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Today's News

  • City to have four trash bids to consider

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Four bidders hope to gain the sanitation business over the next four years in the city of Shepherdsville.

    And this comes even though the current carrier has filed a lawsuit against the city due to over $150,000 being owed in delinquent payments.

    Shepherdsville City Council members did not make any decision after bids were opened from the four companies.

    A major change made by the city a couple of months ago may have given the current bidders reason to consider providing service.

  • Young Athlete Dies Doing What He Loved

     BELMONT - A Bullitt County native who lived his life to the fullest died last week doing what he loved doing most.

    Nathan Hall, 21, passed away from injuries sustained in an accident during a Motocross training session at a track in Louisiana.

    Family, friends and those in the motocross community are all mourning the loss and hundreds would converge in his hometown to express their sympathies.

    Nate was a Belmont resident, the son of Paul and Tonya Hall, and attended Bullitt Central High School, Bernheim Middle and Lebanon Junction Elementary.

  • Court withholds payments to state

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County officials made a deal with the state revenue cabinet and former sheriff David Greenwell to help pay off a debt.

    However, Bullitt Fiscal Court voted unanimously to withhold payments for the months of September, October and November.

    That $638,860.87 debt was incurred by the sheriff’s office when the system of funding changed.

    As part of the agreement, Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to pay $14,000 per month to the state through December 2018, when a final payment of $162,860.87 would be due.

  • Louisville business owner convicted for Food Stamp fraud

     LOUISVILLE – The former owner of a Louisville neighborhood specialty food store was convicted in United States District Court yesterday, before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, of Food Stamp fraud, following a four day jury trial announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Championship teams are now decided

     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.

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  • Recipient of car from church will put it to good use to help others

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — When rough times come knocking, it’s nice to know there is someone looking to help… even if that someone is a complete stranger.

    Carinmarie Johnson was born and raised in California. She raised her daughter there and was raising her grandson there until her best friend suggested she move closer to her in Kentucky.

  • Hillview subdivision gets commission approval for additional residential homes

     HILLVIEW - A subdivision plan that would further expand the city of Hillview has received a favorable recommendation by the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission.

    Dogwood Homes of Kentucky received the recommendation for 36 lots, known as Round Rock Section 2, which will be come an extension of the current Round Rock subdivision. 

    The property is located along Christman Lane, off of Zoneton Road.

  • State a learning experience for young runners

      LEXINGTON – The minds were willing but the legs were a little weak on Saturday for most of the Bullitt County runners as they participated in the Class 3-A Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Local contingent runs in KTCCCA Meet of Champions

     LEXINGTON – In the biggest cross-country meet of the year in Kentucky, a number of young Bullitt County runners took part in the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association Meet of Champions on Oct. 21 at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

    Some of the races had in excess of 400 runners. This is not a Kentucky High School Athletic Association event, but it does serve as what is considered the middle school state championships.