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Today's News

  • Class of 2014

    LOUISVILLE-North Bullitt senior Lucas Humphrey has a big hug for teacher and coach Mike Hall during the commencement exercises at Broadbent Arena. More photos on page A-4 and at www.pioneernews.net.

  • Bullitt County Fair begins tonight

    CLERMONT - The Bullitt County Fair is at 39 and holding, but the event remains as fun as ever.

    Fair Board president Jimmy Anderson said another full week of fun and activities will be available for all fair patrons, with a few new events.

    According to Anderson, the motor sports and rides are big draws. A new motor sport event is the Farm Tractor Class during the Truck & Tractor Pull on Wednesday night, beginning at 7 p.m.

  • BC’s Gossett taking volleyball skills to Union

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For Bullitt Central senior Amy Gossett, college was always in her future.

    What Gossett wasn’t so sure about was continuing her volleyball career at the next level. When the senior finally decided that she wanted to play her sport in college, everything else quickly fell into place.

  • Group to help women help women

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Beauty, babies and business. 

    A new program is coming to Mount Washington shortly, one that focuses on women in business.

    On Wednesday, June 18, Kristen Hammack will be hosting the first Women Supporting Women event at Allure Aesthetic Associates,113 Snapp St., from 1 to 3 p.m.

    She said the business will be talking about permanent makeup and some of the other services they offer. Afterward, a representative from a MFS will speak to the guests about investing and being “business savvy.”

  • Attorney General Conway announces guilty plea by fraudulent contractor

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Consumer Protection today announced that a contractor accused of failing to perform repair services for a Louisville resident, despite being paid to do so, has pleaded guilty to one count of theft by deception over $10.000, a class C felony.

  • 2014 High School Baseball Post-Season Honors

     All-Sixth Region Baseball

    ** Player of the Year **: Chase Patton - SR. - Bullitt East

    ** Coach of the Year **: Brian Wise - North Bullitt

    **Assistant Coach of the Year ** Roy Taylor - Bullitt Central

    1B - Jonathan Thrasher - SR. - Butler

    2B - Steven Husband -JR. - Pleasure Ridge Park

    3B - Dillon Sievert - JR. - DeSales

  • Pulliam selected for prestigious honor of being 2014 National Merit Scholar

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East High School Senior Alison Pulliam has earned one of the most prestigious awards in the United States.

    She is a 2014 National Merit Scholar.

    “It is exciting and a little sad at the same time,” she said. “I am honored to be selected but I know it means my high school years are drawing to a close.”

  • Planning already in full gear as city fair, July 4 blast to combine into one

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County hopes to start a new tradition with its Fourth of July festivities this year.

    This year the Shepherdsville City Fair/Bullitt Blast will be combined into a four-day celebration.

    Fair Director Tony Thompson said he thought it would a great way to get more people involved to expand the event for four days.

    Held at the Shepherdsville City Park, the event begins July 3 at 6 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. July 6.

  • COMMENCEMENT CLASS of 2014

      Bullitt East High was the first of the three schools to graduate on Sunday.

    The class numbered over 300 graduates and collected over $6 million in scholarships.

    See more photos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Roads will be resurfaced this year; Hwy. 44 on blacktop list

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Five major resurfacing projects will be part of the Rural Secondary program proposed by the state transportation cabinet.

    Matt Bullock, chief district engineer for District 5, made his annual presentation to Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    The state will have $1.1 million available to take care of the rural secondary roads in the county. The list of projects could be amended at a later date if additional funds are secured.

    The projects planned in the 2014-15 fiscal year include: