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Today's News

  • No relief in sight for future of treatment facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The parties are still talking but there is no solution in sight for the troubled Bullitt Utilities sewage treatment plant on East Blue Lick Road.

    In March, the privately-owned treatment plant suffered a catastrophic failure as a wall in the facility was literally blown out.

    Luckily, the side containing the pump facilities survived and the estimated 700 customers in northern Bullitt County continued to receive service.

  • Cougars looking to send Leasor out with wins

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Veteran Bullitt Central head football coach Danny Leasor has already announced that this will be his final season leading the Cougars, but the coach doesn’t want any farewell tour.

    Instead, he’ll settle for a good number of wins.

    Fortunately, the Cougars, behind a powerful senior class of 15 players, has the ability to provide just that this fall.

  • Hopefully, all three will be playing this Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Two of the three Bullitt County football teams have yet to play a game this season and already two of the squads have lost players for the season to injuries.

    At North Bullitt, senior Dalton Casey, an All-District selection last season and one of the top defensive backs in the area, is out for the season with a knee injury suffered in the scrimmage against Nelson County. After a week waiting for the results of the MRI, it was determined that Casey had torn his ACL and MCL as well as a torn meniscus.

  • Interstate drivers take caution: Shepherdsville ramp closed this weekend

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Travelers should beware as construction projects will continue throughout the Labor Day weekend

  • DEATH...Court affirms fate of Michael St. Clair

     FRANKFORT -- The family and friends of a man convicted of killing their loved one in 1991 may have stepped closer to seeing the execution of Michael St. Clair.

  • Program reaps rewards for some unaware of lost treasures

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Mildred Williams Neal never expected to find lost money.

  • District's attendance rises to 55th highest in Kentucky

    Student attendance for the 2013-2014 school year averaged an all-time high of 95.46% ranking the district 55th out of 173 Kentucky school districts.

    However, school officials will not rest even when student attendance ranks Number 1.

  • 22 Bullitt County students selected as Jeff Green Scholars

    FRANKFORT — Twenty-two students from Bullitt County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Labor Day precautions for boaters

     FRANKFORT – The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the holiday weekend, squeezing the last bit of fun out of what many consider the last weekend of summer.

    Boaters who plan to hit the water should keep in mind some important considerations before they launch their motor boat, canoe or kayak over the holiday weekend and the upcoming fall fishing season.

  • Pioneer News sponsors luncheon in Fern Creek

    FERN CREEK--Metro Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer returned to his roots recently as he was a guest speaker at the Fern Creek Community Association and Chamber of Commerce. The native of the Fern Creek community spoke about some of the accomplishments during his tenure and his plans for the future. The luncheon was sponsored by The Pioneer News, which is a member of the organization.