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Today's News

  • Interstate 65 North closed this weekend in Jefferson County

    Louisville, KY (Oct. 17, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds motorists that a portion of Interstate 65 North will be closed this weekend in Jefferson County. This interstate shut-down is the second of two weekend closures, one in each direction, to accommodate safety improvements and other roadway maintenance. 

    I-65 North is scheduled for closure this weekend between I-264 and I-64 (mile markers 130.6 to 136.4). All driving lanes, exit ramps and entrance ramps will be closed in this section of roadway.

  • Interstate 65 lane closure in Bullitt County October 18

    Louisville, KY  - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of maintenance work tonight on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. KYTC maintenance staff will be performing asphalt pavement repairs on I-65 South between the Clermont and Lebanon Junction exits.

    The right lane of I-65 South will be closed between mile markers 108 and 109. This work is scheduled between 6 p.m. and midnight.

  • UPDATE: Lady Eagles vanquish Mercy from post-season

     UPDATE (10/20): The North Bullitt Lady Eagles have won the 2017 6th Region Girls' Soccer Tournament.

    The Lady Eagles defeated Bullitt East 1-0 in the refional championship game at Mercy Academy.

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for a full story.

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    HIGHVIEW -- Amber Mink felt that in the team’s 3-1 loss to Mercy Academy during the first-ever regular season meeting that things could have been different.

  • East breaks the curse -- beats Mercy for title

     LOUISVILLE – The game started under gray and damp conditions, but it was all sunny for the Bullitt East Chargers on Thursday as the red and gold ended over five years of frustration with a 3-1 girls’ soccer victory Mercy in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament.

  • NB girls once again Queens of the 24th District

      HIGHVIEW -- You really can’t complain about your team winning the 23rd District girls’ soccer title for the sixth consecutive year.

    But, North Bullitt head coach Amber Mink is looking toward a bigger goal — the Sixth Region title this week.

    Her team kept its goal of winning both district tournament games with a shutoff by senior Delayna Holman.

    After defeating Southern 10-0 in the opener, North Bullitt held off a much improved Bullitt Central 6-0 in the championship game at Moore High School.

  • Family looks to find way to aid others facing hearing issues

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - At age 2, Luke Montgomery is already bi-lingual.

    His parents and older brother are as well, so they can communicate with him.

    Luke was born with congenital deafness - sensorineural deafness syndrome - that left him considered deaf, albeit with very limited hearing abilities.

    Luke’s parents, Brooke and Jeff Montgomery, decided early on that the family, including sons Nate, 9, and Seth, 6, would learn their new language along with Luke.

  • Shepherdsville garbage service can be stopped

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If you are past due in your payments for garbage service in the city of Shepherdsville, you could be cut off in the next few weeks.

    And then the code enforcement officer with the city will be asking you where you are getting rid of your garbage.

    With the current hauler over $150,000 in the hole from payments by Shepherdsville customers, city officials recently made a change in its collection ordinance.

  • Colorfest this weekend at Bernheim

     CLERMONT - It’s not every day you can launch a pumpkin into the air, work your way through a hay maze, and check out the beautiful natural autumn colors.

    At least not along with food vendors, live music, and educational programs.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest provides all that and more during its annual ColorFest celebration, scheduled this year for Oct. 21 and 22.

  • Hall selected principal of three facilities

     Shannon Hall is the new principal of the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home.

    He replaces BJ Ritter who departed to pursue other opportunities.

    “At this point, I am very overwhelmed but there is a great deal of support,” Hall said. “It was a nice feeling to come ‘home’ to Bullitt County.”

    This is Hall’s 16th year in education. He started as an ECE teacher with BCPS before transitioning to JCPS as a guidance counselor.

  • Bullitt Central FFA getting the year started

     The Bullitt Central High School FFA Chapter has begun the year with several activities.  

    One of the first activities we went to is the Ky. State Fair. We learned how the agricultural industry impacts our economy and visited many other agriculture booths. 

    We were also able to participate in Cedar Grove Elementary Back to School Bash.  Student set a booth consisting of baby chicks, rabbits, and display boards highlighting the agriculture industry.