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Today's News

  • UPDATE: Wanted Mother, Missing Sons Located In Bowling Green

      UPDATE (02/18): BOWLING GREEN - On Monday, February 17, 2014 at approximately 6:00 P.M. CST Kentucky State Police Post 4 developed information that Rachel Lynn Madison-Stone (42) along with her missing son’s, Jacob Stone (8), and Morgan Stone (6), may be staying at a location in Bowling Green, Ky.

    At approximately 7:35 P.M. CST KSP Post 3 Troopers responded to the residence at 8454 Porter Pike and attempted to make contact with Mrs. Madison-Stone at that location.

  • Road show to Frankfort will provide united look at future

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When a group of Bullitt County leaders head to Frankfort on Thursday, it will have a plan.

    A unified plan of attack.

    The audience will be senators and representatives - past and present, depending on the redistricting boundaries - and the discussion will be on the transportation improvements needed in Bullitt County.

    Bill Duffy and Steve Froelicher, both members of Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts’ transportation task force, gave a preview of the presentation last week.

  • VALENTINE GALA 2014

     The annual American Red Cross Valentine Gala drew a record crowd on Saturday.

    Besides enjoying dinner, there was plenty of dancing to the tunes of the Wulfe Pack at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This is the major fund-raiser each year for the Bullitt-Spencer County Red Cross.

    There was also a list of gift packages given away to the lucky ticketholders.

    See more photos and video of the gala in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.

  • School helps to make Wishes come true

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Every person has their own form of a wish they’d like to fulfill.

    Makenzie Robinson, an 8-year-old Shepherdsville resident, will fulfill a wish to visit Disney Island with her family.

    Her parents, Fredie and Tiffiny, are fulfilling their own wish - having Makenzie, happy and healthy in their lives.

    And Makenzie’s school, Shepherdsville Elementary, is celebrating their special classmate by raising funds to make someone else’s wish come true.

  • Best of Paul Coyle: Valentine's Day

     This week The Pioneer News shows love to Bullitt County via Paul Coyle and Coyle's Corner.

  • Road plan puts county on right path to future

     It may one of the most promising things to come out of county government in the past seven years.

    A committee formed by Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts will meet with legislators in Frankfort on Thursday.

    They will be equipped with a plan for the future in terms of transportation projects.

    Is it the perfect document?  No.

    Are there still other road projects which might be needed in the future? Yes.

    Is it a good start? Yes.

  • No good choice on snow days

     If the state sees things like the local school district sees things, it might be easy to make up some of the days lost due to snow, ice and cold this year.

    However, without knowing what the state will decide, Bullitt County Public School Board officials had the task of making a no-win situation. And, any decision would be sure to jack up those who have plenty of comments on the social media.

    With 13 days to make up, board officials opted to use this Friday and next Monday. The final day - barring any other missed days - would be June 6.

  • BC boys stun PRP, then take regional title

      LOUISVILLE – There is nothing better than beating your number one rival.

    The feeling is even better when you beat your number one rival in a best of five format after trailing 0-2.

    The Bullitt Central boys’ bowling team did just that in the Region 3 Tournament recently at Fern Valley Strike and Spare, rallying from a big hole to defeat arch-rival Pleasure Ridge Park in the tourney semi-finals. A year ago, PRP had beaten Bullitt Central in the final.

  • Borah, Clark post top four finishes in regional

     LOUISVILLE – The ending wasn’t exactly what Jared Borah was looking for, but the whole package worked out just fine last Thursday as the Bullitt Central sophomore finished third at the Region 3 Boys’ Bowling Tournament, qualifying for this Thursday’s Kentucky State Bowling Tournament in Lexington.

    Borah will be joined by North Bullitt’s Logan Clark who finished fourth, earning the final qualifying spot in Lexington.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Online Dating Scams this Valentine’s Day

     Are you looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Millions use online dating sites to meet people. Unfortunately, scam artists know this, and take advantage of those who are looking to start relationships.