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Today's News

  • Program reaps rewards for some unaware of lost treasures

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Mildred Williams Neal never expected to find lost money.

  • District's attendance rises to 55th highest in Kentucky

    Student attendance for the 2013-2014 school year averaged an all-time high of 95.46% ranking the district 55th out of 173 Kentucky school districts.

    However, school officials will not rest even when student attendance ranks Number 1.

  • 22 Bullitt County students selected as Jeff Green Scholars

    FRANKFORT — Twenty-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. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Labor Day precautions for boaters

     FRANKFORT – The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the holiday weekend, squeezing the last bit of fun out of what many consider the last weekend of summer.

    Boaters who plan to hit the water should keep in mind some important considerations before they launch their motor boat, canoe or kayak over the holiday weekend and the upcoming fall fishing season.

  • Pioneer News sponsors luncheon in Fern Creek

    FERN CREEK--Metro Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer returned to his roots recently as he was a guest speaker at the Fern Creek Community Association and Chamber of Commerce. The native of the Fern Creek community spoke about some of the accomplishments during his tenure and his plans for the future. The luncheon was sponsored by The Pioneer News, which is a member of the organization.

  • Pioneer Village finds way to make holiday work more acceptable to police officers

    PIONEER VILLAGE -- With police officers working 12-hour shifts, what happens when their day falls on a holiday?

  • Distraction may have led to fatal accident

    CLERMONT--A Nelson County woman died Thursday evening when she turned into the path of an oncoming truck on Highway 245 at the entrance to the Jim Beam Distillery.

    Bullitt County coroner David Billings identified the victim as Samantha Greenwell, 29, of Bardstown.

    The wreck occurred around 5:24 p.m. and Highway 245 was closed to traffic until 10 p.m. with an accident reconstruction team, which includes the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office and Shepherdsville Police Department, investigated.

  • BC boys' soccer growing into a winning program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Just two years removed from a season in which the program played nothing more than a glorified junior-varsity schedule, the Bullitt Central boys’ soccer squad is looking for things this fall as they grow and mature into a real ‘team’.

         Bullitt Central now has a pair of seniors, but more importantly, there are 17 players in the top three classes. The entire program has 25 players.

         With the added maturity comes a desire for more success on the field.

  • Boyle withstands determined Charger effort

    STANFORD – Battling a team expected to be among the elite in Kentucky this fall, the Bullitt East Chargers learned a little about themselves on Friday.

         With as many key players on the sidelines not wearing pads as competing on the field, the Chargers showed that determination can overcome some shortcomings due to injuries against even the most challenging foe. Still, in the end on Friday, Bullitt East came up just short, falling to Boyle County 14-6 in the PBK Death Valley Bowl at Lincoln County High School.

  • Lady Cougar soccer plans for success during season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars have been on a pretty good run in recent seasons, having finished as the 23rd District runners-up to North Bullitt each of the past two seasons.

         They have done that under different coaches as the turnover rate has been higher than anyone would like. Still, that is the situation again this fall as Nora Alexander, who helped some with the team a year ago, has taken over as the head coach.