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Today's News

  • Computer operation moves from home to storefront location

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt County native hopes to keep his community integrated into 21st Century technologies.

    Ferguson Computers, in business since 2007, has opened its first store location at 2896 Highway 44 East, next to The Wave.

    Co-owners Robbie and Christina Ferguson live in Shepherdsville with their son, Noah. Robbie Ferguson is a North Bullitt graduate.

    "I got into computers in the 90s at North Bullitt," he said. "It kind of sparked an interest in me."

  • Solution still sought for sewer plant

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While nothing official resulted from the meeting, for the first time in many months, there appeared to be at least a little optimism in finding a solution to a failed sewage treatment plant.

  • Crowd listens to various views on legalizing pot

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A full room of citizens heard facts and figures from the experts about marijuana, an education Bullitt County Partners in Prevention was hoping for.

    PIP sponsored the "Marijuana: Legalize It?" forum featuring guest speakers and inviting legislators to discuss societal issues prior to the potential decision to make the drug legal in Kentucky.

  • Sixty Women Pilots to Descend on Lebanon Junction Sept. 26-28

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Not since the heady days of the Civil War, when Lebanon Junction was truly the gateway to the South, have this many Northerners come together to enjoy the Kentucky experience in Bullitt County.

  • Big homecoming games at BC & NB

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The final tune-ups for all three-area football teams before the start of three straight district contests will be this Friday as the teams reach the halfway point to the season.

    Just as importantly, the games at North Bullitt and Bullitt Central will be homecoming events with all the pageantry and announcements coming during halftime festivities.

  • Youth football passes midway point in 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.

  • Coffee is on the Chief

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department showed that their commander is a true grinder.

    Col. Doug Puckett visited with local citizens during a “Coffee with the Chief” event at Cedar Grove Coffee House.

    For one hour patrons received a free cup of coffee along with an opportunity to discuss issues of their choosing with Puckett or one of the other department members in attendance.

    The topics ranged from specific issues within neighborhoods to overall city traffic situations.

  • Pioneer Village celebrates 40th by burning note

     PIONEER VILLAGE - It may have been a devastating tornado that put Pioneer Village on the national map in 1996, but the city has officially moved that event into its historical files.

    Today Pioneer Village heads forward, celebrating with a 40th anniversary party that included the ceremonial burning of its tornado debt, along with the presentation of a new city flag.

    The day-long celebration was highlighted by a special ceremony to raise the flag and burn the debt papers, hosted by mayor Gary Hatcher and former city police chief Rodney Hockenbury.

  • Physician charged in patient death

     A Louisville physician was charged today, by a federal grand jury, with prescribing medications that resulted in the death of a patient, as well as multiple counts of unlawful distribution of controlled substances, health care fraud and money laundering announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • NB’s Clark spend summer helping form new social studies standards

     HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt High School teacher Monica Clark spent her summer with 40 colleagues fleshing out new social studies standards that will be used by a generation of students.

    “This project was, by far, the most challenging and rewarding work that I have ever had the privilege to be a part of throughout my career as a social studies educator,” she said. “These new social studies standards will empower both students and teachers and will be transformational.”