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Today's News

  • 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.

  • UPDATE: SPD seeking missing juvenile

     UPDATE (10/28, 11:05 a.m.) - Shepherdsville Police report that they have located the missing juvenile.

    The department thanked the community for their assistance in the situation.

  • BROOKS BETA CLUB

     In its first year, the Brooks Elementary Beta Club has hit the ground running.

    The members started off participating in the Light the Night Walk to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

    The club personally raised $317.77 toward the team’s goal of $2,852.25.

  • 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.