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Today's News

  • Convicted felon sentenced for drug possession, distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A convicted felon, living in Logan County, Kentucky, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, in United States District Court, to 87 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, announced United States Russell M. Coleman.

  • Newest session of Teen Court sworn into service

     A large group of high school students were recently sworn in for this year’s session of Teen Court. 

    Bullitt District Judge Jennifer Porter is again presiding over the youth group, which will hear real cases concerning their peers and will hand down real punishments. Kalynn Walls will again be the program’s coordinator.

  • Artists show off their skills in annual competition

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Art is loved by all ages and, this year, the annual Visual Artists of Bullitt County reflected that.

    For the first time, the show featured a junior division.

  • Honoring the veterans

     VFW Post 5710 and its Auxiliary hosted a special meal in honor of all veterans in the community.

    All veterans were invited to the post for a free lunch on Veterans Day.

    A large crowd came out to accept the offer of food and fellowship.

    VFW Post 5710 is located on Highway 44 West in Shepherdsville.

  • Girton back in school at NB, but not yet cleared to play

      HEBRON ESTATES — Last season, North Bullitt boys’ basketball coach Korey Craddock got some disappointing news.

    Corey Girton, an athletic player who would have been a cornerstone of the program, opted to attend a prep school in South Carolina.

    This year, Girton is back walking the hallways of North Bullitt.

    However, it is undecided yet on whether Girton will be able to play during his junior season.

    An appeal to allow Girton to play has been sent to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

  • It Happened in NOVEMBER

     We will be looking back 10, 30, 50, 70, and 90 years to see what was being printed in The Pioneer News in 2007, 1987, 1967, 1947, and 1927 in the month of November.

     

    2007 - 10 Years Ago.

    The wrought iron fence around the historic Lone Grave was accidentally destroyed by developers. It is a Bullitt County landmark that had been nearly lost in time. When advised of its significance, the builder readily agreed to have it replaced.

  • Muhlenberg Co. mine employee violated Mine Safety and Health Act

     OWENSBORO –  The Chief of Maintenance at Ken American Resources Paradise #9 Mine located in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, was recently sentenced in United Sates District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to two years of supervised probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine for felony violations of the Mine Safety and Health Act, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Experience should fuel NB’s return to success

     HEBRON ESTATES -- It was a painful and frustrating 2016-17 campaign for Korey Craddock and his North Bullitt Eagles.

    A transfer of one player and an injury to the team’s leading returning scorer led to a tough season.

    However, the silver lining is that a lot of young players, including an eighth grader and several freshman, could speed up the recovery for the North Bullitt program.

    “I’m optimistic,” Craddock said of his current team. “We have a mix of youth and experience.”

  • Central ready to make another step forward

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Following a season in which the team was under-sized, inexperienced and often over-matched, yet still managed to win 10 games, the Bullitt Central Cougars are looking for bigger and better things in head coach Jessie Curry’s second season at the helm.

  • Highway 44 traffic concerns discussed

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - They are state roads, so it’s a state issue.

    Now the city is doing what it can to force the issue on the state.

    The Mount Washington City Council invited Sen. Dan Seum and Rep. Dan Johnson to a meeting for discussion on potential stop lights along Highway 44 East at Bogard Lane and N. Bardstown Road at Landis Lane.