Today's News


     Students at Mount Washington Elementary got to celebrate how super they are during the school’s Superhero Day.

    In the morning, local heroes, including police officers and nurses, welcomed the students to the school.

    That afternoon, teachers battled it out to the Macarena to see whose dancing powers beat the rest during “Dancing with the Staff.”

  • It’s home, home and a homecoming on Friday

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the three Bullitt County football teams it will be home, home and a homecoming on Friday as area fans get a week off from intra-county battles before it heats up again next week when North Bullitt travels to Bullitt East.

  • Youth teams gearing up for the post-season

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

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • Could fire district be abolished and started anew?

     So Bullitt Fiscal Court has decided that one way to solve the issues at Southeast Bullitt Fire District is to remove two board members.

    Pending appeals, now what happens?

    Will the next two appointments be “fire department” friendly?

    Will those appointees be “district board” friendly?

    Will it really matter?

  • NB runs away from BC

     HEBRON ESTATES – The match was moved back four days, but that had no effect on the outcome as on Saturday North Bullitt beat Bullitt Central 10-0 in a match that ended early in the second half.

    The contest was originally scheduled for Wednesday, but rain in the early afternoon, when the decision had to be made, forced the game back to Saturday at North Bullitt. Because the soccer teams play on the football field at North Bullitt, field conditions and the damage that can be caused is taken into consideration.

  • There’s no ‘good’ draw for Lady Eagle soccer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There is no revelation here, but as we head into the post-season for soccer starting on Monday, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles are between a rock and hard place when it comes to the upcoming district and regional brackets.

    First off, North Bullitt could not be a bigger favorite to win the 24th District Tournament set for next Tuesday and Thursday at Bullitt Central. The Lady Eagles have beaten Bullitt Central, Moore and Southern by 10-0 scores in games that ended very early.

  • KSP charges Bullitt man with child sex exploitation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — On October 5, 2016, at approximately 10:06 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested Gregory D. Wesley, 61, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Man faces dozens of sex-related offenses

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A 78-year-old man from Shepherdsville is currently being housed in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of scams surrounding Hurricane Matthew

     Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning those who want to help victims of Hurricane Matthew to be cautious when giving money or other assistance to charities. Fundraising efforts are already showing up on crowdfunding sites like Gofundme.com. While some efforts are legitimate, others are scammers posing as fake charities to take advantage of those who want to help.

  • Council to be congratulated on mayor’s selection

     Congratulations to the Shepherdsville City Council.

    Even before reading Wednesday’s editorial, the council came together and made the choice it had to make -- select a person to fill the mayor’s seat over the next 27 months.

    Curtis Hockenbury was certainly the first to sign up for the mayor’s election early this spring when Scott Ellis resigned for the first time.

    He was on the campaign trail knocking on over 1,700 doors.