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Today's News

  • Man indicted for burglary, fleeing on foot

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who led local police officers on a foot chase after attempting to rob two businesses has been indicted.

    Thomas Jacob Devers, 19, of Shepherdsville, has been charged by the Bullitt County Grand Jury with robbery, criminal attempt to commit robbery and fleeing police.

    On the morning of Oct. 10, Devers allegedly went into the Rite Aid in Shepherdsville to commit a robbery.

    He was holding a deadly weapon while threatening to use force on one of the employees.

  • Luttrell’s 27 holds off BC rally

     HEBRON ESTATES – Both North Bullitt head coach Korey Craddock and Bullitt Central mentor Jessie Curry will be the first to admit that at this point in the season each of their teams are a little offensively challenged.

    Still, the two arch-rivals put on an entertaining show on Friday before a large and loud homecoming crowd at North Bullitt. The Eagles held off a spirited second half Bullitt Central rally to win 59-41.

  • Lady Eagles take no prisoners in showdown

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles came out on Friday and took care of business, showing why they are the favorites to win a sixth straight 23rd District title as they rolled past visiting Bullitt Central 75-29.

    Bullitt Central started the season 3-1 heading into this game, but first- year head coach Josh Cravens knows that he has a very inexperienced team and while they will get better and have better nights, the Lady Cougars were no match for their arch-rivals on this night.

  • Small donation goes long way for local charities

     Tis the season to be jolly, even if you stress yourself to the limits of humanity to do so.

    At The Pioneer News our editorial staff remains busy, covering many Christmas events throughout Bullitt County. We enjoy Christmas like everyone else, with shopping and gifting and decorating and cookies and carols and TV specials.

  • Bridge tolling begins Dec. 30

      LOUISVILLE – Drivers traveling in Louisville and Southern Indiana need to prepare for the start of tolling on three Ohio River bridges. Tolling on the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project is scheduled to begin Friday, December 30.

    Tolled bridges include the two I-65 bridges connecting Downtown Louisville and Southern Indiana, the new Abraham Lincoln Bridge and the improved John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge. The new East End bridge connecting the Gene Snyder Freeway in Prospect, Ky. with State Road 265 in Utica, Ind. will also be tolled.

  • BBB Warns of Counterfeit Travelers Checks

     Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is warning consumers and businesses of counterfeit American Express Travelers Checks that have been reported by a local Louisville WalMart. Two transactions were paid for with the fake travelers checks and totaled over $2,4000. The individual used twenty-four $100 checks which were not signed after giving them to the associate at the register. To take a look at these counterfeit checks, please visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/bbbkyin

  • CAROLING, CAROLING...

     Students at Brooks Elementary kicked off the Christmas season with two nights of musical performances.

    K-2 classrooms took turns singing some of their favorite Christmas songs in the school gymnasium, with grades 3-5 doing the same on a second night.

    The younger students performed many of their holiday favorites, from “Must Be Santa Claus” to “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” with the kindergarten students acting out their version of the melting snowman.

    See more photos online at www.pioneernews.net.

  • Osborne, Green lead BE past visiting Bears

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Seniors Rule!

    At least they did on Thursday for the Bullitt East Chargers as seniors Jared Osborne and Conner Green combined to score 50 points as the Chargers snapped back from a loss two nights earlier to defeat visiting Spencer County 86-68.

    Bullitt East shot 59.7 percent from the field in the game. Osborne had a strong night, making 11 of 14 of his shots for 77 percent accuracy while Green connected on six three-pointers while making nine of his 13 shots.

  • Lady Eagles bounce the Lady Bulldogs

      HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles may not be playing a lot of games here early in the season, but the green and gold are making the most of the opportunities they do have when they get on the court.

    On Tuesday, head coach Dave Marion’s team played just its second game of the season, but they showed no ill effects from the light schedule in rolling past visiting Fairdale 74-46.

  • Bullitt Central falls 55-50 at Collegiate

     LOUISVILLE – Life on the road is getting old in a hurry for the Bullitt Central Cougars.

    To open the season, the Cougars will play five straight games on the road. Game four in that series came on Tuesday as the maroon and gray dropped a 55-50 decision to Collegiate.

    The setback dropped the Cougars to 1-3 overall with three straight losses.