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Today's News

  • Legislature makes historic strides in ‘17

      It was an honor to serve you and our district in Frankfort this session. Called the “most productive and historic session” in history, I, along with my colleagues in the Senate, were proud to stand with Kentuckians as we passed historic legislation alongside our new House Majority. 

    In November of 2016, citizens from across the Commonwealth gave us a mandate through the electoral process to fundamentally change our state. 

  • Agriculture literacy week observed

     Agriculture Literacy Week is in March.  However, Bullitt County Farm Bureau celebrated most of the month.  This time is set aside each year to draw attention to the many ways American’s food sysem improves the quality of life for our people.

  • May is blooming with activity at Bernheim

     CLERMONT --  Spring is in full swing and that means it’s time to get outside and experience all that is budding in nature. 

    It also means it’s time for BloomFest, Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring on Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

    Whether it’s joining the costume parade, participating in naturalist-led discovery stations or enjoying local artisans and food vendors, there is an activity for everyone.

  • East beats everybody but Mother Nature

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers beat everybody they faced last week except for Mother Nature.

    And they almost beat her.

    Getting in four games last week, Bullitt East put together a four-game winning streak for the second time this season. One of the wins came on Wednesday when the red and gold defeated defending Sixth Region champion Holy Cross 3-2, the only challenging game of the week.

  • Bullitt East splits pair of district contests

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After needing two days to defeat district rival Fern Creek, the Bullitt East Chargers put themselves behind the eight-ball as far as district play is concerned as they dropped a 3-2 decision at Jeffersontown on Thursday.

    The Chargers then did get to play on Friday night, beating North Oldham 10-4 in a game that was halted after six innings because of darkness.

    That action left Bullitt East with a 13-8 record overall heading into the final month of the regular season.

  • Eagles need 11 innings to defeat Mustangs 5-3

     HIGHVEIW -- If anyone in the local baseball world was shocked by Moore’s recent defeat of Bullitt Central to open district play, they should be surprised no more.

    It took everything the North Bullitt Eagles had to pull out a 5-3 victory in 11 innings.

    The victory left the Eagles in great shape to do what they’ve done since joining the 23rd District -- win the championship.

    After Dylan Kleitz pitched 9-plus spectacular innings, Alec Lush had to work out of a one-out jam in the 10th to keep the game going.

  • Cougars get key victory by beating Southern 3-1

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Desperately needing a win in district play, the Bullitt Central Cougars picked up a very important victory last Tuesday when they slipped past Southern 3-1.

    Bullitt Central put the ball in the hands of junior pitcher Garrison Ijames and he came through with a complete game victory, allowing just two hits and a solo run in the fifth inning. Ijames, who had struggled a week earlier in a district loss to Moore, struck out eight in this game and walked four.

  • It Happened in APRIL

     We will be looking back 10, 30, 50, 70, and 90 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 2007, 1987, 1967, 1947, and 1927 in the month of April.

     

    2007 - 10 Years Ago

    Laurie Geary’s fifth grade class at Mt. Washington Elementary challenged the Mt. Washington City Council to pass an ordinance to ban smoking in restaurants in the city. Katie Whicker and Phillip Burress were among those who presented their request to the council.

  • Derby City strides to be winner in pizza race

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— A new pizzeria in Mount Washington is inviting people to dough, baby, dough.

    Derby City Pizza Company offers fast-casual meals, including toasted subs, salads, pasta, lasagna and, of course, pizza.

    “I believe that our product speaks for itself,” owner Larry Davis said.

    He uses the phrase “southern-style, thin and crispy crust” to describe his pizza, adding that the consistency in the quality of the food is what helps his restaurants stand out among the others.

  • Shepherdsville miniature horse to be part of KET’s show this week

     KET’s next Kentucky Life spotlights Patrick, a 22-year-old miniature horse  with an international social media following; Second Stride, which gives  Thoroughbreds a new life following racing retirement; and the National Farm  Machinery Show.