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Today's News

  • BE CC squads in major meets

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When the Bullitt East Lady Charger cross-country team competes in small ‘neighborhood’ races during the week, the results have been dominating.

    Already the season, the team has run in a meet where they posted a ‘perfect’ score of 15. Even in the medium sized Bernie Keene Invitational at Nelson County, the red and gold had five of the top six finishers.

    So, head coach Lenny Raley has loaded up on the big, Saturday meets with top-flight competition.

  • UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled

    An Amber Alert issued Tuesday night for 2-year-old Jaylynn Maxey was canceled after Kentucky State Police located the child.
    Maxey was taken by her non-custodial father, Joshua Yeager, who had last been seen in Shepherdsville.
    The two were located near Upton late Tuesday night.
    Jaylynn was reported to be in good health. Yeager was taken into custody.  

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         (10/08): The following AMBER ALERT was issued Tuesday evening by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:

  • Youth league teams in the homestretch

     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.

  • BBB tips on breast cancer awareness

     October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Many Americans embrace this cause by purchasing pink-ribbon products and services to support a cure for breast cancer. Your Better Business Bureau offers tips to avoid being scammed.

  • Kentucky Observes Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6-12

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2013) Don't forget basic cooking safety tips. That's the message of Fire Prevention Week, observed this year Oct. 6-12.

  • Officials hope AOC will assist in work on judicial facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central students glimpsed into their college and career possibilities to take a major step toward closing the deal on their futures.

    The school's Youth Service Center sponsored "Close the Deal," a program allowing senior and junior students opportunities to meet and speak with representatives from various universities, businesses and military programs.

    Students received lunch during the event, sitting at tables with representatives from careers the students showed an interest in.

  • Fox Chase schooled on rules for teleconferencing

     FOX CHASE - The City of Fox Chase has not yet hosted a teleconference council meeting. Despite discussion of the idea, they may never attempt to.

    City attorney Mark Edison discussed an information packet from the Kentucky General Attorney's Office regarding teleconferencing.

    The city had discussed the possibility of teleconferencing a meeting when a member may be out of town or unavailable to attend in person due to emergencies or scheduling conflicts.

  • Closing the deal

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central students glimpsed into their college and career possibilities to take a major step toward closing the deal on their futures.

    The school's Youth Service Center sponsored "Close the Deal," a program allowing senior and junior students opportunities to meet and speak with representatives from various universities, businesses and military programs.

    Students received lunch during the event, sitting at tables with representatives from careers the students showed an interest in.

  • 25 Bullitt County students named as Green scholars

     FRANKFORT - Twenty-five students from Bullitt County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) for outstanding academic performance in high school.

  • East's Pruitt hits the mark, now heads to state tourney

    FAIRDALE – Firing the best 18-hole score of her career, Bullitt East senior Olivia Pruitt qualified for this week’s Girls’ Kentucky State Golf Tournament at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    Playing in the Third Region Tournament at the South Park Country Club, on Tuesday, Pruitt finished with an 88, good enough for seventh in the field of over 60 players.

    “I was looking for an 88,” Pruitt said after getting her medal for a top-eight finish. “At the beginning, I was thinking about getting to state.”