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Today's News

  • Tampa Bay little longer but well worth the trip

     The Tampa Bay Area was our choice for a family vacation this summer. Lots of factors weighed in to that decision. 

    The first being that Allegiant Airlines just started flying from Louisville to Florida, and they offer some amazing bargains. Four of us flew round trip for $700. Allegiant may be an economy airline but their customer service is first class!

  • BBB Hot Topics: July 2017

     Read about the latest scams in BBB’s July 2017 Hot Topics

  • Individuals indicted on drug-related charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Three individuals arrested in March have been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Donnie L. Smith, 26, Brian S. Short, 21, and Garrett C. Hoagland, 20, were indicted for complicity to traffick more than five pounds of marijuana.

    According to a previous story in The Pioneer News, detectives with the Bullitt County Narcotics Unit of the sheriff’s office had been conducting a major investigation into the distribution of marijuana.

  • SERVPRO opens office in Mount Washington

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Nobody wants to remember when a disaster strikes. Thanks to SERVPRO of Bullitt and Northern Nelson Counties, nobody has to. 

    SERVOPRO is a company dedicated to fire, water and mold clean up and restoration.

    “Our main niche is building back when someone has a disaster,” owner Ross Schitter said. “We put it back like it never happened.”

    The company also works in construction and kitchen and bathroom remodels.

  • BC’s Borah joins Bellarmine bowling program

     LOUISVILLE – Even when it comes to recruiting for smaller programs, there is often a give-and-take between athletics and academics.

    A high school senior will try to balance out the two parts of the future to come to the best fit.

  • Cooper Farms Dolphins swim for summer fun

     HILLVIEW – It’s not the longest season on the books, but the Cooper Farms Dolphins pack a lot of fun into a short season.

    In just six weeks, the long-time program will compete in five swim meets as well as the championship meet of the Louisville Summer Fun League while also conducting about 20 practice sessions at the pool in the Cooper Farms Community located just north of the Bullitt/Jefferson County line off Mount Washington Road.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 9, 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.

     

  • Man indicted for allegedly setting home on fire twice

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A man has been indicted for allegedly starting fires at a home on two occasions in 2016.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted William Prather, also known as William Prater, on two counts of arson.

    The indictments allege that Prather started a fire with the intent to damage or destroy a home on Sept. 1, 2016, and again on Oct. 18, 2016.

    These are Class B felonies, which are punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

  • It Was a Blast

    Frank E. Simon Park in Shepherdsville turned into an inflatable village as part of the 2017 Bullitt Blast celebration!

    Zip lines, water slides and hamster balls brought entertainment to those of all ages.

    Also available was the rock climbing wall, numerous booths and games and the traditional 25-cent ice cream cones presented by Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Multiple bands played through the weekend including Junction Creek, Jeni Carr, Ray Glenn and The Josh Goodlett Band.

  • Finding solution to growing homeless issue serious one

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - At a time when the United States of America celebrates the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave, Bullitt County still continues to scratch its collective head on what to do with those in a land not free, existing bravely without a home.

    In an attempt to alleviate the homeless problem in the county, a collection of civic-minded individuals initially gathered to discuss the situation and determine a solution.

    That meeting resulted in numerous solutions made by numerous individuals and organizations.