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Today's News

  • Exit Realty joins Chamber, opens Shepherdsville office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Exit Realty Heartland celebrated its newest office location in Shepherdsville.

    Formerly located along John Harper Highway, the offices are now hosted at 314 S. Beckman St., Suite 2, in SHepherdsville, next to the Bullitt County Courthouse.

    “We put the heart in real estate,” said branch owner and principal broker Vickie Grimes.

    “Vickie examplefies leadership in this area and is helping to grow the Exit brand throughout the Bluegrass State,” said Exit Southeast regional owner Stacy Strobl.

  • Plans continue on renovation of Bullitt Lick Middle School

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The physical process of upgrading Bullitt Lick Middle School is underway.

    Principals at both Bullitt Lick and neighboring Shepherdsville Elementary warned families that the road between the campuses would now be closed to thru traffic, as construction is set to begin on the front of the BLMS facility.

    Cate Ward, representing Studio Kremer Associates, confirmed to the Bullitt County Public School Board that construction was underway.

  • Post-season seedings hinge on Oldham at BE

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – While South Oldham has already wrapped up the number one seed from Class 5-A, District 3, the other three spots are still up for grabs between Bullitt East, Bullitt Central and Oldham County.

    At this point, North Bullitt and Nelson County are out of play-off contention no matter the outcomes on Friday.

    The key game this week is now Oldham County visiting Bullitt East. At the same time, Bullitt Central will be playing host to Nelson County.

  • Just one week remains in the regular season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • MW residents like sod better than homes

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Another controversial rezoning request will head to the Mount Washington City Council.

    The request received a favorable recommendation from Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning, though not unanimously, and coming after lengthy discussion.

    The request was made for 229 acres of property along Highway 44 East, backing up to Waterford Road, known locally as the sod farm.

    Owners Larry and Carolyn Helm hope to rezone the property from Agricultural and R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential, with plans to create a new subdivision.

  • Mystery Theatre

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Patrons at the latest Bullitt Lick Middle School Drama Club play couldn’t see how much fun they were going to have.

    The Drama Club’s dinner theater event presented “Invisomercial,” an interactive production by Kamrom Klitgaard featuring an informercial turned into a mystery.

    Following dinner provided by Jenni’s Kitchen of Hillview, the show began, with the villian disappearing thanks to an invisible spray.

  • Fern Creek shuts down BE

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East’s dreams of a 24th District soccer title came up short last week, but the Chargers played well enough to advance and battle anther day in this week’s Sixth Region Tournament at DeSales High School.

    Forced back a day because of wet conditions, the Chargers battled Fern Creek in the championship game on Thursday. That ended up being three days after the Chargers had defeated Whitefield Academy 4-0 in the opening game of the three-team event.

  • Interstate 65 North closed this weekend in Jefferson County

    Louisville, KY (Oct. 17, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds motorists that a portion of Interstate 65 North will be closed this weekend in Jefferson County. This interstate shut-down is the second of two weekend closures, one in each direction, to accommodate safety improvements and other roadway maintenance. 

    I-65 North is scheduled for closure this weekend between I-264 and I-64 (mile markers 130.6 to 136.4). All driving lanes, exit ramps and entrance ramps will be closed in this section of roadway.

  • Interstate 65 lane closure in Bullitt County October 18

    Louisville, KY  - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of maintenance work tonight on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. KYTC maintenance staff will be performing asphalt pavement repairs on I-65 South between the Clermont and Lebanon Junction exits.

    The right lane of I-65 South will be closed between mile markers 108 and 109. This work is scheduled between 6 p.m. and midnight.

  • UPDATE: Lady Eagles vanquish Mercy from post-season

     UPDATE (10/20): The North Bullitt Lady Eagles have won the 2017 6th Region Girls' Soccer Tournament.

    The Lady Eagles defeated Bullitt East 1-0 in the refional championship game at Mercy Academy.

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for a full story.

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    HIGHVIEW -- Amber Mink felt that in the team’s 3-1 loss to Mercy Academy during the first-ever regular season meeting that things could have been different.