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Today's News

  • Week one in the books for the youth football league

     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.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 2016

     A list of updated scores from Bullitt County high school football games during the 2016 season. Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full coverage of all games.

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    AUGUST 26:

    BULLITT CENTRAL 21, Fairdale 6

    Martha Layne Collins 55, BULLITT EAST 52

    NORTH BULLITT 55, Southern 7

  • Opening day festivities kick off the 112th Kentucky State Fair

     LOUISVILLE – Celebrate the history, heritage and culture of the Bluegrass State on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Kentucky State Fair kick-off. The 11-day celebration features hundreds of exhibits, livestock, food, rides and concerts, along with the World’s Championship Horse Show in Freedom Hall.

  • Local Legion Post part of ceremony to return dog tags from Vietnam War

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- At some time during his year of service in Vietnam, Lance Cpl. Raymond Spalding lost his dog tags.

    After serving six years in the U.S. Marine Corp, the qualified sharpshooter would return home to Louisville.

    Without his dog tags.

    Life would go on for Spalding as he would marry his longtime sweetheart, Teresa. He would work at Ford Motor Company for over 30 years and would be a member of the United Auto Workers 862.

  • Salt River DAR chapter part of Continental Congress

     Karen Wallace, Regent and Patricia Conway, Treasurer of the Salt River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, attended the 125th Continental Congress in Washington, D.C., on June 14-19, 2016.

  • A new era in Charger football under Sander

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It will be the dawn of a new era in Bullitt East football on Friday when first-year head coach Mark Sander leads his team onto the field at home against Eastern High School.

  • Baugh looks to form organization to help with ADA

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For years, Barry Baugh has been a watchdog for businesses that aren’t adhering to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    Now, he is planning to establish a non-profit organization to continue his crusade.

    Baugh approached the Shepherdsville City Council about his plans at a recent meeting.

  • New coach means new look for ‘16 Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Last season, the Bullitt Central Cougars filled the Friday night skies with footballs led by quarterback Cameron Dukes and wide receiver Chase Craddock.

    The year before that, the maroon and gray put the ball in the hands of running back Trevor Carnell and let him carry the load.

  • Katie Stephens new Bernheim principal

        CLERMONT -- After one year working as Bullitt Central High School assistant principal, Katie Stephens has the opportunity to lead her own facility.
        She is the new Bernheim Middle School Principal succeeding Troy Kolb who is the new district Director of Special Education.

  • ‘Missing’ water found located in Lebanon Junction

        LEBANON JUNCTION—The case of the missing water has been solved.
        According to Lebanon Junction Public Works Director Chaz Sullivan, the water meter at the truck stop has been getting stuck and consequentially not recording the proper water usage.
        During a 10-minute test that used 165 gallons, Sullivan said the meter only showed five gallons passed through.
        A 20-minute test showed a 45 percent loss.