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Today's News

  • Paxton named Mount Washington Parks Director

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— They say that you always find your way back home.
        For Mount Washington’s new community parks director Sheryl Paxton, that saying is couldn’t be truer.
        Raised in Lexington, Paxton attended Asbury University with a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a minor in recreation. After graduation, she worked in retail for a couple years before going to Eastern Kentucky University for her master’s in physical education with an emphasis in sports administration.

  • NB second, BC third, East fourth in final seedings

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Now I know how people felt in the 1930s waiting for election results, sitting and waiting for the ticker-tape machine to slowly click off the results.
        It was that way Friday night for me and North Bullitt and Bullitt Central football coaches as they sat and stared at their Iphones or Ipads waiting for the results from area football games to flash on the screen.

  • Businesses, community pour out support to victim’s family

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—Despite quickly growing numbers, Mount Washington shows time after time how small of a town it really is.
        It didn’t take long after word got out about the shooting of Donut King owner Simon Yeung for the community to step forward and offer help any way that they could.
        By Thursday morning, flowers were at the door and cards of support and sympathy covered the windows.

  • MW may start own tourist board

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Building a multi-million dollar sports complex is useless someone plays in it, which is why the city of Mount Washington is looking to create a tourism commission.
        An ordinance was recently read that, if approved, will establish a Recreation, Tourist, and Convention Commission, otherwise known as the Mount Washington Convention and Visitors Bureau.
        The ordinance was read for the first time at last Monday’s city council meeting.

  • Hillview has 11 in hunt for council

        HILLVIEW -- Coming off a year in which the Hillview City Council was facing bankruptcy over a major lawsuit, the six incumbents will face challenges from five other individuals on Nov. 8.
        A total of 11 individuals have filed for the six council seats. This year’s election is non-partisan.

    Lisa Boggs
        When Lisa Boggs makes a decision, it not only affect her but also the entire community.

  • KSP Offers Halloween Safety Tips

     FRANKFORT – (October 28, 2016) Trick-or-treaters, parents, motorists and homeowners all play important roles in keeping Halloween safe.  The Kentucky State Police offer the following tips for a safe and enjoyable Halloween:

    FOR MOTORISTS

  • Class of 1966 has 50th reunion

      The 1966 Shepherdsville High School had their 50th Class Reunion on October 15, 2016.

    The ones who attended included:

    (front row left to right) Phyllis “Mattingly” Buttry, Pat “Hurt” Estep, Margaret “Elder” McClearn, Vicki “Keith” Vaughn, Barabra “Shelton” Webb, DElores “Hermes” Snellon, Wanda “Bennington” Losch.

  • Football tie-breaker up in the air

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After the final three Class 5-A, Region 3 games were played last Friday, the three Bullitt County teams were all tied at 3-2 for the second, third and fourth-place spots for the play-offs which start next Friday throughout Kentucky.

    Unfortunately, the tie won’t be broken until late on Friday when results from other games across the state are tabulated.

    The tie-breaking system takes the number of wins of teams that the squads involved in the tie have beaten during the season.

  • It is now play-off time for youth league teams

     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.

  • More horror movie ideas...

     Leave it to the Cynical Journalist to squeeze blood from the turnip of impossibility.

    Each year at this time we try to gather a list of potential Halloween horror movie ideas based on local or current news events.

    This year has been a momentous calendar year, one like I’ve never experienced before, mostly because I wasn’t around in the 1960s, nor the 1860s.