Today's News

  • Cedar Grove students 'crazy' about helping military kids

    CEDAR GROVE - In honor of the Veterans Day holiday, Cedar Grove Elementary students let their hair down.

    Or up. Or out. Or all around. In all shapes and colors.

    Students were allowed to participate in Crazy Hair Day with a $1 donation toward the Our Military Kids fund, sponsored by the Military Kids Foundation.

  • Get ready for the great unknown this hoops season

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The old saying is that 'you can't tell the players without a program.'
        For this basketball season, you can't tell the districts...and region...without a map.
        For the first time ever, in sports not conducted by 'classes', the Bullitt County high schools will not all be playing in the same groupings. At this point that means separate districts.

  • East in full rebuilding mode

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - After reaching the championship game of the Sixth Region Tournament for two straight seasons and being ranked among the top teams in the state, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers are looking to pick-up the pieces from heavy graduation losses.

  • Lady Cougars looking to take District 23 by storm

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After ending the 2010-2011 season on a down note, losing by two points in the regional opener after an injury to the team's top player, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars are entering the new season high on optimism and expectations.
        Despite the addition of traditional power Mercy to the Sixth Region, coach Bryan Bates' team is one of the frontrunners to challenge Butler and Mercy for control of the revamped region.

  • Youth from Bullitt East to help Main Street efforts in Mt. Washington

                Mount Washington Main Street Manager Dale Salmon recently  announced that the downtown revitalization initiative recently kicked off its youth program during a meeting of the Mount Washington City Council.

    Dubbed the Mount Washington Youth Chamber of Preservationists, the group is made up of three Bullitt East High School students who will work with the Main Street Committee to revitalize downtown.

  • Judge OKs jury ruling: St. Clair should die

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After listening to Michael Dale St. Clair go through several motions on Wednesday, special Circuit Judge Geoffrey Morris did something he thought might pose him some problems from the bench.
        Morris affirmed the jury's recommendation to sentence St. Clair to death for the 1991 murder of Frank Brady of Bardstown.

  • Dispatchers donate funds to Operation Santa program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Dispatch employees continue to assist the community on a daily basis.

    By communicating with the county's first responders and 9-1-1 emergency callers, they do their part to help the community in an important way.

    The employees are now going above and beyond their initial duties, raising funds for local charities.

    The first donation was made to the Hillview Operation Santa program in the amount of $305.

  • Appeal denied on fire tax suit

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The lawsuit involving two fire taxing districts and the city of Shepherdsville may have moved a little closer to resolution last week.
        The three-member Court of Appeals panel dismissed a claim by the Southeast Bullitt and Nichols fire tax districts asking for a reconsideration of Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress' ruling.
        Burress ruled that the city of Shepherdsville had a regular fire department and had the right to acquire territory through annexation.

  • Shepherdsville burglary suspect dies following shooting

     UPDATE (11/22): The suspect was pronounced dead on Monday at U of L Hospital.

    He was identified as Eddie Robinson, 25, of Shepherdsville.

    The investigation will now be handled by the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office. No charges have been filed.

    See Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for the full story.


    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Shepherdsville Police are investigating a burglary at a residence in the Sycamore Bend Neighborhood in Shepherdsville.

  • BBB Tips on Black Friday Shopping

      It’s time to start planning your Black Friday, that special day after Thanksgiving when retailers gear up to offer their best. Remember, all deals are not created equal and the fine print is often the most important thing! Before you head out the door for a block buster and get caught up in the frenzy, BB offers these tips: