Today's News

  • The War!! East slogs to win over BC

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Playing football in a shower stall.

    That is pretty much what it felt like on Friday in the 27th renewal of The War, the annual battle between Bullitt East and Bullitt Central.

    Mother Nature made it a threesome on Friday as she battered both teams from the opening minute to the final horn with pelting rain and constant wind. The horrid conditions led to eight fumbles and six turnovers, although, there were no interceptions in 22 pass attempts.

  • Court takes ‘guarded’ attack at AC, mold problems at jail

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With an aging building that has some issues not able to be seen by the naked eye, local officials are wrestling over how to best handle the situation at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Maintenance supervisor Bill Cates came to fiscal court with a specific request -- to replace one of the failing heating and air conditioning units.

    What he got was a directive to go get more prices.

  • Healthy Hometown Jubilee

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition hosted a Healthy Hometown Jubilee at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to celebrate its five years of community service and commitment.

    KRDC members from partnering Henry and Shelby counties also attended the celebration.

    Director Jessica Craddock gave a synopsis of the coalition’s activities, efforts and successes during the five years, showing the strides Bullitt County made in raising diabetes awareness and offering assistance programs and monthly informational sessions.

  • Five local churches unite for revival services Oct. 12-16

     Five local churches will join together during the week of Oct. 12-16 to bring revival services to the Shepherdsville area.

    The theme is A Call to Love. The need to spread the gospel is everywhere. The call to repent and return to the Lord is extended to everyone.

    Services will be held each night at 7 p.m., with soup, sandwiches and dessert at 6 p.m. nightly.

    The schedule will be:

    *Monday, Oct. 12 -- Eagle Heights Baptist Church, 2944 Highway 44 East, Bro. Deke Rigor will bring the message

  • THE WAR: District may trump rivalry in showdown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It will be a clash of philosophies on Friday when Bullitt Central heads across Highway-44 to battle Bullitt East in the 27th renewal of The War.

    On one had, there is a 4-2 Bullitt Central team that will put the ball in the air most of the time, a move that lengthens games. Bullitt East on the other hand wants to keep it on the ground and shorten the game.

    Sure, Bullitt Central head coach Tye Lawson would like to run the ball more, and better, but his heart, and best player Cameron Dukes, are better suited for the air game.

  • Youth football teams hitting the homestretch

     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.

  • Mother, father arrested for alleged abuse of young child


    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A mother and father have been arrested for what police believe are serious injuries inflicted upon their two-month-old daughter.

    Brian Richard Ray, 27, and Jocelyn Kristina Marie Myles, 25, both of Mount Washington, were arrested on arrested on warrants Tuesday evening.

  • AT&T delivers donation to Bowman Valley school

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - AT&T presented the Bullitt County History Museum with a $500 donation toward the Bowman Valley School project.

    Brad McLean, AT&T director of legislative affairs, presented a check to History Museum representative Daniel Buxton during a ceremony at the schoolhouse building.

    Also attending the ceremony was Shepherdsville resident Charles Ayers, who attended the school from first through third grade.

  • Sen. Paul to greet public Friday at Pioneer Village Becknell Hall

     PIONEER VILLAGE - The current Kentucky junior senator and a candidate for the U.S. President will be in Bullitt County on Friday.

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will be at Becknell Hall in Pioneer Village for a meet and greet.

    It will occur on Friday, Oct. 2, from 3-4 p.m.

    The public is invited to come out and meet Paul, as well as discuss any issues or concerns they might have about the government.

    Becknell Hall is located at 4500 Summitt Drive.

    Paul has visited Bullitt County on numerous occasions over the years.

  • Early goals are enough for BE past North 2-1

     HEBRON ESTATES – A huge week for girls’ soccer within the Sixth Region ended on Thursday with Bullitt East traveling to North Bullitt and pulling out a 2-1 victory.

    The win by the Lady Chargers came three days after they had lost to Mercy by the same score.

    Over the past three seasons, Mercy and Bullitt East have met for the Sixth Region title with North Bullitt reaching the semi-finals each of those years only to fall to the Chargers.