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Today's News

  • MW Spring Festival 2016

     Friday night visitors to the festival enjoyed performances by the Mount Washington Middle concert band and the Crossroads Elementary “Pirates! The Musical” cast.

    During the chillier Saturday, performers included Kristen Nicole, Kim Brown and the Mighty Worshippers and Tom Wietecha, along with two showings of the live shoot-out performed by the Cowboy Posse, presented by Schmid Funeral Home.

    Visitors also saw the Mountain City Cruisers Antique Car and Tractor show.

  • Curry moves from freshmen to varsity

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When he was 10 years old, Jessie Curry knew he wanted to be a head basketball coach someday. He just didn’t think it happen so soon.

    At the age of 26, Curry was hired on Friday to take over the reigns of the Bullitt Central Cougars, taking over for Joe Pat Lee who stepped down after 11 seasons at the helm.

  • NB adds two additional wins to impressive record

      HEBRON ESTATES -- It’s all about fine tuning entering the final week of the regular season for the defending Sixth Region champs.

    While wins and losses aren’t as important right now, North Bullitt baseball coach Brian Wise wants to keep positive momentum going.

    With only two games last week, the Eagles got a big 6-0 victory over Collins.

  • BE wins two of three in own Charger Challenge

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – It didn’t rain, something that has happened often in the past and is sort of a running joke around the Bullitt East baseball program, so the Charger Challenge without a hitch on Friday and Saturday.

    The only negative for the event was that the host team lost in the final game, dropping a 2-0 decision to North Oldham. The Mustangs finished without a loss, winning all three games they played.

  • Central struggles after long lay-off

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After not playing for 11 days, the Bullitt Central Cougars returned to baseball action on Saturday and dropped a 14-1 decision to visiting Henry County.

    The Wildcats had been able to play the night before, but Bullitt Central had not seen live pitching or hitting in almost two weeks and it showed. Five Cougar pitchers walked 13 batters in the six-inning game.

  • 2016 BULLITT COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

      In a close Democratic Primary race for United States President throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Bullitt County was every bit as close.

    Bernie Sanders topped Hillary Clinton in the local voting, collecting 49 percent of the votes to Clinton's 44 percent. At the state level, the race was closer, with Clinton declared the winner by half a percentage point.

  • Fatal accident Tuesday morning on 480 near I-65

     The following is a statement released by the Shepherdsville Police:

    The Shepherdsville Police Department is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on KY480 at the intersection of Buffalo Run Road.

    At approximately 10:49am on May 17, 2016, a white SUV attempted to cross from the Love’s Truck Stop parking lot to Buffalo Run Road. The SUV was struck by a semi-truck (no trailer) traveling eastbound on KY480.

  • BC’s Rippy signs to cheer with Morehead’s All-Girls’ program

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For some high school seniors, making a college selection is easy -- especially if you make that decision as a freshman.

    For Bullitt Central’s Miranda Rippy it might not have been that cut and dry, but she says that as a freshman she was positive that she wanted to attend Morehead State University and join the school’s national power cheerleading program.

  • Dolphins swim team meeting on Tuesday, May 17

     The season for the Dolphins Swim Team, a part of the Summer Fun League, is scheduled to begin early in June. 

    A parent meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Okolona Christian Church - located at the corner of Preston Highway and Mount Washington Road in Hillview.  Topics for discussion will include swimmer registration and information, required swimsuits, and spiritwear orders.

  • School board votes to drop redistricting plans

    The Bullitt County Public School Board has voted to drop any plans for redistricting students in the 2017-18 school year.

    A large crowd came to voice opposition to the options presented.

    By a 4-1 vote, the board opted to not bring up any redistricting proposals until at least next year.

    Overcrowding in several schools in the eastern part of the county led to a massive redistricting proposal, which would affect over half the schools to some degree.

    See Wednesday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for the full story.