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Today's News

  • East breaks the curse -- beats Mercy for title

     LOUISVILLE – The game started under gray and damp conditions, but it was all sunny for the Bullitt East Chargers on Thursday as the red and gold ended over five years of frustration with a 3-1 girls’ soccer victory Mercy in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament.

  • NB girls once again Queens of the 24th District

      HIGHVIEW -- You really can’t complain about your team winning the 23rd District girls’ soccer title for the sixth consecutive year.

    But, North Bullitt head coach Amber Mink is looking toward a bigger goal — the Sixth Region title this week.

    Her team kept its goal of winning both district tournament games with a shutoff by senior Delayna Holman.

    After defeating Southern 10-0 in the opener, North Bullitt held off a much improved Bullitt Central 6-0 in the championship game at Moore High School.

  • Arnold receives Eagle Scout honor

     Johnathon W. Arnold, 17, of Mount Washington, KY has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    Arnold was recognized in ceremonies on August 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the St. Francis Xavier Church in Mount Washington..

    A member of Lincoln Heritage Council, Troop 776, Arnold is one of a very small number of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle Scout rank, according to Scoutmaster Steve Heimer.

  • North gets first shot at Mercy. East awaits

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Girls’ Sixth Region Soccer Tournament gets underway on Monday with all three Bullitt County teams represented for the fifth time in the past six seasons.

    The game everyone will focus on right out of the gate will be on Monday when North Bullitt collides with five-time defending Sixth Region champion Mercy. The two teams met in the semi-finals last season with the Jaguars pulling out a 1-0 victory.

  • Dragons breath fire on Cougars early, then roll

     PEEWEE VALLEY – For the second time in as many weeks, the South Oldham Dragons started fast and never looked back in defeating a play-off bound team from Bullitt County.

    On Friday, it was Bullitt Central that the Dragons jumped on top of 21-0 in the first quarter en route to a 42-7 victory.

    South Oldham wrapped up the number one seed for Class 5-A, District 3 with the win despite having a district game remaining with North Bullitt this Friday. It is the third straight district title for the Dragons.

  • East beats North to claim Bullitt Cup

     HEBRON ESTATES – Scoring on four of its first five possessions of the second half, the Bullitt East Chargers pulled away from arch-rival North Bullitt on Friday for a 40-19 victory in the 39th meeting between the two schools on the gridiron.

    Besides the obvious importance of beating your county rival, the win had multiple overtones for the Chargers.

  • Interstate 65 lane and ramp closure in Bullitt County October 15

     Louisville, KY (Oct. 13, 2017)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of maintenance work this weekend on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. Contract crews will be performing asphalt pavement repairs on I-65 South near Exit 116 in Shepherdsville.

     

    I-65 South will be reduced to one lane between mile markers 116 and 117 on Sunday, Oct. 15. This work is scheduled from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m.

     

  • District volleyball play set to start on Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Volleyball will move into the post-season next week when district play begins in both the 23rd and 24th Districts.

    In fact, both districts are looking to get in and out of play as quickly as possible as each of the five-team districts will play three matches on Monday before playing the championship match on Tuesday.

  • Youth football down to two weeks in season

     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.

  • Croan family has rich history

     We can follow the Croan Family roots going back to Maryland. The name Croan could be spelled several different ways    Robert Crone (Croan) was born 1747 in Maryland and was married to Letitia Knox.  They had several children.  They were Robert, James, John, Thomas and Elizabeth Croan.  In 1800, Robert and his family moved to Huntington, Pennsylania.   Robert died in 1832 and he was buried in the McCullochs Mills Cemetery in Pennsylvania.  Robert wife Letitia died in 1853 and her place of burial unknown.