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Today's News

  • Salute to the veterans at Cedar Grove and Lebanon Junction Elementary

     CEDAR GROVE - No one can tell history better than someone who actually lived it.

    Veterans from throughout Bullitt County converged at Lebanon Junction and Cedar Grove Elementary to share their stories and recollections from their days serving with the United States Armed Forces.

    Fifth graders at each school gathered around the luminaries as they shared experiences ranging from the recent Gulf War back to World War II.

  • Fund-raising dinner Friday to help with monument to honor Korean War veterans

     There will be a fund-raiser on Friday, Nov. 18, for the Korean War Memorial.

    It will be held at the Mount Washington Lions Club from 4-7 p.m.

    You can eat in or carry out. 

    There is be fish,  pork chops and hot dogs on the menu.

    The proceeds will help John R. “Robby” Smith on his Eagle Scout project.

    The member of Boy Scout Troop 100 in Mount Washington is looking to erect a 10-foot-by-10-foot memorial in honor of Korean War veterans.

  • Retired Fulton jailer, suppliers charged for detention center kickbacks

     PADUCAH – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., joined by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, and FBI Special Agent in Charge Amy S. Hess, announced charges today against retired Fulton County Kentucky Jailer Ricky Parnell and four contractors, who performed work on the $3.3 million 2015 Fulton County Detention Center expansion, for their roles in a conspiracy to defraud Fulton County citizens, through kickbacks and inflated costs associated with the project.

  • NB gets second chance against Dragons

     HEBRON ESTATES – It’s not often in high school football that you get a chance at redemption against a rival in the same season.

    The North Bullitt Eagles will get that rare opportunity on Friday when the green and gold make the short trip around Louisville to take on fellow Class 5-A, District 3 rival South Oldham in the championship game of Region 3.

  • Honoring Our Veterans

     North Bullitt’s JROTC program has one of the longest-standing ceremonies to honor the veterans.

    On Friday, North Bullitt graduate SMSgt John Wardrip was invited to return and speak to the students.

    He also had the honor of watching his son, Chase, carry the American flag in the school’s color guard.

    Schools throughout the county held similar ceremonies. Look in The Pioneer News and the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more photos from various ceremonies.

     

  • Grassroots effort to help feed hungry at holidays

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—In the spirit of giving, Britney Wimsatt has set out on a mission to provide Thanksgiving dinner to many of the homeless students in Bullitt County.

    After a trip with the Bullitt County Leadership group through the Chamber of Commerce to the Bullitt County Board of Education, Wimsatt learned that the school system had identified 50 homeless children within the first two weeks of school.

  • Elections are over... now time to move on

     Nov. 8 is behind us. Now, let the healing begin.

    With the votes being cast and the public having made its choice, it is time for a healing to take place both in our nation -- but more importatly, in our community.

    We’ll take some time to do more analysis down the road. But what is needed now is an effort to bring our community together.

    After any election, there are hard feelings. Things are said as part of campaign rhetoric. And, this year seemed to take on the personal feelings displayed at the national level.

  • Thompson elected to serve on Bullitt school

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The newly-elected member of the Bullitt County Public School Board has plenty of knowledge.

    Having had three children go through the system and having spent a lot of volunteer hours, Diane Thompson is eager to serve.

    Thompson defeated Katherine Dozier to secure the Second District school board seat currently held by Roger Hayes.

    Hayes withdrew from the race but that occurred too late to have his name removed from the ballot.

    Thompson led the way with 2,258 votes.

  • North’s Benz signs with Kentucky Wesleyan

     HEBRON ESTATES – The recruiting game is never easy and seldom a sure thing, but for North Bullitt baseball player Blake Benz, the second time round might have been the perfect outcome.

    Back during the summer, Benz had an offer on the table from Evansville University, but as sometimes happens, priorities change and coaches head in different directions. This time, Benz was the odd man out.

  • Dragons breathe fire on Cougars’ upset hopes

      CRESTWOOD – For the first 16 minutes of Friday’s Class 5-A, Regional 3 semi-final, the Bullitt Central Cougars had a perfect game plan and perfectly executed it against South Oldham.

    Unfortunately, at some point the high-powered Dragons had to get the ball. Once they did, the home team found the end zone at will, scoring 20 points in the final 4:12 of the first half before rolling to a 37-0 win.