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Today's News

  • BE track team does training in Florida

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It is just his first season as an assistant coach with the Bullitt East track program, but assistant coach Michael Whitfill is already adding to the program.

    Over spring break, the Chargers took a group of 12 athletes south for some extra training. The group went to Destin, Florida and then competed in a meet in Montgomery, Alabama before returning home.

    The spring break trip was something that Whitfill did in his last few seasons coaching at North Bullitt.

  • NB’s Dunnavan signs with Spalding for basketball

     HEBRON ESTATES – His senior season didn’t turn out as he had dreamed, but basketball will continue for North Bullitt senior Travis Dunnavan after he signed last week to play at Spalding University in Louisville.

    Dunnavan’s senior season was cut short by injuries that eventually required major knee surgery. The season hadn’t even started when he first hurt the knee but it was believed at the time to just be a sprain. Dunnavan played in the first game of the season, but then went down hard and sat out the next month.

  • Walking of the Cross

     Members of Full Gospel Christian Center led the annual cross walk through downtown Shepherdsville on Good Friday.

    The group stopped for prayer at the Bullitt County Courthouse before continuing the march through town.

  • Shepherdsville man pleas guilty to sex charge

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Cyber Crimes Unit today announced a Shepherdsville man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for seeking sex with a minor.

    Jonathen Howerton, 25, of Shepherdsville, was sentenced last week in Louisville by United States District Court Judge David Hale. As part of his plea agreement, Howerton must register as a sex offender upon release. 

  • Monday night northbound I-65 lane closures

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a lane closure tonight on Interstate 65 in Jefferson County.

    KYTC maintenance crews will be performing pavement repairs on I-65 North beginning at the Jefferson/Bullitt County line and extending one mile north.

    The right lane of I-65 North will be closed between mile points 123 and 124 on Monday evening, April 17. This work is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

  • Big tennis winner was the weather

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The final weeks of the tennis season began after spring break. However, the weather wasn’t always cooperative.

    But before the spring break vacation, Bullitt East girls’ tennis got a couple of matches completed.

    On March 28, the Lady Chargers went to Highview Park for a single match against Whitefield Academy.

    Jada Rush lost to Whitefield’s Emily Jacobson 6-0, 6-1.

    (Wednesday’s match against Bullitt Central was detailed in the Monday, April 3, issue of The Pioneer News.)

  • Central, East heading to KHSAA state archery

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the third straight season, Bullitt County will be sending a one-two punch to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Archery Tournament in Lexington.

  • Men guilty of meth distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A Logan County, Kentucky, man pleaded guilty in United States District Court this week, before District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to conspiring with others as well as  possessing with the intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Warren Co. man charged with child sex exploitation

     BOWLING GREEN – On April 12, 2017, at approximately 8:45 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Drew L. Gibson, 36, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Gibson was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

  • Clinton Co. physician charged with illegal distributuion

     BOWLING GREEN – A Clinton County, Kentucky, physician was charged this week by grand jury indictment with the illegal distribution of controlled substances which resulted in the deaths of three patients, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.