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Today's News

  • Congrats to our kids

     Over the past couple of weeks, youngsters from Bullitt County have represented our community well.

    From Florida to Washington, athletes excelled.

    The Mount Washington 8U softball team fought back from a tough regional finish to bring home the Babe Ruth World Series title.

    This is a great accomplishment for the girls, their coaches, the parents and grandparents and those who supported those efforts.

  • Saying Goodbye

     Over the past month, I’ve lost some folks who were pretting important during my tenure at The Pioneer News.

    Thomas Whitt was a very solid member of the community and as a member of the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    Well-respected for his work on the fire department board in Mount Washington, Whitt dealt with many tough issues on the school board.

  • Lady Eagles end the curse, beat East 1-0

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The curse is over!

    Well, at least part of the curse is over!

    The North Bullitt Lady Eagles exorcised seven years of frustration on Monday, getting a goal from junior Katlyn Andres with just under 10 minutes of play remaining to beat Sixth Region rival Bullitt East 1-0 in an intensely played contest in Mount Washington.

  • Lady Cougars looking to this season and beyond

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The past few seasons for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougar soccer program has been a mixed bag of highs and lows, wins and losses as well as frustrating turnouts.

    Now, head coach Stephanie Porter is taking the stance of building the program from the bottom up instead of just taking it year-to-year. That said, the coach doesn’t want to bypass any of the older players and weaken their chances at a competitive season.

  • The Mayor of Shepherdsville is... Scott Ellis

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When he tendered a letter on Feb. 9, 2016, Scott Ellis intended to resign from the office of mayor.

  • A different type of take-out: More than food found in restaurant parking lot

     HILLVIEW -- Restaurant carryout brought forth a whole new meaning last Friday in northern Bullitt County.

  • School Board votes 3-2 for increase

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- By the slimmest of margins, the Bullitt County Public School Board has approved a higher tax rate.

  • Stacey Stults selected district music educator of the year

        The 2016-2017 school year began with special honors for one elementary school music teacher.
        Stacey Stults was named District V Music Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA). She has taught music for 16 year investing time at Lebanon Junction and Nichols Elementary Schools before joining the Shepherdsville Elementary School staff when the doors opened in 2005.

  • Big sports week ahead

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Following two weeks to get their feet under them, the high school fall sports campaign shifts into high gear this week with the first of the intra-county contests of the season.
        Perhaps the biggest of the fall will be on Monday of this week in girls’ soccer when North Bullitt travels to Mount Washington for a showdown with Bullitt East.

  • New traffic signal activation at Highway 44, Bells Mill

     LOUISVILLE – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announces activation of a new traffic signal at the intersection of KY 44 and KY 1526 (Bells Mill Road) in Bullitt County. This signal is being installed as part of an intersection improvement project that includes the addition of turning lanes.

    The signal heads are currently in place and are scheduled for activation later on this week. The signal will be tested and timing adjusted over the next two weeks.