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Today's News

  • Monday night northbound I-65 lane closures

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a lane closure tonight on Interstate 65 in Jefferson County.

    KYTC maintenance crews will be performing pavement repairs on I-65 North beginning at the Jefferson/Bullitt County line and extending one mile north.

    The right lane of I-65 North will be closed between mile points 123 and 124 on Monday evening, April 17. This work is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

  • Big tennis winner was the weather

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The final weeks of the tennis season began after spring break. However, the weather wasn’t always cooperative.

    But before the spring break vacation, Bullitt East girls’ tennis got a couple of matches completed.

    On March 28, the Lady Chargers went to Highview Park for a single match against Whitefield Academy.

    Jada Rush lost to Whitefield’s Emily Jacobson 6-0, 6-1.

    (Wednesday’s match against Bullitt Central was detailed in the Monday, April 3, issue of The Pioneer News.)

  • Central, East heading to KHSAA state archery

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the third straight season, Bullitt County will be sending a one-two punch to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Archery Tournament in Lexington.

  • Warren Co. man charged with child sex exploitation

     BOWLING GREEN – On April 12, 2017, at approximately 8:45 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Drew L. Gibson, 36, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Gibson was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

  • Clinton Co. physician charged with illegal distributuion

     BOWLING GREEN – A Clinton County, Kentucky, physician was charged this week by grand jury indictment with the illegal distribution of controlled substances which resulted in the deaths of three patients, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • House gets lot done in short time

     The most productive and significant legislative session in modern history has officially come to an end. 

    Although it was a short, 30-day session, the General Assembly has accomplished more in 2017 than we have in most 60-day sessions. 

    When Republicans took the majority in the House of Representatives last November, Speaker Hoover came right in and declared that the House would once again be a functioning institution. 

  • KOSAIR KIDS

     The fifth annual Fishing for Kosair Kids crappie tournament, presented by the Mount Washington FOP Lodge 82, raised $8,821 for Kosair Charities.

    The top prizes went to Brian Estridge and Brian West (6.26 lbs); Joe and Katie Long (6.15 lbs); and Brian Wilson and John Willert (5.99 lbs).

  • DONATION TO HERT

     The North Bullitt Lions Club donated $300 to Sharon Hand, director of the Hillview Emergency Response Team (HERT).

    Representing HERT were Sharon Hand, Cindy Burns, Pam Burden, Gary Jackson and Carl Payne (a Lions Club member and  HERT volunteer).

    “The money is needed, timely and much appreciated,” said Hand.

    This will go to tools and equipment needed. This is yet another example of the North Bullitt Lions Club giving back to the community.

    North Bullitt Lions formed in 1972 and has served the community for 55 years.

  • Session busy, productive

      Long nights, intense debate, and media attention from across the globe wrapped up what started as a quiet final week of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. 

    Minutes before the Senate gaveled out for good, Gov. Matt Bevin called this session the most productive in history. 

    It was truly an honor to work alongside the governor with the new House Majority to pass many great initiatives for our commonwealth. 

    Critics and supporters alike have noted the session was among the busiest our state has ever seen. 

  • Florida cures BE’s softball blues

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just before leaving for Florida and spring break, the Bullitt East softball team picked up a huge victory over arch-rival Butler by a 2-1 score.

    That win seemed to snap the Lady Chargers out of some early-season doldrums and coach Ricky Hoffman’s team won its first three games in Florida at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex before dropping a tough 4-3 decision in the final game of the week.