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Today's News

  • Little Sweathearts looks to enrich children in expanded facility

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— A new childcare facility in Mount Washington hopes to teach its students more than just the colors of the rainbow.

    Little Sweethearts Child Development Center owner Tammy Klumb ran the center out of her home for nine years before deciding to expand.

    “With the love of children we have and wanting to better the community, we decided to go ahead and expand,” she said.

  • VETERANS DAY: SALUTE in LJ

      The Lebanon Junction VFW Post 8293 held its annual Veterans Day salute and parade on Saturday.

    A large crowd came out for the parade and an appreciation dinner followed.

    Also, the Gold Star Families Memorial was recently unveiled at the Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. The members of the Lebanon Junction VFW Post were participants and were also instrumental in the event.

  • NB, BC enter round two of post-season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the first time since 2008, two Bullitt County football teams won opening round games last Friday.

    Now, North Bullitt will go on the road this Friday to take on Madison Southern while Bullitt Central has a rematch with South Oldham on the road in PeeWee Valley.

    Both games on Friday are set for 7:30 p.m.

  • Championship SUNDAY set for local teams

     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.

  • Convicted felon sentenced for impersonating officer

     LOUISVILLE– A Louisville convicted felon was sentenced in United States District Court today, by District Court Judge David J. Hale, to seven years in prison for impersonating an officer, on more than one occasion, and for unlawfully transporting firearms, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Man indicted for breaking into home with intent to commit crime

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for allegedly entering a home in May with the intent to commit a crime.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Nathan Sanders.

    He was charged with burglary, robbery and intimidating a participant in the legal process.

    According to the indictment, Sanders went into a home on May 2, 2016, with the intent to commit a crime and used or threatened to use a deadly weapon against the property owner.

    He also threatened a participant in the case.

  • Eastside Middle student has ‘hit list’

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A student at Eastside Middle was discovered to have a “hit list.”

    According to Keith Davis, superintendent of the Bullitt County Public School System, there was a list discovered, as well as a “love list” last week by school officials.

    The matter was turned over to the Mount Washington Police Department for investigation.

    Davis said he viewed the list and that it had to be taken very seriously.

  • Motorists have new place to find traffic, weather information

     FRANKFORT -- Motorists traveling throughout Kentucky can now navigate the highways and by-ways of the Bluegrass with a modernized tool. Goky.ky.gov, an online traffic and roadway information portal, has replaced the traditional 511 travel and weather phone system.

  • THINK PINK: Awareness raised on breast cancer at event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Breast Cancer Awareness Month is usually full of celebrations and praise for conquering the disease. Commercials and event advertisements show older women with short hair in pink shirts laughing together as if there was never a worry.

    The fourth annual Think Pink event showed a different side to cancer.

  • Learning experience for local CC runners at state

      LEXINGTON – With all four runners from Bullitt County being underclassmen and two of them running in the big show for the first time, Saturday’s Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park was a very good learning experience.

    In the girls’ 5,000-meter event, Bullitt Central junior Erika Hutchinson was the first of the three local runners back to the finish line as she finished 198th in a time of 23:33.05. Hutchinson was running in her second consecutive state finals race.