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Today's News

  • Former medical office manager sentenced for fraud, i.d. theft

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the sentencing of a former medical office manager to 20 months in prison, on Wednesday, August 19, 2016, by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell, for committing health care fraud and aggravated identity theft.

  • Louisville business owner charged with tax evasion

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the indictment this week, of former Louisville business owner Lawrence P. Tatem, for willful failure to file federal income tax returns during a four-year period and evasion of payment of taxes, penalties, and assessments totaling $533,498 from a two-year period.

  • Pharmacy owner, doctor, charged in Internet scheme
  • LG&E and KU thank customers for recycling 40,000 appliances

     LOUISVILLE – When it comes to protecting the environment and better managing energy use as a community, a little can go a long way. Customer participation in Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company’s Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program is proving just how far. Thanks to their participation, the utilities are celebrating a significant milestone – 40,000 appliances recycled.

  • BLMS teachers get interesting day of orientation lessons

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Lick Middle School teaching staff went to jail.

    They also went to the neighborhoods and homes of their students.

    And they heard from members of a drug awareness coalition.

    All of the events were part of the BLMS teacher orientation day.

    Principal Lee Barger said the day was designed to help the staff get a glimpse into some of the issues their students could be dealing with while they are struggling toward success in the classroom.

  • New tracks will alter the fan experience for football

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The great news is that the new tracks at the three Bullitt County High Schools are nearly complete.

    In fact, the track at North Bullitt is finished and even rubberized and lined.

    While that is really great news for the area track programs, it will cause a few headaches for area football fans as was obvious last Friday night at Bullitt East as the team was scrimmaging Fern Creek.

  • 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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    SEPTEMBER 2:

    Central Hardin at BULLITT EAST, 7:30 p.m.

    Jeffersontown at NORTH BULLITT, 7:30 p.m.

    Southern at BULLITT CENTRAL, 7:30 p.m.

  • Nelson man arrested on child porn charges

     BARDSTOWN – Kentucky State Police Post 04 Troopers, along with Investigators from the KSP Electronic Crimes Branch, arrested a Nelson County man on child pornography charges.

    On Aug. 16, Joseph B. Smith, 53, of Bardstown was arrested and charged with 20 counts of possess/view matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.

  • 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.