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Today's News

  • DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME this weekend

        Daylight Saving Time will take place over the weekend.

        The official moment takes place at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

        The Pioneer News reminds everyone to set their clocks back one hour. At 2 a.m. Sunday it will officially become 1 a.m.

        Everyone is also encouraged to check or change batteries in their home fire alarm systems and other emergency devices.

  • Eagles ride wave of momentum into opener

        HEBRON ESTATES - Riding a wonderful wave of momentum, the North Bullitt Eagles will enter the Class 4-A play-offs on Friday against Valley, the number three seed from District 4.

        The Vikings are 4-6 this season and their four wins have come against four of the worst teams in the area. Still, this is a Viking squad that might be more impressive with the way they played in a handful of losses, particularly late in the season.

  • Stingrays to be on home at school with nickname

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It might be the first time in Bullitt County Public Schools’ history where a live mascot has been permanently displayed on campus.

        Shepherdsville Elementary, home of the Stingrays, now hosts two live teacup stingrays.

        Principal David Pate purchased the new school pets through Feeders Supply.

    The stingrays will swim in their own private aquarium located in the school’s front office. Pate said the aquarium was donated via craigslist.

  • CC teams' regionals Saturday

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The six Bullitt County cross-country teams will find out on Saturday just how much progress they have made this season as they roll into regional competition coming off perhaps the best overall season the sport has ever had locally.

        Four of the six teams have chances of qualifying as a team for next week’s Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships in Lexington. Even the back-up plan would have five of the six teams qualifying at least one individual for the big show.

  • Eagles' defense makes huge statement

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles have gotten a lot of attention over the second half of the 2010 football season because of a powerful running attack.

  • Observant Maryville student honored for recovering camera

    PIONEER VILLAGE - A Maryville Elementary student was praised by local police officers for his honesty.

    Mark Wright received a congratulatory visit at school from Hillview Police Chief Glenn Caple after returning a police camera.

    Wright discovered the camera near a wooded area by the school. He was practicing golf at the time with an after-school Boys Club program offered by PE instructor Dennis Minnis.

    “I hit a golf ball and I went to get it and it was next to a camera,” Wright said.

  • Old Mill caps perfect season with 19-8 title

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Coming into the season, head coach Garry Polson felt his Old Mill Bengals were capable of winning the B division championship for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football league.

        Throughout the season, the Bengals did not disappoint.

        Using a strong ground game and a stingy defense, the Bengals capped off an undefeated season by defeating cross-town rivals Mount Washington 19-8 on Saturday.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 1

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of November 1:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1526 (John Harper Highway):  Lane closures and delays possible between Blue Lick Road and KY 61 (mile points 11.7 and 12.9) for roadway resurfacing.

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    Jefferson County:

  • Zappos helps to get year off on the right foot for kids

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - As Stefanie Walls of Zappos Fulfillment Centers will tell you, a comfortable, stylish, new pair of shoes is essential for looking and feeling your best.

        Unfortunately, during these tough economic times, it’s difficult for many families to put food on the table and pay the mortgage, much less spend $50 on a pair of shoes.

  • Cougars face a tough Dragon team

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Cougars will have something to prove on Friday when they take on visiting South Oldham in the first-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

        First and foremost, the maroon and gray have to bounce back from a pair of losses that ended the regular season. The Cougars fell 52-7 to John Hardin and then dropped a 21-10 decision to North Bullitt last week. Bullitt Central also must prove that last season’s 63-13 loss to Jeffersontown in the first-round of the play-offs was an anomaly.