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Today's News

  • Area CC teams are getting active

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With Labor Day now in the review mirror, the area cross-country programs are starting to heat up with meets nearly ever week.

    Since the Tiger Run on Labor Day Weekend, the Bullitt East teams have been in action on consecutive Saturdays while both Bullitt Central and North Bullitt sent at least partial teams into action to start the season.

  • Board pleased with district's plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It might be the easiest situation for either party but it is a way to provide some feedback into the performance of the school superintendent.

  • UPDATE: Bite the Bullitt 5k Zombie Chase postponed

     UPDATE (Sep. 23): The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) has postponed its inaugural Zombie Chase scheduled for Oct. 5.

    C.R.E.W. director Daniel Crum said a low sign-up tally led organizers to hold off for now and schedule another time when more participants may be able to attend, possibly next spring.

  • Belcher will run for 'new' 49th District House of Rep seat

     FOX CHASE – Before the ink was dry from Gov. Steve Beshear’s pen, Linda Belcher knew what her next professional journey would be.

    Belcher was ready to return to the place she called home for four years.

    The Fox Chase resident is ready to regain her seat as state representative of the 49th District.

    And due to redistricting, which was approved by the General Assembly on Friday, Belcher will not have to face Russell Webber, who won their 2012 election battle.

  • Vachon sees many changes in education

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Beth Vachon has been around education for a long time. 

    Thirty-two years to be exact. And in that time, she’s seen many trends in teaching and learned some lessons of her own, but one thing has always stayed the same: her love for children.

    “Laugh, laugh, laugh, laugh, you got to laugh,” she said. “You’re around kids they’re funny, enjoy it. It’s one of the perks (of the job).”

  • For a better place to live, you must get involved in your community

     We have an opportunity today to bring The Pioneer News into the homes of each student in the Bullitt County Public School System.

    We thank superintendent Keith Davis for that opportunity.

    You will notice a larger than normal number of school-related stories and pictures.

    With nearly two dozen public school facilities, the opportunity is endless when thinking about activities which are going on.

    I thought I would take a little space today and talk about two things - the school system and The Pioneer News.

  • East sweeps county rivals; NB and BC meet Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Coming off a disappointing effort four nights earlier, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers got back in winning form on Monday as they rolled past a struggling Bullitt Central team 25-9, 25-12, 25-12.

    The win came six days after Bullitt East had gone on the road and beat North Bullitt in five games, taking the final game 15-13. In that match, the Lady Chargers played without two key starters. That led into a district loss to Whitefield Academy on Thursday in Jefferson County by a 25-10, 26-24, 25-13 count.

  • Smith to make 'pro' MMA debut at card Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It is hard to imagine an athlete turning professional at the age of 34.

  • Exit ramp signal lights will be full-time

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announces changes to the traffic signal operation at the interchange of KY 245 and Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Later this week, the signal will change from part-time operation to full-time operation.

  • Baseball's Patton decides early on Spalding

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East baseball standout Chase Patton didn’t waste any time when it came to confirming his college destination.

         Last week, just three weeks into senior year of high school, Patton sat in the Media Center at Bullitt East and in front of family, friends, coaches and teammates, conducted a ceremony that has him playing baseball at Spalding University starting in the fall of 2014.