of the latest product safety measures and recall information can prevent potential injuries and possibly save lives.”

  • PV dog owners may have new ‘duties’

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Work done to improve the city boundaries has reaped some initial benefits for Pioneer Village.

    But there are hopes that even more insurance tax revenues might be coming the city’s way in the next quarter.

    Having redone its surveyed city boundaries, Pioneer Village city clerk Recka Daniels said that an increase of about $8,000 was realized in the insurance tax premiums.

  • Threat case sent to grand jury

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Allegations against a Bullitt East student for making threats to kill a 6-year-old boy and shoot up a school will now go to the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Nicholas Cornell Bain,18, was taken into custody by Mount Washington Police after officers received a report that he was threatening to harm a 6-year-old with a firearm at Old Mill Elementary in Mount Washington.

    Special judge Tom Lively ruled Monday that there was enough evidence presented against Bain to send the case to the grand jury for possible indictment.

  • The Majesty of Christmas...Duck Style

     First Baptist Church of Mount Washington hosted their annual holiday concert and the theme was Country Christmas.

    Characters from Duck Dynasty was the inspiration for this year’s performance.

    See more photos by Mary Barczak on a photo gallery at www.pioneernews.net.

  • Fiscal Court supports efforts to build community college

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - By the time Bullitt Fiscal Court met on Dec. 3, the paperwork was in place that would get an organization - formed to have a community college facility built - in operation.

    The paperwork needed to begin the Bullitt County Education Development Corporation was ready and Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved of its creation.

    John Snider, executive director of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority and organizer of the efforts to build a college facility, said a single resolution would need approval.

  • Community has giving touch at holiday season

     No matter how people may act at particular moments of any time of the year, Bullitt County is full of caring people.

    Elected officials may fight with one another.

    Members of the public may complain about their elected officials.

    Elected officials may moan and groan about their constituents.

    And agencies may fight with one another.

    But when push comes to shove, Bullitt Countians stick together.

    The holiday season is a great example of agencies all pulling together.

  • NB rallies, but Central prevails on Friday

     HEBRON ESTATES – After watching Bullitt Central score the first 11 points of the game, lead by 25-15 at halftime before surging ahead 39-22 late in the third quarter, some fans at North Bullitt on Friday might have decided to beat the traffic and leave early.

    Bad idea. Those fans missed the most exciting part of the game as North Bullitt rallied to within 52-47 with 1:12 remaining in the game. After a Bullitt Central free throw, North Bullitt had a solid look at the basket, but junior Chase McKenzie’s three-pointer spun out with a minute left in the game.

  • NB girls get the jump on BC

     HEBRON ESTATES – The top two teams in the 23rd District showed that it will be a dog fight for the next three months after North Bullitt needed a strong effort to finally put away arch-rival Bullitt Central 68-56 in the first of two meetings in the regular season between the programs.

    North Bullitt led throughout the last three quarters, but Bullitt Central did get within two points early in the third quarter and it was still a single digit difference in the final minute of the third quarter.

  • Holiday season perfect time to bank on effort to aid pregnancy center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the holidays approach, a local bank hopes the community will not forget to assist the smallest of angels.

    PBI Bank is accepting donated items and funds to benefit clients of A New Hope Pregnancy Resource Center.

    A New Hope was established as a non-profit organization to provide free resources and educational materials for mothers in the midsts of unplanned pregnancies.

    The organization set up an account at PBI. According to volunteer Becky Hoskins, the bank was interested in assisting with a Christmas fundraiser.