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Today's News

  • Cougars stay hot, rout Calloway County

    PADUCAH – Heading into Saturday’s game against Calloway County that was part of the McCracken Bowl, Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor emphasized ‘taking care of business.’

         We all should have it so easy in the business world.

  • Scouting for a successful deer hunt

     FRANKFORT - Work, family and school commitments can leave little free time in a day, but hunters can help themselves by carving out some time to scout an area.

    Kentucky’s archery season for deer is underway with the crossbow, youth-only firearm, muzzleloader and modern gun deer seasons still to come. So there’s time to find a place to hunt and scout it.

  • McCorkle in weekend convention

     LOUISVILLE - Bullitt County author Amy McCorkle will make a special appearance at an upcoming writer’s convention in Louisville.

    Imaginarium will take place Sept. 19-21 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville. The event is a creative writing convention.

    McCorkle will be featured as a guest speaker during the premier of her film, “Letters to Daniel,” based on her book of the same title. The event will include a Q&A session with McCorkle, who will also sign copies of the book.

  • SPECIAL SALUTE to 9/11

     Each year, the North Bullitt JROTC program hosts a remembrance to the 9/11 tragedy.

    For the first time, this year’s remembrance was held in front of Hebron Middle School.

    With the assistance of Zoneton Fire Department and Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home, the ceremony was held with the American flag hoisted high above the crowd.

    Lt. Col. Cody Niece gave the keynote address and Maj. Jeremiah Chowdhury welcomed the audience. Maj. Robert Hughes accepted the memorial wreath from the representatives of the funeral home.

  • It was a perfect weather weekend for football

     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.

  • BE’s homecoming clash is big; Central really goes on the road

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – One of the biggest football games in the area this weekend will be in Mount Washington as undefeated Central Hardin visits to take on Bullitt East and its three-game winning streak.

    Adding to the festivities in Mount Washington is the fact that it will be homecoming for the Charger Nation.

  • Church bookkeeper charged with embezzling funds

     LOUISVILLE - The former bookkeeper at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Church and School was charged today, by federal grand jury, with embezzling $83,191 in funds from the Louisville parish by means of wire fraud announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • East and North beat the elements before BE wins

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – What has been a tough first-part of the season for both teams, got a little better for the Bullitt East Chargers on Thursday as they turned back North Bullitt 2-0 in boys’ soccer action.

    The contest was almost not played as heavy rains the previous night hit the area, but as Bullitt East head coach Mike Brangers noted, his field was so dry that it just sucked up the rain. There was also intermittent drizzle the afternoon of the game, but it stopped 10 minutes before the start of the game and did not return.

  • Goal remains simple - prepare youth for their future

     As I’ve written in this space more than once, it is our overarching goal to graduate 100 percent of our students ready to enroll in college without the need for any remedial coursework, ready for a career where they are able to earn a good living and be prepared to advancement, or both. 

    Our Board unanimously endorsed a policy stating this almost five years ago to apply to this year’s senior class.

  • Former Ft. Knox energy program manager faces additional fraud charges

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A former Fort Knox Energy Program Manager was charged in a second superseding indictment today with devising multiple wire fraud schemes to defraud the United States and violating criminal conflict of interest laws, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.