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Today's News

  • Hard hitting returns after week off for holiday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Once again this season, The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday’s edition this fall.

  • Bland, 1999 BCHS grad, tackles Ironman competition in August

     LOUISVILLE - Adam Bland, a resident of Bullitt County and 1999 graduate of Bullitt Central High School, competed in the Ironman competition  held on Sunday, Aug.  26.

  • Leber enters federal guilty plea

       LOUISVILLE - A Barren County financial adviser pled guilty in U.S. District Court before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. on Sept. 4 to charges of defrauding clients residing in Kentucky and southern Indiana, of approximately $2.4 million announced David J. Hale, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Breckinridge escapee arrested in Bullitt

     David Dowell, the inmate who walked away from a work detail in Breckenridge County, has been arrested by deputies with the Bullitt County Sheriffs Office.

    At 11:35pm Tuesday September 11,2012 deputies located Dowell on Skyview Court in Bullitt County.

    He was arrested without incident.

    Earlier, Bullitt Central dispatch received a call from Louisville Metro Police regarding an anonymous caller providing a description of a home on Skyview where Dowell was hiding.

  • Lady Eagles pull away late to beat BC 3-0

        HEBRON ESTATES - Not even a mid-afternoon thunder storm could stop North Bullitt and Bullitt Central from meeting last Friday in a key 23rd District girls’ soccer match.

  • BULLITT COUNTY REMEMBERS 9-11

     The North Bullitt JROTC program again hosted an observance for the 9-11 tragedy.

    The senior cadets quickly organized the event as it came just a month after school started for the new year.

    The cadets raised the flag while a moment of silence was also held to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 11 years ago.

    The second annual Bullitt County 9-11 Remembrance was held on last Sunday in downtown Mount Washington.

  • Ethics board sends parks issue back to fiscal court

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts envisions a parks board with a director with that agency absorbing the responsibilities of the current parks and recreation department.

  • Hillview safety fair to raise public awareness

     HILLVIEW - It never hurts to add a little extra insurance in the event of an emergency.

    Community members feel that way about the Hillview Emergency Response Team, a collection of 26 official volunteer team members.

    HERT was first developed as a volunteer organization a few years ago to assist official Bullitt County emergency agencies whenever possible with extra manpower.

    HERT director Kenneth Bennett took over the program in January, with intentions of training members to assist in various tasks.

  • Tax increases not wanted but must be done at times

      There is not a single elected official - let alone a politician - who would ever admit that they enjoyed voting for a tax increase.

  • Car vs. tree leaves local man unharmed

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A single vehicle collision left a distracted driver unharmed early Tuesday afternoon. 

    William McLawhorn of Mount Washington was driving west on Highway 44 East when the 2009 Honda Civic he was driving left the roadway and crashed into a tree at the corner of Highway 44 and Fisher Lane around 1 p.m. 

    McLawhorn couldn't recall what happened exactly, but he said the crash occurred after he was distracted by the bright yellow rods along the center line of Highway 44 in front of the Keystone Cinemas.