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Today's News

  • Donaldson sticks with bowling

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Courtney Donaldson says that she always knew what she was going to do after graduating from high school.

         That dream is still alive as Donaldson will join the bowling program at Spalding University in Louisville starting in the fall.

  • Campbellsville man pleads guilty to bank robbery

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Campbellsville, Kentucky man pleaded guilty today in United States District Court, before Senior District Judge John G. Heyburn II, to two counts of bank robbery, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    Joshua Riley Spangler, age 28, admitted in court to robbing through force, violence and intimidation, the Cecilian Bank, located at 235 East Western Avenue in Sonora, Kentucky of $1,019. on January 15, 2013.

  • BBB Hot Topics: July 2014

    Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s July 2014 Hot Topics!
     
    1.    BBB is receiving calls from local consumers saying they are getting calls from themselves! Scammers are using Spoofing Technology to impersonate businesses, police departments, and your own number! The technology is used to get victims to pick up the phone when they normally wouldn’t answer an unfamiliar number. Victims report the scammers are trying to get their personal information.

  • High School Basketball Camp Fun and Games

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--A summer tradition in the area is the baskeball camps during the month of June. Because of the late ending to the school year, all of the June camps fell the same week.

    At Bullitt East, Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings conducted the 24th rendition of the Charger Basketball Camp and had over 250 campers in two sessions.

    At Bullitt Central, girls' basketball coach Kyle Roach and boys' coach Joe Pat Lee once again held single session camps that were filled with dribbling, running and shooting.

  • Ranschaert always had Spalding

    HEBRON ESTATES – For North Bullitt senior Kayla Ranschaert, the decision on a college future was one she made in the summer before her final year of high school.

         Still, it wasn’t until this May that Ranschaert had her official ceremony to announce that she would be attending school and bowling at Spalding University in Louisville.

  • Lebanon Junction adjusting to new supplier of water source

    LEBANON JUNCTION--The switch to Louisville Water may not have turned out to be as wonderful as Lebanon Junction originally imagined.

    At Tuesday night’s council meeting, the council examined two water bids to examine and computerize the city water system.

    City Clerk Susan Crady said pressure has gone down in some areas since the switch, but they do not know why.

    Council member Allie Phillips made a motion to accept the bid of $2,850 from Kentucky Engineering PLLC because it was the “cheapest.”

  • Tourist commission gets clean audit as new fiscal year gets under way

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--It was business as usual at the special meeting for Bullitt County/Shepherdsville Tourist & Convention Commission Tuesday.

    Tourism Director Tory Beam said he biggest change from last year’s budget was having to cut $30,000 from print ads since the state will not be providing as much aid anymore.

    Other notables included a decrease to miscellaneous travel expenses and $1,000 for a new computer. Total travel expenses are budgeted at $15,500 with $2,300 for conferences, seminars and training.

  • Firewall issue latest in unexpected twist in renovation of BCHS

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It's too late to turn back now but officials with the Bullitt County Public School Board are not happy with the latest discovery in the major renovations being completed at Bullitt Central High School.

  • HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair drew large crowds once again to see the Fourth of July fireworks display.

    Spectators could see the fireworks display throughout the city.

    As well as the big fireworks show, the park hosted four days of events.

    Continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more photos from the fireworks and from the entire fair.

    On Wednesday, the pageant pictures from the fair will begin. There will also be other pictures taken during the fair event.

  • Sea World in Orlando still provides magical vacation

     SeaWorld Orlando is the perfect place for families who want to have a “magical vacation” without busting the bank.

    Our family decided on a last minute vacation to SeaWorld Orlando, and we were very pleasantly surprised that it topped any other theme park experience we have had in Orlando. SeaWorld has the perfect mix of shows, rides and animal encounters.