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Today's News

  • North's Kennedy signs for baseball at Brescia

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Anthony Kennedy has always wanted to play baseball in college.

         He will get that chance this fall after signing recently to play at Brescia University located in Owensboro.

         In the end, the decision to sign with Brescia was pretty simple – they made the best financial offer for Kennedy and his family. The only other school that Kennedy considered was Berea College.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 22, 2013

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice. 

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis. 

  • Package liquor sales possible in Hillview on Sundays

     HILLVIEW -- Could stores have the opportunity to sell package liquor on Sundays in the city of Hillview?

  • Kings Island has lots of amusements for all ages

    Kentuckiana Kroger’s offers tickets to King’s Island and their water park – Soak City – for $27.99. That is two parks for the price of one and makes it the best value in the Cincy area.

  • Lanham, wife owned newspaper for 11 years

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A former owner of The Pioneer News passed away recently.

         James Matthew Lanham, 93, died on Thursday, July 11, at Regency Health Care Center.

         Lanham, along with his wife Louise, owned and operated The Pioneer News from Sept. 26, 1966, until Nov. 10, 1977.

         He was a native of Marion County, a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 157 and a former member of the Bullitt County Board of Education.

  • Grant to fund research by Bullitt East graduate

     Ethan Morris says his interest in history comes from the trips he and his dad would take to visit history museums and battlegrounds as a kid. 

    Morris, whose parents are Danny and Rebecca Morris, said a battlefield in Shiloh, Tenn., which had been left the way it was originally, gave him the opportunity to see the story of the battlefield.  

    “History was a human story to me,” he said. “You study how humans act and react.” 

  • Long-time cartoonist dies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A longtime fixture on the editorial pages of The Pioneer News has died.

  • Neighbors look to each other to find criminal acts

     HILLVIEW - In the past year, the Bullitt County Attorney’s Office has handled 1000 juvenile cases, assistant county attorney Shelly Alvey told Hillview residents at a recent neighborhood watch meeting. 

  • Latkovski’s essay on her grandmother tops contest

     Ten-year-old Quincy Latkovski is very fond of her grandmother, Anna Thompson, who is a former teacher from Moore, Okla.

  • Pfister, Stallings are Stars

     LOUISVILLE - Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings and senior-to-be Courtney Pfister both took part in the Kentucky HIgh School Basketball Coaches’ East/West All-Star game Saturday at St. Xavier High School.