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Today's News

  • Class 3-A Regional CC meets Saturday

     LOUISVILLE -- The Class 3-A, Region 3 Championship Cross-Country races will be held Saturday at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in eastern Jefferson County with all three Bullitt County programs taking part.

  • BC boys win MKAC cross-country crown

      BARDSTOWN – Bullitt Central’s two cross-country programs capped off an impressive fall last Tuesday with the boys’ team winning the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference Championship while the girls’ team finished second.

    The MKAC is a somewhat informal group of schools from Bullitt, Nelson, LaRue and Washington County who compete for titles against each other in both cross-country and track.

  • Do the right thing... make an informed vote on Nov. 8

     With election day less than two weeks away, have you ever seen a time when people just seem to not care?

    Normally, during a presidential election, turnout might exceed 70 percent. In Bullitt County, where off-year elections may hover in the 20-20 percent range, 70 percent is pretty strong.

    When the current presidential campaign started -- what seems like years ago -- there was much enthusiasm.

    In Kentucky, for the first time a Republican caucus was held and the turnout was very good.

  • MW officers looking for clues into shooting of businessman

                    MOUNT WASHINGTON—Police know that there was a shooting early Wednesday morning but the investigation continues to find the responsible parties and the reasons why.
        Mount Washington police are investigating a shooting that occurred at Donut King early Wednesday morning.
        According to Det. Dan Kelty, the donut shop owner was shot twice in the head around 1 a.m. on Wednesday in the back doorway of the business located at 10731 Highway 44 East.

  • Candidates hope to win over voters in political forum hosted by Chamber

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The public had an opportunity to meet and listen to some of their future public officials at the 2016 Fall Candidate Forum presented by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News.

    Candidates involved in state-level elections were invited to speak at the forum, as well as answering questions presented by the Chamber. Local candidates were also encouraged to attend and were recognized.

  • Hubbard Lane may be widened in some parts by county, developer

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It appears that a joint partnership between the county and developer Richard Miles could provide motorists using a portion of Hubbard Lane a wider path to travel.

    And, there is a possibility that the entire road may be widened at some point in time.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court members heard from Miles, who is developing some lots in the Twin Eagles Subdivision and from Phillip Burress, a resident who is not interested in widening the road -- unless speed control measures are taken.

  • Focus, practice results in Smith winning gold

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- You don’t wake up early in life thinking that one day you would be a world champion.

    But, as a competitor, you find yourself doing well in competitions at the local, state and national levels, that thought of being a “world champion” can creep into your mind.

    For Frank Smith, his experiences in archery have led him to great heights.

    Last month, he reached the pinnacle of his career in Wagga Wagga, Australia.

  • ‘Black Monday’ sinks local volleyball teams

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was ‘Black Monday’ for Bullitt County volleyball as all three of the local squads were knocked off in the opening round of the Sixth Region Tournament.

    Bullitt Central, coming off the championship in the 23rd District Tournament last week, got to play at home on Monday against 21st District runner-up Pleasure Ridge Park, but a slow start had the Lady Cougars playing from behind the rest of the night as they lost 25-10, 25-23, 25-18.

  • Congrats to Mills, Bullitt County for statewide honor

     It is always great to get a little recognition.

    Bullitt County needs as much good publicity as it can get these days.

    Last Wednesday, Bullitt County was in center stage in the state capitol in Frankfort.

    It was time for the annual Ashland Teacher of the Year recognition ceremony.

    For the first time ever, Bullitt County had the Middle School Teacher of the Year.

  • KSP charges Anderson Co. man with child sex exploitation

     LAWRENCEBURG – On October 25, 2016, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Robert Cataldi, 42, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Cataldi was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.