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Today's News

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Affordable Care Act Scams

     Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about an increase in fraudulent activity related to the launch of the Affordable Care Act.  The open enrollment period begins today, October 1, and scammers understand that many Americans are confused about their rights and responsibilities with the new program.

    BBB warns, beware of fake websites, fancy mailers, robo-calls, and scam artists calling you, asking for personal information.

    BBB serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky prescribes the following:

  • Festival Fun in the fall

     The Lebanon Junction Old Fashion Days parade turned out to be another big success. Nice weather helped and the large crowd followed the route into the Wall Street Park.

    See more photos from the festival and the parade by Mary Barczak in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • CHANGE of HEART...Seniors trips exempted

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A senior trip planned in April for Bullitt East students may not occur. Well, that was the view in early September.

    While the request for permission had not crossed the desk of  Bullitt County Public School Board members, the issue was a topic of discussion at a monthly workshop session.

    But, after hearing from three Bullitt East seniors, the school board voted 3-0 to make an exception to the rule - a rule in which they all voiced strong support.

    All three schools are eligible for the senior trips this spring.

  • Opportunity to get rid of household chemicals this week

     CLERMONT - For the first time, Bullitt Countians will have an opportunity to get rid of household hazardous waste.

    The collection will be done at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 5, starting at 8 a.m.

    Solid Waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said the collection site will remain open as long as the sate Division of Waste Management grant of $22,000 will last.

    This is for Bullitt County residents and it now open to commercial enterprises. You must bring a driver’s license proving your residency.

  • Mount Washington latest to deal with changing of signs

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Here’s your sign: take it down. 

    The Mount Washington City Council continued with their discussion about what to do about the federal sign mandate that is approaching.

    During the mayor’s report, Joetta Calhoun told the council they still needed to put a plan together but other deadlines have been eradicated and they are to proceed as resources allow.

    The federal mandates require government entities to replace existing street signs with highly reflective signage.

  • A single stroke keeps Chargers from state golf

     FAIRDALE – Before Monday’s Region 5 Boys’ Golf Tournament, Bullitt East senior Michael Murphy told head coach Kyle Downs that he wanted to know if the team needed a certain score down the stretch.

    Murphy knew that playing in the final group of the day that the team chase might come down to one shot.

    Knowing that information is not something that every golfer wants to be told about when they are playing in a major event. The pressure is already high and that can make it suffocating.

  • Hillview Police chief indicted for lying to FBI in drug probe

     

  • FALL FIRE SEASON: Season begins to watch where you burn your stuff

      FRANKFORT – Shorter days and cooler nights are sure signs that autumn has arrived, and starting Oct. 1, so has the fall wildfire hazard season that runs through Dec. 15.

    During the wildfire hazard season outdoor burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in or within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland.

  • Principals sing praise of work, direction

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For Christy Coulter, the reaction ran the entire spectrum.

  • Key miscues haunt Cougars in E-town

     ELIZABETHTOWN – Despite collecting 469 yards of offense, the Bullitt Central Cougars came up short on Friday as they dropped a second straight game on the road, falling at Elizabethtown 42-21.

         The Cougars led 7-0 after the first series of the game and the game was sited at 14-14 late in the third quarter before the Panthers scored on four straight possessions to break the game open.