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Today's News

  • Burress, Ryan honored by Masons for their service

         SHEPHERDSVILLE - Each December, the Bullitt County Masonic lodges come together to honor one of their own and a member of the community.

         Those honored are selected due to their dedication and giving to their organization and to the community.

         For 2010, Rodney Burress was surprised that the Mason of the Year had not been honored previously. And he couldn't say enough good things about the winner of the Citizen of the Year.

    Mason of the Year

  • Pioneer Village hopes to slow down traffic

    PIONEER VILLAGE - A school without a school crossing has a few Pioneer Village residents on high alert.

    Speeding vehicles along Shepherds Way have become such a concern that residents brought signed petitions to the City Council during the November business meeting.

    Resident Todd Boley said the signatures were in favor off adding speed humps to the roadway.

  • Lady Chargers getting hot after a cold start

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After a slow start to the season fueled by inexperience, youthfulness and even illness, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers seem to rounding into the form that had them ranked among the top-25 teams in the state before the season began.

    The best performance yet this season came on Tuesday when the Lady Chargers scored 50 points in the two middle quarters at home and turned back traditional Seventh Region power Christian Academy 67-50. It was the first loss in four games for the Lady Centurions.

  • Player of the Year

      Top Player - North Bullitt senior running back Zack Reynolds was recently named the Bullitt County Football Player of the Year. He received his award from Tim Gonterman and Mark Schmid while North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton looks on. The award is sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home, The Pioneer News, The Awards Center and WFBR Radio.  

  • Barger tourney next up for NB

    HEBRON ESTATES - After starting the season 3-2, the North Bullitt Eagles will spend the first part of Christmas at home this week as the program hosts the Sarah Major Barger Memorial Tournament.

    This will be the second year for the event which is named in honor of the late mother of North Bullitt head coach Lee Barger.

  • Being asleep at the wheel doesn’t cost Lady Cougars

    OKOLONA - Less than 24 hours before boarding a plane for Florida and a day after not practicing because of bad weather, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars had to face struggling Southern on the road.

    The game had ‘trap’ written all over it and when the Lady Trojans pulled within 32-27 early in the second half, Bullitt Central head coach Bryan Bates could feel the trap slowly closing.

  • Central rallies for key 24th District win

    OKOLONA - Who says you need to play a solid 32 minutes to win an important district basketball game?

    The Bullitt Central Cougars came up well short of that goal on Tuesday, but a really strong four minutes worked out just fine for coach Joe Pat Lee’s team. Bullitt Central ended Tuesday’s contest at Southern with an 11-to-1 run, rallying for a 46-43 victory.

    The win moved Bullitt Central to 3-3 while Southern dropped to 2-2.

  • Icy way to close out a school semester

        Shepherdsville - Bullitt Countians were greeted with cold, ice and snow over the past week but the inclement weather resulted in few problems.

        The Bullitt County Public Schools were closed on Thursday and Friday, giving students an early Christmas gift as classes will not resume until Jan. 3. Of course, students will now be in class until May 27.

  • Those in cold, long line no ‘chickens’ to seek food

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – When AJ Faught heard that Kentucky Fried Chicken was returning to Mount Washington and that the restaurant chain was offering a year supply of free chicken to those first in line for the grand opening he was determined to be one of them.

    Faught braved the frigid cold to become the first in line for the KFC Mount Washington grand opening on Tuesday, Dec. 14, arriving around 7:30 a.m. before anyone else.

  • Calendar to remain very similar for BC schools

                 SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite the controversy over early release days and many requests to extend fall break from three to five days, the Bullitt County Public School Board recently voted to approve a 2011-2012 school year calendar that's almost identical to the current calendar.