Today's News


        MOUNT WASHINGTON— For the third year in a row, jailer Martha Knox was voted by the community as the best chili maker at the annual Lioness Chili Cook-off and Auction event.
        Other chili donors included the Mount Washington Fire Department, the Mount Washington Police Department, County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts, County Attorney John Wooldridge and Circuit Court Clerk Paulita Keith.

  • Post-season sports underway for Bullitt teams

     Post-season play is in full swing.

  • Now North gets semi-final match with Mercy

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – After battling Bullitt East the past four years in the Girls’ Sixth Region Soccer Tournament semi-finals, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles are in line this year to face Mercy on Wednesday.
        Friday’s draw put Bullitt East away from the other two powers in the Sixth Region as the red and gold have already lost to both Mercy (twice) and North Bullitt (once). Bullitt East has played in the last four Sixth Region finals, losing to Mercy each time, after beating North Bullitt in the semi-finals.

  • Bullitt Central loses, then wins...The Bullitt Cup

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After taking a tough 39-7 loss to South Oldham on Friday night, Bullitt Central players didn’t leave the field with much joy.
        Little did they know that about a half hour after their final horn sounded, Bullitt Central would be the recipient of the Bullitt Cup.
        After a thrilling 44-43 victory by Bullitt East over North Bullitt, each of the three schools finished with a single win in the Bullitt Cup series.

  • The Clash! -- East wins incredible slugfest

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – The two programs have met 36 times previously in The Clash, but none of those earlier incarnations could surpass Friday’s titanic battle that wasn’t over until two plays after the clock ticked to :00.
        In the fourth quarter alone, Bullitt East and North Bullitt combined to score 39 points. Over the final 5:44, the district rivals accounted for four touchdowns, a pair of two-point conversions and a field goal.

  • Tickets still available to Think Pink to raise breast cancer awareness

        SHEPHERDSVILLE— The fourth annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness event is getting personal this year.
        Rather than getting technical with medical talk like in previous years, the committee decided to highlight four presenters who have lived through and been affected by breast cancer in some way.

  • THE CLASH! - Bullitt Cup implications highlight showdown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There will be no shortage of motivational factors on Friday when North Bullitt travels across Bells Mill Road to battle Bullitt East in the 37th annual renewal of The Clash.

    Bullitt East holds a 20-16 edge in the series that dates back to 1981. However, North Bullitt won 21-15 last season at home.

  • BC faces tough test on Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Cougars will close out the home portion of their regular season schedule on Friday when they play host to defending Class 5-A, District Three champion South Oldham.

    This will be a step up in anything the Cougars have seen this season as South Oldham enters the game with a 7-0 record for the first time in its history and the number two ranking in the state in Class 5-A.

  • Nice fall weather finally finds youth football

     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.

  • Volleyball post-season starts Monday

     OKOLONA – After completing regular season play this week, the area volleyball programs will enter post-season play on Monday in both the 23rd and 24th Districts.

    In each of the past several seasons, all three Bullitt County teams have advanced out of district play to the Sixth Region Tournament. Both the district winner and runner-up advance to the Sixth Region Tournament the week of Oct. 24.