Today's News

  • East faces Nelson in district opener

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After shedding a huge monkey off of their backs last week in getting the first win under head coach Mark Sander, the Bullitt East Chargers can get a jump in the Class 5-A, District 3 race on Friday when they travel to Bardstown to take on Nelson County.

  • A little rain can’t slow down youth football

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

    The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • Bullitt East’s Moore marching to U.S. Army’s All-American band

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — One Bullitt East band member is marching his way to the U. S. Army All-American Bowl.

    Bullitt East senior Adam Moore was chosen to join the 2017 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band in January.

    Moore will play snare drum next to the 124 other students also selected to perform in the halftime show of the football game in San Antonio.

  • Historic bank building to be auctioned off this Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- One of the oldest buildings in Shepherdsville will go on the auction block this Saturday.

    The building at the corner of Joe B. Hall Avenue and South Buckman Street, best known as the Bullitt County Bank, will go on the auction block at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

    The building most recently served as PBI Bank. With the opening of a new facility on Adam Shepherd Parkway, the downtown location was closed in August 2014. The drive-thru remained open.

  • Frank Smith to be part of national archery team

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Frank Smith has won numerous local, state and national archery awards.

    Winning on the big stage is nothing unusual for the Shepherdsville resident.

    But the retired employee of General Electric and former state representative is tackling a brand new arena this month.

    Smith has been invited and will participate as a member of the United States team in the World Outdoor Field Archery Championship in Wagga Wagga, Australia.

  • Chapeze family big part of local history

     Chapeze is located on the Long Lick Creek in Bullitt County, Kentucky.  

    It is a small village by the name Chapeze Station and is twenty-four miles from Louisville, Kentucky.  Chapeze is one of the oldest stations in the county.  A land grant was given by Governor Benjamin Harrison of Virginia to Peter Shepherd and his son Adam who were surveyors in 1782.

  • Charger Homecoming Court

      Bullitt East celebrated its 2016 Football Homecoming on Friday with the crowning of seniors Connor Green and Megan Lancaster as the King and Queen.

    Green is the son of Kim and Darryll Green.

    Lancaster, the daughter of Becky Lancaster and Eric and Patti Lancaster, could not attend the ceremony after being involved recently in a serious car accident.

    Representing Lancaster on Friday were her older sister, Cassie Lancaster, along with Kelsey Castle, Megan's best friend and Co-Captain of the Girls' Soccer Team with Lancaster.

  • Police investigate shooting following alleged ax attack

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - An ax attack led to a shooting and a man injured Wednesday morning.

    The incident took place on Harris Passway, just off Fisher Lane in Mount Washington.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Capt. Mike Murdoch said a male and female were sitting in a truck on Harris Passway around 11 a.m. when another male approached the vehicle.

  • DEA announces “360 Degree Strategy” to address opiate epidemic

     LOUISVILLE - The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today announced Louisville’s selection as the fourth city in America to take part in a comprehensive law enforcement and prevention “360 Degree Strategy” to assist cities dealing with the heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic.

  • US attorney announces heroin intervention program with DEA, LMPD

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., joined by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad and Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in Charge, DEA Detroit Field Office, announced a new collaborative investigation and prosecution program to remove heroin dealers from the streets of Louisville.