Today's News

  • Domestic violence awareness month remembered

     “We Are the Remembers,The Ones Left Behind,” a quote I often use to remind me that domestic violence is real. It happens to one out of three women. It can happen to the rich or poor, highly educated or illiterate, Christian or non-Christian, and to the most loving of families. 

    The family of Karen Byerly Morgan can testify to this.

    The signs of a toxic relationship often missed by loved ones:

    He/She will:

    1. Check your texts

    2. Check your messages.

  • UPDATE: Workers want to return to better balance of work/life in contract dispute at Beam

     UPDATE (10/21, 2 p.m.) - The strike at the Jim Beam Brands plant in Clermont has officially ended.

    Workers have voted to return back to work as of Monday.

    Look for a full story on the situation in Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net.


    CLERMONT -- The good news was that for the first time in years, workers with the Jim Beam Brands plants in Clermont and Boston had the weekend off.

  • UPDATE: Eastside’s Mills among three finalist for state teaching honor

      UPDATE (10/19, 11 a.m.) - Eastside Middle School's Sarah Mills was selected as the 2017 Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year.

    Mills was honored at the 2017 Valvoline Teacher Acheivement Awards ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda Wednesday morning.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for further updates on Mills and the ceremony.


  • Learning history never ending

     Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once urged former presidential speechwriter James C. Humes to “study history, study history! In history lies all the secrets of statecraft!”

    Studying the history of government affairs, like Churchill urged, can help you better decide who to vote for in the presidential and local elections this November.

    Studying the history of your family can help you discover potential medical problems or where certain traits began.

  • BE’s Taylor ties for 19th at state

     BOWLING GREEN – Bullitt East senior Zach Taylor fired the best score ever for a Bullitt County golfer at the KHSAA Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac Boys’ State Golf Tournament on Friday, a 73, and he went on to finish at 152 to tie for 19th overall.

    Taylor is the first Bullitt East boys’ golfer to compete in three consecutive state tournaments.

  • Hillview Police help Active Heroes

        Over 80 participants ran, biked or walked in the Active Heroes 5K, which was sponsored by the Hillview Police Association. It was held to raise awareness and funds for the local agency that is dealing with veteran suicides.
        Active Heroes is working on decreasing the rate of suicides, which now averages 20 veterans a day.
        The top three male  finishers were Erik Bean, Troy Wooten and Blake Caudill.
        The top three female finishers were Roberta Meyer, Morgan Lentes and Renee Devine.

  • District soccer play this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – In an unprecedented move, the Bullitt Central girls’ soccer program opted not to compete in this week’s 23rd District Tournament at Southern High School.
        Coach Stephanie Porter’s team had completed a full slate of games during the season and had beaten Moore 2-0 and then lost to Bardstown 10-0 on Wednesday of last week.

  • Fast start is more than North needs in easy win

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Get in!
        Get the job done!
        Go home!
        It was a workmanlike night for the North Bullitt Eagles on Friday as they cruised past a struggling Nelson County team 41-20 on Senior Night for the green and gold.

  • Dragons pull away in second half to beat East

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The South Oldham Dragons came into Mike Egan Field on Friday night ranked second in the state in Class 5A.
        They left with their undefeated record intact after defeating Bullitt East 52-27.
        Even though Bullitt East gave up two touchdowns off turnovers, the Chargers were only down 28-21 at intermission.
        The home team got off to a quick start, scoring on its opening drive.

  • Mason’s 35 yard kick at :00 lifts BC to win

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was a homecoming to remember on Friday as the Bullitt Central Cougars scored twice in the final 3:07 to defeat district-rival Oldham County 10-7.
        In the end, it was a 35 yard field goal from Cougar senior soccer standout Austin Mason as time expired that accounted for the final score and sent the Bullitt Central faithful home in a state of euphoria.