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Today's News

  • Rain can’t dampen Bullitt Blast Dash

     A little rain couldn’t dampen the fun for a large group of runners who took part in the Bullitt Blast Run/Dash on Saturday.

    A number of the runners were decked out in red, white and blue holiday garb for the 5K run and walk.

    The event was sponsored and conducted by the Bullitt County YMCA. This was the second year for the event.

    The race started in front of the Bullitt County YMCA and ran through the streets of Shepherdsville.

  • Missing teen located

     Shepherdsville Police have located a missing juvenile following a three-day search.

    SPD released an official statement:

    On Tuesday July 7th the Shepherdsville Police Department requested the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile, Cruz Carlos Frescas.

    We are pleased to announce that he has been located safe and has been returned to his family.

    We would like to thank all of the individuals that gave us information as to his whereabouts. 

  • Journey Church helps bring joy of reading to reality for teenager

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle School principal Lee Barger quoted President Abraham Lincoln: “The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who gets me a book I haven’t read yet.”

    Understanding the importance of books and reading, especially on an influential student, led to unique donations to a local student through the school in association with Journey Christian Church.

  • Kindergarten students invited to meet staff, have a little fun

     The first day of the 2015-2016 school year for students is Wednesday, Aug. 12.

    Children starting kindergarten get a preview (along with their parents) Thursday, July 16, during the district’s annual Kindergarten Kickoff from 4-7 p.m. at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

    The free event is sponsored by the Bullitt County Public Schools Family Resource Centers.

  • MW U-8 All-Stars are headed to state tourney

     MIDDLETOWN – Rain made for a very long week for the Mount Washington U-8 Baseball All-Stars last week in the District Tournament at Crosby Park conducted by the East Louisville Sports Youth League.

  • End of the road for Blue Lick U-12 Stars in state tournament

     OKOLONA -- It was yet another battle of familiar foes.

    While Blue Lick had defeated Germantown to win the district title, the young men in green would have the last laugh in the state tournament.

    By virtue of its 8-5 victory on Sunday, Germantown earned a berth in the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament, to be held in Lexington, no matter its outcome in the championship game against Hikes Point.

    In the loser’s bracket final, two mighty swings of the bat spelled doom for Blue Lick.

  • Louisville men arrested on child porn charges

     Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest and arraignment of two Louisville men for possessing child pornography.

  • AG announces credit card settlement with Chase Bank

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway announced a settlement with Chase Bank USA N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services Inc. that ensures the entities will reform their unlawful credit card debt collection practices.

    The $136 million joint state-federal settlement was reached with Attorney General Conway, attorneys general in 47 other states plus the District of Columbia, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

  • WHAT A BLAST

     OK, there was a little bit of rain. But the big crowds showed up on Saturday as fireworks capped off a busy day and a busy three days for vendors and organizers.

    The Shepherdsville City Fair/Bullitt Blast started with a bang on Thursday and ended with an aerial fireworks show on Saturday.

    See more photos by Mary Barczak in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Worries continue over site of planned skate park in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Things are rolling along for the new BMX/skate park in Mount Washington.

    However, there is still some concern from some of the public.

    Shepherdsville resident Jim Sauss said he was not in favor of the location for the BMX/skate park, at the city park. He said he owns land in Mount Washington in Autumn Glen.

    The site is located behind Mount Washington Elementary in the current park location.

    Sauss said he did not think there would be enough room for it.