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Today's News

  • Meredith captures blue ribbon imagery at state fair

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— At 10-years-old, Chase Meredith has out-won both his parents at the Kentucky State Fair.

    His mom, Shannon, has been taking pictures “since before I was born,” he said. Shannon owns a photography business where she specializes in weddings and family portraits.

    Three years ago, she was sorting through potential fair entries when she asked Chase if he’d like to enter any of the shots he’d taken while on a family trip.

  • ACTIVE HEROES

     HILLVIEW— Organized by the Hillview Police Department, over 90 participants ran, biked, walked or Army crawled their way through the course to help raise over $4,000 for Active Heroes. Active Heroes is an organization dedicated to decreasing the rate of veteran suicides, which now average 20 veterans a day.

    The 14th Armor Re-creations group of Shepherdsville displayed military tanks for attendees to look inside of, as well as other military vehicles.

    Zoneton Fire, Louisville SWAT, the Air Force and the Army were among the other displays at the event.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 17, 2017

      Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Friday Night Lights!! A full slate of games Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It is back to a full slate of games for area football fans on Friday as all three teams will be in action on the last weekend before district play starts next Friday.

    Bullitt Central, undefeated this season through three games, will be playing at home while Bullitt East will be on the road. The Cougars will be hosting North Oldham while Bullitt East travels to Shelbyville to take on Shelby County. North Bullitt is on the road, making a short trip south to Radcliff to take on North Hardin.

  • Carnell carrying the rock for Centre

     DANVILLE – In his first start for Centre College, former Bullitt Central standout Trevor Carnell broke the Colonels’ school record for carries in the team’s 27-14 win over Hanover College on Sept. 2.

    Carnell, a junior, carried the ball 38 times in the win as he accounted for 180 of his team’s 201 yards on the ground that day. He also scored a pair of touchdowns.

  • Blue Halo Med Spa joins Bullitt Chamber

     FERN CREEK — Those looking for a bit of pampering and relaxation can look no further than the locally owned Blue Halo Med Spa.

    Owned by wife and husband team Rhonda and Tim Hatfield, Blue Halo Med Spa is located at 8104 Old Bardstown Road in Louisville, one mile south of the Gene Synder.

  • Youth football gets back to work after holiday break

     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.

  • Edmonson Co. man charged with child sex exploitation

     BOWLING GREEN – An Edmonson County, Kentucky, resident was charged this week by grand jury indictment with sexual exploitation of children announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Louisville man sentenced for defrauding nutrition assistance program

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was recently sentenced in United States District Court by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III to serve 36 months in prison, for defrauding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) of $789,657.06, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Bardstown man sentenced for violating federal drug trafficking laws

      LOUISVILLE – A Nelson County, Kentucky, man was sentenced in United States District Court this week by District Judge David J. Hale, to 10 years in prison followed by a five year period of supervised release for violating federal drug trafficking laws, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.  There is no parole in the federal system.

    According to court records, Timothy Lee Yonts, 47, of Bardstown, knowingly conspired with other persons between May and September of 2016, to intentionally possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.