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Today's News

  • Work on odor in MW still doesn’t pass smell test

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — For nearly four years, the Mount Washington Water and Sewer Company has worked to clear the air on a smelly situation.

    According to Redbud Drive resident Barbara Saltsman, the efforts aren’t noticeable.

    Saltsman, who has lived nine houses down from the treatment plant since 1989, said that the smell prevents her children and grandchildren from visiting, doesn’t allow her to open her windows on cool evenings and makes going outside for long periods impossible.

  • Lady Generals repeat ‘A’ title

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – With the score tied at 29-29 with just over four minutes remaining in the championship game of the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament, it looked like the hottest rivalry in the county would go down to the wire.

    However, hitting some big free throws, the Mount Washington Lady Generals pulled away down the stretch and beat the Eastside Lady Eagles 39-30 in the ‘A’ Division final.

  • Eastside rolls to ‘B’ championship

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Pulling away with a 31-8 surge in the two middle quarters, the Eastside Lady Eagles showed they are the top ‘B’ team in Bullitt County this season as they defeated arch-rival Mount Washington 53-22 on Thursday in the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament.

  • National early signing day set for Wednesday

     The first day of the early signing period for NCAA Division I and II programs is set to start on Wednesday and will continue through next Wednesday.

    Locally, a number of local athletes are expected to be signing early on Wednesday, including three for Bullitt East and one from North Bullitt.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 6, 2016

     

  • Six charged with stolen cars, false claims, i.d. theft

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the indictment and arrests of six men all charged in a conspiracy that resulted in a loss of approximately $1.2 million to banks and car lenders. The twenty count indictment was unsealed on October 25, 2016 during a hearing before United States Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin. A jury trial is scheduled in Louisville before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, on December 19, 2016 at 9:30 am.

  • Convicted sex offender guilty of child porn possession

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Meade County, Kentucky, convicted sex offender, on the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry, pleaded guilty in United States District Court today, before District Judge David J. Hale, to charges of transporting and possessing child pornography announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ELECTION 2016 RESULTS

     The unofficial results from the 2016 General Election in Bullitt County. See Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for election stories:

  • Chargers find no magic on road in defeat

        BEREA – An up and down season for the Bullitt East Chargers ended on a down note on Friday as the 2016 came to a close with a 32-13 loss to Madison Southern in the first round of the Class 5-A, Region 3 bracket.
        With the win, Madison Southern advances to the second round where they will host North Bullitt, a 49-28 winner over Montgomery County.
        Bullitt East’s season ends with a 3-8 record and a third straight season with a first-round loss in the post-season.

  • Eagles advance after near perfect offensive night

        HEBRON ESTATES -- With a bye week following a pair of one-point losses, North Bullitt head coach Adam Billings decided to give his Eagles a little time off.
        In the first round of the Class 5A playoffs on Friday, it looked like Billings’ tactic was perfect.
        With a near perfect performance by quarterback Andrew Brown, North Bullitt was in control the entire way en route to a 49-28 victory over Montgomery County.