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Today's News

  • BBB Hot Topics: October 2014

     See the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s October 2014 Hot Topics!

  • Soccer post-season to play starts on Monday

     HEBRON ESTATES – Light? Who needs light for a high school soccer match?

         North Bullitt and Bullitt Central didn’t appear to need any sunlight to play soccer on Thursday. In a classic high school soccer match that went to overtime and beyond, the Eagles pulled out a 4-3 victory in the only meeting between the two rivals during the regular season.

         A year ago, the two teams played a 4-3 thriller at Bullitt Central, but that game ended with a late goal in regulation.

  • Numbers game continues to haunt Eagles

     SHELBYVILLE – For the second week in a row, the North Bullitt Eagles jumped out of the gate with strong play, but the team’s lack of numbers and depth came to the forefront once again on Friday as they faltered late in a 34-20 loss to district rival Shelby County.

  • [Bullitt] Cup runneth over with emotion Friday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – What could have been ‘the mistake’, turned out to be ‘the redemption’ for Bullitt Central senior running back Trevor Carnell on Friday in the 26th renewal of The War.

         It was a reversal of fortunes in a classic contest that was filled with emotional twists and turns. The final ‘high’ belonged to the Cougars when Bullitt East’s extra point attempt in overtime sailed wide left, giving Bullitt Central a 21-20 victory.

  • Tricks and Treats to Stay on Budget this Halloween

     (StatePoint) Halloween comes but once a year. So make it extra spooky with ghosts, goblins and ghouls galore -- and don’t forget all the great treats. While all this fall fun does come at a price, you don’t have to spend a pirate’s booty if you plan carefully.

  • Retired Teachers to Rescue

     The Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association delivered school supplies to principal Sheri Hamilton of Nichols Elementary School.

    Carolyn Dennison, president of the BCRTA, and Janet Richardson, chairman of the community services committee of BCRTA, made the presentation of items.

  • Counseling conference in Louisville

     FRANKFORT --  Frank Kros, president of the Upside Down Organization in Baltimore, will keynote at the opening session of the 56th annual conference of the Kentucky Counseling Association at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville Nov. 5-7.

    UDO seeks to improve children’s behavior and learning by expanding the knowledge and transforming the thinking of the adults and organizations‚ that help children, according to the organization’s mission statement.

    Kros has written 25 UDO workshops and made presentations to some 50,000 people.

  • October starts with plenty of youth football action

     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.

  • Miracles help church have rebirth in Salt River

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Work is underway to restore a former church in hopes of restoring broken lives.

    The Apostolic Church of Restoration has opened at 233 Fifth Avenue in Shepherdsville, a former day care facility that began originally as a church.

    Pastor David Mackowiak and church administrator Roy L. Darst are still in the process of renovating the facility, but they are ready to help community members now.

  • Mount Washington Light Up to be expanded in ‘14; event cancelled last year

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The chilly weather already has some thinking about red-and-green.

    At a recent Mount Washington city council meeting, Mayor Joetta Calhoun announced the Light Up Mount Washington celebration will be expanded this year.

    Last year the event was canceled due to a prediction of bad weather.

    Scheduled to be the first Friday in December, Calhoun said the city has partnered with First Baptist Church Mount Washington to have a live nativity scene and other activities.