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Today's News

  • BLMS holiday play

    Bullitt Lick Middle School had a last-minute option for those looking for something fun to do before Christmas.

    The school hosted a play called “Last Minute Wishes” that included a holiday-based plot set at a department store just prior to Christmas.

    The play was directed by BLMS Arts and Humanities instructor Meredith Patton.

    A chili supper for patrons accompanied the performance.

     

  • All area teams hitting the road this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After a few days off for Christmas, five of the six area basketball teams will be back in action this week as the holiday tournament merry-go-round continues.

    The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars, after playing at LaRue County last week, will not be playing any games this week. The team will return to action on next Tuesday with a game at North Oldham and will then be part of a key boy/girl doubleheader against 23rd District rivals Moore at home on Friday, Jan. 6.

  • Bullitt ready to donate land to VA

     CLERMONT — They may not be interested but Bullitt Fiscal Court has made the offer.

    While officials in Jefferson County discuss the ultimate location of the Veterans Administration hospital, Bullitt Fiscal Court voted unanimously to offer 42 acres at the northwest quadrant of the Interstate 65/Highway 245 interchange.

    Free of charge.

    With several dozen veterans in attendance on Tuesday morning, Bullitt officials discussed the offer and why it makes sense.

  • Plan may eliminate 1 district judgeship in 2020

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — There is a possibility that in 2022, Bullitt County could lose one of its two district judgeships.

    In the first redistricting plan for judicial districts in decades, Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. presented members of the General Assembly something to consider when they meet in January.

    The change would occur in 2022 as that will be the next time all circuit court, family court and district court judges will be on the ballot.

  • Food pantry gaining popularity throughout community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Sometimes it’s the smallest acts that make the biggest difference.

    Rob Beckett, minister of Shepherdsville First Church of the Nazarene, thought he was doing a small act by building an outdoor pantry. Little did he know, that small act would turn into a countywide project.

    In August, Beckett was on Facebook when a friend shared a post about a free pantry in Arkansas, suggesting that someone should do the same in Shepherdsville.

  • Taking a Pie in the Face for Operation Santa

      Overdale Elementary was the first school to contribute toys to the Hillview Operation Santa program over 25 years ago. It remains the biggest school contributor.

    Over 400 families receive food baskets and toys thanks to the generosity of the community.

    This year, Overdale students had an opportunity to throw pies at area police officers and even Whitney Voyles, whose class donated the most toys. This earned her a pie.

  • Open House at Paroquet Springs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Paroquet Springs Conference Centre hosted its annual community Christmas dinner.

    The free event is a way for the Centre to thank the community for its ongoing support of various community events while promoting itself as the destination for future events, showcasing decorations as well as a full buffet meal with a dessert table.

    Door prizes were donated by many local businesses.

    For more pictures from the event, click here.

  • Chargers get the best of Waggener...again

     BUCKNER – In this new computer age, coaches now rarely use the word ‘rebuilding.’ Instead, the new word is a ‘reboot.’

    Well for the Bullitt East Chargers, last week’s championship game in the Pegasus Sports Network Best in Hoops Tournament at Oldham County was a reboot of a reboot.

  • Bullitt Central heads to break by winning three

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After starting the season with just one win in six outings, including the fact that four of the five losses were by at least 18 points, it might have seemed a long shot for the Bullitt Central Cougars to reach four wins by the end of the season.

    Don’t fret Cougar fans. Bullitt Central won three games in three days before taking a week off for Christmas. Coach Jessie Curry’s team is now 4-5 and preparing for a trip to Allen County-Scottsville this week for the programs’ only holiday tournament appearance.

  • The Reason for the Season

     Once again this Christmas season, Hillview Community Christian Church hosted its Walk through Bethlehem.

    The live nativity included a live camel and donkey, as well as members of the church.

    Several thousand attended this year’s event.

    More photos and a video can be seen at www.pioneernews.net.

    Also, continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for photos and videos of various Bullitt County holiday events.