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Today's News

  • Louisville businessman guilty of evading $355,331.24 in employment taxes

     LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Businessman Martin Twist pleaded guilty today in United States District court before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III to a single charge of willfully attempting to evade and defeat the payment of employment taxes, interest, and penalties totaling approximately $355,331.24, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Veteran's assist agency reaps big prize for retreat

     Being on the front lines of a war is tough, but coming home and adjusting to civilian life can be even tougher. 

    One Hillview organization is looking to make the transition from military life to home life easier for veterans by building a retreat center in Kentucky.

    Active Heroes, which supports veterans, active duty military and their families through home repairs and financial assistance, hopes to build the facility on a campground. 

  • Request made to allow MW liquor licenses to be used at another site

     Local business owners in Mount Washington have proposed a revision to the alcohol ordinance so that they can serve alcoholic beverages in areas besides their own buildings.

  • BE's Ethridge signs to cheer for the Cardinals

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – after excelling in two athletic events in high school, Bullitt East senior Chris Ethridge opted for cheerleading over baseball at the next level, signing to cheer at the University of Louisville.

         Cheerleading is the newer event for Ethridge, but the one that he fell in love with quickly. He has only been a cheerleader at Bullitt East the past two years and during some of that time he was out of action with an injury.

  • Law enforcement steps up patrol during month of July

      FRANKFORT, Ky.  (July 1, 2013) –  In an effort to raise awareness of traffic safety laws and encourage safe driving habits, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is partnering with state and local law enforcement on the “Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass” campaign throughout July. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 8

     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.

  • Five BC cheerleaders headed to major college teams

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After competing with each other over the past few years, four Bullitt Central cheerleaders late this spring decided to keep doing it, accepting financial aide packages to cheer at Morehead State University.

         At the same time, Bullitt Central senior Cameron Hurst earned a cheerleading spot at the University of Louisville.

  • Local athletes fared well with college recruiters

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Without a doubt, this past school year produced a record number of local athletes signing to play college sports starting in the fall.

         How do I know it is a record number? Because we’re almost to the middle of July and I am still running the stories here in The Pioneer News and have been pretty much for the past six weeks or since the end of the baseball and softball season. At one point in early June, I had a list of 15 signing stories that had been collected and not yet put in the paper.

  • Court votes for forensic audit

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The financial affairs of Bullitt County government will soon undergo a forensic audit.

  • Discussion never slow when speeding topic in Fox Chase

     FOX CHASE – What to do with speeding motorists has long been a concern for members of the Fox Chase City Council.

         Most recently, some less obvious efforts have apparently worked to at least slow down some of the speeders.

         Mayor Bill Broughton said Sussex Drive seemed to be the hotbed of lead-footed motorists. But in the past month, he said the complaints have been fewer.