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Today's News

  • Mistake free Eagles shoot down Rockets

     HEBRON ESTATES – Getting a rare stop from the defense with less than five minutes remaining in the game, North Bullitt marched 45 yards for a touchdown with 19 seconds remaining to beat visiting Shelby County 48-42 on Friday.

         In a game in which there was 850 yards of total offense, both coaches knew that the team with the ball last would have the best shot at winning.

  • Coaching situation at Bullitt East has no winners

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The news last week that Bullitt East boys’ basketball coach John Hunt had resigned from that post before ever coaching a game was a decision that was in everyone’s best interest.

         As is well documented now, Hunt was arrested last Tuesday in Mount Washington on charges of domestic violence and endangering the welfare of a minor. He pleaded not guilty the next day and then in a meeting with Bullitt East principal Willie Foster stepped down from the job that he had held since June.

  • Indicted police chief remains on duty

    HILLVIEW - Hillview Police chief Glenn Caple will remain on the job, albeit only on administrative duties.

    The Hillview CIty Council held a special business meeting to discuss Caple's status following a federal court indictment involving an FBI investigation.

    Caple was indicted on one count of lying to federal officials in connection to a Hillview Police investigation that took place in January 2012.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 14, 2013

     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 

  • Chargers Pierce the hearts of the Cougars

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – When his head coach makes a suggestion about quarterback play Bullitt East junior Pierce Kelly listens.

         In the two weeks leading up to Friday’s annual rendition of The War, Charger head coach Darrell Vincent had been working with Kelly about reading the defense on the split-back veer instead of guessing at what the defense would do at the point of attack.

  • ColorFest this weekend at Bernheim Forest

     CLERMONT - Halloween decorations may show up earlier each year, but the annual autumn shades at Bernheim Forest continue to be celebrated every mid-October.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Center's 2013 version of ColorFest will take place Oct. 19-20.

    "It's our biggest event at the forest each year," said ColorFest spokesperson Beth Avey. "The colors should be magnificent this year."

  • New judge will be appointed in murder case

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Under heavy security, Stanley Dishon appeared in Bullitt Circuit Court to be arraigned on charges of murder and kidnapping related to the 1999 death of Jessica Dishon.

  • Bullitt Alternative Program earns honors

     The Bullitt Alternative Center has been recognized for Best Practice Strategy for Academic RTI: Student Progress Auto Graphing System (SPAGS) by the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC).

         According to BAC Principal Brenda Pirtle, students entering the program are administered three reading and three math probes by teaching partners.

  • Just one week remains in regular season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season, The Pioneer News will run the results from The Great Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.

    The statistics used each week are provided by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

  • Australian commercial for bourbon shot in LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- It was a typical Wednesday in Lebanon Junction, aside for the people rolling down the street on barrels.

    The town was recently chosen by an Austrailian production company, Guilty, as the location for a new commerical about Australian Bourbon called Woodstock, which coincidentally is produced in Kentucky at Heaven Hill Distilleries. Guilty is working with the Louisville production company Videobred to create the commercial.