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Today's News

  • St. Aloysius turns picnic into Social Event this Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It may look like a summer picnic.

    It may sound like a summer picnic.

    And it may smell like a summer picnic.

    But, it’s not.

    It’s a “social.”

    Opting to not hold its annual summer picnic, St. Aloysius will host its first social event on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 4-10 p.m.

    All the normal things you might expect at a summer picnic will be present. 

    However, one difference is that the event will be held inside the air-conditioned gym.

  • Bullitt County festivities highlight solar eclipse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether or not it turned out to be the event everyone was expecting, it was still a major event.

    Throughout Bullitt County, many went outside with specialty glasses in anticipation of glancing at the first total solar eclipse over the continental United States since 1979.

    The sun grew dimmer around 2:30 p.m., but total darkness was not achieved in the county. Regardless, everyone had fun and even learned a few things.

  • Job Fair Thursday set for Shep. City Hall

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Looking for a job?

    Are you looking to find a job that can lead to a career?

    Do you have friends who are looking for a job?

    The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority and The Pioneer News have combined to provide opportunities for anyone who may have answered “yes” to any of the above questions.

    The first annual Bullitt County Employment Expo will be held at the Shepherdsville Government Center on Conestoga Parkway this Thursday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Forensic audit team reveals no revelations during update

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Within the next month or so, city officials might have a document outlining any concerns found in a more in-depth audit of the city of Shepherdsville.

    Not calling it a forensic audit, Jonathan Eade, of the accounting firm of Jones Nale and Mattingly, said that the study of financial records from the fiscal year of 2015-16 was more of a look at the procedures used by the city of Shepherdsville.

    Areas of particular concern of the committee members appointed were the proper use of procedures.

  • Cougars have just enough to beat the Cougars

     FAIRDALE – After misfiring on a couple of promising drives in the first half, the Bullitt Central Cougars marched 70 yards in seven plays at the end of the third quarter for a touchdown and then turned it over to the defense on Saturday to beat Holy Cross 7-0 in the inaugural King of the Bluegrass Bowl at Fairdale High School.

    This was also the first meeting ever between Bullitt Central and Holy Cross in football even though the two schools often play each other in various other sports.

  • Georgia man arrested on drug charges

     ELIZABETHTOWN - Kentucky State Police arrested a Georgia man for possession of drugs while operating a commercial motor vehicle at the Hardin County Weigh Facility today around 2:44 p.m.

    Officer Pruitt stopped a 2013 International semi being operated by 37 year-old Justin Haskins of Douglas, GA for a random commercial safety inspection at the Hardin County Weigh Facility on Interstate 65.

  • New Fairfield Inn to replace old Fairfield as hotel in Hillview

     HILLVIEW — When reading the docket of cases for the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission and the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments, both read that Fairfield Inn would be seeking approvals at the August meetings.

    But, there’s already a Fairfield Inn in Hillview at the Brooks interchange.

    Yes, that is true.

    But, with the completion of a new hotel, the current Fairfield Inn will have a new name.

  • Back to School Bash in Leb. Jct.

     LEBANON JUNCTION — Four hundred local students were prepared for with new backpacks, supplies, and haircuts thanks to the generosity of local churches working together.

    According to Church of God of Prophecy pastor Tina Lourd, the Driven Church contacted the Lebanon Junction Ministerial Association about hosting the back-to-school bash.

    The Elizabethtown-based church has hosted it previously in their area but, once other churches started hosting similar events, they decided to branch out.

  • Pioneer Village closer to giving golf carts on-street privileges

      PIONEER VILLAGES - Golf cart owners in Pioneer Village are now worried about hitting 18 holes in the city’s roadway system.

    City attorney Mark Edison presented the first reading of a proposed ordinance to allow the use of golf carts on city streets.

    Edison presented a general copy of an ordinance to allow the city council members an opportunity to suggest changes or concerns.

    Council member Peggy Druin said important rules should include age restrictions of drivers, and rules against altering a cart to travel at higher speeds.

  • One injured after I-65 collision

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky State Police Troopers worked a vehicle collision involving a Semi Tractor and Trailer and the Fern Valley Road bridge overpass.

    On August 21, 2017 at approximately 12:45 A.M. EDST, KSP Post 4 and Post 3 started receiving calls from several civilians pertaining to Social Media Posts concerning a female that was stating that she was in a Semi Tractor and Trailer Northbound on I-65 and that she was being kidnapped and held hostage.