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Today's News

  • Electronic EPOs will be great for all involved

     Emergency protective orders are an integral part of the Circuit Clerk’s office. 

    Earlier in 2016, we were notified by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) that Bullitt County was one of the counties chosen to implement electronic emergency protective orders.  

    Grant money was available to take Bullitt County to the next level of service to the public.  

  • Donovan celebrates 100th birthday

     Family and friends gathered on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Green Meadows Healthcare Center in Mount Washington.

    They were there to celebrate the 100th birthday of Mary Louise Donovan.

    Mary was born on Aug. 21, 1916, in Fleming County, Ky.

    She is the mother of Rosemary (Darrell) Parrish and the grandmother of Kent (Kimmie) Donovan Parrish of Mount Washington and Chad Cambron (Jennifer) Parrish of Louisville.

    She has three great-grandchildren: Logan John Parrish, Julia Danielle Tatchell and Evan Riley Parrish.

  • Community Thanksgiving service to benefit Fellowship of Concern

     The First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville would like to invite the community to the 50th annual Community Thanksgiving Service, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.

    Because the Fellowship of Concern is operated by volunteers, all the offerings received during the service will be used to benefit those in need in the community.

    The Rev. Adam Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville, will bring the message.

  • 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.

     

  • Striping to be done on busy roads

     SHEPHERDSVLLE -- Gary Board is familiar with the streets in Shepherdsville.

    But what happens to a visitor to the community when they try to start navigating streets like Keystone Crossroads, especially at night?

    The issue of striping the city’s streets expanded into a lengthy conversation for members of the Shepherdsville town council.

    The issue revolved around how to bid out the work.

  • 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.