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Today's News

  • Beavers eager to be leader of BC Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central High School searched for a full year to fill the principal vacancy. They have decided it to leave it to Beavers.

    Jim Beavers was named the new BCHS principal by the site-based decision making council.

    Beavers, a Bardstown native, will replace interim principal Andrew Pohlman, who will remain at the school.

    Bringing an educational and military background, Beavers said both helped him become familiar over time with the Bullitt County area.

  • High-speed chase ends in Deatsville Road cow pasture

     A high-speed car chase that started near Exit 116 in Bullitt County ended in a shallow dry gulch in a cow pasture off Deatsville Road with a crashed stolen car, a suspected rolling meth lab and two people in cuffs.

  • Metro PD investigates dead body

     NICHOLS -- Louisville Metro Police are currently investigating what is being termed a homicide.

    According to LMPD, the body of a white female was found in the woods at the Bullitt/Jefferson County line at Pendleton Hill Road and Pendleton Road.

    It appeared the body had been in the woods for several days.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office assisted but the case is being worked by Louisville Metro.

  • 2015 Bullitt County Fair

     Fairbear and Fairabear made their annual appearance on Saturday morning at the Bullitt County Fair.

    They were there to meet with children gathered for the baby pageants. And they were also there to promote the Kentucky State Fair, which will be Aug. 20-30.

    In between having pictures taken, Fairabear decided that a temporary UL tattoo was needed.

    Look for pageant winners, as well as other contest winners and fair photos, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Man pleads to child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Bullitt County, Kentucky, man pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon, before Senior United States District Judge Thomas B. Russell, to two charges of producing child pornography, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Michael Mudd, age 45, was arrested on August 25, 2014, on a criminal complaint.  A federal grand jury indicted Mudd on September 18, 2014.  Mudd pleaded guilty to two separate counts of producing child pornography.  Additional charges for receiving child pornography remain pending.

  • Defining Freedom True Meaning of Independence Day

    By State representative Russell Webber

    FRANKFORT-– This July 4th we will celebrate the 239nd birthday of our great nation, when our forefathers unveiled the document that would help form the foundation of our United States, the Declaration of Independence. 

  • Worth the Risk
  • Take safety precautions with fireworks to help avoid eye injury

    FRANKFORT – Fireworks are a tradition that go hand-in-hand with the Fourth of July.

     

    But all too often, that tradition can lead to injury. That’s why the Kentucky Optometric Association is urging families to take precautions to protect themselves and their children against the potential dangers of fireworks.

     

  • BC's Byler and Calvert sign with EKU's cheer program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Eastern Kentucky University cheerleading director Beth Bruner recently had a good day in Bullitt County as she picked up a pair of Bullitt Central seniors to join her program starting in August.
        During a ceremony in the new Bullitt Central Media Center, both Sean Byler and Jacob Calvert signed to cheer for the Colonels.

  • UK players provide insight into future for Old Mill kids

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Old Mill Elementary had some special visitors at the end of the school year—former UK players: Jon Hood, Tod Lanter, Sam Malone and Jeff Sheppard.

    The group told the kids it’s important to work hard on and off the court, to push through tough times and to find a way to help someone else.

    Lanter spoke about he was a “little guy” so he had to work twice as hard to be good in basketball, but he also worked hard in the classroom so he could have a career after basketball.