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Today's News

  • North Bullitt High School JROTC salute to 9-11

     The North Bullitt JROTC hosted its annual observance of 9-11.

    Invited to be a part of the observance was the Hebron choir, Hebron JROTC and other students.

    See more photos from the event here.

  • Final non-district tune-ups set for Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – This will be the final tune-up week for all three Bullitt County football teams before they enter district play next week.

    Bullitt East will be playing at home on Friday while both Bullitt Central and North Bullitt will be making road trips.

  • Youth football returns after two week lay-off

     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.

  • Monroe Co. physician charged for illegal prescriptions

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Monroe County, Kentucky physician pleaded guilty today, in U.S. District Court, before Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, with prescribing pain medications outside the course of professional medical practice, during a more than six year period, to five patients announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • East has too much Glass in win over North

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the only intra-county volleyball match that Bullitt East will play this season, the Lady Chargers had too much size at the net for North Bullitt on Tuesday as the red and gold swept to a 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 victory.

    Mainly, the Lady Chargers just had too much Savannah Glass as the 6-foot-2 senior, five inches taller than any of the North Bullitt players, dominated play at the net.

  • County Observes 9-11

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Veterans, firefighters, and other first responders were celebrated in front of the Bullitt County Judicial Center on the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

    Billed as A Time of Prayer, Praise and Patriotism, about 200 Bullitt Countians gathered under three large American flags to commemorate the day.

    Various church officials also attended to offer prayers, including Rushing Wind Ministries pastor Lou Imbrogno, a Brooklyn native.

  • MW hosts simplified fall festival Sept. 16-17

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Leaves falling in Mount Washington means it’s time for the annual Fall Festival, sponsored by the Mount Washington Lions and Lioness Club.

    This year’s festival will be held Friday and Saturday Sept. 16-17.

    On Friday night, a car cruise-in will take place in the First Baptist Church’s parking lot. On Saturday, that cruise-in becomes a full-fledged car show, hosted by the Mountain City Cruisers.

  • East and Central get soccer wins over North

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was a big week for local boys’ soccer fans as the second and third intra-county matches were contested on Tuesday and Thursday.

    In fact, the three teams played each other over an eight-day period. Before last week’s showdowns, Bullitt East had beaten Bullitt Central 4-1.

  • No mayor in Shepherdsville

      Due to a lack of a quorum on Tuesday night, the city of Shepherdsville remains without a mayor.

  • State Fair ‘would’ not be same with Beckner’s winning entry

     CLERMONT - The trees even bow when John Beckner walks by.

    One of them snapped in half on his property, leaving Beckner to clean it up after returning home from the Kentucky State Fair with another Best of Show wooden toy model.

    Beckner has entered handmade models in the state fair since 1999. In that time he has earned eight Best of Shows, along with nine first place blue ribbons, 8 second places and three thirds.