Today's News

  • MW hikes tax rates a little in '12

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – Mount Washington residents will pay a little more in motor vehicle taxes to the city when they receive their 2012 tax bills and they may also see their property tax rate increase.

                During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, held Monday, Sept. 26, the council heard first reading on two ordinances setting the city’s real and personal property tax rate and motor vehicle tax rate.

  • Transfers allowed at two schools

                HILLVIEW - Of the third-grade students at Overdale Elementary, 92.31 percent scored proficient in reading last spring during assessment tests.

                However, having a school that is excelling in all areas is no guarantee that it will achieve the ever-growing targets set in the federal No Child Left Behind act.

  • THE WAR: Renewed rivalry now has district meaning

      MOUNT WASHINGTON - If it is possible, the annual renewal of The War has even more meaning this season when Bullitt Central travels to Bullitt East for the 23rd meeting between the two rivals.

  • Youth season down to the final week of action

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Once again this season, The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday’s edition.

  • Geek Squad helps get computer system for history museum

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s hard to do research when the computers available could be considered historic themselves.

  • Bullitt County officials look to bridge the gap

     The immediate dangers and concerns involving the Sherman Minton Bridge's closing in Louisville have resulted in long-term gridlock for the metropolitan area.

    Bullitt County officials looked to turn the ordeal into a positive boost for the local economy, hoping more Louisville residents and businesses will begin to head south.

    In a prepared statement, Bullitt Fiscal Court made a public announcement that no county bridges were closed due to safety concerns.

  • Cross-country season just getting up to full speed

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Unlike most fall sports which are either already finished (golf) of ready to enter the post-season (soccer and volleyball), the high school cross-country teams are just entering the heart of their season.

  • Rockets look to spoil North’s homecoming

     HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles will try to make it two straight district wins on Friday when the green and gold play host to Shelby County in a key Class 5-A, District 4 contest that could assure coach Brett Newton’s team a home game in the post-season.

  • BBB Hot Topics: October 2011

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s October 2011 Hot Topics!

    1.    Job seekers, beware of Reshipping Scams! In this scam, foreign criminals purchase merchandise with a stolen or fake credit card and then hire U.S. citizens to have it shipped to their country. These jobs are posted on online job sites and in newspapers.

  • Lady Eagles have too much for Central 6-0

     HEBRON ESTATES - After celebrating Senior Night before the game, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles rolled to a 6-0 victory on Saturday over arch-rival Bullitt Central.