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Today's News

  • 2015 Bullitt County Fair

     Fairbear and Fairabear made their annual appearance on Saturday morning at the Bullitt County Fair.

    They were there to meet with children gathered for the baby pageants. And they were also there to promote the Kentucky State Fair, which will be Aug. 20-30.

    In between having pictures taken, Fairabear decided that a temporary UL tattoo was needed.

    Look for pageant winners, as well as other contest winners and fair photos, in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • Summer Soccer Camp Fun

     The Women’s World Cup isn’t the only soccer being played this summer.

    Both Bullitt Central and Bullitt East recently hosted soccer camps for young players and there was a strong turnout at both events.

    The young players got to work on some fundamentals in learning the game and played some games as well as also just getting to have some fun picking up the basics of the game. 

  • Are the Lady Chargers ready to dethrone Mercy?

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Talk about your broken records.

    (For those readers under the age of 30, that is a reference to a long lost method of sound reproduction. When a vinyl record would become broken, then the needle that rode across it to create the sound would skip, jumping back, and playing the same part of the recording over and over.)

  • Metro PD investigates dead body

     NICHOLS -- Louisville Metro Police are currently investigating what is being termed a homicide.

    According to LMPD, the body of a white female was found in the woods at the Bullitt/Jefferson County line at Pendleton Hill Road and Pendleton Road.

    It appeared the body had been in the woods for several days.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office assisted but the case is being worked by Louisville Metro.

  • High-speed chase ends in Deatsville Road cow pasture

     A high-speed car chase that started near Exit 116 in Bullitt County ended in a shallow dry gulch in a cow pasture off Deatsville Road with a crashed stolen car, a suspected rolling meth lab and two people in cuffs.

  • Suspect charged in rest area stabbing

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - An arrest was made in the stabbing death of Alabama resident Aaron Jewell at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center on Saturday, June 20.

    Nicole Rae Skyberg, 26, was arrested by Shepherdsville Police Wednesday evening and charged with murder.

    SPD spokesperson Capt. Ken Bernardi said Skyberg, a California resident, was the passenger in Jewell's truck that was questioned by detectives at the scene.

    "She was a person of interest from the beginning of the investigation," he said.

  • Pioneer Village looks at purchasing property

      PIONEER VILLAGE - After years of discussion, the Pioneer Village City Council is finally in a position to purchase the Hiram Gibson property located adjacent to Becknell Hall.

    In order to complete the purchase, the council made two financial moves to guarantee funding of the purchase.

  • Bullitt Central welcomes newest group to Hall

    Former faculty and current alumnae compose the 2015 Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame inductees.

  • County budget approved quietly

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Without a commentÉwithout a mumbleÉwithout a dissenting vote, Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved its $21.9 million budget for the upcoming year.
        This still cuts about $1 million off the current budget, which ends June 30.
        The budget approved Tuesday has little variance in the one proposed by Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts in late April.
        The final budget increased by around $200,000 to a final mark of $21.98 million.

  • Local contingent shines at annual East-West All-Star games Saturday

    The annual Kentucky High School Coaches Association East/West Junior All Star Basketball Games had a strong Bullitt County flavor on Saturday as four seniors-to-be took part in the two games at Bellarmine Univerity's Knight Hall.

    In the opening girls' game, North Bullitt's Katie Downey played for the West team. The Lady Eagles' leading scorer last seasons scored one point as her team fell 71-69.