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Today's News

  • Talk begins on four-county loop

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — If you asked 100 residents of Bullitt County, a vast majority would place the widening of Highway 44 on their wish list.

  • Family hopes third transfer for children will be last

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The most recent school redistricting plan was approved by the Bullitt County in November.

    In December, some families were still feeling the ramifications and fearing more.

    Jessica Donaldson, a mother of three, has lived near the KOA Campground since 2001, a border area always mentioned during redistricting plans.

    Donaldson address the school board after its most recent decision to redistrict her home, making the third time she will watch her children change schools.

  • Charges dismissed on Monday; men are now indicted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After having the charges quickly dismissed last Monday, five men now face felony charges.

  • Lives of 49 lost in wreck remembered in ceremony

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was at the exact same moment, in basically the exact same spot.

    And exactly 100 years later, to the second, 100 people showed up to recognize the event.

    A Centennial Commemoration of the 1917 train wreck, which resulted in the loss of 49 lives, was presented at the Ridgway Memorial Library, which stands just across the parking lot from the location of the train tracks where the wreck occurred.

  • Press pressure lifts Lady Eagles to tourney title

     CAMPBELLSVILLE  -- North Bullitt head coach David Marion is not a jockey.

    However, it appeared that as his Lady Eagles were down by 10 strides…points … with four minutes to go, Marion told his players to “go.”

    Down the back stretch, North Bullitt outscored previously undefeated Casey County 18-5 to win the Food Pantry Holiday Classic at Campbellsville High School.

    Marion was proud of his team’s 60-57 win against a very solid Casey County squad.

  • Cougars to play at Henry Co. this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After seemingly Bullitt County teams traveled to the four corners of Kentucky for basketball before Christmas, the week after Christmas will have four of the five teams in action this week competing in Florida.

    The only team staying relatively close to home is Bullitt Central. The Cougars will return to one of the oldest in-season holiday tournaments in Kentucky this week, and one the program played in at times back in the 70s, when they play in the Henry County Invitational.

  • North pulls away late to beat Grant Co. in Oldham tourney

     BUCKNER – A 13 to five run to end the game lifted the North Bullitt Eagles to a 59-54 victory over Grant County on Saturday in the seventh-place game of the Pegasus Sports Network Best in Hoops Tournament at Oldham County High School.

    The victory salvaged the week for the Eagles after they had lost the first two games of the eight-team event. On Thursday there was a 79-44 setback to the host team before a 58-52 loss to Sixth Region rival Jeffersontown on Friday in the consolation bracket.

  • Survey for older adults designed to assess social service needs

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior citizens who live in Jefferson and surrounding Kentucky counties are encouraged to take a brief survey online or over the phone to help analyze social service needs for older adults and individuals with disabilities.

    For the second year, the University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging will conduct a community needs assessment on behalf of the Kentuckiana Regional Planning & Development Agency (KIPDA). 

  • Deadline to change party registration Dec. 31

     FRANKFORT – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding registered voters who wish to vote in another party’s May 2018 Primary Election or be a candidate as a member of another political party in the 2018 elections that they must change their registration no later than Dec. 31, 2017. 

  • It Happened in DECEMBER

     We will be looking back 10, 30, 50, 70, and 90 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 2007, 1987, 1967, 1947, and 1927 in the month of December.

     

    2007 - 10 Years Ago.

    Doug Puckett was selected as the new Shepherdsville police chief by Mayor Sherman Tinnell. The two were pictured shaking hands while Mrs. Puckett looked on.