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Today's News

  • Former constable shock probated

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- After serving the past six months in prison, Clifton Joel Hudson is looking to rebuild relationships with his family and his community.

  • Alli's Project to help Community Action Agency thanks to assistance from Bullitt Countians

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Roby Elementary first grader hopes to make a difference this holiday season, with community assistance.

    Alli Kemper is hosting Alli's Project, a collection of donated items to make Christmas a little brighter for area residents.

    In its second year, Alli's Project has adopted the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency as its recipient. MPCAA assists with low-income and at-risk families.

    At age 5, Alli began her project last year with assistance from her parents, collecting items for the American Legion Post 157.

  • Happy Holidays with The Pioneer News

     Each year The Pioneer News does its best to capture the spirit of the holiday season at each public school, as well as other areas of the community.

    Continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for photos and video of various community holiday events.

    This year we ask our subscribers to share their holiday experiences with us. Please feel free to send your favorite holiday photos to editor@pioneernews.net.

  • Smoking ban in county buildings up for vote

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There were no smoke-filled rooms needed to produce a proposal to regulating smoking inside county government facilities.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 16, 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 

  • St. Aloysius looks to get into community after closing of school

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When the decision was made to discontinue its school, the St. Aloysius parish was left in shock.

    It lost some of its members and it lost more of its identity in the community.

    For Deacon Ted Luckett, his role at the parish is to help heal some of those wounds and help rebuild the church.

    A mission of the church to begin that process is to become more involved with the community.

  • Shelby Hogg receives welding recognition

     Welding honors were earned by a Bullitt East High School student at the Area Technology Center.

    Shelby Hogg, 17, took first place in the virtual welding competition in Harrodsburg and won a $250 welding helmet. He was also awarded a $500 scholarship from the Tulsa Welding School of Tulsa, OK.

    Fellow welders Lance Newton and Jacob Numann were also awarded $500 scholarships.

    Shelby actually had to compete twice. He tied for first place then dueled in a weld-off to determine a winner.

  • Bullitt County Farm Bureau honored by state organization

     The Bullitt County Farm Bureau was recognized during the annual meeting of Kentucky Farm Bureau.

    The local group was honored for its outstanding membership and program achievement during the past year.

    David Bates accepted the recognition from Brad Smith, executive vice president of KFB insurance companies, and David S. Beck, KFB executive vice president.

    The local chapter was honored with the 2013 Women’s Gold Star Award of Excellence.

  • East’s Ching headed to Wright State for baseball

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Growing up, Zac Ching was a rival of players from Mount Washington as he started as a baseball player in the Fern Creek Youth program.

    Now, Ching is a teammate and his playing partners were present last Wednesday to watch the senior pitcher/infielder sign to play his college baseball at Wright State University, an NCAA Division I program in Dayton, Ohio.

    Ching had put his name on the dotted line during the early signing period in November, but this was for teammates, friends, family and coaches.

  • Agencies save man, boat

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - The spirit of Christmas is alive and well early on in December, according to Louisville resident Terry Bowes.

    He wanted to thank members of the Shepherdsville Public Works Department and Shepherdsville Police units for their assistance in retrieving his boat from the Salt River.

    Bowes was selling the boat and put it on the river to show his potential customers that it worked. He put in at the ramp behind Paroquet Springs Conference Centre around 5 p.m. on a Monday night.