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Today's News

  • Work continues on intersection at Hwy. 44, Fisher Ln.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Some big changes are coming to the Mount Washington community starting this spring. 

    Some locals have been waiting 10-plus years for it to happen in fact -- ways to alleviate some of the congestion on Highway 44.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is moving forward with two of their intersection projects in the area: Armstrong and Fisher Lane and Bells Mill Road.

    Both Armstrong and Fischer Lane will be moved and aligned.

  • Analysis of county financial numbers show items close to exceeding budget through Jan.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As The Pioneer News has documented in past stories, members of fiscal court receive a monthly series of financial reports.

    One such document is the appropriation condition report.

    That lists each line item in the budget and provides the amount budgeted, any transfers, what has been spent, the balance and the percentage of the budgeted amount that has been used.

    Through seven months, salary levels for full-time employees sets around 57.69 percent. 

  • Home, Garden show set for this week in Louisville

     LOUISVILLE - The Home, Garden & Remodeling Show, presented by Window World and sponsored by LG&E has exciting features for the entire family, in addition to the 350 home and lifestyle vendors at the Kentucky Exposition Center Feb. 28-March 2, 2014.

    Here is a list of the exciting components of this year’s Home, Garden & Remodeling Show presented by Window World:

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: MARCH 2014

     The Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events for March 2014. For more information call 869-8000 or visit www.bullittschools.org.

     

    MARCH 28TH – SCHOOL IS IN SESSION!!!

    HOLIDAYS

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  • Session at halfway point looking for transparency

     FRANKFORT - The House officially passed the halfway point of the 60-day session this past week.

    Here’s a scorecard of what’s been done by the General Assembly in the past 30 days.

    More than 400 bills have been filed for consideration in this year’s session, with roughly 60 bills approved by the full House and sent on to the Senate.

  • Lady Cougars 'survive' tough opening game

     OKOLONA - Bullitt Central girls' coach Kyle Roach knew what he would see in Wednesday night's district tournament semifinal game against Southern.

  • Robinson pleased with changes in office

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - When she ran for the office of county attorney four years ago, Monica Meredith Robinson felt there was a need for change.

    Over the past three-plus years, the Mount Washington resident believes that she has been able to make a change.

    And she is hoping to have another four years to make even more improvements.

    Robinson is making a bid for re-election of the Bullitt County attorney.

    “I know we are making a difference,” said Robinson.

  • Board wants Bullitt Countian as state Senator

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s a big challenge. But Brenda Board believes she is up to that challenge.

    Board has filed as the Republican challenger in the 38th State Senate race against veteran Dan Seum.

    “I’m not a politician,” said Board. “But there are some issues that I don’t agree with.”

    With the redistricting done two years ago, Bullitt County and a small portion of southern Jefferson County now share the senate seat. 

  • Daniel Patchin looks for more rehabilitation for inmates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As a police officer since 1998, Dan Patchin understands that there are individuals who need to be incarcerated.

    But his concern is that something must be done during that incarceration to help that person have a better change of succeeding in society upon their release.

    It is that concern that had led Patchin to make his first political run.

    The assistant police chief for the city of Shepherdsville will be running in the May primary for the office of Bullitt County Jailer.

  • BC’s Bray ready to be a WR at Campbellsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – No amount of snow or frigid temperatures could keep Bullitt Central senior Tyler Bray from signing a national letter of intent to play football at Campbellsville University.

    At first, Bray was scheduled to do all the official paperwork in front of family, friends and teammates in a ceremony at Bullitt Central on the first day of the signing period. Unfortunately, snow cancelled classes in Bullitt County on that day.