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Today's News

  • Pierce captures Pinewood Derby honors

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Sometimes, all a kid needs is a block of wood and some tires to get the imagination wheels rolling.

    Brayden Pierce, a second grader at Pleasant Grove Elementary in Mount Washington, recently earned the top spot in his first ever pinewood derby.

    Pierce joined Cub Scout Pack #776, who meets at Saint Francis Xavier Church in Mount Washington, last fall. 

  • NB’s Ludwig & Hines combine for perfect game Friday

     HEBRON ESTATES – The week didn’t start out well for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles but it sure did get better as it moved along culminating in a combined perfect game on Friday as the green and gold beat visiting Nelson County 13-0.

    Senior Madison Ludwig got the start and worked the first four innings and did not allow a base runner by Nelson County. Elizabeth Hines then came on and retired all three batters she faced in the fifth inning, ending the game with a line-out to the second baseman.

  • BE, BC don’t win a lot, but win key games

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Nothing has come easy this spring for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers and while that probably won’t change for the young team this season, it is making them stronger.

    Much like the old saying ‘what doesn’t kill me, makes me stronger’ the Lady Chargers are getting better and learning even if the results are at times difficult for head coach Ricky Hoffman to swallow.

  • Come out and listen to views given at forum

     We’ve reached the point where signs are going up and advertisements are being placed in the local newspaper.

    We have reached the point where there is less than five weeks until the primary election on May 22.

    As a service to the public, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News have partnered, with the assistance of city officials in Mount Washington, Lebanon Junction, Shepherdsville and Hillview, to host a series of forums.

  • Wednesday I-65 lane closures

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of lane closures Wednesday on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    KYTC maintenance crews will be working in a mobile operation to patch potholes in both directions of I-65 between the Bullitt/Hardin County line and the Jefferson/Bullitt County line (mile markers 103.3 to 123.1).

    Lane closures and delays should be expected on I-65 on Wednesday, April 18 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of April 15, 2018

     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.

     

  • Shawn MacIntyre selected to serve on Hunters Hollow board

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - For the first time this calendar year, the Hunters Hollow City Commission had all the chairs filled.

    Shawn MacIntyre was sworn in as a new city commissioner. He joins current members Bonnie Israel, David Lotze and Ron Parker.

    MacIntyre fills the vacancy left by Tammy Ross, who was sworn in as mayor in January, replacing long-time leader Linda Parker.

  • Five Generations

     Five generations recently gathered.

    Seated is Elizabeth Riggle (93) who is holding Kamdyn Cutno (5 months).

    Standing (left to right) are Nyssa Warner Cutno, Glenda Riggle Zimmerman and Elizabeth (Jeanie) Zimmerman Warner.

  • Kentucky Blood Center opens Hillview office

     HILLVIEW - Down the stretch of Antle Drive near the Hillview Wal-Mart comes the newest location of the Kentucky Blood Center.

    KBC is the largest independent, full-service, non-profit blood center in the Commonwealth.

    The new Hillview location celebrated its grand opening as a Kentucky Derby Festival event, with Derby Pie and funnel cakes available for donors, as well as a visit from the KDF’s Pegasus mascot.

  • Recruitment Fair on Tuesday for Bullitt Schools

     The annual District Recruitment Fair is Tuesday, April 17th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at North Bullitt High School.

    Aspiring educators are encouraged to attend the open house style fair and bring their resumes to share with principals from all Bullitt County Public Schools.