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Today's News

  • LIHEAP subsidy program to help low-income households in need of energy assistance

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Inc. began the “Subsidy” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that provides heating assistance to eligible households on November 3rd, 2014.

    The significant cost of energy to heat homes leaves many households unable to fully meet heating bills or purchase sufficient bulk fuel to keep their families safe and warm. Your local Community Action Partnership (CAP) stands ready to help!

  • Traffic switch on I-65 beginning November 16

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a change in the traffic pattern on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Construction work is proceeding north and the work zone will be moved to the section of interstate between mile points 118 and 123.  Lane shifts will be put in place on Sunday evening, November 16.

  • You might have money coming your way

     On October 31, 2014, the Bullitt Circuit Court Clerk turned over $32,232.95 in unclaimed funds to the Kentucky State Treasurer. 

    If you are one of the people listed below or know one of these people, please let them know that funds have been submitted to the Secretary of State in their name.  The funds turned over as unclaimed funds included bail bonds which had previously been released and checks had been returned, restitution payments previously mailed which had been returned, and overpayments of fees for which the checks were not cashed.

  • Flaherty continues in her mom’s pageant footsteps

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- One little girl will be following in her mother’s footsteps this holiday season.

    Nine-year-old Evelyn Flaherty, the daughter of Robert and DeeAnn Flaherty, was recently crowned Miss American Crossroads Sweetheart and will be competing in the National Miss American Coed Pageant in Florida next week.

    Evelyn’s mother, DeeAnn, said her daughter became interested in pageants after watching some old videos of her competitions about five years ago.

  • WINTER MAKES EARLY APPEARANCE

     Much to the joy of local students, the snow on late Sunday night and early Monday morning was enough to cancel classes

    The weather posed few problems but it did strain an already tight salt supply for many agencies.

    Classes were back in session on Tuesday.

    See more wintry photos from Stephen Thomas in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net

  • Honoring Our Veterans

     LTC David Walker was the special speaker at the annual North Bullitt JRTOC Veterans Day assembly.

    Cadets demonstrated the proper way to fold the American flag.

    WWII veteran Charles Howlett and VFW Post 5710 commander Danny Morrison were both in attendance for the ceremony.

    Look for more photos from the North Bullitt Veterans Day event in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Hunters Hollow officials fear higher sewer rates are looming

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - Mayor Linda Parker finally had good news to share with the city commission in regards to sewer issues.

    However, she also discussed potential bad news that awaits in the form of raised rates.

    Parker said the Bullitt County Sanitation District finally had a working agreement with Chris Cogan, representing Bullitt Utilities, to work toward a permanent solution for city residents.

  • Murder under investigation as man dies from gunshot

      NICHOLS - Investigators have released little information surrounding a fatal shooting on Saturday morning in western Bullitt County.

    According to Mike Murdoch, spokesman for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, the agency is currently investigating the death of Donald Hagan, 41, as a homicide.

    At around 10 a.m. on Saturday, there was a call to dispatch about a man who had been shot on Cow Branch Road.

    A female drove the victim to Jerry’s Drive-In Liquors on Dixie Highway at Highway 44 West.

  • Former teacher indicted on rape charges

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A former teacher with the Bullitt County Public School System has been indicted.

  • Three indicted for home invasion in Hillview

    HILLVIEW -- Two men have been indicted for the burglary and kidnapping of three individuals in northern Bullitt County.