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Today's News

  • Mercy rolls early against NB

    LOUISVILLE-- The North Bullitt Lady Eagles were in rarified air on Wednesday, reaching the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament for the first time since 2009.
        Waiting for the green and gold were two monoliths-- state-power Mercy and Ulmer Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.
        The nerves were obvious as the young team gave up seven runs over the first three innings before settling down and making a better showing down the stretch before losing 8-1 to the Jaguars.

  • Rineyville murder suspect in custody

      UPDATE (06/03): Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown has made an arrest in the May 31, 2015 Vine Grove murder of Jason Scott.

    Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force located Timothy G. Cruz (48) of Rineyville, Ky. at a Louisville Hotel at approximately 3:55 P.M. this afternoon and took him into custody without incident.

    Mr. Cruz was charged by KSP Post 4 Detectives with Murder and other outstanding warrants. He was subsequently lodged in the Hardin Co. Detention Center on a $500,000 bond.

  • Old Hwy. 61 closed near E. Hebron Ln.

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that Old KY 61 (Old Preston Highway) has been closed this morning near Robin Way in Bullitt County (mile point 18.75).  This section of roadway has been closed due to a culvert that is collapsing. The closure is located about a half-mile south of East Hebron Lane.

    Residents in this area will be able to use the recently realigned portion of KY 61 to detour this area.

  • Bernheim booming in June

    Clermont, KY – Did you know that daytime isn’t the only time to experience the beauty of Bernheim? June is full of night programs that will leave you stunned by the evening sky, including our first-ever overnight program, Summer Solstice Welcome at Earth Measure.

    Saturday, June 6 also marks National Trails Day here at Bernheim and with more than 40 miles of trails to choose from, there is a perfect hike for everyone.

  • North Bullitt repeats regional title

    LOUISVILLE -- With two runners on and one out in the seventh inning, North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise went to the mound.
        He told starter Chase McKenzie and the rest of the infield that in five minutes he would be meeting the team in a dog pile as they would be selecting their second straight Sixth Region baseball title.
        Two outs later, Wise would indeed be celebrating with his team which had secured its second straight trip to the Rawlings/KHSAA state baseball tournament in Lexington.

  • Hopkinsville will be opening foe Monday

    LEXINGTON -- North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise assured his players that there would be a lot of good teams assembled in Lexington to participate in the Rawlings KHSAA state baseball tournament.
        "But they need to know that we're good, too," said Wise, whose team will open play at 11 a.m. on Monday.
        For a second straight year, North Bullitt will represent the Sixth Region. Last June, the Eagles fell in the semifinals to eventual champs, St. Xavier.

  • UPDATE: Back to the State Tournament

     UPDATE (Wednesday, June 3): 

    The North Bullitt run came to an end in the second round of the state baseball tournament.

    The Eagles lost in the second round against Highlands by a score of 3-1.

    Read the full story in Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net.

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  • Track project hits hurdle; project sidelined for year

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The plans to resurface the Bullitt Central High track has finally hit a hurdle which would delay the project for at least a year.
        However, that delay may be beneficial to the track renovation plans at the other two high schools.
        Given authority to negotiate with the two bidders who submitted prices for the repairs and rubberized surfacing at Bullitt Central, Scott Kremer hoped to get a reduced price.

  • Two terminated at animal shelter

    CLERMONT -- The Bullitt County Animal Shelter is looking for a new director.
        But it is also looking for another employee, as well.
        After discussing a personnel matter for 75 minutes behind closed doors on Wednesday, Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously voted to terminate animal control officer Jimmy Miller.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 1, 2015

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.