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Today's News

  • East crushes North hopes in first three minutes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Coaches have worries.

  • NB girls win district crown; BE, BC also advance

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Despite winning the past two District 23 titles and having beaten its opponent earlier in the season, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles had no trouble focusing on the task at hand.

  • Just one week remains in the regular season

      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.

  • Plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables at Shepherdsville Elementary

     For the second time, Shepherdsville Elementary School has been selected to participate in Kentucky’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) implemented through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

    Over 500 students will enjoy a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables as a healthy afternoon snack during the 2014-2015 school year. The program is supported by about $20,000 in grant funds.

  • Southeast Christian Church to open newest campus on St. Andrews Church Road in southwest Jefferson County

     LOUISVILLE - The Southwest Campus of Southeast Christian Church will hold its first service on Oct. 26.

    Located at 8301 St. Andrews Church Road off 31W in southwest Louisville, this will be the fourth Southeast campus.

    “As a church we want to connect with our neighbors—to expand our family by coming alongside people where they are—in this case, the southwest area of Louisville.” -Tim Hester, Executive Pastor, Southeast Christian Church.

  • Bernheim looks good thanks to some friends

     CLERMONT - Bernheim Middle School Data Manager Rebecca Huffman believes landscaping spruces up a location.

    Seeing the weeds, older decaying mulch and gnarly tree limbs around the front façade area, Huffman decided it was time to refresh the area.

    “Work was needed,” she said. “It has been awhile since any landscaping was done.”

  • A quick look at the workings of the court system

     At the local level, there are three types of court:  Circuit, District and Family.  

    Circuit Court is the court of general jurisdiction and can hear all types of cases unless the General Assembly has given exclusive jurisdiction of a particular case to another designated court.  

    The types of cases normally heard in Circuit Court are as follows:  civil matters involving more than $5,000 capital; offenses such as felonies, divorces, adoptions, termination of parental rights, real property title disputes and contested probates. 

  • No time for a let down by Central

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After three ‘big’ games in three weeks, two of them decided in overtime, the Bullitt Central Cougars will need to get up for another ‘big’ game this week when the team travels to Shelbyville for a Class 5-A, District 4 showdown with Shelby County.

    Bullitt Central and Shelby County are both undefeated in district play with the Cougars at 2-0 and the Rockets at 1-0 after beating North Bullitt 34-20 last Friday.

    For the first time since 1979, the Cougars can win a district title with a victory on Friday.

  • Volleyball post-season gets started on Monday locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There is still an intra-county match on Thursday of this week when Bullitt East heads to North Bullitt for the final match of the regular season, but all three area teams are already looking ahead to district play which begins on Monday.

    In fact, the post-season will only last two days despite both the 23rd and 24th Districts having five teams. There will be three matches in both tournaments on Monday with championship action slated for Tuesday night.

  • Candidate forum set for this Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On Thursday night, various candidates will take center stage at the new Bullitt Central High School cafeteria.

    County and state candidates will have an opportunity to speak during the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Meet the Candidates Night.

    Light refreshments will be available, as well as a time to meet the candidates, starting at 5:30 p.m.

    At 6 p.m., the candidates will be given an opportunity to speak.