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Today's News

  • Elementary students may be first to start day

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could elementary students be the first to start classes each day next fall?
        That is a possibility and a proposal that is getting some positive support from a committee asked to study the start times in Bullitt County.
        The committee, which will meet again on Monday, March 16, at 4 p.m., has been researching the dozens of possibilities since the beginning of the year.
        Every few years, the request is made to determine if the current format of class scheduling is appropriate.

  • Prom Fashions

    Little Miss Dress Up in Hillview hosted a special fashion show at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The free show featured the latest prom and pageant fashions as modeled by local young adults. There were also vendors there to sell merchandise.

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

  • Cedar Grove students to display video at state

    Cedar Grove Elementary School Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) members have qualified to show their video project at the state level.

                The fifth grade team of Project Leader Alexis Hodgkins, Ethan Smith, McKenzie Engle, Thomas Holland and Marissa Collins created an introductory video for students new to Cedar Grove.

  • Pioneer Village police honored for good deads

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Two of Pioneer Village's finest were recognized for their life-saving efforts.

    Pioneer Village police officers James Miller and Ray Wilburn were recognized by the city council for their assistance with a local resident experiencing a heart attack.

    The officers responded to a home on Greymont Court on Jan. 18, finding an unresponsive male in full cardiac arrest.

    Wilburn was able to enter the home through an unlocked garage door and immediately began CPR.

  • OT heart breaker--Chargers fall to Doss 65-61

    VALLEY STATION-- In a game filled with scoring spurts, it was the Doss Dragons that made the final run in the semi-finals of the Boys' Sixth Region Tournament on Tuesday as they managed to slip past Bullitt East 65-61.
        It was a frustrating loss for the Chargers as they played well enough to secure a win and a return spot in the championship game two days later. Instead, it turned into a nightmare of "what ifs" and "what might have been" long into the night on Tuesday.

  • BC's Sanders finishes 7th in state finals

    LEXINGTON-- It all may have happened over two weeks later than expected, but the Bullitt Central wrestling program made a strong showing at least week's Kentucky State Wrestling Championships at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.
        The meet was originally scheduled for a Friday-Saturday event back on Feb. 20-21, but heavy snow that week forced a postponement. So, the event was pushed back and held last Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Court members to listen to right-to-work plea

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There are two sides to most arguments.
        Bullitt Fiscal Court members recently heard one side of the discussion over local adoption of right-to-work legislation.
        And although they were not asked to speak, there were some individuals who may have had a different point of view listening in the audience.
        Generally speaking, right-to-work prohibits employers from requiring workers to join a union.

  • MW man not hurt in wreck in Anderson

    LAWRENCEBURG--A Mount Washington man escaped injury after a pickup truck he was driving had its cab sheered off when it struck a tree limb in front of a home at 1700 Graefenbuirg Road in Alton.

    “He’s lucky to be alive,” said deputy Brian Wooldridge of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. “The first thing I thought when I pulled up is how is he not hurt? If there had been someone in the passenger’s seat, they’d be dead.”

  • LJ Fire hopes to secure rescue truck

    LEBANON JUNCTION--A lengthy discussion about purchasing a new fire rescue truck has lead to the need for a special Lebanon Junction council meeting.

    Assistant Fire Chief Kendall Coleman presented the council with an estimate for a new fire rescue truck, a 2013 Dodge Ram 1300, for $44,000. It's a four-door and can haul up to six people and equipment.

    “This truck will last a long, long time,” he said.

  • Settlement deal hits legal delay

    CLERMONT -- Just when the public thought the long-standing issues surrounding the Southeast Bullitt fire department and taxing district were settled, think again.
        Those attending a special meeting Friday night may have thought they were going to witness an historic moment.
        However, that moment of celebration will take a few more weeks before becoming reality.