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Today's News

  • Another classic, but Mercy beats BE in 13 innings

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – We should have expected no less.

    It was another classic on Friday night as it took 13 innings before the Mercy Jaguars pushed across a pair of runs to beat Bullitt East in the championship game of the 24th District Softball Tournament.

    The 2-0 score was the same as last years district final when the Lady Chargers lost to Fern Creek.

  • Eagles roll early and then cruise past Moore

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – He’s not a playwright. And he’s not a psychic.

    However, North Bullitt veteran baseball coach Brian Wise crafted out two pretty planned games to capture the school’s fifth consecutive District 23 title.

    The 12-7 victory over Moore on Friday will allow North Bullitt to host the Sixth Region opener on Monday morning. Play then advances to Jim Patterson Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.

    Delayed by rain for two days may have helped the Eagles.

  • Lady Eagles rally past short-handed Southern

     LOUISVILLE – After three days of weather delays, packing up and traveling 15 miles to play on your opponent’s home field in a district championship game didn’t seem to phase the North Bullitt Lady Eagles one bit.

    Finally getting to play on Friday on Southern’s home field for the 23rd District title, coach Neal Hornback’s team spotted the Lady Trojans an early run and then scored eight runs over four innings en route to a 10-3 victory.

  • It Happened in MAY

     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 May.

     

    2007 - 10 Years Ago.

  • Keith selected treasurer for state clerks

      Bullitt County Circuit Court Clerk Paulita Keith participated in an interactive session on the latest Kentucky court technology, got a refresher on handling probate cases and learned about recent court legislation at the 2017 Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference on April 18-19 in Frankfort. 

    The Administrative Office of the Courts and the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks provided the education program for the state’s circuit court clerks. The Kentucky Association of Counties hosted the event at its headquarters. 

  • ENDLESS LOVE: Porters still in love after 75 years

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Once upon a time, a girl sat next to a boy in the gym of the old Mount Washington High School. Today, that same girl and boy are celebrating 75 years of marriage.

    To get away from a fellow chasing her around the gym during the 1938 basketball season, 14-year-old farm girl Dorothy Swearingen sat in an empty seat next to 17-year-old farm boy Melvin Porter.

    “I just went up and sat down,” she said. “I knew who his family was but I didn’t know a thing about him.”

  • Mayor heard no issues yet in forensic audit of Shep.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- So far, mayor Curtis Hockenbury has heard of no major problems with the forensic audit being conducted.

    The certified accounting firm of Jones Nale and Mattingly has been contracted by the city of Shepherdsville to do a more invasive look at the 2015-16 fiscal year.

    The city allocated up to $10,000 for the audit — with additional funds possible, if requested.

    Auditors Jonathon Eade and Wayne Stratton met with the audit committee in January. Since that time, the auditors have been examining records.

  • Warehouse operation gets local support for state, city incentives to expand facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A company with a presence in Bullitt County already is looking to expand its warehousing operation.

    Bluegrass Supply Chain LLC received preliminary approval from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority for tax incentives of $300,000 over the next 10 years.

    The company is looking to lease space on Omega Parkway. Currently, the company, which also has facilities in Logan, Metcalfe and Warren counties, is leasing some space off Cedar Grove Road.

  • Flags for Memorial Day

     Students from the Bullitt Central JROTC and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5710 in Shepherdsville gathered on Friday at Highland Memory Gardens in Mount Washington to put out flags for Memorial Day holiday. Hundreds of flags were placed at the cemetery, which hosted its annual observance on Sunday.

  • Roby archery team targeted for national tourney

     A season of firsts has Roby Elementary School archers aiming high.

    “We could not be happier,” said Archery Coach Alisha Bodner. “My archers have been super dedicated this season and practice at least four days a week.”

    Roby’s archery team has competed in 13 tournaments this school year including Regionals, State and Nationals (where they placed 111 out of 180 teams).