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Today's News

  • Friday Night Lights!

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Both Bullitt Central and North Bullitt will be at home this Friday night while Bullitt East heads out on the road.

    Bullitt Central will get to face one of the top players in the area on Friday when Spencer County and senior running back/defensive back Kadin Smith, who has already committed to Purdue, comes to town. Smith carried the ball 16 times for 276 yards as he scored four touchdowns as the Bears mauled Bardstown 36-14 last Friday.

    Spencer County has beaten the Cougars each of the past two seasons.

  • BE has too much for rivals in Bullitt Cup renewal

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was all Bullitt East on Saturday as the Chargers couldn’t even be slowed by lightning as they rolled to title in the renewal of the Bullitt Cup.

    After a short hiatus, the Bullitt Cup returned on Saturday with all three of the Bullitt County high school boys’ teams taking part on the refurbished field at Bullitt East. The Chargers, with a senior-dominated squad, had no problems, rolling to an 9-1 win over North Bullitt in the first game and then cruising past Bullitt Central 8-0 in the second contest.

  • 42 Bullitt County students earn Sen. Jeff Green scholarships

     FRANKFORT -- Forty-two students from Bullitt County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). 

    To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. 

  • Lee Barger selected as new college/career director

     The new Director of College and Career Programs/Innovative Programs is former Bullitt Lick Middle School Principal Lee Barger.

  • Progressive dinner takes on new look for Chamber of Commerce

     The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will change up its annual Progressive Dinner this year.

    On Friday, Aug. 25, the Bourbon and Bites will be held.

    Participants will still travel to several locations but there won’t be the emphasis on a dinner.

    The night begins with a visit to the Jim Beam American Stillhouse from 5-6:30 p.m.

    The next stop will be at Four Roses distillery from 6:45-8 p.m.

    The final destination will be at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest from 8:15-9:30 p.m.

  • St. Aloysius turns picnic into Social Event this Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It may look like a summer picnic.

    It may sound like a summer picnic.

    And it may smell like a summer picnic.

    But, it’s not.

    It’s a “social.”

    Opting to not hold its annual summer picnic, St. Aloysius will host its first social event on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 4-10 p.m.

    All the normal things you might expect at a summer picnic will be present. 

    However, one difference is that the event will be held inside the air-conditioned gym.

  • Bullitt County festivities highlight solar eclipse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether or not it turned out to be the event everyone was expecting, it was still a major event.

    Throughout Bullitt County, many went outside with specialty glasses in anticipation of glancing at the first total solar eclipse over the continental United States since 1979.

    The sun grew dimmer around 2:30 p.m., but total darkness was not achieved in the county. Regardless, everyone had fun and even learned a few things.

  • Job Fair Thursday set for Shep. City Hall

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Looking for a job?

    Are you looking to find a job that can lead to a career?

    Do you have friends who are looking for a job?

    The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority and The Pioneer News have combined to provide opportunities for anyone who may have answered “yes” to any of the above questions.

    The first annual Bullitt County Employment Expo will be held at the Shepherdsville Government Center on Conestoga Parkway this Thursday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Forensic audit team reveals no revelations during update

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Within the next month or so, city officials might have a document outlining any concerns found in a more in-depth audit of the city of Shepherdsville.

    Not calling it a forensic audit, Jonathan Eade, of the accounting firm of Jones Nale and Mattingly, said that the study of financial records from the fiscal year of 2015-16 was more of a look at the procedures used by the city of Shepherdsville.

    Areas of particular concern of the committee members appointed were the proper use of procedures.

  • Cougars have just enough to beat the Cougars

     FAIRDALE – After misfiring on a couple of promising drives in the first half, the Bullitt Central Cougars marched 70 yards in seven plays at the end of the third quarter for a touchdown and then turned it over to the defense on Saturday to beat Holy Cross 7-0 in the inaugural King of the Bluegrass Bowl at Fairdale High School.

    This was also the first meeting ever between Bullitt Central and Holy Cross in football even though the two schools often play each other in various other sports.