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Today's News

  • Police chief enters not guilty plea

     LOUISVILLE - Standing before U.S. District Judge Dave Whalin, attorney Thomas Clay entered a not guilty plea for his client, Hillview police chief Glenn Caple.

    Caple was recently indicted on a single count of lying to federal investigators over a drug case in the city of Hillview in January 2012.

    The federal charge carries a possible penalty of up to five years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000 and three years of supervised release.

    A trial date of Dec. 16 was set.

  • Series on high rate of suicide should hit home

      A serious topic with deadly overtones.

    Over the past couple of months, Pioneer News staff writer Stephen Thomas and summer intern Kayla Swanson wrote a series of stories about a growing problem - suicide.

    While nothing earthshaking may have been discovered in the series, the major point of the articles is to alert the community that suicide is a growing cause of death. And the age of such self-inflicted acts is starting every early in life.

    Bullitt County is losing too many lives much too early in life.

  • Knowing your own breast

      During a woman’s life, she has different changes in her breast. She might have more lumpiness during her period or may have breast problems, like a mastitis (a breast infection), while breastfeeding.

    Several breast conditions can affect women. Learning more about these breast condition can help you find problems early and have them treated right away.

  • East puts it all together in district

     OKOLONA – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers did just what every coach dreams about – they played their best in the post-season.

    The Lady Chargers did just that on Monday, jumping out to an early advantage and then rolling past Whitefield Academy in the semi-finals of the 24th District Tournament on the Lady Wildcats’ home floor. The final tally was 25-18, 25-19, 19-25, 25-16.

  • East rolls to 4-0 soccer win; BC falls

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers got the preliminary match out of the way on Monday in the Girls’ Sixth Region Soccer Tournament, setting up some bigger matches later in the week.

    Playing at Holy Cross for the second straight year in the first-round of the regional tournament, Bullitt East jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first half and then coasted to a 4-0 win.

  • Local man charged in latest bomb threat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just hours after a threat cleared the Bullitt County Courthouse, the judicial facility and surrounding buildings, a man has been charged.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office has charged Robert Pronovost, 30, with allegedly making a bomb threat on Monday afternoon.

    According to Lt. Mike Murdoch, spokesperson for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, a bomb threat was called into Central Dispatch Monday.

    The threat stated there were explosive devices around the courthouse and the sheriff’s office.

  • Bullitt boys soccer teams out quickly at districts

    HEBRON ESTATES -- It was anything but a good week for local fans of the three boys' soccer teams.

  • Bullitt County schools participating in safe driving campaign

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the community's assistance, two local high schools could earn a substantial amount of money while promoting safe driving.

    State Farm Insurance is hosting its national Celebrate My Drive campaign, a celebration of teen driving safety. The event is being held during National Teen Driver Safety Week, Oct. 18-26.

    The Bullitt Central and North Bullitt High School Youth Service Centers have both registered for an online voting competition, with the national winner earning $100,000 and a visit from musician Kelly Clarkson.

  • North Bullitt girls' soccer wins

    HIGHVIEW -- As the defending district champions, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles had an expectation to repeat as winners of the 23rd District soccer title in 2013.

  • Retired Teachers Week observed

     You may not know this, but the week of October 21 through 27 has been designated Retired Teachers Week.  Never heard of it?  That’s possible since this is only the second year time has been set aside to recognize the continuing contributions of retired educators.  However, given the already crowded number of weeks, days, and months set aside for some group or cause, why create another?