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Today's News

  • FLOODED WITH CONCERNS

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over 300 people flooded Shepherdsville Government Center on Thursday night.

  • Tricks and Treats to Stay on Budget this Halloween

     (StatePoint) Halloween comes but once a year. So make it extra spooky with ghosts, goblins and ghouls galore -- and don’t forget all the great treats. While all this fall fun does come at a price, you don’t have to spend a pirate’s booty if you plan carefully.

  • Retired Teachers to Rescue

     The Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association delivered school supplies to principal Sheri Hamilton of Nichols Elementary School.

    Carolyn Dennison, president of the BCRTA, and Janet Richardson, chairman of the community services committee of BCRTA, made the presentation of items.

  • Counseling conference in Louisville

     FRANKFORT --  Frank Kros, president of the Upside Down Organization in Baltimore, will keynote at the opening session of the 56th annual conference of the Kentucky Counseling Association at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville Nov. 5-7.

    UDO seeks to improve children’s behavior and learning by expanding the knowledge and transforming the thinking of the adults and organizations‚ that help children, according to the organization’s mission statement.

    Kros has written 25 UDO workshops and made presentations to some 50,000 people.

  • MW contractor indicted by AG in Grayson County

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Consumer Protection announced that a contractor accused of failing to complete construction work for a Grayson County resident, despite being paid to do so, has been indicted on one count of theft by deception over $500, a class D felony.

    A Grayson County grand jury returned the indictment on 42-year-old Kevin Carter, of Mount Washington on Monday.

    Carter was the owner of Carter Home Improvements.

  • October starts with plenty of youth football action

     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.

  • Miracles help church have rebirth in Salt River

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Work is underway to restore a former church in hopes of restoring broken lives.

    The Apostolic Church of Restoration has opened at 233 Fifth Avenue in Shepherdsville, a former day care facility that began originally as a church.

    Pastor David Mackowiak and church administrator Roy L. Darst are still in the process of renovating the facility, but they are ready to help community members now.

  • Mount Washington Light Up to be expanded in ‘14; event cancelled last year

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The chilly weather already has some thinking about red-and-green.

    At a recent Mount Washington city council meeting, Mayor Joetta Calhoun announced the Light Up Mount Washington celebration will be expanded this year.

    Last year the event was canceled due to a prediction of bad weather.

    Scheduled to be the first Friday in December, Calhoun said the city has partnered with First Baptist Church Mount Washington to have a live nativity scene and other activities.

  • Smokin’ good time in Mount Washington

      The second annual Mount Washington BBQ festival was a major success.

    The benefactor of the fund-raiser was the CASA program of Bullitt County.

    From classic cars to pumpkins to BBQ to even a few politicians, the event held at ValuMarket was popular.

    Even Blake Shelton appeared, although he didn’t say anything.

  • Second round of county volleyball matches continue trend

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The second rotation of intra-county volleyball match-ups has turned out to be much like the first as both North Bullitt and Bullitt East got the best of Bullitt Central over the past week.

    That sets up a meeting next Thursday, on the final night of the regular season, with North Bullitt playing host to Bullitt East.