Today's News

  • BC baseball faces more bad luck with injuries

     If it wasn’t for bad luck, Bullitt Central baseball would have no luck at all.

    With starting pitcher Kevin McKnight already out for the season with a serious concussion when he slid into an outfield fence post, the Cougars lost another starter last week when senior Nic Caswell suffered a broken wrist on Saturday in a game against Valley.

    Caswell was the starting pitcher in the game and in the fifth inning he was covering the plate on a wild pitch and he suffered the injury during the play at the plate.

  • Edelweiss

     Bullitt Central students received history lessons through the school’s Drama Club.

    “Edelweiss” was performed by the club in three public shows at the Bullitt Central auditorium.

    The play, based in World War II Nazi-era Germany, is about the League of German Girls, the girls’ portion of the Hitler Youth movement, and their underlying Nazi defiance.

    The Drama Club also performed the play for Bullitt Lick Middle students.

    The play was directed by Drama Club sponsor Sara Anderson.

  • KSP working Breckinridge death investigation

     Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown is working a Death Investigation in the Axtell area of Breckinridge Co.

    On May 12, 2015 at approximately 7:02 P.M. EDT, KSP Post 4 received a call from Breckinridge Co. dispatch of a domestic disturbance at 42 HWY 401 in Leitchfield, Ky.

    When a Trooper and Breckinridge Co. Deputy Sheriff arrived they were met by family members that stated that Nevin L. Shawver (32) was inside the residence with a handgun and was suicidal.

  • ‘Cat Burglars’ steal tools, supplies from Pet Haven

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Owners of a local pet cemetery are seeking assistance following a robbery.

    Pet Haven Cemetery, located on Highway 44 West, lost most of its lawn care equipment after a storage shed was burglarized. Owners Patricia Karsner and Mike Nation are now hoping to find their stolen items.

    According to Karsner, the stolen items included self-propelled industrial mowers, weedeaters, chainsaws, blowers and diggers. She said animal caskets and grave markers were also taken from the shed.

  • Bullitt has a strong day at regional track

     LOUISVILLE – Competing in one of the state’s toughest regions, Class AAA, Region 3, Bullitt County track and field athletes had a strong showing on Saturday at St. Xavier High School.

    Bullitt East came way with four wins, three on the girls’ side, to finish fifth overall with 51 points. North Bullitt was just behind with 47 points while Bullitt Central collected 13 points to finish ninth.

  • North scores early to win first meeting with BC 9-4

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Scoring three times in the top of the first inning, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles never looked back as they hung a 9-4 decision on 23rd District rival Bullitt Central in softball action on Tuesday.

    The game was played on the very last day for district contests to be played this spring. It had been moved back two weeks after bad weather forced a postponement.

  • City OKs support for new road

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A split vote will lead to a new access road splitting the Cedar Grove Industrial Park, along with new interstate access and the opportunity of future business growth.

    The Shepherdsville City Council voted 4-2 to approve a plan presented by Bullitt County Economic Development Authority that included a new access road for the industrial park connecting to Interstate 65 and Preston Highway.

    EDA director John Snider presented the plan to the council, along with the arguments for getting the development underway as quickly as possible.

  • Special Dedication

     The family of Bill Breeden was joined by hundreds of friends as a special monument was dedicated to the community leader.

    It was unveiled during the Mount Washington Spring Festival, which Bill coordinated for years while serving with the Lions Club.

    It is located in the city park area by the fountain.

  • Walks to bring focus on heroin

      CORRECTION: The following group, Walking for Wellness Stop Heroin Bullitt County, was incorrectly mentioned as Loved Ones Against Drugs (LOAD) of Bullitt County in the May 13 edition of The Pioneer News. The following online version has been corrected.


    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Lori Pile and Frances Sprinkles want to offer a load of assistance to the community.

  • Construction will cause relocation of voting polls

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Some voters in next Tuesday’s primary election will have a new place to cast their ballots for state offices.

    With major renovation work planned for two elementary schools, Bullitt County Board of Elections officials have decided to make the move to new locations sooner rather than later.

    Bullitt County clerk Kevin Mooney said those who normally vote at Maryville Elementary and Mount Washington Elementary will have new places to go on May 19.