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Today's News

  • Cedar Grove scores early then hangs on to beat PG

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A pair of first half touchdowns, one scored by the defense, was enough for the Cedar Grove Vikings on Saturday as they captured the program’s first ‘A’ Division title in 14 years as they beat the Pleasant Grove Dolphins 12-7.

        When Cedar Grove won the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League title in 1996, Frank Walls was on the sidelines, not for the Vikings, but for the old Roby Raiders. Cedar Grove won that game 8-6.

  • Opponents to smoking ban have say at Choice forum

        HILLVIEW - In response to the Bullitt County Health Department’s proposed countywide smoking ban, a group of citizens have joined forces to argue the consequences of smoking bans and present alternative solutions to government regulation.

  • Early late call changed the momentum Friday

    HEBRON ESTATES - Halloween was still two days away on Friday, but it was a frightful start for the Bullitt Central Cougars in The Game against arch-rival North Bullitt.

    Bullitt Central seemed poised to make a huge early statement in the game when senior running back James Johnson bolted through a huge hole and raced 51 yards into the endzone.

  • Robin Mann continues to cook up winning formulas

        CEDAR GROVE - A Bullitt Countian may have the recipe for a $5,000 pie.

        Robin Mann, a homemaker from Cedar Grove, won a blue ribbon during the Kentucky State Fair for her Harvest Pie. Mann created the recipe including Pillsbury baking products as part of the Pillsbury Pie Baking Championship.

        Mann’s Harvest Pie is one of 21 state fair winners to earn a spot in Pillsbury’s national contest, with a $5,000 prize to the winner.

  • DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME this weekend

        Daylight Saving Time will take place over the weekend.

        The official moment takes place at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

        The Pioneer News reminds everyone to set their clocks back one hour. At 2 a.m. Sunday it will officially become 1 a.m.

        Everyone is also encouraged to check or change batteries in their home fire alarm systems and other emergency devices.

  • Eagles ride wave of momentum into opener

        HEBRON ESTATES - Riding a wonderful wave of momentum, the North Bullitt Eagles will enter the Class 4-A play-offs on Friday against Valley, the number three seed from District 4.

        The Vikings are 4-6 this season and their four wins have come against four of the worst teams in the area. Still, this is a Viking squad that might be more impressive with the way they played in a handful of losses, particularly late in the season.

  • Stingrays to be on home at school with nickname

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It might be the first time in Bullitt County Public Schools’ history where a live mascot has been permanently displayed on campus.

        Shepherdsville Elementary, home of the Stingrays, now hosts two live teacup stingrays.

        Principal David Pate purchased the new school pets through Feeders Supply.

    The stingrays will swim in their own private aquarium located in the school’s front office. Pate said the aquarium was donated via craigslist.

  • CC teams' regionals Saturday

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The six Bullitt County cross-country teams will find out on Saturday just how much progress they have made this season as they roll into regional competition coming off perhaps the best overall season the sport has ever had locally.

        Four of the six teams have chances of qualifying as a team for next week’s Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships in Lexington. Even the back-up plan would have five of the six teams qualifying at least one individual for the big show.

  • Eagles' defense makes huge statement

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles have gotten a lot of attention over the second half of the 2010 football season because of a powerful running attack.

  • Observant Maryville student honored for recovering camera

    PIONEER VILLAGE - A Maryville Elementary student was praised by local police officers for his honesty.

    Mark Wright received a congratulatory visit at school from Hillview Police Chief Glenn Caple after returning a police camera.

    Wright discovered the camera near a wooded area by the school. He was practicing golf at the time with an after-school Boys Club program offered by PE instructor Dennis Minnis.

    “I hit a golf ball and I went to get it and it was next to a camera,” Wright said.