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Today's News

  • Tampa Bay little longer but well worth the trip

     The Tampa Bay Area was our choice for a family vacation this summer. Lots of factors weighed in to that decision. 

    The first being that Allegiant Airlines just started flying from Louisville to Florida, and they offer some amazing bargains. Four of us flew round trip for $700. Allegiant may be an economy airline but their customer service is first class!

  • BBB Hot Topics: July 2017

     Read about the latest scams in BBB’s July 2017 Hot Topics

  • Price selected to serve as Henry Co. superintendent

     NEW CASTLE — A familiar face in Bullitt County has become the latest local educator to become a superintendent.

    Back in Henry County Public Schools for a year after two decades away, Terry Price has been selected to fill the seat of retiring Superintendent Tim Abrams.

    Being hired in 2016 as assistant superintendent marked Price’s return after 20 years away from Henry County. He began his career in 1989 as a sixth grade teacher at Eastern for five years and then moved to the Henry County Middle School to teach literature and English.

  • Fox Chase members pose budget questions

     FOX CHASE - A  council meeting can still take place without a mayor present, but not having the mayor available to answer questions led to a couple of concerns and a split vote to approve the city’s budget.

    Mayor Owen Taylor missed the the Fox Chase City Council’s meeting after hurting his back while volunteering at the Bullitt County Fair. Council member Mike Higgins was selected to run the meeting.

  • Individuals indicted on drug-related charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Three individuals arrested in March have been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Donnie L. Smith, 26, Brian S. Short, 21, and Garrett C. Hoagland, 20, were indicted for complicity to traffick more than five pounds of marijuana.

    According to a previous story in The Pioneer News, detectives with the Bullitt County Narcotics Unit of the sheriff’s office had been conducting a major investigation into the distribution of marijuana.

  • Next garbage hauler will have new ordinance in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As of several months ago, over $150,000 in unpaid garbage bills were due current hauler Eco-Tech.

    With no announcement on how the money would be collected, the city of Shepherdsville is embarking on a new solicitation of bids.

    And, the city is changing the way garbage services will be provided.

    The new ordinance and bid document will place the responsibility of collecting bills on the hauler.

  • SERVPRO opens office in Mount Washington

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Nobody wants to remember when a disaster strikes. Thanks to SERVPRO of Bullitt and Northern Nelson Counties, nobody has to. 

    SERVOPRO is a company dedicated to fire, water and mold clean up and restoration.

    “Our main niche is building back when someone has a disaster,” owner Ross Schitter said. “We put it back like it never happened.”

    The company also works in construction and kitchen and bathroom remodels.

  • BC’s Borah joins Bellarmine bowling program

     LOUISVILLE – Even when it comes to recruiting for smaller programs, there is often a give-and-take between athletics and academics.

    A high school senior will try to balance out the two parts of the future to come to the best fit.

  • Cooper Farms Dolphins swim for summer fun

     HILLVIEW – It’s not the longest season on the books, but the Cooper Farms Dolphins pack a lot of fun into a short season.

    In just six weeks, the long-time program will compete in five swim meets as well as the championship meet of the Louisville Summer Fun League while also conducting about 20 practice sessions at the pool in the Cooper Farms Community located just north of the Bullitt/Jefferson County line off Mount Washington Road.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 9, 2017

     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.