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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 5, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Amy’s Army to hold fund-raiser to assist with major medical expenses

    MOUNT WASHINGTON—It never hurts to get a second opinion. In fact, sometimes a second opinion can save a life.

    Amy Baker, 34, learned that the hard way.

    Three years ago, Baker had an MRI done from her tailbone to her brain to check on rods in her spine. During the scan, something  was found. A biopsy in 2015 proved the spots to be benign so her doctor just had her return every six months for ultrasounds to ensure everything was okay.

    By listening to her gut, she discovered it wasn’t.

  • Survey online to allow input on school calendar

     Do you wish to have some input on what the 2018-19 Bullitt County Public Schools calendar will look like?

    The District Calendar Committee will take information from the calendar survey into account, along with other data, including identified student learning needs, when making its recommendation to the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    The survey is currently available online and will be open for input through Monday, Nov. 6, at 8 a.m.

    The public is encouraged to take the 2018-18 calendar survey at: https://goo.gl/forms/WgZnWvYxm2rJzcYil

  • Bullitt County makes progress in finding next superintendent

     Bullitt County Public Schools is making progress toward finding a new superintendent.  The Board of Education is in the process of establishing the superintendent screening committee. 

    Following the required procedures established in KRS 160.352, the following people will serve on the Bullitt County Public Schools’ superintendent screening committee:

    * Board Appointee: Darrell Coleman

    * Principal Representative: Troy Wood

    * Teacher Representative:  Lee Barger

    * Teacher Representative: Susan Vincentz

  • Eastside sweeps both girls’ middle school hoops titles

      ZONETON – The Eastside Lady Eagles made it look easy – twice – in winning both the ‘A’ (eighth-grade) and ‘B’ (sixth and seventh-grade) titles in the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Tournament held last week at Zoneton Middle School.

    In both championship games Eastside squared off with Bernheim and by the middle of the second half of both title games the margin had grown to margins big enough (25 points) to have the games finish with a running clock.

  • Proposed pension plan not right

     On behalf of the teachers, administrators and support staff of Bullitt County Public Schools, I urge you to oppose the pension bill put forth by Governor Bevin late week.   

    Almost everyone recognizes that this is a serious issue and appreciates very much that Governor Bevin has determined to take action to rectify a problem that has festered for years.

  • Shoe manufacturer to bring warehouse facility to Hillview; around 90 new jobs anticipated

     HILLVIEW — Over 80 new jobs are projected for a distribution center looking to locate in northern Bullitt County.

    And Hillview city officials have approved an incentive for the company to make that move.

    KEEN Inc. has received preliminary tax incentives from the state of Kentucky.

    The company designs, manufactures and sells footwear, bags, accessories and apparel.

    It will make an investment of $18.6 million in locating in a facility in Hillview.

  • Central has memorable day at regional CC

     LOUISVILLE – For the first time in school history, Bullitt Central qualified both its boys’ and girls’ teams for the Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships this Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    Bullitt Central boys’ coach Martin Tallent, who has been part of the boys’ or girls’ program for 11 years, said that the boys’ team had not reached the state meet as a group since 1986.

  • It’s play-off time for youth football teams

      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.

  • BC’s ‘home’ game moved to Nelson Co.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A perfect storm of bad weather is forcing Bullitt Central to play its ‘home’ play-off game on Friday in the opening round of the Class 5-A tourney against Dixie Heights at Nelson County High School.